Iván Vera

Iván Vera

Electrical Civil Engineer, Universidad Federico Santa María with a diploma in Nuclear Engineering from CIEMAT, Spain

Iván Vera founded INNSPIRAL in 1989, anticipating that innovation would lead Chile to development. He has led over 50 high-impact projects in Latin America by implementing innovation systems in business models and devised the Innovation Intensity Index, which measures and monitors the impact of initiatives in this field. He is a renowned speaker, with over 400 international presentations on corporate innovation and startups. In 2005, he founded the Circle of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at ICARE, and in 2016, he was honored by USM as one of the 100 most influential alumni in its history. Iván is the Director of Fraunhofer Research Chile, founder of the Innovation Club, and Magical Startups.

Experience in:

Banking and Financial Services 
Financial Services 

Other news

  • The future of mining: an adaptive challenge

    The future of mining: an adaptive challenge

    9 de April de 2024

    Diario Financiero | Mining in Chile is compelled to continue innovating for its transformation. The reason is straightforward: it produces one-third of the world’s copper and holds the same proportion of the planet’s reserves. With a projected production of 5.78 million tons for 2022, any alteration would have significant national and global ramifications. The industry faces […]

  • The opportunity that challenges the status quo

    The opportunity that challenges the status quo

    9 de April de 2024

    The venture capital industry in Chile invested US$ 63 million in 2019, US$ 160 million in 2020, and so far in 2021, investment has multiplied again, surpassing US$ 400 million, not including the investments received by the two new Chilean unicorns, Cornershop and NotCo.  Undoubtedly, the pandemic is related to this trend of increasing investments […]

  • A new transformative force

    A new transformative force

    9 de April de 2024

    El Mercurio | The five leading companies in market capitalization in the US are Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), and Facebook. All of them were funded with entrepreneurial capital (VC: Venture Capital). Each was conceived to create value appreciated by consumers worldwide and grew exponentially on a global scale. Amazon was founded in 1994. Within […]

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