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Startup Games: Chile

The UK’s Department for International Trade, through its Global Entrepreneur Programme, is looking for the best and brightest Chilean entrepreneurs to participate in the Startup Games - a full-day event on 30 March in Chile where participants will pitch to angel investors and receive valuable mentoring and advice.

30 March 2017

 

 

WHAT are THE STARTUP GAMES?

WHAT are THE STARTUP GAMES?

An exciting day of pitching to a range of investors, with presentations from keynote speakers on investability, the entrepreneurial journey and scaling up in the UK.

WHEN are THE STARTUP GAMES: CHILE?

WHEN are THE STARTUP GAMES: CHILE?

30/03/2017 Santiago de Chile

HOW DO THE STARTUP GAMES WORK?

HOW DO THE STARTUP GAMES WORK?

Using our bespoke Startup Games app, entrepreneurs pitch to win £1m of virtual seed capital. At the end of the event the firm with the most virtual investment wins.

HOW DO I APPLY?

HOW DO I APPLY?

Entry is competitive. Early stage companies and Startups will be selected through a competitive process comprised of a summary business plan.

Register here to apply for the Startup Games: Chile

BACKGROUND TO THE STARTUP GAMES

BACKGROUND TO THE STARTUP GAMES

Last held at the Rio Olympics, the Startup Games brings the biggest names in the entrepreneurial community to you. The game itself takes place alongside a full day of keynote speakers making it the perfect platform to accelerate your business. The overall winner will also receive specialist mentoring, return airfare to London (compliments of British Airways) and a five-day bespoke programme of meetings whilst in the UK.

Meet the winners of the Startup Games: Rio HERE.

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MEET THE SPEAKERS
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MEET THE SPEAKERS

Cristian Maturana founded Virtual Market SA (VMA) in 1996. In 2014, it was bought by MercadoLibre for US$40 million, making it the biggest acquisition for a Chilean internet project.

Pablo Godoy is the founder of Chimba Cocina con Sentido, a venture that strengthens Antofagasta's identity from gastronomy, and winner of the Avonni El Sol National Innovation Award 2016 @pablogodoysalas

René Araneda and Christian Muñoz-Donoso are the founders of Nedo Films, a television production company working in natural history.

Andrew Humphries is a GEP Dealmaker and co-founder of The Bakery, a London-based accelerator dedicated to the advertising and media sector. @TheBakeryLDN

Sheetal Walsh is a GEP Dealmaker and has worked with over 250 startups and an expert in technology, venture capital and social enterprises. @shantisheetal

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME

The Startup Games is supported by the UK's Global Entrepreneur Programme, which encourages overseas entrepreneurs and innovation-rich small businesses with the potential for rapid growth to set up in the UK through our network of 22 UK and overseas based "Dealmakers", alongside VCs, successful entrepreneurs and angels in their own right.

Find out more about the support we can provide here or follow us on our Twitter and YouTube pages, or contact us at info@entrepreneurs.gov.uk

Recent clients from Australia have included The Dots and Positive Prints. Please see case study video below.

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