Brazil Summit 2014
We're bringing together the Kauffman Fellows with entrepreneurs, LPs, venture investors, policy leaders and ducators from the world's most important geographies. We'll hit on the latest trends in funding and supporting entrepreneurs, then see how that lines up with the latest in Brazil.
Brazil is an emerging force with private equity and VC firms committing to US$688 billion in 2012. That's 72% of the total amount invested in Latin America, where investments increased 21% in 2012.
We'll work hard for three days in Sao Paulo, the economic and innovation capital of Brazil, then let our hair down a bit in Rio de Janeiro for the weekend.
Here are some of the highlights and agenda you can expect at the Summit: (Constantly Updated)
-10am - Company Visit: Predicta (Information Tech.) - Rua Gomes de Carvalho, 1510, 13th Floor -12pm - Lunch: KAÁ Restaurant - Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 279, Vila Olímpia -1:30pm - Company Visit: Buscapé (Information Tech.) - Buscapé Offices -7:30pm - Dinner: A Figueira Restaurant - Rua Haddock Lobo, 1738, Jardim Paulista
- Monday, January 27th - Sao Paulo:
-10am - Arrive at Insper Institute of Education and Research - R. Quatá, 300,São Paulo -10:30am - Local Startup and Entrepreneurs Panel - Insper-12pm - Break and lunch - Insper -1pm - Lunch Speaker (To Be Announced) - Insper -2pm - Brazil Investor Panel - Insper -7:30pm - Cocktails and Dinner: Bar Des Arts - Rua. Pedro Humberto , Itaim Bibi
- Tuesday, January 28th - Sao Paulo:
-9am - Opening Remarks with Phil Wickham (CEO, Kauffman Fellows) -9:30am - Brazil 101 with Claudio Haddad (President, Insper Institute of Education and Research) -9:30am - Venture Capital Panel with Flying Rivers and Monashees Capital-11:30am - Alternative Venture Capital Models-12:15pm - Networking Lunch -2:15am - LP Panel with TrueBridge Capital Partners, Quilvest USA, Spectra Investments (More to be announced) -3pm - Companies Starting in Brazil -4:15pm - Local Successful Companies with Ideal Invest, EZLearn, Buscapé, and Kekanto -5pm - Closing Remarks -6pm - Cocktail Reception - Skybar @ Hotel Unique
- Wednesday, January 29th: Summit - Hotel Unique (Av. Brg. Luís Antônio, 4700 - Jardim Paulista)
-Morning: Travel to Rio de Janeiro -3pm - Company Visit (Company TBA) -5pm - Reception and Dinner by Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf Mountain) -7pm - After dinner activity (Optional)
- Thursday, January 30th - Rio de Janeiro:
-9am - Visit World Cup Operations Office -11am - Visit Rio de Janeiro City Hall Center of Operations -1:30pm - Lunch: Aprazivel Restaurant - Rua Aprazível, 62, Santa Teresa -2:00pm - Company Visit (To Be Determined) -4pm - Free Evening/Dinner -9pm - Samba School/Carnaval
- Friday, January 31st - Rio de Janeiro:
-Free day in Rio de Janeiro with optional organized activities
- Saturday, Feburary 1st - Rio de Janeiro:
-Free day in Rio de Janeiro with optional organized activities.
- Sunday, Feburary 2nd - Rio de Janeiro:
United States citizens will need a visa to travel to Brazil. Please click here to find the consulate for your area.
All other nationalities, please click here to check visa requirements for your country.
Hotel Unique reservation page (Sao Paulo) - Promo Code: KAUFFMAN (Enter under "Corporate/Promotion Code")
Note: Space is VERY limited, please make your reservation right away.
Address: Av. Brg. Luís Antônio, 4700 - Jardim Paulista, São Paulo, 01402-002, Brazil
Alternate hotels can be found here.