Applications are now opened for the 2017 Startup Chile Accelerator Programme for women entrepreneurs.
The 4-month programme is looking for projects that are technology related with potential for high impact.
Features of the Startup Chile Accelerator
Startup training4 months program hosts workshops and training from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors.
We’ve got you covered. This 4 months program hosts workshops and training from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors.
Equity free funding
$10.000.000 CLP (around $15,000 USD) funding to help you to get off the ground. This funding is equity free, meaning we don´t take a cut of the company.
4 months experience
To turn your ideas into a viable business. Startups may validate their idea, build an MVP and get ready for the next level of investment. It is perfect to turn an idea into a reality.
How to Apply
To apply you will need to submit an application using our online platform. The application includes questions about leadership, the team and your motivations. In addition, you will need to submit a 2-minute video and have a referee outline why you and your team are best suited to tackle your problem.
We want to hear from someone that believes in your project and is confident in your team. This may be an industry professional, a fellow entrepreneur or a former boss. Add their contact to your application and allow enough time for them to respond within the application deadlines.
Provide a 2 minute video of yourself along with your team explaining what problem you will be solving, the solution, and what makes you the right team to build this startup. Your enthusiasm is equally as important as the production quality.
Criteria to qualify
At least one of the founders must be a woman.
All participants must be over 18 years of age.
Less than 6 months
Founders with just an idea and the right team to execute it are suitable to apply, as well as teams that have already built a basic version of a prototype. We are seeking early-stage projects to support which are still in their first 6 months.
The female founder must be a 100% dedicated to the project. This means that she cannot be employed in any other company or studying while participating in the program. She also must be willing to relocate to Santiago, Chile for the entire 12 weeks program. Take in consideration an additional month to take care about the legal processes involved.
Application process is open: From June 13th to June 27th, 2017