BayBrazilians host SF Mayor in Brazil

BayBrazil Corporate Members Banco Itau, Redpoint e-ventures and Silicon Valley Bank host San Francisco Mayor in São Paulo Here is the program’s description by Andy Tsao, Silicon Valley Managing Director and BayBrazil Board Member: SF Mayor Ed Lee and the city’s LatinSF office, which helps Latin companies set up in city, have organized a week…

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Brazilians in Silicon Valley

Brazilians in Silicon Valley It’s time for one more networking evening featuring Brazilian tech professionals in the region! The event format will be a cocktail reception with brief introduction of all attendees, followed by a conversation with two special guests. Meet new members in our tech hub & mingle with BayBrazilians! When: Friday, April 8th, 6pm-9pm Location: YouTube…

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Corporate Venture investing in Latin America

Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 6pm-9pm Location: Silicon Valley Bank,  3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 Pre-registration Corporations are playing an increasingly active role in entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. As technology keeps evolving across all industry sectors, corporations are dedicating teams and resources to find and invest in new tools and business models. According to…

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Global Women’s Journey

On March 9th, BayBrazil will present the 8th edition of Global Women’s Journey, a series focused on female leadership around the world. Global Women’s Journey When: March 9th, 6pm-8:30pm Location: SAP, 3410 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto There has never been so much awareness about women’s rights. Governments around the world have increasingly acknowledged the need to advance…

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Anderson Thees: Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures

The New Year comes with a lot of challenges for Brazilians. Are the challenges an opportunity for the investment community? Learn the perspective of Anderson Thees, Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint e.ventures, the first Brazilian VC fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. BayBrazil: The Brazilian economy contracted for 3 straight quarters and inflation is accelerating.…

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Pedro Sirotsky Melzer: Managing Director of e.Bricks Ventures

As crisis in Brazil deepens in these last weeks of 2015 with another ratings agency downgrade, our members wonder what are the prospects for 2016. So, we had a conversation with Pedro Sirotsky Melzer, Managing Director of e.Bricks Ventures, a Sao Paulo-based independent offshore VC firm with a focus on early stage internet and mobile technology companies.…

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Brazil in 2016

BayBrazil & Zendesk present: Brazil in 2016 When: Wed, January 27, 2016, 6pm-9pm Location: Zendesk headquarters at 1019 Market Street, San Francisco, CA Pre-registration Brazil is in its worst recession in decades. The country’s GDP is projected to contract by 3.7% and, in these 12 months through mid-December, consumer prices jumped 10.7%. Adding pressure to the…

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New video: VC Funding in Brazil, a conversation with the founders of Kaszek Ventures

On Nov 2nd, 2015, BayBrazil hosted Nicolas Szekasy and Hernan Kazah, co-founders of Kaszek Ventures, one of the most active VC firms in Brazil and Latin America. In an exclusive conversation with Andy Tsao, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank, and BayBrazil members, the co-founders discussed their latest investments, the opportunities they envision in the Latin American…

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