startup chile CASE STUDY
In 2010, the Chilean government launched a bold program to position Chile as the innovation and entrepreneurship hub of Latin America. Seven years later, Startup-Chile has become one of the most popular global accelerators, named Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Latin America, and is ranked 19th globally and 1st regionally on the Global Entrepreneurship Development Index. For 7 years, YouNoodle has been the Chilean government’s core technology and startup sourcing and selection partner.
Startup Chile SEED
Start-up Chile SEED is an acceleration program for companies with a functional product and early validation. Under this program, Start-Up Chile offers equity free money, a 6-month acceleration program, one-year working visa, as well as access to co-working space and business perks and benefits. In addition, Start-up Chile runs a program called The S Factory for early-stage companies with a female founder, and offers follow-on funds for top performing startups incorporated in Chile.