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Start Up Chile – Athens
June 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a public startup accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups and use Chile as a foundation. Today, Start-Up Chile is the leading accelerator in LATAM, among the TOP 10 globally, and one of the biggest and most diverse startup communities in the world. Start-Up Chile has been a global game changer. After it was created, 50 countries followed suit and created similar programs.
Since 2016, Start-Up Chile’s new goals are to ensure that Chile remains a world hub for technological innovation and to be known as drivers of technological enterprises that impact the domestic economy positively.
18:00 – Welcome by Stavros Messinis
18:05 – Remarks by Her Excellency the Ambassador of Chile Ms. Pia Busta
18:15 – Startup Chile SEBASTIAN DÍAZ
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS, START-UP CHILE
Sebastián Díaz began his career at Start-Up Chile in June of 2014 as Director of Communications and Marketing. Its mission is to position the program both in Chile and abroad, implementing effective strategies of marketing and communications.
He has been in charge of the communications strategy of Start-Up Chile, the development and maintenance of the blog, supervision of social networks and editing of videos. He also created the SUP News, being the anchor of the news.
In the past, Díaz’s career as a journalist includes his experience at Cadem Reseach, working as press officer and community manager, his experience as an editor at “I Go Chile”, a monthly magazine covering trends, landscapes, culture and outdoor sports, and also his work as journalist and anchor in emol.com, the online version of the newspaper “El Mercurio” (Chile´s main newspaper and one of the biggest newspapers in South America) and one of the most visited news websites in Chile.
Previously, Díaz worked as a journalist and editor on television, radio and print media.
He also works as a Professor in Finis Terrae University on the subjects of: “Television and Journalism” and “Digital Journalism”.
He is a journalist from the Finis Terrae University, where he was recognized as the best student of the 2012 generation.