• We help big companies to innovate, connecting them with the best startups, people, ideas and technologies in Chile and Latin America.


From the corporate area, we develop open innovation projects with companies and organisations, linking the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation, the know-how of Fundación Chile and the productive sector to solve the key challenges of the industry.

We work with institutions in the identification and characterization of their challenges, looking for the best solutions offered by startups and suppliers in the market.

We design the insertion strategy and steering plan to subsequently implement the escalation within the organisation.

During the process we contribute to strengthen the companies’ innovation capabilities and to develop strategies for their sustainability

We seek to involve companies in the task of turning Chile and Latin America into a pole of entrepreneurship and innovation, getting them to generate mutually beneficial long-term relationships with Chilean and foreign startups.



Through a strategic alliance, BCI partnered with ChileGlobal Ventures to generate greater opportunities for the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. This, through free workshops, talks and personalized advice, developed by the venture capital area of Fundación Chile at BCI's Centro Nace; a dynamic and collaborative workspace designed to support Chile's entrepreneurs.


CMPC participated as a key partner in the Inventing the Future 2019 call, looking for innovative solutions to add sustainable value to its products and processes of pulp, packaging, and tissue.


Generación Impacto 2018, a call to finance disruptive startups in artificial intelligence, internet of things, data analytics and tangible technologies in the different lines of financing of ChileGlobal Ventures (accelerator, network of angel investors and investment fund CLIN).

They also participated as a key partner in Inventing The Future 2019, APEC´s official call in which ENTEL sought technological solutions to facilitate the digitalization of SMEs in Chile.


Through The Mining Evolution call, we find the best startups to incorporate their solutions into the production processes of Planta Magnetita, one of the largest industrial recycling operations in the world, owned by Grupo CAP.


Open innovation program “Emprende + Empresas 2017: Desafíos BancoEstado”. Prioritisation, exploration and targeting of four challenges to find innovative solutions for the development of digital banking, financial inclusion, digitalisation and improvements in the logistics management of MSMEs.


Think Big Minning 2017 was a call to find new innovative solutions for the mining industry, and Piensa en Grande Alimentos 2017, to find new solutions that contribute to the food industry.


“Emprende + Empresas 2018: Desafío Walmart Chile” was a call for open innovation to find new solutions with the aim of decreasing waiting times at store checkouts.

Mall Plaza

“Emprende + Empresas 2016”, a call for open innovation to find new companies that improve services for retail.

Ayllu Solar

“La Fiebre del Sol” (2017 y 2018), calls to find new entrepreneurs with solutions based on technologies that take advantage of the solar resources of the Arica and Parinacota region.


Piensa en Grande Alimentos 2017, a call to find startups linked to the food and aquaculture industry.

Alta Ley

Piensa en Grande Minería 2016, call to find new enterprises for the mining industry.


Innovation and collaboration program to generate new applications for mobile phones (2015).

Plein UDP

Generation and transfer of capabilities to build the entrepreneurship platform of the Diego Portales University (2014).

About thecorporate

Mediante la inversión en startups que desarrollen innovaciones de impacto, en sectores de alto potencial e interés para el país.

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    Startups apoyadas

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    Startups convocadas para procesos de innovación abierta