February 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in February:   Feb 26 BlackRocks Startups Help Black Entrepreneurs Blossom In Brazil Feb 26 The blooming of Brazil’s tech ecosystem will peak in 2020. Fev 25 Banco Votorantim, the seventh largest bank in Brazil, recently announced an $18.38M (R$80M) investment in Weel, an accounts receivables…

January 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in January:   Jan 28 Sapore, a Brazilian multinational of corporate restaurants, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in three startups: Lucco Fit, from frozen lunchboxes; Shipp, for delivery; and Zaitt, an autonomous supermarket. Jan 28 Multiplan and brMalls invested R$ 69 million…

December 2019 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in December:   Dec 30 IBOVESPA leads list of best investments in the year. The index jumped 31,6% reaching 115.645 points (article in Portuguese) Dec 19 Brazilian tech fund Confrapar invested R$200 million in the fintech Zetra, that develops digital tools to further financial education and wellness. Dec…

November 2019 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in November:   Dec 2 São Paulo-based startup Housi joined Redpoint eventures’ portfolio with an investment round of R$50 million. Housi receives, manages, and leases real estate through its platform. Nov 25 Brazil included in the Global Entry Program. 20 Brazilian executives will start testing program.…

Special program for Brazilian tech leaders around the annual conference 2019

BayBrazil week, Aug 20th – 23rd, 2019  In 2019 BayBrazil expanded even more the program around its signature event, the annual conference Brazil in 21st Century. DAY 1 The program kicked-off with a cocktail reception at Docusign headquarters in San Francisco. In partnership with Redpoint e.ventures, we gathered a cheerful mix of entrepreneurs, investors, and tech players…

October 2019 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in October:   Oct 30 From Fidelity to Schroders, Money Managers are Bullish on Brazil. Ibovespa has gained 22% this year as economic reforms advanced Oct 24 Cobli, startup that develops IoT tracking technology for corporate fleets, raised US$10 million Series A led by Fifth Wall…

September 2019 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in September:   Sept 27 Bom Pra Crédito raised approximately US$8.4 million in its fourth funding round. Grupo Globo, the largest media and communication conglomerate in Latin America, led the investment that purchased minority stakes in the company. Sept 21 Cubo Itau innovation center celebrated…