Nerdube and Endeavor Mendoza invited Julian to lead round table discussions with local investors, government official, entrepreneurs, and professional services groups on the challenges in developing a thriving startup ecosystem. During his visit to Nerdcube in San Juan, Julian also had the opportunity to conduct 1:1 mentoring sessions for several startups.
With the support of CORFO, Imagine Lab, Fundación Chile, Chile Global Angels, and LATAM Ventures Club invited Julian to facilitate a two day workshop on best practices for investing in early stage companies. In attendance were managers from several early stage funds, corporate venture funds, startup accelerators and angel investing groups. The event also included discussions on the state of venture capital in Chile, pitches from several promising startups, and a presentation from CORFO on the various government programs to encourage investment in early stage companies. It was an opportunity to bring important players together to talk about how to work together to continue evolve the startup ecosystem in Chile. Imagine Lab is VIAGlobal’s first partner in Latin America.