UDD Ventures announces its 10 semifinalists Startup Health

We communicate the name of the 10 enterprises that went to the next stage, in the postulation to the sixth edition of Startup Salud. The initiative aims to select up to 6 early-stage innovation projects on health issues where they can obtain up to 60 million pesos in funding through a Corfo Subsidy Flexible Innovation Allocation (SSAF-i) fund, Which will be delivered by the business accelerator.

The projects are:

1. Agenda Doctor
2. Anastasia
3. Boxzi
4. Candelaria
5. Clinic Hub
6. Excedent
7. Farma Shop
8. Handy Scope
9. Growing Medium Green Growth
10. Mouti

The selected ones will begin an incubation process that will take place between the 29 of August and 4 of September. That same day, the internal evaluation committee process will be carried out and the finalists will be published, who will continue the process and develop pitch training workshops.

On Thursday, September 14, the final committee will enter to evaluate, after which the list of winners will be published on September 15th.

The announcement of the winners will be held in early October, where they will be communicated to those who will receive in addition to resources, acceleration, mentoring and visibility, to take their companies to the next level.

Next steps call Startup Salud 6

Ended its application period to the sixth edition of Startup Salud. The initiative aims to choose up to 6 early-stage innovation projects on health issues. The projects and entrepreneurs that meet the application profile, will be able to obtain up to 60 million pesos of financing, through a Fund Seed of Flexible Allocation of Innovation (SSAF-i) of Corfo, which will be delivered by the accelerator of business.

From now on begins an acceleration process that will be developed as follows:

During the first days of the month and until August 10, a committee of experts within the accelerator will analyze the projects submitted and postulates, to choose around 30. The list of the first finalists will be published on August 11 through Of the website of the accelerator uddventures.udd.cl and its social networks.

After this, they will begin a cycle of face-to-face meetings that will be held between August 16 and 22, which will give rise to a list of semi-finalists, among the top 15, who will begin an incubation process that will take place between the 29 Of August and 4 of September. That same day, the internal evaluation committee process will be carried out and the finalists will be published, who will continue with the process and develop pitch training workshops.

On Thursday, September 14, the final committee will enter to evaluate, after which the list of winners will be published on September 15th.

“This whole stage is a super-enriching process for those who are moving forward, since it encourages them to define the route that the business expects to take, the commercial pipeline, to know what their projections are and define the most important metrics of business management. To deepen the entrepreneur in the topics that in the operation of the day to day are not present, including for example, the preparation and the development of the final pitch, that is fundamental to obtain resources. It is an intense training process and has been very well received the times we have done before, “explains Julio Correa, Executive Director of UDD Ventures.

The announcement of the winners will take place in early October, where they will be communicated to those who will receive in addition to resources, acceleration, mentoring and visibility, to take their companies to the next level.

UDD Ventures selects and rewards the winners of its Open Startup 8

Six were the technological or digital enterprises chosen by the business accelerator of the University of Development, UDD Ventures, as winners of its Open Startup 8 competition. The contest, which awards innovative high-impact entrepreneurs from all industrial sectors, And are oriented to solve problems in different areas of national and international economic activity, will deliver up to 60 million pesos to each of them, in Corfo resources.

The winners will also receive acceleration, mentoring and visibility, institutional and regional support, consultancy and workshops to strengthen their business, networking, a workplace and the provision of the new LAB UDD Ventures, the latter located in “Espacio IF” , If necessary.

The winning projects were: Diddli, a platform for university students that improves communication, allows sharing useful resources and offers a learning space with online classes; Sportafolio, a portal that allows you to participate in challenges of running (called Challenges) to win prizes and rewards according to the route; Bimtool, a technological platform where BIM object-based catalogs are created, generating business intelligence for construction companies; CaaYari, the first Chilean infusions of organic yerba mate, filtered, sweetened with stevia and ready to enjoy; Eskuad, a web and mobile management platform for companies with field equipment in the Field Management industry that allows productivity increase up to 20 times, reduces operating costs, solves logistical problems; And Prilov, a platform that connects closets, functions as a social marketplace and allows women to buy and sell branded clothing up to 60% off.

“We are very satisfied with the closure of this process and for having found new projects that we hope will be a reference in the development of innovations from Chile, so that ideally in the future they can go out into the world. This year the winning entrepreneurs will have a new working methodology, which implies to include elements to help them in their professionalization and acceleration of sales, to have control over this marketing process, to visibilize it, to systematize it, so that each day they can become more professional, Which we expect the added value of this process to be even greater, “says Julio Correa, Executive Director UDD Ventures.