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iSTAR Stories

New storybooks for young children: Personalized, digital, animated, bilingual and multi-platform. The child is the star; the perfect gift.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Claro Solar, Temuco, Araucania, Chile
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2012
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

iSTAR Stories is building personalized digital storybooks, with human audio and gentle animation. Stories perform on PC, notebook, tablet or smartphone. Users can quickly and easily build a child profile, select a story, purchase it and send the code, creating an instant personalized gift. Our customers are relatives and friends who want to give children the gift of reading. We start with the LatAm and US Latino community, in Spanish and English.


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    Terri Anderson

    Qualified in Communications, New Zealander Terri has spent 15 years living in different countries and has consulted as a strategic communications expert in NZ, the UK and Chile. Her work has included managing teams and projects for large scale IT and government tech programs. Now a parent raising a bilingual child, she has turned the need for great bilingual books into plans for a global company and aims to improve child access to literacy.

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    Gary Burns
    Tech lead

    With a background in psychology and international experience as a server engineer and project lead, Gary has years of studying, understanding and implementing new technologies to meet business objectives. He consulted for Digital Development for the Chilean Government, bringing ecommerce needs to the table and representing Chile in APEC and OECD. He holds MCSE / MCT / MCSA / MCP, CCNA, a Masters in renewables and a post-grad in Tech and Energy.

Previous Investors

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    Start-Up Chile