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Google picks four Brazilian startups for accelerator program

Google has chosen four Brazilian startups to take part in its Launchpad Accelerator program.

The four ventures will be among 33 startups of 16 countries chosen to participate in the program, which includes a two-week "intensive" mentoring period at Google's offices in Mountain View.

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Fintechs seek slice of Brazil's small business loan market

Financial technology firms in Brazil are targeting lending to small- and mid-sized companies to fill a gap in the credit market left by large lenders deterred by rising delinquencies and narrow margins.

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Brazil, China Open $20 Billion Fund for Infrastructure, Tech Projects

A China-sponsored, $20 billion (15.72 billion pounds) fund is ready to receive investment pitches, the Planning Ministry's foreign affairs secretary, Jorge Arbache, told journalists on Monday.

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BC deve criar regulação para 'startup' de crédito

Conhecidas por atuarem em modelo de negócios chamado de peer-to-peer lending (ou crédito pessoa-a-pessoa), as "startups" que concedem crédito por meio de plataformas on-line devem ganhar regulação própria. O Banco Central vai colocar o assunto em audiência pública em agosto.

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Sony remains optimistic about Brazil

Sony has reiterated its confidence in Brazil at the launch of its product range for 2017 for the local market in São Paulo today.

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Brazil launches satellite that will democratise broadband access

With an investment of R$ 2 billion and launched from the Kourou Space Centre in the French Guiana, satellite will be put to civil and military use.

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Como posso conseguir contatos de investidores para minha ideia?

Essa questão tem sido recorrente. Embora já tenha sido explorada em outros artigos de minha autoria, sempre surgem novas perguntas com pequenas diferenças de sintaxe e foco, mas todas convergem numa questão singularmente relevante no Brasil: o acesso a capital para investimento e o seu custo.

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How to build a startup inside a big company without getting swallowed up, from someone who did it

Building a startup inside a big traditional company can be a nightmare. There can be a way-things-are-done attitude that will kill experimentation and cause a fledgling effort to fail.

But there are ways to succeed as Gabe Vehovsky has learned.

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Brazil lawmakers vote to regulate Uber, other apps

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to give cities greater power to regulate ride-hailing app Uber and other transportation apps, paving the way for local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension benefits for drivers.

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Hub55 aims to lure Brazilian entrepreneurs to New Haven

The city has a new business hub designed to woo Brazilian entrepreneurs to build technology-driven companies here.

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