Tag: startups

Small tech companies in Santa Catarina have a new reason to celebrate. Sebrae on Thursday chose the small Southern Santa Catarina state as its newest and most important center for startups in the country. The announcement was made during the...
The spirit of early-stage startups in a scenario that challenges funding from more mature companies should provide space for entrepreneurs to discuss the fate and future of small innovative companies. The venue for these conversations is the Startup Summit, an...
Brazil, the undisputed center for startups in Latin America, is experiencing a wave of layoffs in its high-tech universe in the face of global uncertainty and increasingly restrictive monetary policies. The South American country, which has the most "unicorns" in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost on par with Tokyo and ahead of Mumbai, Shenzhen, Washington, and Austin, São Paulo's startup ecosystem is ranked 16th globally in 2022, showing positive momentum by moving up 4 places since 2021. As every...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian company Vtex (VTEX) has laid off nearly 200 employees, according to a person familiar with the company. That number represents 13% of the team, the person said. According to the company, in Mexico, crypto...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Emeritus, an Indian unicorn that Softbank attracted with a platform that offers online executive education courses, is landing in Brazil. Founded by Ashwin Damera and Chaitanya Kalipatnapu, the company has made a name for itself...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After seven years of operations in the country, fintech RapiCredit is moving forward in its expansion process and has begun talks with a business group to operate in Caribbean markets such as the Dominican...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The revenue of Recife's Porto Digital, the largest technology park in the country and one of the largest in Latin America, reached 3.67 billion reais (about US$734 million) in 2021, 29% more compared to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazil Pavilion at the Expo in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, has been a success among foreign and Brazilian visitors. Some 1.3 million people have visited the space dedicated to Brazil since October 1,...



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