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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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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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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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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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Fast smell testing kit for COVID-19 detection is already in use abroad

InvestChile - March,31,2021

So far some 200,000 tests have been given in Chile and abroad in companies in different fields.

Topics: technology- COVID-19- Universidad Católica- KOR

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FinTech firms report positive numbers despite the pandemic

InvestChile - March,26,2021

According to a study conducted by EY and FinteChile, 60% of survey respondents saw their clientbase grow and 71% are seeing an increase in sales.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Fintech- Finance

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Oracle: “Chile is becoming a hub for foreign investment in technology”

InvestChile - March,24,2021

Oracle Chile CEO Soledad Matos says that this trend “will definitely promote economic recovery.”

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- technology- Digital Hub- Oracle

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Huawei announces installation of second data center in Chile

InvestChile - September,28,2020

The data center will be located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region and will start operation at the end of this year.

Topics: global services- technology- Huawei- Data Center

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Aisino: We want Chile to be the base from which to expand our business

InvestChile - July,30,2020

The Chinese technology giant is participating in the race to win the tender for the Civil Registry’s new identification system, identity cards and passports.

Topics: Foreign Investment in Chile- global services- technology- Aisino

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The Not Company: One of the 100 Technology Pioneers of 2020

InvestChile - July,3,2020

The Chilean company was recognized by the World Economic Forum for using vanguard technology to address global problems.

Topics: technology- World Economic Forum- NotCo- The Not Company

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Huawei makes AI available for diagnosing Covid-19 in Chile

InvestChile - April,9,2020

Chinese technology company Huawei has provided Santiago’s Public Health Emergency Hospital (ex-Central Emergency Hospital) with an artificial intelligence-assisted Covid-19 diagnosis system that it will operate in partnership with Entel.

Topics: Chile- technology- Artificial Intelligence- Huawei- Coronavirus- COVID-19

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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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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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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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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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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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Chilean children study with robots

InvestChile - February,1,2019

While at first they were a tool to teach programming, nowadays their uses have expanded to work with curriculum-related content. With them, children learn abstract subjects that were previously taught on the blackboard.

Topics: technology- Innovación y Desarrollo- Innovation- education

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Digital economy: The 30 most used applications in Chile

InvestChile - December,31,2018

According to Movistar Chile, Facebook, Google and YouTube head the list of the most used apps, indicating the high penetration of digital platforms in the South American country.

Topics: technology- Digital Economy- Ranking

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