BayBrazil, bridging Silicon Valley & Brazil

BayBrazil is a Silicon Valley-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing together the Brazilian-American ecosystem of professionals & businesses in the Bay Area and helping to facilitate ties between Silicon Valley and Brazil.

Mission

BayBrazil mission is to:

  • Build a tightly-knit community of Brazilian professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and scholars living in the Bay Area

  • Promote networking between American business professionals interested in Brazil and strengthening business ties between Silicon Valley & Brazil

  • Give back to the entrepreneurial community in Brazil by facilitating access to US businesses and mentoring young entrepreneurs

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BayBrazil, a conduit for business between SV & Brazil

BayBrazil is a source of expert knowledge to Silicon Valley companies on how to conduct business in Brazil. We assist local firms understand and mitigate the risks of doing business with Brazil and help these companies assess, qualify, and select potential partners in the country.

BayBrazil: Interconnected community

Network. Engage. Thrive. BayBrazil connects the Brazilian-American community in Silicon Valley by promoting monthly networking events to discuss technology & international business. We inform, engage & foster interaction among professionals interested in Brazil & we welcome your participation!

  • “BayBrazil has served a critical role in connecting Brazil with the Bay Area.  It has created a unique network of professionals and series of events over the last several years.  Due to unending passion and effort, the impact of the organization to the community at large has grown every year.”

    Antoine Colaco
    Partner at Valor Capital Group
  • “I’m proud to be a BayBrazil member since 2012. I own so much to this organization, which is essential to the Brazilian community in Silicon Valley. Highly Inspirational events both because of the quality of information and the networking. It was through BayBrazil that I developed many of my Silicon Valley connections and had the opportunity to meet incredible talented tech professionals, mentors, friends. As a result many new doors were opened to me.”

    Dayse Black
    Market Manager Brazil, Prezi
  • “A good number of Brazilians who work, study or invest in the fast paced, tech intensive Silicon Valley constantly identify windows for business and improvement with Brazil. BayBrazil provides a well thought networking structure to connect individuals and catalyze these opportunities”

    Robson Capasso
    MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • “Silicon Valley is all about connecting – connecting technology, people, cultures. Connecting Brazil to Silicon Valley is fundamental – as a market, as a source of talent and creativity and as the leading indicator of what happens in Latin America. BayBrazil is that connection.”

    Avanish Sahai
    Senior VP of Alliance and Channels at insidesales.com & BayBrazil board member
  • “BayBrazil is ‘the’ organization in the Bay Area for connecting folks active in the innovation sectors between the US and Brazil. Over the past few years it has built a great network, and the content of the events it organizes is best in class.”

     

    Kristen Durham
    Director, Office of the CEO at Zendesk
  • “I’m continually impressed with the BayBrazil events and I feel very fortunate to have found such a wonderful organization.”

     

    Bryan Failing
    CEO, Cortex Law Group
  • “BayBrazil has done a superb support to introduce Six Semicondutores to the Silicon Valley community and to Stanford University, connecting us to a valuable network. BayBrazil represents an unique opportunity to connect Brazilian companies to the Bay Area and to make it a fruitful long term presence in the region.”

    Frederico Blumenschein
    Executive VP, Unitec Semiconductors
  • “BayBrazil was instrumental in preparing our agenda in Silicon Valley and connecting our company with stakeholders in the security sector. We’ve established relationships and potential partnerships with relevant players developing cutting edge technology.”

    Sidney Samitsu
    CIO, Kolss
  • “BayBrazil has been providing a very valuable service to the community: bringing talented people together, expanding boundaries, and creating opportunities.”

    Fred Aslan
    VP, Venrock & BayBrazil board
  • “BayBrazil hosts the best events and the most interesting crowds to discuss the natural synergies between Brazil and Silicon Valley.”

     

    Vicente Silveira
    Head of Fraud Data Science at Uber
  • “BayBrazil has a very important role connecting Brazilian tech companies to the silicon valley ecosystem. Having a bridge to connect Brazilian Entrepreneurs and the valley’s community is a great way to start developing relationships in Silicon Valley, and we at Movile thank BayBrazil for playing this role.”

    Fabricio Bloisi
    CEO & Founder, Movile
  • “BayBrazil is the true connection between Silicon Valley and Brazil.”

     

    Daniel Dalarossa
    Brazilian entrepreneur