October 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in October:   Oct 29 Locaweb acquired Startup Vindi for R$ 180 million. Vindi is SaaS company that processes and manages recurring payments for companies and will complement Locaweb’s payment solutions. Oct 29 Via Varejo acquired i9XP for an undisclosed value. The startup is specialized…

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September 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in September:   Sept 30 The recent BayBrazil study shows an unprecedented number of venture capital firms led or founded by Brazilians, a total of seven. Moreover, an increasing number of tech executives, engineers, product experts who work in Bay Area corporations are venturing into…

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August 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in August Aug 27 Fintech Nubank received a new round of investment of US$ 300 million on June 4 that has not yet been revealed. The document with the information was filed with the SEC. Aug 25 CyberLabs, a Brazilian artificial intelligence (AI) startup, raised…

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BayBrazil annual conference edition #9

To celebrate BayBrazil’s 10th anniversary we expanded our annual conference into a series of weekly webinars. Guest speakers shared insights on the innovation path of Brazil and the U.S. in these past ten years in a variety of sectors and discussed the major disruptions that will shape the next decade. Watch dialogues

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July 2020 Deals & investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in July   July 30 Magnetis, an automated wealth management startup, has raised US$11 million in a new round of funding. Plans are to transform itself into a full-service brokerage. Investors in the round included Redpoint eventures and Vostok Emerging Finance. July 30 BayBrazil annual…

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June 2020 Deals & investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in June:   June 29 Startup success isn’t determined by how much you raise; it’s about how much equity you keep, which means controlling your own destiny. According Tom Foremski, the San Francisco-based startup Arena is a great example of bootstrapping. Arena is a cloud-based…

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May 2020 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May:   May 30 Santander InnoVentures led a US$5 million investment in the Brazilian fintech a55. The Brazilian startup specializes in loans for small and medium-sized businesses in the tech industry. May 29 The Brazilian SaaS platform Accountfy announced a new round of US$6.5…

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