Apply now for Start-Up Chile 2015 ! Global call for applications

January 24, 2015 - Events & Competitions, Funding Ecosystem, Practical Funding Tips
Apply now for Start-Up Chile 2015 ! Global call for applications

Calling all global startups – Apply Now to Start-Up Chile


The last application process, for the 12th generation, finished with a new record of more than 2,400 entrants. Now, the biggest startup community in the world will continue to grow. The CORFO (Chilean Economic Development Agency) program will open a new process from January 13th to February 3rd, where startups from all over the world, may register to be part of Start-Up Chile.


Start-Up Chile

Start-Up Chile

Why Apply to Start-Up Chile 2015 ? Founders selected into the program will receive 20 million pesos (about US$ 35,000), a working visa for a year to come to Chile and access to the biggest startup community in the world to accelerate their startup.

Who May Apply?: Global startups from all over the globe may apply to start-Up Chile from January 13th to February 3rd 2015. As a requirement, founders must remain in the country for the six month duration of the program and help to spread the entrepreneurial spirit by participating in social activities and sharing their experiences with other applicants of the Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem.

About the Process:

  • Deadline To apply: February 3rd 2015:  applicants should go to and follow the instructions . They can also send an email to [email protected] with any questions about the process.
  • During January: Start-Up Chile staff members and alumni will host meetups and information sessions in Chile and around the world. To check out where the meetings are going to take place, just visit the Start-Up Chile website.
  • The projects will be reviewed by a group of experts in innovation, investors, entrepreneurs and a Subcommittee on Entrepreneurship in CORFO (the Chilean Economic Development Agency).
  •  Beginning of April 2015: Applicants will be notified of the results


Check out this Video to hear what past participants of the programme have to say:

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For More Information on Start-Up Chile:

  • Website:
  • Facebook: Start-Up Chile
  • Twitter: @StartUpChile / @Corfo
  • Linkedin: Start-Up Chile
  • Instagram: @Startup_Chile
  • YouTube: StartUpChile Corfo

Come, sign up and please share with other global start-uppers you know!

Anne Ravanona is the Founder and CEO of Global Invest Her – Catalysts for getting Women Entrepreneurs Funded faster and building Gender-Inclusive Workplaces. A TEDx Speaker, Anne regularly speaks at global conferences on the topics of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship and leadership. A Huffington Post contributor, Astia Advisor, she is passionate about funding and inspiring women entrepreneurs. Follow her on Twitter @anneravanona @GlobalInvestHer