22 Jun 2017

Event description

Seedstars World is coming to Santiago for the 4th time!

The 10 best startups from Santiago will be invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Santiago 2017. The winning startup will join the global Seedstars Family and take part in the regional and global Seedstars Summits that include our tried and tested bootcamp and investor forum. It's a catalytic platform for high growth emerging market startups.

Santiago's best seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars World competition and win up to USD 1 000 000 in equity investment, the chance to be part of a 3 months growth program and network with investors and top 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

16:30 -17:00
Arrival / Networking
17:00 - 17:15
Kick off
17:15 - 18:30
1st Pitching session
18:30 - 18:45
Break / Networking
18:45 - 20:00
2nd Pitching session
20:00 -20:10
Incuba UC presentation
20:10 - 20:40
Micro abierto by Incuba UC
20:40 - 21:00
Announcement of the winner

Startup Apply

Deadline for applications - 22 Jun 2017 24:00 UTC

Partners

BBVA
CORFO
Incuba UC
Incuba UC
Startup Chile
Founder List
Garage UAI
Wayra Chile
Austral Incuba UACh
Firstrock Capital
Socialab
Agora Partnerships

Selected Startups

Jury

Pamela Riveros Pintone

Pamela Riveros Pintone

Ejecutiva Gerencia de Emprendimiento
CORFO
Kelvin Peguero

Kelvin Peguero

Gerente Fábrica Digital
BBVA
Marcelo DiazBowen

Marcelo DiazBowen

General Partner
InverSur Capital
David Alvo

David Alvo

General Manager
NXTP Labs Chile
Juliane Butty

Juliane Butty

Regional Manager Latin America & Caribbean
Seedstars

Mentors

Maria Noel de la Paz

Maria Noel de la Paz

Freelancer
Freelancer
Juan Labourt

Juan Labourt

Business Development
Google
Sebastian Soffia

Sebastian Soffia

Founder and CEO
Cacerola Growth Marketing
Alejandro Babul

Alejandro Babul

Sub Gerente Planificación y Control Banca Digital y Desarrollo de Negocios
BBVA
Juliane Butty

Juliane Butty

Regional Manager Latin America & Caribbean
Seedstars

Venue

The event will take place at Centro de Innovación UC.

Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago, Chile

Metro San Joaquim