Maptia – Exploring the world through the eyes of others

Out of about 600 applications, TechStars Seattle, the number one startup accelerator in the world, recently chose 10 startups from all over the world to be a part in this year’s class of the technology incubator.

This is actually quite a privilege, because TechStars is known for having an incredibly low acceptance rate.

Each of the 10 teams will receive approximately $118K in seed funding and an optional $100K convertible debt note) as part of the three-month accelerating program, running from August 6th to November 8th, 2012.

This year’s class consists of two international companies, four Seattle-based companies, and six companies who relocated to Seattle from across the country.

To the latter, it is with great honor that we are proud to report, belongs a startup that we claim our own here in Chile (via the UK) Maptia.

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