Corfo (The Chilean Economic Development Agency) has chosen 9 tech-startups who will take part in the pilot program of their Global Connection program, funding Chilean startups to incubate their businesses for four months in the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley. The funding, with a maximum of approximately USD$16,000, will cover the entrepreneurs’ office rental in the Plug and Play complex and participation in their acceleration program, as well as living expenses and flights from Chile to California.
Hosted by Ignacio Franzani, a Chilean television and radio host, the event included conversations with Hernán Cheyre, the Executive Vice President of Corfo, Nicolas Orellana, the founder of Welcu, a growing Chilean startup recently funded by Google and 500 Startups, and Fernando Gouveia, International Emerging Markets Relations Manager from Plug and Play Tech Center. [Read more]
Source: Start-Up Chile