Brazilian Professionals Networking Evening

When: Friday, March 27, 6pm-9pm Location: LinkedIn headquarters, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View Exceptionally, the language in this event will be Portuguese. Non-Portuguese speakers interested to listen to the language are welcome to attend. The event is part of BayBrazil’s goals to bring the Brazilian tech community in the region together. A BayBrazil visa aproximar…

Entrepreneurship in Brazil

BayBrazil & Apigee present: Entrepreneurship in Brazil When: Thursday, Feb 19, 6pm-9pm Location: Apigee, 10 South Almaden Boulevard, San Jose. Free parking available. If you plan to attend the event make sure you pre-register. Price at the door will be: $25 Members, $45 Non-Members According to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Brazil is one of the most…

Brazil in 2015

  BayBrazil & Evernote present: Brazil in 2015 When: Jan 21st, 2015, 6pm-9pm Location:  Evernote headquarters, 305 Walnut Street, Redwood City CA   Brazil is entering a challenging year. The real has been hit hard by falling commodity prices and the corruption scandal at state oil giant Petrobras is shaking up political parties, including the Worker’s…

Brazilian startup that connects truck drivers to their cargo moves US$18 million worth in freight through its platform monthly

TruckPad was accelerated by Abril Plug and Play and won competition against 30 local and international startups   Suelen Vale “Truckers are the taxi drivers of cargo and there is no other professional who needs more technology to move than these road workers,” says Carlos Mira, founder of TruckPad. The startup offers a platform that…

Abril Plug and Play ends its first program on a high note

The Brazilian-American initiative accelerated four Brazilian startups, one of them winner of the Winter Expo   Suélen Vale The first four Brazilian startups selected by the acceleration program April Plug and Play, created to unite Brazil to Silicon Valley, ended its activities last week, at Plug and Play headquarters. From here, the driven entrepreneurs of…

San Francisco-Sao Paulo Direct Flight Campaign

As you know, during our annual conference Brazil in the 21st Century, at Stanford, we launched a campaign for the direct flight between San Francisco and Sao Paulo. The initiative has had a strong support from our tech community, the Consulate of Brazil in SF and our partner organizations LatinSF and TravelSF. In the last…

Hunting for Brazilian Tech Talent

Many businesses in the BayBrazil community have inquired about the impact of the globalized market on Brazilian professionals. Our member Belisa Amaro, a Brazilian journalist living in the Bay Area, spoke with some experts about the topic and wrote this special report.   The appetite for Brazilian businesses professionals in the U.S. has grown exponentially in…