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Oracle to invest in new Data Center in Chile

InvestChile - October,13,2021

This will be the US giant’s second center in the country, after the first one opened in the Metropolitan Region in December 2020. The investment amount has not been disclosed, nor was an amount reported during the construction of Oracle’s first cloud service in Chile.  

Topics: FDI- technology- Tech investment- Digital Hub- Data Center- Oracle- Connectivity- global services export- Digital Talent- Tech Hub

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Chile: The heart of Latin America’s tech hub

InvestChile - September,30,2021

The South American country is forecasting technology investments totaling US$4.3 billion and 8,600 new jobs for digital talent. Foreign investment will be key to achieving these targets. 

Topics: technology- Digital Economy- Tech investment- Digital Hub- Connectivity- Digital Talent- Tech Hub

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The startup using AI and blockchain to trace plastic recycling

InvestChile - June,29,2021

Chilean company StatKnows is the creator of Recyclame (Recycle Me), a platform that uses artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to cross check bar code information from plastic bottles so that the passage of bottles through the entire value chain can be managed.

Topics: global services- technology- Innovation- Start-Up- Tech investment- AI- App- Artificial Intelligence- Blockchain

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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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Anglo American inaugurates its first Remote Operation Center in Chile

InvestChile - April,12,2021

Los Bronces is the most important mine in the copper business operated by Anglo American. The new facilities, located in the company's offices in Santiago, will become the brain of the operation, where the integration of all digitization and remote control technology projects will take place. 

Topics: Tech investment- Mining investment- Mining Industry- Mining Technology- Anglo American

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Chile to have a National Artificial Intelligence Policy

InvestChile - February,1,2021

Faced with the challenge of the technological revolution, the policy on artificial intelligence in Chile addresses the need to react and act proactively in the face of changes produced by society’s mass use of technologies.

Topics: Innovation- Tech investment- Internet of Things- AI- Artificial Intelligence

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Tech Investment: EdgeConneX announces Edge Data Center in Chile

InvestChile - January,22,2021

The availability of Oracle FastConnect coincides with the opening of the Edge Data Center, with plans to develop a second facility to meet growing demand for technological infrastructure in Chile and in the region.

Topics: success stories- Innovation- Tech investment- Technological Infrastructure

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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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Four reasons why Chile is becoming Latin America’s data center hub

InvestChile - October,16,2019

International investors are increasingly setting their sights on Chile as a regional hub for data centers due to factors related to its economy, energy sector and telecommunications infrastructure.

Topics: data- Tech investment- Investment Opportunities- Optical Fiber- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center

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Oracle announces installation of large data center in Chile in 2020

InvestChile - September,25,2019

The owner of the company and the seventh richest man in the world, Larry Ellison himself announced the news at an event in San Francisco. Chile is the second Latin American country, after Brazil, to which the company is making a strong commitment.

Topics: 4IR- Tech investment- Digital Infrastructure- Data Center- Oracle- Connectivity

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Nanotec will export gold nanoparticles made in Chile for the electronics industry

InvestChile - August,13,2019

They enhance the conductivity properties of sensors to make devices lighter and more flexible. Due to these advances, the Internet of Things is expected grow at an unprecedented rate.

Topics: Tech investment- Internet of Things- IoT- Nanoparticles- Electronics

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Google will invest US$200 million to develop new data center in Chile

InvestChile - July,19,2019

This will add to the assets it already has in the country and seeks to respond to growing demand for its services in Latin America.

Topics: Infrastructure- Google- 4IR- Tech investment- Digital Transformation- Digital Hub- Digital Infrastructure

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Frog scooter brand to start regional expansion from Chile

InvestChile - July,4,2019

The aim is to cover eight Chilean cities in 2019 with 7,000 scooters and, over the next 24 months, to open in six markets, starting with Argentina, Peru and Uruguay.

Topics: technology- Tech investment- Scooter- GoFrog- Last-mile

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Huawei announces first regional data center in Chile

InvestChile - June,14,2019

The company indicated that it expects to invest US$100 million in a first stage, but this could eventually increase.

Topics: Tech investment- Digital Transformation- Digital Hub- Huawei- Digital Infrastructure

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DiDi: The Chinese transport company that will compete with Uber in Chile

InvestChile - May,20,2019

Initially, it will operate outside the Chilean capital Santiago, specifically in the cities of Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Concón, Quilpué and Villa Alemana.

Topics: global services- Tech investment- Chinese investment- Smart City- Mobility

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Edtech and the educational challenges of the technological revolution

InvestChile - April,15,2019

A study by Endeavor has concluded that educational technology firms have a great opportunity to lead the sector’s transformation and teach the skills of the twenty-first century.

Topics: technology- 4IR- Tech investment- education- Fourth Industrial Revolution- EdTech- Endeavor

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Finnish mining technology multinational arrives in Chile

InvestChile - February,25,2019

Zyfra, an artificial intelligence and IoT company, already has operations in Peru and plans to scale up to other countries in the region in 2022.

Topics: Mining- technology- Digital Economy- Tech investment- Internet of Things- IoT

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Is Chile a model for Latin America on how to attract tech investments?

InvestChile - January,23,2019

The southern country’s good reputation, backed by the trade policies and macroeconomic figures of recent years, has positioned it as a leading player in the region. Learn about the keys to this process.

Topics: Tech investment

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