Latam Spring 2019

New Zealand - Chile | 5 August - 11 October

Do you have a product or service that is ready for international expansion? Are you interested in Latin America as a potential growth channel? LATAM Spring is a programme designed to help you take that leap.


During an 8-week programme, you will meet with coaches and mentors who have a deep understanding of Latin America markets. The programme will culminate with a 7-10 day tour of the Chilean startup ecosystem, where you will have the opportunity to meet with investors, corporates and potential customers. LATAM Spring is more than just a fun trip to South America, it’s about helping you achieve real growth outcomes. 

What we offer

1-1 Coaching

Each company will receive individual coaching to get you ready for growth in Latin America.


Participants will be trained in effective strategies and best practices for business in LATAM.

Trip to chile

Personalised tour of Santiago to meet with investors, corporates, partners and potential customers.


Opportunity to tap into Founder Spring’s extensive network across Latin America.

Why Chile?

Chile is uniquely positioned as a gateway to Latin America. Low corruption, high transparency and ease of doing business combined with economic and governmental stability make Chile an ideal landing pad for founders wanting to explore the rest of Latin America. Santiago also boasts a thriving startup ecosystem with notable programmes such as Start-Up Chile, one of Forbes top 10 most successful startup accelerators.

Selection Criteria

Product-Market Fit

Product-market Fit

Strategic Alignment

Strategic Alignment
Growth Ready

Growth Ready

Key Dates

Applications open
1st June
Applications Closed - Selection Period Begins
26th July
Selection Period Ends - Results Announced
31st July
Programme Starts
5th August
Chilean Market Trip
23rd September - 2nd October
Programme Ends
11th October


Feel free to contact us with any specific questions you may have. 
You may also find our FAQ section helpful. 


1/7 Dixon St

Wellington, NZ 6011

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