Entries in Brazil (8)


InnovaBRICS launching on Sep 5 (London)

We are very proud to announce that InnovaBRICS is coming soon! The event will take place in London (BAFTA 195 Piccadilly) on September 5th and is one of the projects that Innoveur has been partnering along 2012.

InnovaBRICS is a London-based event that will convene thought leaders from the five countries and beyond, with the objective of discussing innovation drivers and challenges, socio-economic and political environment, and the entrepreneurship culture of these intriguing, relevant and often enigmatic countries.

With a thought-provoking conference agenda, its purpose will be to take BRICS and other large emerging markets to the center stage of one of the most international capitals of the world, fostering discussions on how they can become superpowers over the next decades.

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#MissionBrasil12 - Spain meets the Brazilian market next week

Next week, a group of 20 selected startups from Spain is landing in São Paulo looking for business opportunities and partnerships in the Brazilian market. The mission is organized by ICEX, red.es, Banesto Fundación, Barcelonactiva and adigital. Innoveur is supporting the mission and invites you to two great opportunities to connect with this group.

Mobile Startups by MissionBrasil12, Innoveur & MoMo SP (June 18)

We are gathering the mission fellows, local devs, investors and entrepreneurs in an intimate networking event to share experiences and info about the local market. Besides, we will have a panel with Bruno Yoshimura (Kekanto), Carlos de Otto (Rockola Media Group), Felipe Matsunaga (Grupo RBS) and Anjos do Brasil (to be confirmed). It is free, you just have show up and have fun!

Encontro Digital Hispano-Brasileiro (June, 19)

One-a-One meetings with the mission's startups, a roundtable about high tech entrepreneurship and social media in Brazil and Spain and a networking cocktail. To apply free of charge, just fill out this short form, mentioning Innoveur.

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Entrepreneurship expands way beyond São Paulo in Brazil

The entrepreneurship wave that we have been following up in Brazil is definitely gaining force all over the country. Initially with most of the news coming from São Paulo, the last events and news prove that this movement is here to change the market, not just a city or state.

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Brazilian E-Commerce reaches over US$10 Bi in sales

In the last year, most of the investments in the Brazilian startups targeted e-commerce businesses, including investments from some of the most traditional funds in the world, such as Tiger Global, Accel Partners, Intel Capital, RedPoint Ventures, just to mention a few. The numbers of this industry announced last week by e-bit confirms the potential.

According to the report presented by e-bit’s CEO Pedro Guasti, the Brazilian e-commerce reached R$ 18,7 billions (about US$ 10.5 billion) in sales in 2011, a 26% net growth compared to 2010. The emerging middle class represents 61% of the new 9 million e-consumers, that expended R$350 (about US$ 195) on average. Last year, 32 million consumers have bought at least once via web.


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The year just starts after Carnival in Brazil. Really?

Brazilians get used to say that the year just starts for real after Carnival, which can happen in the beginning of February and sometimes March. Last week just proved that if this assumption was real once, something has changed in the entrepreneurial scene. Last Thursday, before Carnival starts, we had several big moves in the market involving two main verticals: restaurant reservation platforms and fashion e-commerce. 

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