Digital transformation powered by SaaS – the story behind 2018’s most innovative company

Three software services companies were rated the world’s most innovative in 2018. ServiceNow, Workday, and Salesforce ranked ahead of Tesla and Amazon, according to Forbes list. With 2017 revenues at almost $2 billion and market cap at $33 billion, the top of list ServiceNow is poised for continued growth projecting to double its revenue by 2020.  On Feb…

BayBrazil Partners & 2018 summary

2018 was a very special year for BayBrazil. Our tech hub surpassed 9k individuals who work at some of the most innovative organizations in the world. Together with you, our partners and supporters we promoted new business opportunities, meaningful connections, meetings, and events in Silicon Valley & Brazil. Thank you for your continued participation! Here…

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Digital Payments in Brazil

When: Oct 11, 6pm-9pm Location: Sheraton Palo Alto, 625 El Camino Real, Palo alto Throughout this decade, the world has watched the booming of financial technologies and disruptive electronic payment solutions. In such a prosperous setting, Brazil has proven that it has the potential to expand its emerging market and become one of the leading…

Brazilian startups – an evening with founders & investors

When: Wednesday, May 23, 6pm-8:30pm Where: Silicon Valley Bank, 505 Howard Street, San Francisco RESERVE YOUR SEAT Despite having to navigate Brazil’s worst-ever recession and political scandals, the Brazilian entrepreneurial community is managing to stay vibrant. Several growth startups have recently attracted global investors. To name a few, this week, lending platform Creditas raised US$…

BayBrazil in São Paulo

Building up to our efforts to promote in-depth discussions on tech and meaningful connections between Silicon Valley & Brazil, our team is planning a special program for our corporate members. On May 7th-11th BayBrazil Founder & CEO Margarise Correa, and Board Members Andy Tsao, Fred Aslan and Vicente Silveira will be in São Paulo leading meetings,…

Global Women’s Journey 2018

When: March 15th, 1:30pm-7pm Location: Box headquarters, 900 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City     It will take a century to close the current global gender gap! That’s the conclusion of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap report released at the end of 2017. Despite a number of initiatives by both public and private sectors to promote equality,…

VC Funding in Brazil, a conversation with Eric Acher

When: Thursday, June 8, 6pm-8:30pm Location: Silicon Valley Bank, 2400 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA Pre-registration Investors remain bullish on Brazil, despite the corruption and political uncertainty that continues to embroil the country’s government. Buenos Aires-based VC firm Kaszek Ventures has just announced it raised a $200 million fund to invest mostly in Brazilian internet startups.  …