Chilean teenager, Francisco Yarad, 16, is the kick ass programmer behind entertainment startup Nixter (Santiago, Chile) which recently raised $100,000 USD in funding and will be headed to San Francisco/Silicon Valley USA for 4 months to incubate their startup in Plug and Play Tech Center. For the ultimate lifehacker and GENIUS BOY CODER, jeje, it was just another day at the office when he decided to submit his Canal 13 app to the Apps store. To his surprise, in just 30 hours after the app was approved, it rose to #1 in Chile’s most downloaded free apps. Continue reading
There are ‘angels’ in Chile and they even give you money! Imagine that, jejeje. Over the past month Chilean start up Nixter has disrupted the start up ecosystem on every level in Chile.
Their team has a kick ass 16 year old programmer. We personally met him and he is off the chain!
They have a great eye for design (check out their promo video). Yes, great design could definitely be declared disruptive in Chile.
They managed to raise more than $25,000 USD from Chilean Angel investors.
And their start up has nothing to do with mining or wine. Things are a changing for sure down here at the edge of the world. Vamos Chile! Continue reading