16/02/2018

CREATECH Cares: Two new talks give continuity to cooperation with Fondo Esperanza

Romina barrier next to microentrepreneurs of Fondo Esperanza, Office La Cisterna. Photography CREATECH.

CREATECH Cares is the program of corporate volunteering through which our company participates or carries out activities of contribution to the community. In this context during January this year two talks were conducted in La Cisterna, Santiago de Chile, specifically in the office of Fondo Esperanza, organization dedicated to support microentrepreneurs.

The day 10 January was the first talk"Digital Marketing: Digital tools to enhance a venture", by Paula Escudero. In this Marketing Digital basics surrendered, In addition to the various digital tools available that may be useful for entrepreneurs who are just starting. This time the talk focused on three tools: email and social networks Facebook and Instragram, and how to use them to enhance business, According to what each one of these tools enables and offers.     Read more …

06/02/2018

Event organized by municipality of Talca for entrepreneurs is carried out with participation of CREATECH

Romina barrier, New business manager for CREATECH, event "Undertaking with value" in Talca, Maule region. Photo courtesy of city of Talca.

The day 5 last December was held in Talca, Maule region, the event "Undertaking with value", organized by the municipality of Talca and State Bank. The event was supported by Sercotec and SERNAM Business Center, and the participation of CREATECH. The activity was attended by around 300 women entrepreneurs in the Region, with businesses from various sectors such as agricultural, wine, beekeeping, tourism and services.

The event which featured welcoming remarks by the Mayor of Talca, divided into three lectures, the first was performed by Juan Fernando Abarca of State Bank, with regard to the program grows women. The second exhibition "E-commerce for entrepreneurs of the commune", It was created by Claudio Reyes, Director of Center of development of business of Sercotec. While the third presentation "Business innovation and financing" was conducted by Romina barrier, New business manager for CREATECH.     Read more …

24/01/2018

Sebastián Piñera's new Government proposals for science and technology, Innovation and entrepreneurship in Chile

In December of 2017 were conducted presidential elections in Chile, being elected, for the second time, businessman Sebastián Piñera. This implies, as in any change in Government, especially if the political side is changed, have new goals and approaches for the development of public policies in different areas. Some of them are the area of science and technology, Entrepreneurship and innovation what are the guidelines that will govern the development of this field? The answer is not at all clear, But if you can have some lights according to presented in the Government programme. Some of the measures which appear in the document Government program 2018-2022 We mention them here.     Read more …

05/12/2017

University of the Andes developed 2nd technology fair where CREATECH was again invited to participate

Jovanka Trebotich, of CREATECH, together the jury analyzing one of the projects submitted. Photo courtesy of Juan Pablo Oyarzún.

The past 10 November 2nd technology fair was held in the Hall North of the library of the Universidad de los Andes. It is activity, just like the first version, It was the closing of the course "Design workshop, product" of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences. However, Unlike the previous version, participants are mostly studying 2nd year of electrical engineering, Engineering in computer science and Civil Engineering.     Read more …

30/10/2017

Loreto Valenzuela and his FishExtend project progress on the road from idea to market

Earlier this year the CREATECH team was assisting Loreto Valenzuela of the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile, in his FishExtend project, an edible coating in format of spray that allows to extend the freshness of the salmon.     Read more …

29/09/2017

CREATECH teaches course on technology transfer in the Universidad Santa Maria

Jovanka Trebotich of CREATECH together with the Diploma students. Photo courtesy USM.

In August of this year Jovanka Trebotich, CREATECH studies Manager, It was a part of the Diploma innovation and technology transfer of the University Federico Santa Maria, in the context of the engineering program 2030. Jovanka was in charge of the module 6, entitled "critical and aspects relevant for the development of technology transfer - managers, Brokers, Articulators with sectors outside USM".     Read more …

14/09/2017

Case of CREATECH: Wellness Technologies launches the innovative probiotic Lacte 5 to the market

Image courtesy of Wellness Technologies

From 2005 CREATECH has focused on guiding and supporting entrepreneurs and researchers to go the long way of bringing their ideas to market. This is why we are happy to know that our clients meet their goals. It is the case of María Loreto Ormeño, who with his company investor. Wellness Technologies Ltda., It is ready to launch its first product on the market. Loreto wanted to share this success with us and encourage others who are beginning or are in the process to realize their ideas.

Lacte 5 is the first supplement containing the strain Chilean Lactobacillus Salivarius LPM01, isolated from breast milk healthy women in the Bio Bio Region by the Universidad de Concepción human year 2006 and functionally developed by the company Inversiones Wellness Technologies Ltda. for the development of food and functional supplements.     Read more …

30/06/2017

1ND technology fair at the University of the Andes is developed with participation of CREATECH

Member of the jury: Alex Hazbun, of Inventus; Emilio de la Jara, of Captahydro; Juan Pablo Oyarzun, one of the teachers in charge of the class; and Jovanka Trebotich, of CREATECH. Photo courtesy of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences, University of the Andes.

The day 14 June developed the 1ND technology fair at the Universidad de Los Andes, This activity is part of the closure of the course "Design workshop, product" of the Faculty of engineering and applied sciences in that House of studies. Highlights that this course was composed by 149 the students of Civil Engineering in computer science, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and electrical engineering.

At the fair were they exposed 25 projects, which according to said Juan Pablo Oyarzun, Professor of the course-CREATECH client, "they had as a challenge make a contribution to the transition from the current linear economic model is to say"take, do, discard"a model of circular economy, This means "reduce, Recycle, reuse". For this the students conducted research of users to find unmet needs, for which products or innovative solutions through the design and manufacture of prototypes could be generated, fulfilling that yes the challenge proposed in the course.     Read more …

31/03/2017

CREATECH team delivers your favorite tips for creating a good Elevator Pitch

There is an erroneous thought at the time to try to get funding for a venture, and it is to believe that you simply having a good idea so that it is secured. However this is not true, of course it is important idea, but the key is in how it is sold.

It is important to consider that investors in general have little time to listen to new ideas and the same happens to obtain grants presentations; is this which is essential to achieve interest to a person or to an audience in the shortest possible time. This line uses the Elevator Pitch, discourse that in a short time, normally between 3 and 8 minutes, He manages to describe a project or undertaking in a manner clear to position it in the memory of the potential investors.     Read more …

29/12/2016

Venture Capital and Private Equity investment funds, current state of this industry in Chile

Risk Capital or Venture Capital (VC) and private financing or Private Equity (PE) they are forms of financing to start up companies that are at the early stage and have high growth potential but also a high risk, and that they have previously managed another type of FFF or seed Capital financing. This funding consists of the delivery of capital from investors in Exchange for a percentage of the company private.

Earlier this year we published the article "Brazil risk according to CAF and leader in Latin America in private investment", in which we conducted a review on the status of this type of investment in Latin America. This time we focus on the State of private investment to finance business in early stages in Chile.

According to the last "2015-2016 Scorecard The Private Equity and Venture Capital Environment in Latin America" by LAVCA, Chile leads the ranking of the Region with 74 points, Although it fell two points since the previous report, Brazil followed with 72 points and Mexico with 65 points.     Read more …