We accelerate your business connecting you with mentors, market and investors. We look for startups that want to grow from Chile to Latam and then to the world

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Talented people from the entire world

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Living in Chile

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One year Working Visa and Soft Landing

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Equity free money

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Working in the same place ($0)

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Training, mentors, connections & perks

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The S Factory

Pre-acceleration program for female-led startups in early concept stage.

Two batches a year of 20-30 companies in each batch.

10 million CLP

about $15,000 USD

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Seed

Acceleration program for companies with a functional product and early validation.

Two batches a year with 80-100 companies in each batch.

20 million CLP

About $30,000 USD

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Scale

Top performing companies incorporated in Chile and looking to scale in Latam and globally.

Two batches a year with 15 companies

in each batch.

60 million CLP

About $90,000 USD

Start-Up Chile, the number 1 accelerator in Latin America and 4th in the world is reporting positive results. After launching the program 6 years ago, 40 million USD have been invested in 1,309 startups that have gone through the Government Program. More notably, 76% of members are foreigners while 24% correspond to Chilean talent.

 

Today, we can proudly say that Start-Up Chile has grown into one of the biggest and most diverse startup communities, with more than 3,000 entrepreneurs.

Capital raised:

$421 MM USD

10.6x the money invested by the Chilean Government

Yearly Sales in Chile:

$26MM USD

3 times Start-Up Chile budget per year

Jobs generated in Chile:

1,500+

hired positions

Start-Up Chile’s Portfolio:

Valued in at least 1.35 billion USD

Only 21% reported having a formal valuation

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