Michelle Messina, co-author of “Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide”

Michelle Messina pioneered the Silicon Valley best practices training of startups in 2004 and has worked in more than 35 countries, including Brazil. In our interview, she talks about her new book and how she helps entrepreneurs to understand the what and how of building, scaling great companies and ways to successfully leverage the resources, capital and…

Flavio Feferman, professor at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and Pres of Developing Markets Group

  For the past two years Flavio Feferman has led an initiative to bring the Berkeley-Haas Lean Launchpad entrepreneurship training program to Brazil. In this interview, he discusses the program, how BayBrazil members can participate, as well as his new book on broadband internet in Brazil.     BayBrazil: What is the vision for Berkeley’s…

Impeachment vote: President Rousseff ousted

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016: Brazil’s Senate voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. Michel Temer is the new President. Media outlets all over the world are covering the historic vote. San Francisco Chronicle: Tough economic outlook in Brazil after president removed NYT : Dilma Rousseff is ousted as Brazil’s President in Impeachment vote WSJ : Dilma Rousseff Ousted…

Rodrigo Angelico, CEO, Keppe Motor

Brazilian company Keppe Motor is in San Francisco competing in the Global Grand Challenges of Singularity University’s global summit. The event awards companies that can positively impact humanity, in various sectors.  BayBrazil first heard about Keppe Motor last April, when we were contacted by its team. We helped the company with connections in Silicon Valley…