These are the candidates competing to be one of the winners of the ChildTech Challenge Chile – Early Childhood Education

These are the candidates competing to be one of the winners of the ChildTech Challenge Chile – Early Childhood Education

A committee of experts made up of representatives of the social world, childhood specialists, social innovation and technology, were responsible for choosing the 8 candidates competing for the prize of up to 30K and implementing a project of high social impact in Chile.After a successful call involving almost 100 organizations from around the world and a rigorous application review process, only 8 startups from 5 different countries, were selected to continue advancing in the selection process.Over the next few weeks, candidates will have to work on their proposed implementation plan, which will be thoroughly reviewed by the Impactus Ventures and...
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Check the candidates who move forward in the selection process and compete to be one of the winners of the ChildTech Challenge – Protection and Mental Health Award for Children and Adolescents

Check the candidates who move forward in the selection process and compete to be one of the winners of the ChildTech Challenge – Protection and Mental Health Award for Children and Adolescents

A committee of experts made up of representatives of the social world, childhood specialists, social innovation and technology, were responsible for choosing the 8 candidates competing for the prize of up to 30K and implementing a project of high social impact in Chile. After a successful call involving almost 100 organizations from around the world and a rigorous application review process, only 8 startups were selected to moving forward in the selection process. As Carolina Arce, Co-Founder and Director of Impactus Ventures point out, "We received applications from almost every continent and selected 8 technological solutions from 5 countries. We...
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Successful case: social impact implementation technologies at “Fundación Para la Confianza”

Successful case: social impact implementation technologies at “Fundación Para la Confianza”

"There is no need to be afraid of solving an organizational need through technological ventures." Catalina Venegas, Management Control Coordinator  With over 10 years of experience, Fundación Para la Confianza is an organization specialized in the prevention of child sexual abuse and the accompaniment of victims, being one of the main social organizations in Latin America that promote human rights, especially of children and adolescents.Every year there has been an increase in the number of people contacting the foundation for psychological and legal guidance and support. By 2020, over ten thousand children and adolescents have benefited from some of its...
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Chile a getaway and investment platform in Latin America

Chile a getaway and investment platform in Latin America

Chile is the strongest economy in Latin America, making it an attractive location for companies and startups that want to expand their business. Chile is a stable country, both economically and politically, and with opportunities in various sectors. Latin America has grown globally as a diverse and attractive destination for investors who want to expand globally and take their business to the next level. Some countries in the region include Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, among others. There is high participation of foreign companies in a variety of sectors, where the technology area stands out.Did you know that many of...
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ChildTech Challenge will reward startups that solve social problems in Latin America

ChildTech Challenge will reward startups that solve social problems in Latin America

Scientific advances have shown that during childhood nutrition, cognitive stimulation and upbringing strongly influence a child’s ability to reach their full potential in terms of health, cognitive and socio-emotional abilities (Young 2002). This has led to increased awareness and importance for the care and protection of this group, which has resulted in a significant increase in public and private investment in these issues. In this regard, organizations such as Unicef and the World Bank (2016) promote investment in this group, calling it a key economic priority for countries' development. In turn, within the UN SDGs, the importance of early childhood...
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