Start-Up Chile Demo Day, March 2013

AndesBeat ‘remote’ picks for Start-Up Chile Demo Day

Yesterday Pinterest acquired Livestar (a company that launched at TC Disrupt SF 2012, where AndesBeat organized the first ever Chilean Pavilion at the conference); Google released Keep (as a way to get into Evernote space, seems so), expanded its Google+ Platform Team, improved it’s Sports-Related Search Results and made Digg.com links disappear from Google’s search results. Plus yesterday also was the International Color and Happiness Day! What a day, huh?

But you know what? At the end of the day, that news wasn’t relevant at all in Chile’s start up world, because everyone’s attention was on Start-Up Chile Demo Day VIP and what could happen inside of Av. Providencia #229, Santiago, where 21 companies had the chance to flirt with investors for a few minutes to bring some funds and hit their next milestones.

If you weren’t invited to the event, no worries because I wasn’t invited either! Continue reading

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First Seminar on Investment in Start-Ups in Chile

AndesBeat announced today that in collaboration with the Institute for Start-Ups and Investments (ISI), CORFO, Start-Up Chile, ChileGlobal Angels, Ingenería DICTUC, Onírico Eventos and Movistar, they were selected as both a co-producer and media partner for the first seminar on investment in Start-Ups in Chile.

The event will be hosted on Friday July 6, 9am to 5 pm, at Centro Movistar Innova (CMI) in Santiago, Chile and will be the first seminar of its kind, on Investment in Start-Ups in Chile. Centro Movistar Innova, Av. is located in Providencia 229, Santiago, Chile. Continue reading