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.  …

Corporate Venture Investing in Latin America

Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 6pm-8:30pmLocation: Silicon Valley Bank,  2400 Hanover Street, Palo Alto Corporations continue to play an increasingly active role in entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. Despite a decrease of 2% in corporate venture capital deal activity globally, according to CB Insights report the number of new CVC firms making first-time investments reached record levels in…

Brazilians in Silicon Valley

When: Friday, April 21st, 6pm-9pm Location: Facebook, 1 Hacker Way-Bld.15, Menlo Park, CA Corporate tech companies in the Bay Area continue to attract high-skilled Brazilian talent. Although there aren’t statistics data to clearly illustrate this trend, in these past years we’ve seen an increasing number of Brazilian professionals moving to the region. That’s why since…

Global Women’s Journey

When: Wed, March 8, 6pm– 8:30pm Location: Evernote, 305 Walnut Street, Redwood City, 94063   According to the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap report it will take 170 years before there is global equality between men and women. Around the globe, women earn less, work more, have less participation in the labor force and is…