Startup Chile is a seed incubator that the Government of Chile founded to inspire and engage innovation in Latin America and Chile itself. It receives over two hundred companies and projects each year, from 77 different countries, and every continent.
In the last few years, Startup Chile had benefit thousands, giving an opportunity for more than 1,000 companies, attracting 16,000 applicants and creating what is now know as Chilecon Valley. Through their three programs, they may provide their applicants with money, guidance, network or exposure to investors.
Their primary goal is to diversify the economy that had been growing mostly the agricultural industry, the mining industry, and astronomic research but moving it into other fields. One premise is that even when the companies have international reach, they must also bring benefits to the Chilean society. Another goal is to inspire the Chilean society entrepreneurship and innovation in non-traditional fields.
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