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How Brazilian Firms Are Tackling The Digital Skills Gap

Brazilian businesses are struggling to find skilled professionals to work on digital transformation projects - and are having to seek creative alternatives to source these talents.

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Brazil IT firm Tivit resumes IPO plans

SAO PAULO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian information technology provider Tivit Terceirização de Processos, Serviços e Tecnologia SA has hired banks to resume plans for an initial public offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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Founders of Brazil’s Largest Ride-Hailing App Turn to Scooters

The scooter craze is coming to Brazil. Yellow Soluções de Mobilidade Ltda., a Brazilian bike- and scooter-sharing startup, raised $63 million as the company aims for expansion throughout Latin America.

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Facebook backs new Brazil-Argentina submarine cable

Facebook is backing the construction of a submarine cable system that will link Brazil and Argentina and enhance connectivity between the Southern Cone and the United States.

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Creating start-ups against the odds in Brazil

Colombian entrepreneur David Velez co-founded a digital bank in Brazil in 2013 around the same time similar ideas started to crop up in the US and the UK.

He was strongly advised by his friends to give up on the idea.

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PayPal partners with Brazilian bank Itaú Unibanco

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Digital payments company PayPal Holdings Inc on Wednesday announced a partnership with Brazil’s biggest private lender Itaú Unibanco Holding SA to offer its services to the bank’s card clients.

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Uber ploughs cash into Brazil technology center

Uber will make an investment of up to 250 million reais ($63 million) over the next five years in a new Brazil-based technology development center focused on security products.

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Mobile becomes main banking channel in Brazil

The mobile channel has surpassed Internet banking for the first time in Brazil, according to statistics from the Brazilian Central Bank.

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The Young Entrepreneurs’ Guide to Starting & Growing a Successful Business

Entrepreneurship is a great way to learn new skills, develop connections, and hopefully make money.

For those who don’t find the traditional go-to-school-and-find-a-job route appealing, entrepreneurship is a great alternative path.

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A new $124 million for Brazil’s Movile proves that investors still see promise in Latin American tech

Brazil’s macroeconomic picture may be gloomy, but technology investors still see hope in the nation’s burgeoning technology sector — and a recent $124 million financing for the mobile conglomerate Movile is the latest proof that the pace of investment isn’t slowing down.

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