Carlos Pereira, CEO and Founder of Livox

Brazilian entrepreneur Carlos Pereira, CEO and Founder of Livox, is among the laureates of The Tech for Global Good. The program recognizes innovators solving the world’s biggest problems. This year’s focus is Technology & Health and Livox was included for being a software platform that enables non-verbal disabled people to communicate and learn. Carlos’s work has received…

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October 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene during October of 2017: Oct 2 São Paulo has the largest Google Campus in the world, with 89 thousand members. According André Barrence, Head of Campus SP, Google campus size shows the strength of the startups ecosystem in Brazil.   Oct 2 SPRO IT Solutions made an…

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The fintech revolution: how technology is transforming finance

When: Tuesday, Nov 14, 6pm-8:30pm Location: eBay Headquarters – 2065 Hamilton Avenue, Bld. 7, San Jose Pre-registration In the past 5 years technology has been transforming the traditional financial industry across the globe. Fintech startups in various regions are disrupting the way in which businesses and consumers make payments, transfer money, obtain loans and manage…

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Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets

Eastern Supremacy in Global Financial Markets – Oct 2017 Author: Daniel Augusto Motta, PhD, MSc, CEO of BMI Blue Management Institute   The Eastern resurgence led by China and India permeates several dimensions, industries and regions. From increasingly mighty super conglomerates to international trade pervasiveness, the Chinese and Indians are essentially omnipresent in the world’s competitive environment, and they are…

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September 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of August through September, 2017: Aug 28 Facebook will open Estação Hack, a training center in São Paulo for coders and entrepreneurs, encouraging technology careers for young Brazilians.   Aug 29 500 Startups made an investment of US$ 100,000 in Quero Educação, a Brazilian company…

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BayBrazil-Launchpad 2nd startups workshop

On Sep 14 & 15, 2017, BayBrazil & Google Developers Launchpad teamed up again to organize the second workshop to help Brazilian startups with training and mentorship. This time we co-hosted 16 companies selected by BayBrazil partners. On Day 1, startups CEOs, CTOs, founders gathered at Google Launchpad Startup Space where they met with Google…

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Ricardo Neves, Partner at PwC

Ricardo leads theTechnology, New Ventures & Innovation team at PwC Brasil. He’s been working with clients on large scale tech implementation and strategy in Latin America, U.S. and Europe. In our interview, he talks about the changes in consumer behavior, the tech and social media influence on purchases and the Brazilian political scenario impact on…

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August 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of July through Aug 29, 2017: July 24 TPG invested in Brazilian digital ad company Solinftec through its Alternative and Renewable Technologies growth equity platform TPG ART. The capital will fund the expansion of Solinftec’s platform into new crops and geographies.   July 31 Microsoft,…

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July 2017 Deals & Investments

Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene from the end of June through July 2017: June 28 The 25 most innovative ag tech companies that have more than US$400 million in financing. Brazil-based BovControl and Strider are included.   June 29 Criatec 2, a venture capital fund managed by Bozano Investimentos and Triaxis Capital, will invest…

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Partnerships, M&A and investments. Take a look at what happened in Brazil’s tech and business scene from end of May through June 2017.

May 30: Kaszek Ventures has raised US$200 million fund and expectations are that most of it will go to Brazil, the largest capital recipient of the firm. June 2: The anti-fraud startup Konduto received an investment of R$ 2.5 Million from the Fund Criatec 2, managed by Bozano Investimentos and Triaxis Capital.  (in Portuguese) June…

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