ChildTech challenge is for innovative startups from all around the world to implement solutions in LatAm

We are looking for startups with proven solutions that have a positive impact on the lives of children and teenagers (from 0 to 18 years of age) in the areas of health, education and protection. The winners will implement their solutions in Chile

Would you like to grow your childhood & adolescent startup into LatAm?

Are you a startup innovating in the childhood & adolescent area?

Are you a startup innovating in education, health or education?

This call is for you!


Prize 1: Protection and mental health for children and adolescents

Up to 30.000 USD

Challenges to solve


  • Protecting and stopping online sexual abuse and harassment
  • Prevent grooming
  • Protect children from online toxicity
  • Protect against conflict and violence


  • Scaling a multichannel mental health service
  • Improve emotional well-being
  • Build healthy relationships
  • Enhancing self-esteem in adolescents


Prize 2 - Education for early childhood

up to 25.000 usd

Challenges to solve


  • Increasing social emotional learning  
  • Enhancing self-esteem
  • Teaching emotion management
  • Teaching emotional self-regulation
  • Identify their emotions and sensations
  • Learning healthy coping strategies
  • Achieving an integral development

Download the guidelines

Important dates

General Conditions

Every awarded startup will implement the solution in Chile 

A local NGO will support every winner during the implementation process

Startups must have a proven solution, sales and be more than two years old

Other Benefits

  1. Commercial softlanding in the country where the contract is delivered
  2. Infrastructure to execute the project
  3. Workshops, lectures and mentoring
  4. Connection and access to the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country where the contract is delivered.
  5. Media presence