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CORFO Global Connection launch is May 2, 2012!

Chilean startups and technologically related entrepreneurs: We just wanted to remind you that less than 24 hours remain until the kick off to celebrate the launch and expansion of CORFO’s newly expanded Global Connection Program for 2012.

In the program they will talk about the opportunities for startups and entrepreneurs to get out of Chile for a few months and incubate their company in another part of the world including – Silicon Valley, London, Madrid, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Austin, Dublin, Berlin or Montreal.

Additionally, The Global Connection program provides financing for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in a variety of fields ranging from IT and Communications to Biotechnology.

ALL entrepreneurs are invited to attend!


When: Wednesday, May 2nd

Time: 12:00 to 13:00

Where: In the Auditorium on the 2nd floor of CORFO’s offices (Moneda #921)


About Global Connection

This CORFO program supports promising Chilean entrepreneurial initiatives in the process of internationalizing their businesses, subsidizing their participation in internationally recognized technological incubation/ acceleration institutions such as the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley.  Beneficiaries of this program have successfully developed key international networks, fine-tuned their business models and attracted investment with the help of support from Global Connection, allowing them to launch their businesses globally and thereby bring Chile’s most innovative companies to the international marketplace.


CORFO, the Chilean Economic Development Agency, is a public-sector organization dedicated to supporting and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Chile.  With more than 167,000 direct beneficiaries in 2011 alone, CORFO’s goal is to stimulate the Chilean economy and make Chile’s most innovative entrepreneurs and key industries competitive on a global stage. Visit for more information and to apply for one of CORFO’s many programs.