14/09/2017

Caso de CREATECH: Wellness Technologies lanza el probiótico innovador Lacte 5 al mercado

Imagen gentileza de Wellness Technologies

From 2005 CREATECH se ha enfocado en guiar y apoyar a emprendedores e investigadores a recorrer el largo camino de llevar sus ideas al mercado. Es por esto que nos alegra saber que nuestros clientes cumplen sus metas. Es el caso de María Loreto Ormeño, quien con su compañía Inv. Wellness Technologies Ltda., está pronta a lanzar su primer producto al mercado. Loreto quiso compartir este éxito con nosotros y animar a otros que están comenzando o están en el proceso de concretar sus ideas.

Lacte 5 es el primer suplemento que contiene la cepa Chilena Lactobacillus Salivarius LPM01, aislada de leche materna humana de mujeres sanas de la Región del Bío Bío por la Universidad de Concepción el año 2006 y desarrollada funcionalmente por la empresa Inversiones Wellness Technologies Ltda. para el desarrollo de alimentos y suplementos funcionales.     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 …

22/12/2016

Licensing Activity Survey FY2015: A look at the University technology transfer in United States

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

Year after year, from 1991, the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) performs the "Licensing Activity Survey", study through which data of the annual activity of technology transfer carried out by universities in the United States are delivered. This year, in its version number 25, We will review the highlights of the study.

To contextualize, notably, in the last 25 years, They reported more than 380 thousand innovations to the offices of technology transfer from universities in United States, they were more than 206 thousand patent applications, emitting more than 84 thousand patents in United States. The revenue by licensing exceed the USD 37 thousand million. These licensed innovations became more of 10 thousand new products introduced to the market. Is created near 11.000 start up companies.     Read more …

13/10/2016

Workshop on financing for entrepreneurs gives continuity to cooperation between CREATECH and Fondo Esperanza

Romina barrier, New business manager of CREATECH dictating FAITH entrepreneurs workshop. CREATECH photographs

Romina barrier, New business manager of CREATECH dictating FAITH entrepreneurs workshop.

Some time ago in the article "With talk about Marketing Digital, materialize cooperation between CREATECH and Fondo Esperanza", We tell them that CREATECH has a corporate volunteer program, within which the 7 June began a pilot program, a talk on Marketing Digital, between the consulting firm and Hope Fund (FAITH), institution of social development that supports entrepreneurs(ES) vulnerable sectors.

Continuing with this pilot program, Tuesday 6 September was the second scheduled activity: "Workshop of financing for the venture" in the same office of La Cisterna, neighborhood in Santiago, capital city of Chile. This was performed by Romina barrier, CREATECH as new business manager to support the nomination to funds of entrepreneurs to capital seed FOSIS and SERCOTEC, In addition to teaching about other tools private financing to entrepreneurs in this institution.     Read more …

26/08/2016

Innovation in March: C3D provides rapid prototyping, Design 3D and Mechatronics

photography-c3d"To be part of the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile, supporting and supporting companies and entrepreneurs to realize their ideas. Be a reference company of leading open innovation innovative solutions in the area of Mechatronics and technology products".

It is the Mission of Crea3D engineering limited company, more known as C3D, company focused on innovation open in the area of the Mechatronics. Founded in 2012 and formed by Juan Pablo Oyarzun, Gabriel Aulestia, Felipe Bravo and Cristian Reichert. C3D specializes in the delivery of services of IyD+i companies and entrepreneurs have needs of developing ideas and technological projects.     Read more …

29/06/2016

Talk about Marketing Digital, materialize cooperation between CREATECH and Fondo Esperanza

2016-06-29The 7 June in La Cisterna, a suburb of the capital city of Santiago, Chile, a group of microentrepreneurs who are partners of Fondo Esperanza enjoyed a seminar given by CREATECH Marketing digital. Provided as part of the company's corporate volunteer program, This event marked the beginning of a pilot program between the consulting firm and the institution of social development that supports entrepreneurs(ES) vulnerable sectors.

To contextualize Hope Fund (FAITH) based its model on Grameen Bank, He discussed in the article "Micro-credits: opportunity of financing to microentrepreneurs in developing their businesses". Has more of 100 a thousand active members and has delivered more than 245 thousand credits, you go from the CLP 70 thousand to CLP 5 million.     Read more …

16/06/2016

Micro-credits: opportunity of financing to microentrepreneurs in developing their business

2016-06-16To carry out an undertaking is required with a start capital or financing to make it grow. Usually this capital, especially at the beginning, It gets people close or competitive grants; Another option are the loans from banks. However they are not always needed large sums of money to carry out a project or to finance the expansion of the business; either not always the entrepreneur can access traditional banks to obtain the money needed. It is in this case a good choice are micro-credit. What is this and how to access them, We tell you then.

A micro-credit is a small loan that provides an entity to a person or group, to develop a project or business. It is not usually necessary to declare income, since they are focused on groups that do not have access to traditional banking. The aim of this may be to start with a project or to make it grow, buy inputs or machinery, for example. The return of this is relative and will depend on the type of entity that delivers microcredit, It can be weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or when the project has enough success to return money. Microcredit is primarily based on mutual trust, responsibility and participation, Since when the loan includes a group of people all must be responsible for the return of this.     Read more …

25/04/2016

Funding for entrepreneurship in Chile: programming of applications of 2016

2016-04-25Get the funding required to walk or climb a venture is essential, but many times this is being affected or delayed by not knowing that financing is the most suitable for the stage in which entrepreneurship is and, If they are State funds, not be clear about the dates of application. We then focus on the financing programs that gives the State in Chile, delivering information and dates of application of some of the most relevant State funds.

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