Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 09, 2012
Montreal start-up QA on Request is proud to announce that it has been selected to be a part of the next cohort of entrepreneurs heading to Chile in October to take part in the global accelerator program Start-Up Chile.
The company is one of 101 start-ups selected for the fifth cohort of the program, for which 1509 team of entrepreneurs had applied. Selected participants receive US$40k of equity-free seed capital, a 1-year work visa, and access to local financial and social networks.
“As a young company we are always striving for more financing and more visibility” says co-founder Simon Papineau. “Participating in Start-Up Chile will enable us to apply the lessons learned in our first year of existence as we prepare to go global with our unique crowdsourced software testing platform.”
Founded in 2011, the company provides quality assurance testing services to a wide range of companies, from start-ups in the mobile industry to large web development agencies.
“The Montreal start-up ecosystem has been very good to us so far. Now, with Start-Up Chile’s support, we will continue to develop our web platform, our international community of software testers and our clientele in South America and around the world."
About QA on Request
Founded in 2011, QA on Request specializes in quality assurance testing for web and software projects. The company was a finalist in the 2011 Angel Investors Challenge and a recipient of the Young Entrepreneur grant. Today, the growing team provides software testing services to many small and medium-sized development companies across North America.
For more information about QA on Request, please visit http://qaonrequest.com
About Start-Up Chile
Start-Up Chile is a program created by the Chilean Government that seeks to attract early-stage high potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups using Chile as a platform to go global.
During the six months the participants must be in Chile – for which they receive US$40k of equity-free seed capital, a 1-year work visa, and access to local financial and social networks – the objective is to raise funds, hire talent, create networks, and to launch their businesses from Chile while leveraging and interacting fully with the local entrepreneurship ecosystem.
For more information about the Start-Up Chile experience, please visit http://www.startupchile.org