Amure Pinho, CEO and Co-Founder of Blogo

Brazilian CEO and co-founder of Blogo, Amure Pinho, talked with BayBrazil about the success of this app that facilitates the publishing and management of multiple blogs. We also discussed his participation in the Evernote competition in San Francisco, the startup’s growth plans and the business ecosystems in Brazil and Silicon Valley. BayBrazil: Blogo attended the…

Education on mobile: the impact of mobile devices on children’s education around the globe

 Our Oct 21st event featured an international panel to discuss  the impact of mobile devices on children’s education and entertainment around the world. Here are the highlights of the presentations and conversation. Brazil, Israel, Germany, and China’s entrepreneurs present their experience about Kids’ learning through technology Suelen Vale Many parents have had the experience of using…

Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2014

This week, the Gates Foundation announced a new program that includes a US$5 mi fund for child development research in Brazil. Our member Ricardo Sardenberg was there. This last Tuesday I had the honor of representing BayBrazil in an event in Seattle commemorating the tenth anniversary of Grand Challenges, a family of initiatives fostering innovation…

TED Global 2014 in Rio de Janeiro

BayBrazil members  are constantly traveling to various regions and contributing to inform our community on news related to Brazil & technology. This week, our member Cynthia Lang is participating in the TED Global 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.   This is first ever TED conference and I am thrilled it’s being held in Rio! There is…

Education on mobile: the impact of mobile devices on children’s education around the globe

When: Tuesday, Oct 21st, 6pm-9pm Location: LinkedIn headquarters, 2025 Stierlin Ct, Mountain View, 94043 The school year is at full speed with smartphones and tablets capturing educators, students and families around the world.According to CommonSense Media, children’s access to mobile media devices is dramatically higher than it was 2 years ago. Among families with children age…

Oct 2: SF International Women Entrepreneurs Forum

SF International Women Entrepreneurs Forum When: Thursday October 2nd, 2014 Location:K&L Gates San Francisco Office, 4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200, San Francisco Pre-registration ESSENTIAL INSIGHTS INTO SUCCESSFULLY FINANCING YOUR ‘BIG’ IDEA Topic: When it comes to funding, everyone agrees the Bay Area is the place to be. That said many questions often remain: how does it work?…

Gustavo Lemos, Co-Founder & CEO of IDXP

Several BayBrazil members are entrepreneurs who moved from various regions in Brazil to start or grow their companies in Silicon Valley. They are smart, innovative and possess a contagious drive that enriches our community and the very ecosystem in the valley.  On July 21st we had a conversation with Gustavo Lemos, Co-Founder & CEO of IDXP.…

Sep 12, 2014: Brazil in the 21st Century

           BayBrazil & Stanford Rock Center for Corporate Governance present: Brazil in the 21st Century Date: Sep 12 2014, 9am – 5:00pm Location: Rock Center at Stanford University Law School, 559 Nathan Abbott Way room 290, Stanford See complete agenda below. Space in this event is limited!  Our annual conference will gather government representatives…

Sep 10: An evening with Brazilian startups

BayBrazil, Initial Capital, Redpoint e.ventures & Zendesk present: an evening with Brazilian startups Date: Sep 10, 2014, 6pm-8:30pm Location: Zendesk headquarters at  1019 Market Street, San Francisco CA Attendance to this event is by invitation-only, exclusively to BayBrazil members and partners guests. Event is sold out, if you wish to be placed in the waiting…

BayBrazil members in the World Cup

Quite a few BayBrazil members are currently traveling to watch the World Cup in soccer land. Our Board Member Andy Tsao, Global Gateway Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank, just returned from Rio de Janeiro and sent us his impressions on the Cup & business opportunities in Brazil.   I arrived in Rio de Janeiro on…