EdTech in Latin America

Date: Thu, Oct 13, 6pm–8:30pm Location: Udemy headquarters, 600 Harrison Street – San Francisco, CA     Investments in startups focused on education technologies were getting traction in the last few years, reaching a record high in 2015 when funding was over $3 billion. However, according to CB Insights, in Q1 2016 funding dropped to…

Scaling tech companies in Brazil – the perspective of an American entrepreneur

When: July 20, 6pm-8:30pm Location: Silicon Valley Bank, 2400 Hanover St., Palo Alto Pre-registration Space is limited and BayBrazil members have priority. A few years before its deepest recession in decades, Brazil was attracting a number of foreign investors and entrepreneurs keen to explore opportunities in the fifth largest tech market in the world. Among…

HealthTech in Latin America

When: Thursday, April 28th, 6pm-8:30pm Location: HeartFlow 1400 Seaport Blvd., Building B, Redwood City, CA Pre-registration Medical technology continues to advance at a rapid pace and represents a leading investment sector. According to the MoneyTree report, VCs invested $12.1 billion in 969 deals in the first quarter of 2016, with the highest amounts going to the software industry. The second largest…

Brazilians in Silicon Valley

Brazilians in Silicon Valley It’s time for one more networking evening featuring Brazilian tech professionals in the region! The event format will be a cocktail reception with brief introduction of all attendees, followed by a conversation with two special guests. Meet new members in our tech hub & mingle with BayBrazilians! When: Friday, April 8th, 6pm-9pm Location: YouTube…

Corporate Venture investing in Latin America

Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 6pm-9pm Location: Silicon Valley Bank,  3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 Pre-registration Corporations are playing an increasingly active role in entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. As technology keeps evolving across all industry sectors, corporations are dedicating teams and resources to find and invest in new tools and business models. According to…

Global Women’s Journey

On March 9th, BayBrazil will present the 8th edition of Global Women’s Journey, a series focused on female leadership around the world. Global Women’s Journey When: March 9th, 6pm-8:30pm Location: SAP, 3410 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto There has never been so much awareness about women’s rights. Governments around the world have increasingly acknowledged the need to advance…

Brazil in 2016

BayBrazil & Zendesk present: Brazil in 2016 When: Wed, January 27, 2016, 6pm-9pm Location: Zendesk headquarters at 1019 Market Street, San Francisco, CA Pre-registration Brazil is in its worst recession in decades. The country’s GDP is projected to contract by 3.7% and, in these 12 months through mid-December, consumer prices jumped 10.7%. Adding pressure to the…