New video: VC Funding in Brazil, a conversation with the founders of Kaszek Ventures

On Nov 2nd, 2015, BayBrazil hosted Nicolas Szekasy and Hernan Kazah, co-founders of Kaszek Ventures, one of the most active VC firms in Brazil and Latin America. In an exclusive conversation with Andy Tsao, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank, and BayBrazil members, the co-founders discussed their latest investments, the opportunities they envision in the Latin American…

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VC Funding in Brazil, a conversation with Kaszek Ventures

When: Monday, Nov 2nd, 6pm-8:30pm Where: Silicon Valley Bank, 2770 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA Founded by Nicolas Szekasy, MercadoLibre’s former CFO, and Hernan Kazah, MercadoLibre’s co-founder, Kaszek Ventures is one of the most active VC firms in Brazil and Latin America. Beleza na Web, Dress & Go, GetNinjas, GuiaBolso, GymPass, Netshoes and Nubank are…

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Steve Ciesinski, President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford GSB

In the process of building the Brazilian-American tech hub, BayBrazil has had the privilege to include prominent leaders from various regions, especially Silicon Valley. It’s our pleasure to publish this interview with our very first member: Steve Ciesinski,  President, Global Partnerships, SRI International, Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He talks about hosting Brazil’s…

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Dr. Jean Paul Jacob, Researcher Emeritus at IBM, Scholar in Residence at U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society

A visionary who’s been inspiring engineers and entrepreneurs from around the world. The Brazilian scientist Dr. Jean Paul Jacob has more than 50 years of work at IBM and calls himself a futurist. He believes that innovation is born from collaboration and predicts that in 10 years most of us will have a Watson computer…

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EdTech in Latin America – how technology is transforming learning across the region

Date: Thu, June 25, 6pm–9pm Location: Coursera headquarters, 381 East Evelyn Ave. – Mountain View, CA The ability of accessing information anywhere and learning within a personal schedule and pace has been charming people around the world, especially Latin America. From basic math or science lessons to sophisticated specialization courses such as data mining or business…

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