I came to Chile as part of Start-Up Chile, a program of the Chilean government to attract world-class early-stage entrepreneurs to start their businesses in Chile. The program is awesome. Here are the top 10 reasons why...
Founded by Frederico Camara, a 34 year old Master of Computer Science from Porto, Portugal, Loveblip is a startup that has made the search for the love of your life easier than their competitors’ sites such as eHarmony or Match.com
Start-Up Chile is a program that lasts six short months. Many entrepreneurs decide to stay long after their contracts are over, others go back to their home country, and others make a new life for themselves in new locations, starting from zero.
Clara Vieira and Andreas Eberharter, from Portugal and Austria respectively, are the founders of Claan, a media and design studio based in Porto, Portugal.
"So what are you scared of? Do you think some other entrepreneur is going to steal your idea? Do you think your idea is so special it can’t see the light of day?". By Nathan Lustig, co-founder of Entrustet.
As one of the few female Start-Up Chile entrepreneurs, Lucía Iborra has traveled Chile from Atacama to Patagonia, inciting entrepreneurial spirit in young schoolchildren and creating ties between her home country, Spain, and her temporary home, Chile.
Calling all programmers, designers, marketing geniuses, interns, and anyone who’s ever wanted to work for a startup!
"More of a partner than an employee": George Cadena, Start -Up Chile participant, about Juan Pablo Salas and their experience working together.
Many Latin American startups are now bursting onto the global scene, becoming funded by well-known VCs/angels, and becoming acquired by some of the world’s largest companies.
“The program, as dynamic as it is, has now morphed to focus on concentration and retention rather than just attraction” says Jean Boudeguer, Start-Up Chile’s Executive Director