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  1. 1. “Chile mustbecometheinnovationhubofSouth America”Juan Andrés Fontaine, MinisterofEconomy<br />
  2. 2. OurCommunityChilean-basedStartupScene<br />
  3. 3. c. $300m outstandingin Angel / VC money<br />
  4. 4. RubyonRailsChileanfamiliaritywith<br /><ul><li>Preferedframework: CakePhp (1st) and Ruby onRails (2nd)
  5. 5. Most of the Web developers in Chile use a PHP Framework (CakePhp, Codeigniter, Symfony, etc), after that it will come Ruby on Rails, and then Django or Java framework as Struts, Grails, etc</li></ul>StartupsusingRoR<br />
  6. 6. InternetScenev Silicon Valley<br />=<br />=<br />=<br />=<br />=<br />=<br />6.2m monthlyvisitors (Ranked #19 by Google DoubleClick Ad Planner)<br />6.9m users ~40% population (Ranked #17 by Facebook Data)<br />13.2% ofreach (Ranked #10 by marketpenetration by Comscore)<br />Internet penetration: 8.3m users ~50% population<br />(Ranked #35 by<br />16.7m mobilephones +100% population (by<br /> ~100,000 Smartphones (Start-Up Chile estimation)<br />