Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets

Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets – Oct 2017 Author: Daniel Augusto Motta, PhD, MSc, CEO of BMI Blue Management Institute   The Eastern resurgence led by China and India permeates several dimensions, industries and regions. From increasingly mighty super conglomerates to international trade pervasiveness, the Chinese and Indians are essentially omnipresent in the world’s competitive environment, and they are…

September 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of August through September, 2017: Aug 28 Facebook will open Estação Hack, a training center in São Paulo for coders and entrepreneurs, encouraging technology careers for young Brazilians.   Aug 29 500 Startups made an investment of US$ 100,000 in Quero Educação, a Brazilian company…

BayBrazil-Launchpad 2nd startups workshop

On Sep 14 & 15, 2017, BayBrazil & Google Developers Launchpad teamed up again to organize the second workshop to help Brazilian startups with training and mentorship. This time we co-hosted 16 companies selected by BayBrazil partners. On Day 1, startups CEOs, CTOs, founders gathered at Google Launchpad Startup Space where they met with Google…

Optimism (in California) about Brazil 

Optimism (in California) about Brazil – Sep 2017 Author: Stephen Scheibe, President All Abroad   While President Temer says Brazil is turning the corner and as Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles jockeys for a possible run for President in 2018 bragging in international meetings that Brazil has its lowest inflation in years and the economy is starting to…

Ricardo Neves, Partner at PwC

Ricardo leads theTechnology, New Ventures & Innovation team at PwC Brasil. He’s been working with clients on large scale tech implementation and strategy in Latin America, U.S. and Europe. In our interview, he talks about the changes in consumer behavior, the tech and social media influence on purchases and the Brazilian political scenario impact on…

August 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of July through Aug 29, 2017: July 24 TPG invested in Brazilian digital ad company Solinftec through its Alternative and Renewable Technologies growth equity platform TPG ART. The capital will fund the expansion of Solinftec’s platform into new crops and geographies.   July 31 Microsoft,…

July 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from the end of June through July 2017: June 28 The 25 most innovative ag tech companies that have more than US$400 million in financing. Brazil-based BovControl and Strider are included.   June 29 Criatec 2, a venture capital fund managed by Bozano Investimentos and Triaxis Capital, will invest…

Partnerships, M&A and investments. Take a look at what happened in Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of May through June 2017.

May 30: Kaszek Ventures has raised US$200 million fund and expectations are that most of it will go to Brazil, the largest capital recipient of the firm. June 2: The anti-fraud startup Konduto received an investment of R$ 2.5 Million from the Fund Criatec 2, managed by Bozano Investimentos and Triaxis Capital.  (in Portuguese) June…

TOTVS launches Carol, data platform with AI

TOTVS, Latin American’s leader in the SMB market, gathered it’s top executives and the Brazilian press in its Sao Paulo HQ to launch Carol, the company’s platform for quality data and artificial intelligence. This technology marks the beginning of a new era of innovation in the enterprise and will enhance the ownership of data in…