20 Jun 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Concepcion!

The best startups from Concepcion will pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Santiago. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the finals for Santiago at SSW Chile and compete to represent the country at the Seedstars World competition and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment, the chance to be part of a 3months growth program and network with investors and mentors from around the world.

Criteria:


1.) Have maximum 2 years since founding date,


2.) Have a maximum of USD 500,000 of funding to date,


3.) Have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

This year Seedstars is also partnering with the bank BBVA to source the best FinTech startups in Latin America for their BBVA Open Talent competition! In others words startups have double the chances to win!

In addition to the Seedstars Prize, BBVA will award the best FinTech startup with EUR 1,000 as well as the chance to be named country winner and take part to the Regional Final Summit of BBVA Open Talent and compete for EUR 30,000 grant.


Criteria:


1.) Projects must be operative or at least in beta version,


2.) Startups no older than January 1st 2013,


3.) Earned less than EUR 1.5 M in revenue,


4.) Raised less than EUR 2.5 M in funding.

In addition to seeing the top startups pitch, you can look forward to an event filled with disruptive tech, inspirational discussions, networking sessions and one flight ticket for the winner to come to Switzerland to compete for over $1mn in investment.

Register to attend or apply to pitch below.

Program

15:00
Arrival / Networking
15:00 - 15:15
Kick off
15:15 - 16:05
1st Pitching session
16:05 - 16:20
Break / Networking
16:20 - 17:10
2nd Pitching session
17:10 - 17:25
keynote speaker: Cristian Guzman
17:25 - 18:00
Micro abierto by Incuba UC
18:00 - 18:30
Announcement of the winner

Partners

BBVA
CORFO
Incuba UC
UDEC
Working House
UDD Ventures
Universidad San Sebastian
Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción
Urban Station Concepcion
IncubaUdeC

Selected Startups

Speakers

Cristian Guzmán

Cristian Guzmán

Gerente Ingeniería
Ramtun Ingenieria

Jury

Mauricio Cáceres

Mauricio Cáceres

Gerente de Productos Personas y Empresas
BBVA
Diego Alvarez

Diego Alvarez

Business strategy and Social impact
Working House
Eugenio Cantuarias

Eugenio Cantuarias

Business Development
AceleraLatam
Beatriz Millán

Beatriz Millán

Executive Director
IncubaUdeC
Lucyna Nowowiejska

Lucyna Nowowiejska

Regional Associate, Latam & Caribbean at Seedstars World
Seedstars

Mentors

Diego Alvarez

Diego Alvarez

Business strategy and Social impact
Working House
Barbara Fonseca

Barbara Fonseca

Business Executive
IncubaUdeC
M. Cristina Bórquez

M. Cristina Bórquez

Directora de Gestión
IncubaUdeC
Lucyna Nowowiejska

Lucyna Nowowiejska

Regional Associate, Latam & Caribbean at Seedstars World
Seedstars

Venue

The event will take place at Universidad de Concepción (UDEC).

Bío Bío Region, Chile