The "Córdoba Escala" Program has a duration of three months, and offers the following benefits to selected dynamic and innovative ventures:
- Alliance with the Association of Private Entrepreneurial and Seed Capital (ARCAP) and Entrepreneurial Capital institutions and angel investors.
- Mentoring and valuable connections with Endeavor Córdoba and its network of seasoned entrepreneurs, startup entrepreneurs and investors.
- Alliance with the ProCórdoba Agency to advance in the internationalization of the venture (with a focus on Chile, Peru, Mexico and Colombia) and the possibility of accessing the benefits of the FExIC Fund.
- Contact with leaders, business references and partner companies of the United States Chamber of Commerce in Argentina (AmCham Argentina).
- Access to the Amazon Web Services Activate Program, credits and technology training.
The Cordoba Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship ("Agencia Córdoba Innovar & Emprender"), a public-private agency entitiy created by law in the Province of Córdoba in 2016.
Elegible dynamic and innovative ventures ("empredimientos dinámicos e innovadores" - EDIs) are those that:
- Have been incorporated in the province of Córdoba;
- Have been in existence for up to seven years;
- Have received an investment of entrepreneurial capital (from entrepreneurial capital institutions and / or angel investors).
- Are led by entrepreneurial team with talent, experience and dedication.
- Show great potential for internationalization and growth, or be close to a new round of entrepreneurial capital.
Companies that have been co-invested by the "Córdoba Innovar & Emprender" Agency are eligible.
First call for applications was opened between September 29, 2020 and October 8, 2020.
- Contribute to the scale-up process of dynamic and innovative ventures which are in advanced stages and have been invested in the province of Córdoba, through a network of allies that can add value to the process of internationalization and raising of entrepreneurial capital.
- Design a network of allies to scale that adds value to dynamic and innovative ventures in the province of Córdoba.
- Generate linking activities between these ventures and other relevant actors of local and foreign ecosystems that can add value to their internationalization process.
- Strengthen these venture's alliances between mentors, entrepreneurs and leaders to promote the development of their businesses.
- Promote the link between dynamic and innovative ventures and actors and institutions of entrepreneurial capital (angel investors, accelerators, investment funds) to advance in investment rounds and knowledge of the practice.