Investments in El Salvador announced for startups linked to Web 3, blockchain and fintech, among others
StartupBootcamp (SBC), a global firm dedicated to supporting and accelerating technology startups around the world, has shown interest in El Salvador as a starting point for its expansion in the Central American region.
The information reviewed by the digital media elsalvador.com on July 24, indicates that the global firm plans invest up to USD 3.5 million in startups salvadorans, in order to promote the development of up to 30 emerging companies dedicated to various technological areas.
The selection of these startups will be made through a general call, and those focused on solving specific problems will be prioritized. The firm believes that the country has the potential to become a technology hub in the region, and this initial investment could open the door for future expansion into other countries.
The acceleration and support program for startups will be carried out in three phases, seeking to boost their growth and provide support for the commercialization of products and services.
StartupBootcamp has been successful in accelerating 1,494 startups worldwide, with average financing of 1.5 million euros and the generation of more than 6,600 jobs in the technology sector.
In addition to the firm's direct investment, it has the financial backing of external investors, including international banking institutions and large multinational companies such as Vodafone , Microsoft , Google and Airbus Group.
The support program for startups in El Salvador is expected to begin at the end of this year, opening a new path for technological development in the region.
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