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Google provides 500 technology training scholarships in Chile

InvestChile - August,26,2022

The initiative aims to expand job opportunities in high-demand fields such as project management, IT support, data analysis and user experience design. 

Topics: Global services- Technology- Education- Talent

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Unicorns from Austria, Egypt and Mexico arrive in Chile

InvestChile - August,19,2022

Ecosystem stakeholders comment on the potential that high-value startups see in the country, and the protagonists describe the advantages of investing in Chile within their specific area.  

Topics: Global services- Startup- Unicorn

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Amazon begins environmental permit process for a data center in Chile

InvestChile - July,29,2022

The project from Amazon Web Services is valued at US$205 million. The 43-acre site will include two buildings to house electronic and technological equipment, host servers and store data, as well as an electricity substation. 

Topics: Global services- Data Center- US investment in Chile

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Globant’s formula for attracting Chilean digital talent

InvestChile - July,20,2022

The unicorn that emerged from Argentina and is now present in 19 countries worldwide sees Chile as a major motor for digital innovation in Latin America and is offering first-rate opportunities to professionals interested in joining the firm.

Topics: Global services

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Globant announces US$40 million investment in Chile

InvestChile - May,6,2022

The Argentine technology company, which recently inaugurated its new building in Santiago, will invest US$40 million over the next three years, and plans to hire more than 500 employees in 2023.

Topics: Global services

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Mercado Libre to hire 1,000 people in Chile in 2022

InvestChile - May,5,2022

The Argentine e-commerce and financial services firm expects to hire 14,000 people throughout Latin America, this will result in 46% growth in its total number of employees in 2022, reaching 44,000 this year. 

Topics: Global services

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Liberty Latin America projects US$450 million in M&A synergies

InvestChile - May,2,2022

The company forecasts some US$180 million in annual synergies through combining its VTR landline operations with the Claro mobile operations in Chile.

Topics: Global services

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Google Cloud: «We see Chile as a digital hub for Latin America»

InvestChile - December,3,2021

The company’s global CEO, Thomas Kurian, explains the reasons why they decided to launch their Cloud Region in the country today: economic strength, presence of large industries and creative companies, and professional expertise.

Topics: Global services- Technology- Digital Economy

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Pinterest aims to expand its market in Latin America

InvestChile - November,22,2021

The inspirational app has launched a US$20 million fund to invest in and reward its content creators. This advertising model for the creative industries will arrive in Chile in 2022.  

Topics: Global services- Creative industries

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Adepa is now in Chile and will provide services to investment funds

InvestChile - November,18,2021

Carlos Morales, CEO of the Spanish company Adepa, confirmed that the maturity of the local market has created a demand for these services. The aim is to expand from Chile across the region. 

Topics: Global services- Venture Capital- Spanish investment in Chile

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Chile activates US technological investments for US$1 billion

InvestChile - November,8,2021

InvestChile met with representatives from companies such as AWS, EdgeConnex, Synopsys, SpaceX, Netflix, ViacomCBS and KKR, among others.  

Topics: Global services- Technology- Digital Economy- Chilean Economy- Foreign companies in Chile

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Mercado Libre quadruples its capacity in Chile with new storage center

InvestChile - August,18,2021

The Argentine company has inaugurated a 43,000 m2 storage space, which will be used in its entirety for the electronic commerce of the products of millions of companies, SMEs and startups.  

Topics: Global services- e-commerce- Argentine investment in Chile

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Chile will provide 1,400 scholarships for IT retraining

InvestChile - July,29,2021

These are free, online programs for people who are unemployed or self-employed.  The courses are intensive, last from 2 to 4 months and help people to switch over from any trade or profession to IT programming and design.

Topics: Global services

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Global Services: What are the incentives for investing in Chile?

InvestChile - June,22,2021

Prominent multinational companies such as Microsoft, Google, Huawei, AWS and Oracle have placed their trust in Chile by installing technological infrastructure in the country.

Topics: Global services

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Becton Dickinson: 10 years 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: Global services

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Spanish firm Jeff to replicate grant program for Chilean entrepreneurs

InvestChile - April,14,2021

The gym, beauty and laundry services franchise company has some 2,500 stores in 40 countries, including Chile, which has become one of its largest markets with 50 sales outlets.

Topics: Global services- Spanish investment in Chile

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Chile is the LatAm country with the most potential to attract FDI

InvestChile - February,8,2021

In its Global Opportunity Index, the Milken Institute highlights the friendliness of Chilean institutions to foreign investors.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- Global services- Ranking

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Asian and European firms present proposals for the Chile-Asia cable

InvestChile - November,9,2020

The government has received around 20 financing proposals for the transoceanic cable. KPMG has managed negotiations with investors.

Topics: Global services- Submarine cable- Optical Fiber

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Vivo enters the Chilean market

InvestChile - October,28,2020

The Chinese company is in the process of expanding in Latin America and Chile will be its second market in the region. Chile’s high rate of mobile phone use and its future 5G network explain the technology giant’s decision to establish operations there.

Topics: Global services- Chinese investment in Chile- Telecoms

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Mercado Libre inaugurates distribution center in Chile

InvestChile - October,15,2020

The center envisages an investment of US$100 million over two years and expects to create 5,000 jobs directly and indirectly

Topics: Global services- e-commerce- Argentine investment in Chile

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