The USM 3IE Institute launches Booster Up, important acceleration for enterprises program you

Important project will allow to obtain financing up to 60 million dollars and international validation to the best initiatives. The International Institute for business innovation, the Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria 3IE invites technological entrepreneurs in Chile and abroad, to participate in an important project which will obtain financing up to 60 million dollars and international validation to the best initiatives.

Booster Up 3IE 2013, seeks to incubate and accelerate strategic and economically enterprises with technological basis, that have a high potential for business growth at national and international level.

Institute launches Booster Up

Projects that are pre-selected, participate in the great event Booster Up, which will be held on 15, 16 and 17 January 2013. These teams will be part of a series of intensive activities as rounds of early investment, planning activities of marketing, pitching, design of business model, among others.

All these activities will have the experience of mentors of high level, which directions their knowledge to the participants. Also the overall validation of the ventures will be supported through a network of national and international partners. After these three days of activities, it will be announced which will be projects that were incubated in the 3IE Institute and will continue in race to get financing of up to 60 million pesos.

Who can apply?

All who have projects tied to the information technologies and communication, electronic products, architecture and construction, energy efficiency and clean production, biotechnology and health, engineering services, food and agro-industry and tourism can enroll. Once after the registration deadline, you will begin the process of pre-selection, in which an investment Committee evaluate one one registered enterprises.

To choose pre-selected projects, will be taken into account aspects such as the validity of business model, innovation and differentiation, the commercial opportunity, the use of the technology and capabilities that possesses the entrepreneurial team. Then, on December 28, will communicate officially to elect to participate in the Booster UP 3IE 2013 program.

In Booster Up 3IE is incubará and accelerate projects selected through a broad platform of services that provides advice on important aspects such as: marketing, legal issues, protection of intellectual property, models of business, corporate image, development of prototypes, among others.

Furthermore, the 3IE Institute will put at the disposal of the participants, a platform of networking which includes a program of softlanding, coaching and mentoring, and international validation support in the technological commercialization of the project and access to venture capital networks.

Briefing on Booster Up 3IE

This Thursday, December 13 at 17: 00 hours will be an informative talk about acceleration program, to explain what is initiative, bases, activities that contemplates and answer all questions that may arise on the part of those who wish to enroll or have already done so.

The instance will be developed on the premises of the 3IE Institute, located on Avenida Spain 1680, building T, second floor.