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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESTART-UP CHILE´S APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS IN SEARCH OF               NEXT 100 GLOBAL STARTUPS   Ren...
Monday, March 18th, 2013: Monterrey, MexicoTuesday, March 19th, 2013: Los Angeles, CA, USAThursday, March 21th, 2013: Leip...
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Get on the sup boat, start up chile is waiting for you

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Get on the sup boat, start up chile is waiting for you

  1. 1.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESTART-UP CHILE´S APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS IN SEARCH OF NEXT 100 GLOBAL STARTUPS Renowned program reinitiates search for bootstrappers who will receive equity-free seed capital of USD$40,000 and a 1-year work visa.SANTIAGO, Chile –March 12th, 2013- Start-Up Chile announces the opening ofits 7th round of applications seeking to select, fund, and host up to 100 startupcompanies in Chile, giving them great access to a global network for thosedetermined to make their projects global. Since the program´s opening on2010, more than 580 startups coming from more than 50 different countrieshave participated in Start-Up Chile.The application process has two phases. First, an information process takesplace. Different members of the Start-Up Chile family (alumni, entrepreneurs,mentors, staff) give shape to the “SUPBoat”, Start-Up Chile´s boat whichtravels around the globe inviting the most talented entrepreneurs to join theprogram. Keep up with our meetups schedule here:http://startupchile.org/get-on-the-supboat-and-apply-to-start-up-chile/Starting on March 25th and only until April 9 th , applicants will be able tosubmit their applications via Start-Up Chile´s website,www.startupchile.org/apply. The program is open to people of all nationalities,whether they live in Chile or not.The application process closes on April 9 th at 23:59:59 hrs, SCL time.Applicants will receive a letter of acceptance/rejection on May 23rd, 2013.Where is SUPBoat stopping?(Meetups will be added constantly. Make sure to keep up with SUPBoat, here:http://supboat.startupchile.org/)Monday, March 11th, 2013: Austin, TX, USAMonday, March 11th, 2013: Lima, PeruTuesday, March 12th, 2013: Tallinn, EstoniaWednesday, March 13th, 2013: Denver, CO, USAThursday, March 14th, 2013: Lisboa, Portugal
  2. 2. Monday, March 18th, 2013: Monterrey, MexicoTuesday, March 19th, 2013: Los Angeles, CA, USAThursday, March 21th, 2013: Leipzig, GermanyThursday, March 21th, 2013: Paris, FranceTuesday, March 26th, 2013: Orlando, FL, USAThursday, March 28th, 2013: Gainesville, FL, USAAbout Start-Up ChileStart-Up Chile is a program created by the Chilean Government that seeks toattract early-phase, high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startupsusing Chile as a platform to go global. The program offers its participants aglobal network in order to achieve this.During the six months the participants must establish themselves in Chile, forwhich they receive a 1-year work visa and USD$40k. The objective, besidesdeveloping their startups, is to create and foster networks with the localentrepreneurship ecosystem.The end goal is to position Chile as the innovation and entrepreneurship hub ofLatin America and it is believed said goal can be achieved by connectingentrepreneurs, linking them together with dynamic and diverse networks.The program, unique in the world, is the ideal opportunity for bootstrappers toreceive funding without ceding equity while utilizing one of the strongest LatinAmerican economies as their launching/development platform. Start-Up Chileis a revolutionary initiative that’s paved the way for similar programs likeStartup America, Peru, Brazil, Britain, and Greece while having been laudedinternationally in publications such as Forbes, The Economist, INC. Magazine,and EXAME, among others.For more information about the Start-Up Chile experience, pleasevisit www.startupchile.org.###Press Contact:Maitetxu Larraecheamaite@startupchile.org

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