Latin America 2017 business outlook

When: Wed, Jan 18, 2017, 6pm-9pm Location: Google SF Startup Space, 301 Howard, San Francisco Pre-registration   While 2015’s challenges are not yet behind, economies around the world are ending 2016 with a new set of troubles. A recent IMF study reviewed that global debt reached a record $152 trillion last year, a much higher…

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…