Venture capital funds

In Chile, the venture capital industry is in an emerging stage, but has gradually grown stronger. Today, there are a number of players who are specializing in certain industries, including biotechnology, mainly related to life sciences.
The focus of these funds is to support the development and internationalization of local companies to the world as well as connecting with investors to bring capacities and biotechnology transfer to Chile in those niches or segments where competitive advantages as a country have been identified.

Austral Capital
Founded in 2007, Austral Capital Partners is a venture capital investment fund focused on identifying entrepreneurs, projects and Latin American companies with high growth potential and that are globally scalable.


El Bosque Norte 0123 #601
Santiago, Chile
(56) (2) 246.0808 T
(56) (2) 246.0809 F
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228 Hamilton Ave. 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, California 94301
(650) 265.7322 T
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Aurus Ventures
Aurus has the experience of years in the investment world managing the assets of the most demanding institutional and individual investors. Since its inception in 2008, Aurus partners have invested alongside their clients, sharing the risk in every investment. In venture capital, Aurus actively seeks, through its technology and life sciences funds, investments in companies and projects with high potential, which require a partner for their business success, and have a value proposition that can be internationalized.


Av. Nueva Costanera 4091
Oficina 501, Vitacura
Tel. (56) 2 498 1300
Fax. (56) 2 4981301
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Fondo Copec-UC
This venture capital fund was established by Fundación Copec, Universidad Católica and Cruz del Sur, with support of CORFO, to help drive innovation and entrepreneurship in our country. Their goal is to promote entrepreneurship through capital contribution and support in the management of small and medium companies that have innovative plans and seek to enhance their business.


Av. Libertador Bernardo O’Higgins 440,
Piso 13
(56) 2 4618011
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Equitas Capital
Asset management company for alternative emerging markets in South America. It focuses on innovative businesses and projects with persuasive technologies, high growth potential and regional or global aspirations in order to provide better returns to investors, according to risk in Chile, Colombia, Peru and other similar markets in the region.


Av. Apoquindo 3910, Piso 11
Las Condes, Santiago
(56) 2 799 3000
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Seilerstätte 22 / 3
A-1010 Viena
+43 (0) 1 / 345 1415
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