In this section we recommend some institutions that you or your business might be interested in knowing about.

The following institutions, private and public, offer growth support tools for entrepreneurships and businesses that are looking to scale or expand.

Start-Up Chile

Start-Up Chile is a public startup accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups and use Chile as a foundation. Today, Start-Up Chile is the leading accelerator in LATAM, among the TOP 10 globally, and one of the biggest and most diverse startup communities in the world. Start-Up Chile has been a global game changer. After it was created, 50 countries followed suit and created similar programs.

Since 2016, Start-Up Chile’s new goals are to ensure that Chile remains a world hub for technological innovation and to be known as drivers of technological enterprises that impact the domestic economy positively.

For the reasons above, Chile has become the leader country in entrepreneurship development in Latin America. Its political and social stability during the last decades has brought investment around the whole globe.


Sercotec gives support to entrepreneur men and women across the country, regardless of the size of their businesses, by making improvement in their operation and selling processes.

The main goal of this institution is to minimize disadvantages and difficulties that companies of a smaller size face in comparison to those bigger ones. Being the main one getting founded.

Accessing to programs such as “Capital Semilla Emprende” and “Capital Abeja Emprende” can re-new or diverse each business owner’s ecosystem which makes this institution of the most respected.


ASECH is the biggest group of entrepreneurs in Chile. More than 20.000 partners from different economic areas and regions come together to share and promote business entrepreneurship among them. By bringing down barriers between companies, ASECH tries to make Chile a better place to start your business.

ASECH works with a multi-disciplinary team that includes counselors, teachers, workers and professionals in industries such as design, engineering, technology, law, public relations and communication. Their vision is to make Chile a better place to start a business with freedom and no limitation barriers for entrepreneurship.

Capital Semilla

Capital Semilla offers access to funds of up to 75% of the total value of your business project which is allocated in the development of activities to create and execute entrepreneurships that innovate. It has a maximum founding top of $25 million chilean pesos (approx $37,000 USD).

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“As foreign entrepreneurs, it wasn’t easy to deal with a whole different set of local regulation and norms, until we started working with our partners in Vivir in Chile. Their bilingual abiltys, as well as experience with start-ups, helped us dealing with CORFO and different institutions in order to expand our company”.

Justin Murray - Founder, Real Life Global

“I recommend “VIVIR EN CHILE”, for they are immigration experts who give an integral service helping people and companies to enter Chile. They obtained my visa and permit and also incorporated my company from Uruguay to Chile, assisting me with correct advice to avoid any trouble. I highly remark their clarity to explain the procedures involved, their dedication and good disposition. I highly recommend them.”

Felix Ghandour, AGMarketing

“Vivir en Chile’s team demonstrates deep knowledge in legal and practical aspects of obtaining a Visa as well as in all the paper work required to built an enterprise in Chile. I higlight the clarity to explain concepts step by step aswell as their dedication to offer a complete and integral service. I recommend them!”

Jorge Molina, JM Services & Cargo