To apply, register on the portal through the provided link
, select the program, and complete the application form.
The application process for the accelerator is extensive, requiring detailed information about the applicants and their product, from personal details to a short video pitch of the project. Therefore, it is advisable to start the application as soon as possible to allow time for refining necessary documents and tailoring your startup materials to meet the specific requirements of the organization.Basic Information
You can choose to fill out the application in either Spanish or English. Startup Chile caters to an international audience, so communication in English poses no issues.
Among other standard contact details, you’ll need to provide your passport number with a validity of at least 2 more years.General Startup Information
This section contains essential information about the project. You must concisely and attractively describe your product.Pitch:
- A 7-word concept
- Brief description for publications
- A 90-second video pitch — crucial for showcasing your team’s ability to articulate key information about the startup clearly and coherently.Product Category:
You’ll need to choose the industry, product type, business model, and the current stage of your startup.Sustainable Development Goals:
Chile recognizes the UN Sustainable Development Goals and aims to contribute to their achievement. Impact is a requirement for startups. To convince the committee of your project’s positive impact on the world, you need to align your project with at least one of the Sustainable Development Goals. If you’re just now considering the beneficial effects of your project, don’t worry. Solid impact can be found and implemented in any project. Here is the link
to the UN website for more information.Detailed Startup Information
This section comprises extensive text fields for a structured description of all aspects of the project, aligned with a classic pitch deck.
- Problem and its significance
- Product and its problem-solving approach
- Technology of the product and its scalability
- Intellectual property
- Detailed revenue generation model
- Target market and its size
- Project track record and achievements
- Current startup economic metrics
- Competitors and your competitive advantage
- Aspects of the project that are still uncertain and require further development.Plans for Chile
In this section, elaborate on why developing your project in Chile is beneficial, whether you plan to establish a legal entity there, and how you intend to finance the associated costs. Applicants are expected to express a thoughtful approach to the program, outlining goals to be achieved by the end and the actions leading to them.Team Participants’ CVs
This section has numerous fields. It’s essential to present the leader, founders, and other team members effectively, demonstrating how their experience will be utilized in their respective roles within the company. Don’t forget to showcase achievements and use the STAR methodology in your presentation.Recommendations
Include recommendation letters from individuals associated with the project, providing contacts and even links to LinkedIn profiles. A well-developed LinkedIn account for your referee enhances the credibility of the recommendation.