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Study finds that Chile is the Latin American country best prepared to develop a digital economy

InvestChile - February,19,2020

In a study that seeks to promote the strong development of a digital economy globally, Chile ranks as the Latin American country best prepared to start implementing the new economic model. It took 34th place internationally in the ranking led by Singapore, Luxembourg and the United States.

Topics: Start-Up- Digital Economy- Digital Readiness Index 2019- Cisco

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CEO of Evernote: “We remain committed to Chile and won’t backtrack on our plans”

InvestChile - February,18,2020

The Silicon Valley company will invest US$1.5 million in Chile. Ian Small says it is not discouraged by the country’s crisis. Local talent attracted it to Chile and that has not changed, says the Canadian executive, whose personal experience makes him feel confident.

Topics: InvestChile- App- Digital Hub- Software- Evernote

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Cornershop expands regional presence and officially launches in Brazil

InvestChile - February,4,2020

Cornershop is continuing its expansion path in the Americas. The Chilean start-up has now officially launched its service in Brazil, specifically in the city of Sao Paulo.

Topics: global services- technology- Start-Up- Cornershop

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Grupo Bimbo chooses Chile for its business accelerator

InvestChile - February,4,2020

BakeLab will accelerate entrepreneurs’ solutions that are related to food and the supply chain.

Topics: Food Industry- Innovation- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Foods- Bimbo- business accelerator

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Jetsmart gains ground in the domestic market and Sky on international routes

InvestChile - January,31,2020

All the airlines saw an increase in the number of passengers transported. Jetsmart accounted for 15% of domestic air traffic in 2019. Latam’s share of the market dropped to 58% while Sky’s share held steady.

Topics: Airports- Tourism- Business tourism- Tourism in Chile- Airlines- Jetsmart

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Chilean tech firm to open US offices and expects to double revenues by 2021

InvestChile - January,30,2020

Modyo, a software company that focuses on supporting the digital transformation of large companies, expects to achieve sales of US$10 million this year, based on the growth of its current areas of business.

Topics: global services- technology- Tech investment- Software- global services export- Modyo

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Chilean ICT developers make their way into the US market

InvestChile - January,29,2020

The trade commissioners of Chile in New York and Miami indicated that innovation in financial services and entrepreneurship are the heavyweights of the sector in the world’s leading economy.

Topics: global services- Entrepreneurship- Digital Infrastructure- Fintech- ICT- global services export

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The keys to innovating in companies to detect opportunities

InvestChile - January,28,2020

Research suggests that the selection of better projects, the integration of external stakeholders and the implementation of policies of incentive for risk, among other measures, may be good practices for opening new doors.

Topics: R+D Law- Innovation- Investment Opportunities- Research

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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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