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…


BayBrazil YouTube channel

If you missed the fourth edition of our annual conference Brazil in the 21st Century, access our YouTube channel and watch the investors panel and the fireside chat with Alexandre Hohagen, former President of Google and Facebook. More videos coming up soon. Follow our channel!

Anderson Thees: Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint

The New Year comes with a lot of challenges for Brazilians. Are the challenges an opportunity for the investment community? Learn the perspective of Anderson Thees, Managing Director and co-founder of Redpoint, the first Brazilian VC fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. BayBrazil: The Brazilian economy contracted for 3 straight quarters and inflation is accelerating.…


Pedro Sirotsky Melzer: Managing Director of e.Bricks Ventures

As crisis in Brazil deepens in these last weeks of 2015 with another ratings agency downgrade, our members wonder what are the prospects for 2016. So, we had a conversation with Pedro Sirotsky Melzer, Managing Director of e.Bricks Ventures, a Sao Paulo-based independent offshore VC firm with a focus on early stage internet and mobile technology companies.…


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…


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…


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…