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Sima: the Chilean company that wants to sell robots in Japan

InvestChile - January,23,2020

Sima, the only Chilean company present at CES, the most important technological event in the United States, talks about the projections of the prodigal child of robotics and education.

Topics: technology- Innovation- StartUp-Chile- education- EdTech- SIMA- Robotics

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Spanish group submits million-dollar solar energy project for environmental evaluation

InvestChile - January,21,2020

The Solar Antofagasta project envisages two identical 250-MW plants and represents an investment of US$532.5 million. If implemented, it would be the largest project of its type so far in Chile.

Topics: renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Spanish investment in Chile

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Expansion of AB InBev is 70% complete and already producing two brands locally

InvestChile - January,14,2020

The complete project is scheduled for inauguration within the next three months and will allow the company to triple production.

Topics: Food Industry- Investment Opportunities- Chilean Economy- Foods- AB InBev

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Chilean start-up NotCo to appear in episode of The Age of A.I.

InvestChile - January,6,2020

YouTube recently launched a new documentary series presented by the actor Robert Downey Jr.

Topics: Food Industry- Start-Up- AI- Artificial Intelligence- Foods- NotCo- YouTube

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Software made in Chile seeks to make companies zero-waste

InvestChile - December,19,2019

The EcoReport platform identifies waste and can track it in real time, avoiding the use of a landfill.

Topics: Fourth Industrial Revolution- Digital Transformation- Green Destination- Waste

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Agroecology gains ground: to produce food respecting biodiversity

InvestChile - December,18,2019

This revolutionary technique, implemented in crop farming and livestock grazing projects, seeks to conserve ecosystems and recover degraded soils, generating less environmental impact and greater social equity.

Topics: Food Industry- Foods- Agroecology- biodiversity

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Renewables arm of Total group formalizes debut in local market

InvestChile - December,13,2019

It has acquired 50% of the Santa Isabel photovoltaic project from SunPower for US$200 million.

Topics: Clean Energy- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Total

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Accenture’s steps to achieve a balanced workforce by 2025

InvestChile - December,10,2019

The multinational consulting services company, which has operations in Chile, has clear targets for meeting this objective and is actively working to accelerate gender equality.

Topics: Gender Equality- Women

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DiDi expands its presence in Chile and adds thirteen new cities to its coverage

InvestChile - December,5,2019

According to the company, this occurs in the context of a great need for convenient and safe alternatives for mobility.

Topics: App- Didi- Software

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Chile is the region’s most attractive country for investment in clean energies

InvestChile - December,2,2019

In the 2019 Climatescope report, published by BloombergNEF, Chile took second position in the global ranking, after India.

Topics: Clean Energy- Climatescope- BloombergNEF

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Acciona selects four Chilean start-ups to try solutions for its businesses

InvestChile - December,2,2019

The start-ups participated in the Spanish company’s open innovation program, which it implemented for the first time outside Europe.

Topics: NCRE- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Energy- Energy Investment

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WTA: Chile triumphs for fourth time on Adventure Tourism and is crowned as World’s Leading Green Destination

InvestChile - November,29,2019

The prizes were announced during the 26th World Travel Awards which, through a voting process, celebrate the world’s principal tourism destinations and respect for extreme nature.

Topics: world travel awards- Tourism in Chile- WTA- Adventure Tourism- Green Destination

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Moody’s maintains Chile’s A1 risk rating with a “stable” outlook

InvestChile - November,28,2019

The report indicates that Chile’s credit profile stands out, first of all, for its financial and institutional “strength”. This contrasts with a level of economic diversification and GDP per capita which “lags” behind that of its peers.

Topics: Chilean Economy- Moody's- Credit profile

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New international coworking company poised for debut in Chile

InvestChile - November,27,2019

Venture X was founded in 2012 and forms part of the United Franchise Group, headquartered in Palm Beach, Florida; it owns nine brands, with more than 1,500 franchises across 80 countries.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- cowork- Venture X- United Franchise Group- Office

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Chile to lead creation of global standard for interoperability in mining

InvestChile - November,25,2019

The Interop program presented a draft proposal for resolving incompatibility between mining technologies to an international organization.

Topics: Mining- technology- Tech investment- Mining investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology

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Belgian retirement home company leads the segment in Chile

InvestChile - November,20,2019

Following its debut in Chile in 2010, Acalis already has ten centers in Santiago, Viña del Mar and Concepción and has recently acquired the operation of a competitor, Ambar Residence.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Infrastructure- Tourism Infrastructure- Retirement Homes- Belgian investment in Chile

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Investment in data centers and optical fiber networks reaches US$1,060 million

InvestChile - November,15,2019

Chile is estimated to have between 10 and 15 of these physical mega spaces for storing large volumes of data, and the figure is rising. These are strategic investments.

Topics: data- Digital Transformation- Optical Fiber- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center- Investment in Chile

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Tiny Cabin: Innovative modular accommodation project reaches the Carretera Austral

InvestChile - November,11,2019

The initiative seeks to create Chile’s largest community of tourist accommodation, motivating entrepreneurs to rent cabins to install on their land.  

Topics: Infrastructure- Tourism- Tourism Infrastructure- Business tourism- Tourism in Chile- Tiny Cabin

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Hochschild buys rare earth deposit in Chile for US$56 million

InvestChile - November,8,2019

The Peruvian mining company stressed that rare earths are essential in a number of technological components and some are critical for the manufacture of the permanent magnets used in electric vehicles.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Foreign Investment- Mining- Rare earths- Investment in Chile- Mining investment

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Mainstream obtains financing of US$580 million for wind and solar project in Chile

InvestChile - November,6,2019

Projects in Chile have shown that “we can compete against existing technologies without subsidies,” said Andy Kinsella, Mainstream’s Group Chief Executive.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- photovoltaic solar energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy- Energy Investment- Mainstream

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