Start-up chile, an accelerator program run by Chilean government has announced the selected startups who will join Start-up Chile program in its eighth batch.
Out of the 85 selected startups from over 28 different countries, 21% of the startup companies are from US, followed by 16% of Chilean, 12% from Argentina and 10% are the Indian start-ups those have qualified.
IT & Enterprise Software remained the most identified industry (19%), which is then followed by education (13%) and e-commerce (12%). Startups from Social Media, Healthcare & Biotechnology, and Tourism also applied among other categories..
Just like its last batch, the accelerator has chosen 5 startups from India -
Brainwave Education: A mobile and web based app that helps 5th-9th graders learn science and math, and practical applications by simulating experiments in a virtual laboratory
Croak.it: India – A unique voice technology startup allowing people to speak on the internet using its mobile app and discover great content.
Cubicle: – An IT based company, Cubicle has developed an enterprise resource planning product that connects different processes such as resource management, progress tracking, performance monitoring etc. and places them on a central platform.
i7 Networks: – Headquartered in Bangalore, i7 Networks offer enterprises web content classification and bandwidth management tools. The company build products in the internet security space, specifically addressing the BYOD challenges.
Profoundis Labs: – Started in 2012, Profoundis Labs is an analytics and big data start-up helping enterprise resource planning solutions for small and medium business. Its product iTestifyit is a web based product that collects, analyses and converts user comments to testimonials and help companies to improve their sales.
Few other interesting startups that are solving global problems are: -
Coin4ce (Chile) – Building a next-generation wallet solutions for bitcoin users that address issues like volatility management and convenient high-security storage.
DoubleMap (United States) – An Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) / GPS for intra university travels.
EMcube (Chile) – A tech based company focused to develop machine allowing users to make their own 3D printing supplies, by recycling and customizing other materials
Globevestor (United States) – Aiming to help high-impact startups in emerging and frontier markets to raise smart capital – Globevestor is an online venture capital platform for such businesses to seek mentorship from US and Europe-based investors.
My Visual Brief (France) – A web-based tool to facilitate effective communication between designers and their clients during the briefing process and save time and money for both the parties.
REHAPP (Chile) – A cloud based rehabilitation platform for children with mental and learning disabilities and a web page community for their parents to track their children’s progress metrics – in its integrated iOS games – and connect to other parents and therapists.
Tech urSelf (United States) – Tech urSelf offers engaging and simple technological tools to help people live happier, healthier, and more connected lives.
TrumpIT (Chile) – A mobile based app for users to file geolocalized and public complaints on a map which are automatically reported to the institution responsible for fixing the problem. The complaints are then shared or upvoted by others to help authorities prioritize the problem.
Uanbai (Chile) – The platform allow users to sell their personal things on their own social network profiles.
WIDEO.CO (Argentina) – Wideo.co is a “Do It Yourself” on-line tool to create animated videos and share feelings, ideas, products or knowledge with the world.
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