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Rockstart Colombia

Emerging Tech LatAm

PROGRAM

ACCELERATING STARTUPS AND

PREPARING THEM FOR GLOBAL SCALING

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Join Rockstart’s 180-day Emerging Tech LatAm Program to grow your company and get ready for investment. Rockstart supports entrepreneurs with a strong purpose by connecting them with the brightest minds in the industry. We’re looking for startups with a great founding team, a well-built product and early traction to create solutions for big problems.

We’re interested in startups that are creating the future, using promising new technologies (AI, Blockchain, sensors) to make a positive impact. Focus areas include:

As a member of the 2020 Emerging Tech LatAm cohort, your team will work with mentors, industry-specific experts and fellow founders to build, validate and scale your business.

AN IMPRESSION OF ROCKSTART Emerging Tech LatAm

  • 26 June Applications Open
  • 26 July Applications Close
  • 27 July - 11 October Selection phase
  • 12 October Program Start
  • 16 November - 11 January Growth Phase
  • 12 January - 9 February On Stage Phase
  • 10 February Demo Day
  • 15 February - 25 March Scale Phase
  • 26 March Program End

What we offer

Emerging Tech Alumni

LA MANICURISTA

 

La Manicurista offers an instant service for manicures and pedicures at home, connecting clients and manicurists through a mobile platform. La Manicurista guarantees a 24/7 service and the arrival of a manicurist at the user’s home in less than 45 minutes. In addition, they have already implemented new beauty services such as waxing, blower and massages.

 

La Manicurista has more than 30 thousand downloads in Google Play and the Apple Store, 3200 active users and over 150 beauty professionals. On a monthly basis, they provide more than 3000 services. The team recently closed an investment round for 900,000,000 COP.

Foody

 

Foody produces and delivers healthy gourmet food at affordable prices, to eat well every day.

 

Foody is developing its product fast. Since October 2017 the company went from 78 to 284 subscribers, selling 3112 lunches in April 2018. The team closed a 580,000,000 COP investment round from new investors in 2018.

QUEO

 

QUEO manages secure parking for employees, by connecting parking lot owners to companies to reserve exclusive parking spaces near their office or places of work at an affordable rate. This business model provides an extra income to the owner of the parking lot and an efficient solution to its users.

 

Since October 2017, the company has experienced a 265% growth to 380 subscribers and raised 300,000,000 COP in investment.

EnlaU

EnlaU is Latam’s university focused super app, which digitalize the university-based economy around products and services demanded by students, teachers and administrative personal. They were born around food, but since 2019 have become a multiproduct platform offering private classes traveling packages, fitness memberships, technology, clothing amongst other products and services. They have implemented a successful vertical, Brands’ Program, which allow any brand to engage university students, which are future high-income professionals, essentially increasing Costumer Life Time value. On the other hand, they are implementing, in alliance with Torre Technology, an employment service, which allow companies to select the best talent for internships and first jobs amongst students from Latam’s best universities.

EnlaU got more than 350,000 downloads in both Google Play and Apple App store, 90,000+ active users, 65 entrepreneurs managing universities and 500+ Runners. Currently they have alliances with brands such as Rappi, Auteco, Aviatur, Fitpal, Red Bull, Adidas, Lentes Plus, Red Bull amongst others.

Monthly they are generating around 40,000 services and they recently closed a $400,000 USD bridge investment round.

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What you'll learn

We’ve created a strong curriculum that will help you design validation experiments, produce results and grow your business in a structured and accelerated manner. In 180 days, you will learn about the following subjects:

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