Start-up Latin America 2016

Building an Innovative Future

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Published on October 20, 2016

Also available in: Spanish


Start-ups are gaining momentum in Latin America. Start-up Latin America 2016: Building an innovative future reviews the dynamics of start-ups and the policies for start-up promotion in four countries in the region –  Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The report reviews the policy mix for start-up promotion and highlights the progress made by each country and future challenges. It identifies good practices in promoting start-ups and lessons learned in Latin America in the design and implementation of policies.


Foreword and acknowledgements
Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
Why support start-ups, and how?
Promoting start-ups in Latin America: Progress made and open challenges
Promoting start-ups in Chile
Promoting start-ups in Colombia
Promoting start-ups in Mexico
Promoting start-ups in Peru
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overview / Síntesis y recomendaciones

English - Overview (Assessment and Recommendations)  
Español - Síntesis y recomendaciones 


Press release / Comunicado de prensa

English -  Keeping the momentum of successful pro start-ups policies in Latin America is essential, says new OECD Development Centre report
EspañolMantener el impulso de políticas exitosas a favor de las startups en América Latina es esencial, según nuevo informe del Centro de Desarrollo de la OCDE