Hunting for Brazilian Tech Talent

Many businesses in the BayBrazil community have inquired about the impact of the globalized market on Brazilian professionals. Our member Belisa Amaro, a Brazilian journalist living in the Bay Area, spoke with some experts about the topic and wrote this special report.   The appetite for Brazilian businesses professionals in the U.S. has grown exponentially in…

Education on mobile: the impact of mobile devices on children’s education around the globe

 Our Oct 21st event featured an international panel to discuss  the impact of mobile devices on children’s education and entertainment around the world. Here are the highlights of the presentations and conversation. Brazil, Israel, Germany, and China’s entrepreneurs present their experience about Kids’ learning through technology Suelen Vale Many parents have had the experience of using…

Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2014

This week, the Gates Foundation announced a new program that includes a US$5 mi fund for child development research in Brazil. Our member Ricardo Sardenberg was there. This last Tuesday I had the honor of representing BayBrazil in an event in Seattle commemorating the tenth anniversary of Grand Challenges, a family of initiatives fostering innovation…

TED Global 2014 in Rio de Janeiro

BayBrazil members  are constantly traveling to various regions and contributing to inform our community on news related to Brazil & technology. This week, our member Cynthia Lang is participating in the TED Global 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.   This is first ever TED conference and I am thrilled it’s being held in Rio! There is…

BayBrazil members in the World Cup

Quite a few BayBrazil members are currently traveling to watch the World Cup in soccer land. Our Board Member Andy Tsao, Global Gateway Managing Director of Silicon Valley Bank, just returned from Rio de Janeiro and sent us his impressions on the Cup & business opportunities in Brazil.   I arrived in Rio de Janeiro on…

BayBrazil featured in TI Brasileira Blog

BayBrazil has been featured in several Brazilian newspapers and blogs. This is the latest article, published today on an IT focused blog curated by Softex, the software agency in Brazil’s Ministry of Science and Technology. The article talks about BayBrazil’s activities and the organization’s relevance in creating new bilateral connections and opportunities for its tech…

Mobile Payment Industry in Brazil, by San Jose Mercury News

Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest online market with over 75 million daily internet users who are increasingly accessing it through mobile. Don’t miss the San Jose Mercury News story on the mobile payment industry in Brazil, where several members of our BayBrazil community were mentioned: Eduardo Lins Henrique, Co-Founder of Movile & member of BayBrazil…