Sebastian Vidal is the Executive Director of parallel18 the new Startup Program of Puerto Rico. He was the former Executive Director at StartUp Chile, a government funded program aiming to attract global minded entrepreneurs to Chile in order to transform a country in to the world leading innovation capital. Through StartUp Chile, he was able to work side by side with more than 1.000 startups from different stages and industries and witnessed a countries cultural transformation towards entrepreneurship. He has also worked developing tech hub strategies with countries like Peru, Brazil, Lebanon, Malaysia and South Korea. He has invested in couple of startups and also has been a mentor in different accelerators and entrepreneurship programs like Stanford Ignite, Founder Institute among others
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