Tag: Brazil

Highlights from OurCrowd Sync: São Paulo 2019

OurCrowd Sync: São Paulo 2019, which took place on September 25, 2019, was the first in a series of major global events that bring a taste of the flagship OurCrowd Global Investor Summit to a key region. As the first large OurCrowd event in Latin America, it was a resounding success. The turnout far exceeded expectations, with over 1,000 people registered to attend and extensive press coverage, reflecting the high local interest in venture capital and Israeli and regional tech. Over 250 corporate executives and entrepreneurs, as well as top investors and others from the LATAM tech ecosystem, had the opportunity to interact face-to-face with industry leaders and decision-makers from both the region and the globe, including 60+ facilitated B2B meetings for key players. A serious amount of business got done, including at a rollicking post-event cocktail party. Check out photos from the event here Over 40 top speakers spoke on the mainstage, such as Andre Maciel, Managing Partner of Softbank Innovation Fund, who is investing a game-changing $5 billion in the region, and  Israeli and local startups such as...

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In the News: The sector that nearly tripled investments over 5 years 📈

Parabéns! We reached a new milestone in São Paulo, Brazil, this month at our first ever OurCrowd Sync Conference, our biggest event outside of the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit. The event was maxed out and saw major players from the Latam tech ecosystem interacting face-to-face with industry leaders and decision-makers from the region and beyond. We also announced the launch of OurCrowd’s office in São Paulo, which we believe to be a key region for innovation. Look out for additional Sync conferences coming to your region soon! Did you know? In Israel, foodtech investment nearly tripled over five years. What’s fueling the foreign appetite for Israeli foodtech? See it here, and check out some of the alternative protein tech shown at the FoodTechIL event. As I’ve said, I think foodtech is going to become one of the most active areas of innovation – it has to be, because the world’s food supply, and everyone’s health, depends on it. Startup Nation and beyond Congrats to Karim Toubba and the Kenna team on the important Series D funding round…OurCrowd is proud...

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