Startup Dream Team is a 9-week summer program for 45 interns from all around the world with entrepreneurship aspirations.
The goal is to create a highly favorable environment for the creation of startup teams as well as a teamwork-based framework, which enables participants to discover others with similar interests and complementary skills. Continue reading →
Driven by AndesBeat mission along with his innate goodwill and clear vision for South America’s startup community, Carlos has been working day and night to ‘just make it ALL happen.’ And as the big day arrives on 10 September, he has given up many late nights & weekends doing what he does best – hacking an environment that will allow South American founded startups to feel fully connected to the action, regardless of where they are in the world.
His pre-event efforts have included everything from negotiating group discounts for airline tickets to supporting Chilean startups with their U.S. Embassy interviews to secure their travel visa. After getting his hands really involved with the community to engage them before, during and after the event, he saw both the enthusiasm and need to expand on AndesBeat involvement.
With ‘Radar Mode On’ as usual, Co-founder boy spotted a post on TechCrunch. It talked about all the Brasilian startups that had responded to a TechCrunch call for startups to participate in TechCrunch Startup Alley. They were hoping for at least 10 startups and received a response of 75+ startup teams that wanted to participate.
So TechCrunch decided to make a Pavillion for Brasil. Then they got requests from Argentina and decided to make a Pavillion for them….so yours truly, mr. co-founder boy himself wondered – WTF?
Why doesn’t Chile have a Startup Pavillion at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012???Continue reading →
Gran Chile startup founders and tech entrepreneurs! I am so proud of you. Indeed you have come along way since January 12, 2012.(Note: The week’s highlights and new contest launches follow intro).
I see you are taking your place in the world not as merely startup founders and tech entrepreneurs from Chile, but as rising global startup thought leaders launching out of Latin America; and the next generation of Angels/VC founders and philanthropists in the making.
Over recent weeks, you have been crushing all the misconceptions and beliefs that are often heard among entrepreneurial and startup circles in Latin America.
Startups and tech entrepreneurs – here’s how you are blowing IT up and making big things happen in (and for) Chile:
Nixter, the Chilean startup looking to improve your nightlife experience, and also the recent crowd favorite at Incuba’s Geek Fantasy Camp (Oct 25-29) proves that 3 times a charm! The rapidly growing startup has hit three major milestones in less than 30 days, winning a cash award plus a trip to Silicon Valley inclusive of mentorship from top startup founders and investors.