Date: Oct 1st 2012, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Kellogg Auditorium, Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Rio Grande do Sul is one of the strongest Brazilian economies and is at the center of market of US$ 2.1 trillion.
Its ICT sector, technology parks, highly skilled workforce, significant field of research and development, top ranked universities and the companies already established in the area (SAP, Microsoft, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM) make the state to be known as the Brazilian Southern Silicon Valley.
With an increasing number of local companies, start-ups and a very specialized supply chain, Rio Grande do Sul is also growing as a hub for business in the Mercosur market.
On Oct 1st BayBrazil hosted a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders who discussed the opportunities in their state in a wide range of sectors such as ITC, semiconductors, infrastructure, housing, airport expansion, subway, wind farms, automotive and offshore industry.