July 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in July: June 29 Got recession? Despite slowing hiring, Meta and Google, which employ hundreds of Brazilians in the Bay Area, are still “moving forward with major office expansions” in Menlo Park and San Jose. July 25 Population on the move. Here are two articles discussing the trend,…

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June 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in June: June 30 São Paulo-based motorcycle rental startup Mottu raised a $40M series B. “The company, which aims to give independent couriers a way to work for logistics and food delivery apps, also secured $10 million in debt financing”. June 30 Credit Suisse-Backed Firm’s…

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May 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May: May 26 Marvin, a Brazilian B2B payments platform has raised $15m in a Series A funding round led by early-stage venture capital firm Canaan. Existing investors Canary and Maúa Capital also participated in the round, as well as a number of angels. The…

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BayBrazil April & May 2022 summary

In-person dialogues, entrepreneurs visits, the batch 2 of our Impact program & more. Here is a summary of BayBrazil programs in the months of April & May of 2022. BRIDGING SILICON VALLEY & BRAZIL – ONE CONVERSATION AT A TIME Starting from the latest program, on May 19 our CEO hosted a lunch in her…

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April 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in April: April 27 Brazilian marketplace Inventa raised $55 million Series B led by Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Greylock, accompanied by Previous investors such as Greenoaks, a16z, monashees, and Tiger Global, among others. The company connects small, medium-sized retailers with suppliers. April 27 Raíz,…

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2022 batch

2022 batch Helping startups to expand their impact – one conversation at a time Inequality has aggravated in Brazil. In the 2020 UN Human Development Index the country dropped from 79th, in 2019, to 84th position out of 189 countries ranked in income distribution, standard of living, access to education, health. According to IBGE, 12 million Brazilians were unemployed…

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March 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in March: March 31st Study shows that in the first trimester of 2022, Brazil had 169 mergers and acquisitions totaling R$ 5.5 billion in transactions. 33% of the deals were cross-border deals. As for venture capital, investors poured R$ 3.4 billion in 22 deals. investments,…

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Agtech Brazil – March 2022

When: March 25th, 2022, 11:30-2pm – complimentary Brazilian BBQ served Location: Cupertino Attendance is limited. Executive Members have preferred access. Join BayBrazil executive members When it comes to agribusiness, Brazil is a powerhouse. The country is the world’s leading producer of orange juice, coffee and sugar and the top exporter of soybeans, coffee, beef. The sector accounts for…

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February 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in February: Feb 24 Five Brazilian startups to pitch at the 34th Y Combinator demo day next month. The event is the most desired program on the market to present startup business to hundreds of investors. Feb 24 Former teammates at SofBank launch a new VC…

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January 2022 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in January: Feb 1 Sandbox & Co, a London-based provider of digital learning products and services, today announced that it has acquired PlayKids, a leading digital education platform in Brazil. PlayKids’ majority owner, Movile, a long-term investor in LatAm tech companies, will become a minority…

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December 2021 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in December: Dec 23 Brazilian construction tech startup Ambar raised a large Series C round of, approximately, $36 million. The round was co-led by Brazil-based Echo Capital and Oria Capital, with participation from TPG Capital, Argonautic Ventures and others. Ambar was created in 2013 with…

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