August 2018 Deals & Investment

  Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in August:     Aug 30 There are 39 companies in the Bay Area founded by Brazilians, 35 in tech. In this article, our CEO Margarise puts things in perspective and gives details on the exclusive BayBrazil survey that mapped Brazilian founders in Silicon…

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July 2018 Deals & Investment

  Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in July:   July 30 Facebook selects ten social impact startups for acceleration. The program, in partnership with the accelerator Artemisia, lasts six months and targets businesses with the potential to improve the lives of low-income citizens.   July 23 Latin America faces a…

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June 2018 Deals & Investment

  Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in June:     June 26 Hi Technologies, a Brazilian healthcare startup, will receive an investment of R$ 14.7 million from VC funds Monashees and Qualcomm Ventures, according to the statement released by Positivo Tecnologia, who bought 50% of Hi Technologies in 2016.  …

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May 2018 Deals & Investment

  Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in May:     May 30 “More people opening Crypto trading accounts in Brazil than traditional securities”   May 24  Banrisul will have a corporate venture fund focused on fintechs based on an agreement with Gama Investimentos. Banrisul will contribute R$ 25 million and will…

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Anish Srivastava, Founder & CEO of Vinaj

As technology advances in many sectors, traditional companies inevitably need a digital innovation strategy. Often times it includes working – and sometimes competing – with startups at different stages of maturity. To help us understand the innovation process in large corporations we spoke with BayBrazil member and mentor Anish Srivastava, Founder and CEO of Vinaj,…

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Patrick Mork, Marketing Coach & Chief Storyteller, madmork stories

Choosing the right career in a changing world. Getting customers to engage with a product or service. Avoiding common communication mistakes. These are some of the topics of our conversation with Patrick Mork, an award-winning marketing professional with deep experience in mobile apps, content distribution, consumer packaged goods and video games. He’s led teams in high profile startups…

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April 2018 Deals & Investment

  Here are the highlights on Brazil’s tech and business scene in April:     April 24 “A reassuring physical presence and fast-growing online sales have vaulted Magazine Luiza into the upper echelons of Brazilian e-commerce, lifting shares over 500% last year and 20% so far in 2018. The company is relying on deep roots…

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