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  • Brazil: A look into Latin America’s largest startup ecosystem Crunch Network

    Brazil: A look into Latin America’s largest startup ecosystem

    Brazil is the most populous country in South America, as well as its largest market. Internet penetration and use are high — Brazil trails only the US in total Facebook, Twitter and YouTube users — and the country has more mobile devices than human inhabitants. Brazil is uniquely positioned to capitalize on regional markets and is artificially devoid of international competition. Read More

  • Talking Brazil with Accel’s Kevin Efrusy

    Talking Brazil with Accel’s Kevin Efrusy

    As you might have noticed, things aren’t going so well in Brazil. Its economy shrank 5.4 percent in the first quarter, according to government figures released yesterday. Its president, Dilma Rousseff, was temporarily suspended by a congressional impeachment vote. Brazil is also home to much of the outbreak of the dreaded Zika virus, which has a growing number of people wondering… Read More

  • Real Estate Site VivaReal Raises Cash To Be The Zillow For Brazil

    Real Estate Site VivaReal Raises Cash To Be The Zillow For Brazil

    VivaReal.com.br, a real estate marketplace in Brazil, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a number of angels and investors, including Greg Waldorf, Simon Baker, Shaun Di Gregorio, Wences Casares, Micky Malka, Ariel Poler, Gordon Rubenstein, 500 Startups, Jeff Fluhr, Errol Damelin, Florian Otto, Monashees Capital and Kaszek Ventures. As co-founder Brian Requarth tells me in… Read More