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International start-ups explain why they chose Chile 

InvestChile - October,29,2021

Chile’s vibrant local entrepreneurship ecosystem, international trade agreements, financing programs and high level of technological development are the main factors that attract foreign investment to the country. 

Topics: success stories- technology- StartUp-Chile- Entrepreneurship- Fintech- Foreign companies- startup- Tech Hub

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Latin America is on the radar of large investment funds

InvestChile - August,2,2021

Financial support, contacts, incentives and international relations are some of the benefits received by national startups when supported by these entities that are showing increasing interest in investing in new projects in the region.  

Topics: Entrepreneurship- Venture Capital- business accelerator- Venture Capital in Chile- startup- Investment Funds

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Unicorns in Chile: Local leaders foresee a domino effect

InvestChile - July,1,2021

Chilean companies like NotCo, Cornershop and Betterfly have already held remarkable investment funding rounds in their short lives as they have attracted attention from large international investment funds.

Topics: technology- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Venture Capital- AI- App- NotCo- Cornershop- The Not Company- startup- Unicorn

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Shippify is the next Latin American unicorn

InvestChile - January,28,2021

At the beginning of 2021, the last-mile logistics company, which began life under the Start-Up Chile program, will sign a nine-figure contract with Amazon, enabling it to move into the big leagues.

Topics: Start-Up- StartUp-Chile- Entrepreneurship- Last-mile- Shippify

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Cancer test developed by Chilean start-up to be distributed abroad

InvestChile - January,15,2021

GeneproDX has reached an agreement with Belgium’s Biocartis for the distribution of ThyroidPrint, a test that avoids unnecessary diagnostic surgeries and the permanent use of thyroid hormone supplements.

Topics: Innovation- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Science in Chile

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Entrepreneurship: The new face of Chile’s country image

InvestChile - January,8,2021

NotCo, Algramo, Wheel the World, Karün and Viña Emiliana are among the 12 companies to feature in the “Chile Creating Future” campaign as part of a new strategy to position the country in the eyes of the world and to promote trade and foreign investment to Chile.

Topics: Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Imagen de Chile Foundation

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Do you need new glasses? Now you can try them on using Instagram

InvestChile - April,22,2020

Chilean opticians developed a way of trying on glasses virtually and sales rocketed. Will Bloom’s online sales increased by 600% in March, due to the spread of coronavirus.

Topics: Innovation- Entrepreneurship- App- Coronavirus- COVID-19- Instagram

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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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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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Entrepreneur gets app for emergencies into Samsung and Google devices

InvestChile - June,17,2019

The 2010 earthquake in Chile was the inspiration for an emergency information system that operates without an Internet connection.

Topics: Innovation- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- App

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Wilefko: The poetic brightness of water that generates energy

InvestChile - May,29,2019

Entrepreneurship in Chile: Wilefko, or “Brightness of Water” in Mapudungun, is a Chilean start-up that has invented a motor able to turn the impacts of thousands of waves into a continuous movement in order to generate electricity.

Topics: Clean Energy- renewable energy- Start-Up- Entrepreneurship- Energy- Wave Power

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Chile climbs to third place in world entrepreneurship ranking

InvestChile - January,24,2019

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) revealed that the South American country is one of the economies where entrepreneurship has increased most, giving it an index of 25.1%, up by 12 percentage points from 13% in 2008.

Topics: Chile- Innovation- Entrepreneurship- Ranking- development

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