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Betterfly closes a new round of investment funding with US$60 million

InvestChile - June,18,2021

The transaction included one of the world’s largest venture capital funds, which currently holds investments in Uber, Alibaba and TikTok.

Topics: global services- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Venture Capital- Venture Capital in Chile- Betterfly- VC

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Chile moves forward with historic tender plan for public works in 2021

InvestChile - June,15,2021

The Chilean Public Works Ministry has already begun the tender process this year for five concessions totaling almost US$2 billion, the highest amount since the concessions program began. The total for 2021 is expected to reach almost US$5 billion.

Topics: Tender- Public Tender- public works- Concessions- Tender process- Public Works Ministry

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Chile inaugurates the first thermal solar plant in Latin America

InvestChile - June,10,2021

The Cerro Dominador project aims to bridge the gap following removal of the coal plants, helping to supply the country’s grid with power at times when the wind and sun cannot.

Topics: Foreign Investment- Clean Energy- Solar energy- photovoltaic solar energy- Energy Investment- Energy infrastructure- green energy- Sun power- Cerro Dominador

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7 Chilean enterprises find new ways to use copper to fight COVID-19

InvestChile - June,1,2021

Mining isn’t the only copper industry in Chile. Copper has now found its way into textiles, cosmetics, paints and medicines, as an innovative way to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Topics: Mining- copper- Innovation- Mining Industry- Coronavirus- COVID-19- covid- Talent

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New Venture Capital projects in Chile potentially worth US$125 million

InvestChile - May,31,2021

InvestChile has a portfolio of 26 projects at various stages of development, from planning to implementation.

Topics: Start-Up- Venture Capital- Venture Capital in Chile

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SpaceX to put 10 new Chilean satellites into orbit

InvestChile - May,28,2021

The Chilean government has signed a contract with the Israeli company ImageSat International to manufacture eight of these devices in the Cerrillos National Space Center that is to be built in Santiago, Chile.

Topics: Digital Economy- Digital Transformation- Digital Infrastructure- SpaceX- Satellite- Chilean satellite- ImageSat

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Chile to deploy a new undersea cable

InvestChile - May,27,2021

The project, which will be developed by Claro Chile and Telxius and supplied by Subcom, will interconnect the Pacific coast of Latin America, with landing points in Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala.

Topics: Conectivity- Submarine cable- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- 5G technology

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Becton Dickinson: 10 years successfully serving the Americas from Chile

InvestChile - May,26,2021

The Center currently has 200 employees and has become the hub of Becton Dickinson’s American operations, providing services to seven countries in three languages.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- Becton Dickinson- Medical technology

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Chile to host the world’s most important clean energy summit

InvestChile - May,25,2021

The event, which includes the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 12) and the Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-6) forums, will run from May 31 through June 6.

Topics: Clean Energy- Energy- Electromobility- Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-6)- Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 12)- Decarbonization

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Energy: Where are the investment opportunities in Chile?

InvestChile - May,24,2021

Thermoelectric power is on its way out and Chile is committed to an upsurge in renewable investment driven by the private sector to achieve its ambitious climate goals.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Solar energy- Energy- Eolic energy- green energy- Energy e-book

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Chile’s first green hydrogen project is approved

InvestChile - May,18,2021

The project, an initiative of Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF), with participation from Siemens Energy, involves building a 3.4MW wind turbine and a 13kV back-up transmission line on a 3.7-hectare site in Chile’s far south.

Topics: Clean Energy- wind power- renewable energy- Energy Investment- Green Hydrogen- Energy infrastructure- Renewables- green energy

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Tourist centers in Chile. Where to invest?

InvestChile - May,14,2021

Tenders are currently open for Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar, the Complejo Turístico Bahía Inglesa and Centro de Montaña Rucapillán.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Tourism- Chile Tourism- Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar- Centro de Montaña Rucapillán- Complejo Turístico Bahía Inglesa

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Alpacas’ superpower against COVID-19

InvestChile - May,10,2021

Chilean scientists have discovered that an alpaca antibody blocks the Brazilian, British and South African variants of COVID-19. This is the same team of researchers that identified and produced neutralizing agents against SARS-CoV-2 from alpacas last year.

Topics: Human Capital- Innovation- Coronavirus- COVID-19- covid- STEM- Science in Chile- Talent

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The 10 guidelines to apply for funding for green hydrogen projects in Chile

InvestChile - May,4,2021

Corfo has launched a round of US$50 million in financing to leverage Green Hydrogen projects among both domestic and foreign companies.

Topics: Energy- Corfo- Green Hydrogen

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The 10 milestones of Google’s first decade in Chile

InvestChile - April,30,2021

In 2011, the technology company opened a small office in Santiago, Chile, motivated by the potential of a country of early adopters. Today, not only has it multiplied its services for companies and individuals but it has also invested in critical infrastructure for digital transformation throughout Latin America. 

Topics: Infrastructure- Google- Tech investment- Digital Transformation- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center

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Chile is awarded Largest Emerging Market Certified Climate Bond

InvestChile - April,27,2021

The Ministry of Finance has issued approximately USD14.4 billion in thematic bonds since 2019, of which approximately USD7.7 billion are green bonds, USD5.2 billion are social bonds, and USD1.5 billion in sustainable bonds. 

Topics: Energy Investment- Green Bond- Ministry of Finance

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Mascotas Latinas aims to open 16 SuperZoo stores in Chile in 2021

InvestChile - April,26,2021

The company plans to have eighty stores in Chile within the next five years.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Mascotas Latinas- SuperZoo- Pet food and supplies

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Foreign investors optimistic about Chile’s economic prospects

InvestChile - April,22,2021

A report prepared by the Universidad del Desarrollo’s Studies Center in Economics and Business in collaboration with nine binational chambers of commerce reveals that confidence has moved from neutral to optimistic.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- AmCham- Binational chambers of commerce- Chile FDI Confidence Index

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France and Chile join forces on green hydrogen progress

InvestChile - April,20,2021

Representatives from the two countries are developing a program of actions to exchange knowledge and promote strategies in this field.

Topics: Energy- Green Hydrogen

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Chilean firm uses clean energy to produce potable water from the air

InvestChile - April,16,2021

Lader Energy has just inaugurated the first plant in San Fernando, Chile, which will produce 10,000 liters of water per month using the AWA Solar system, and it intends to open up a second plant in Medellín, Colombia later this year.

Topics: Food Industry- photovoltaic solar energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Water industry- Foodtech- AWA Solar

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