Biofiltro wins Cleantech Open 2011 Global Ideas Competition

This year, more than 1,000 applications were submitted in countries around the world, with teams from 23 countries traveling to the Global Forum.

Six teams were then selected to present to the audience:

A panel of expert judges determined the winner:

Biofiltro of Chile

Via PitchEngine

Congrats Matias Sjögren !

His team just won $100k to begin the commercialization of Biofiltro in the USA.

What is BioFiltro?

Short-story:  a waste-water treatment system

Long-story: find out below (text and video)…

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“Entrepreneur Week” Announces Global Expansion with launch of Chile Entrepreneur Week in Santiago, Chile

Today Entrepreneur Week announces its global expansion into four continents with the kickoff of Chile Entrepreneur Week.

The upcoming expansion includes: North America (Atlanta, Austin, DC, Omaha, Seattle), South America (Brazil, Chile, Peru), Middle East (Egypt), and Europe (Greece & Belgium).

The expansion begins in South America with Chile Entrepreneur Week (#EWchile) in partnership with Startup ChileCorfoQue PasaSOFOFAWelcu and American Airlines. Continue reading