Richard Branson is coming to mega-event in Brazil

Richard Branson comes to Brazil in May for a mega-event in São Paulo

The British tycoon Richard Branson will be landing in Brazil in the coming weeks to be a keynote speaker in a mega-event in São Paulo, Brazil. The founder of the Virgin group is a confirmed presence among...
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Brazil Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber and Other Taxi Apps

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted 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...
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HOTSHOTS: Meet EasySize

If you work in e-commerce, you are probably familiar with one of the major problems in fashion e-commerce: rate of items returned. Successful e-commerce websites understand how customer's satisfaction is a major asset and they...
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a swearing ceremony for the newly-named Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Justice Minister Osmar Serraglio, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 7, 2017

Brazil’s President Launches $15 Bi Infrastructure Concession Plan

Brazil's President Michel Temer launched an infrastructure concessions program on Tuesday that he said should raise 45 billion reais ($14.43 billion) in investment in building and operating roads, port terminals, railways and power transmission...
Adobe's big plans for Brazil

Adobe’s big plans for Brazil

Adobe is looking to widen its user base in Brazil and boost the uptake of its marketing products as local organizations enhance their customer experience capabilities as part of digital transformation plans. Just as in...
Brazilian coffee farmers braced for first bean imports

Brazilian coffee farmers braced for first bean imports

It has been a tough few years for Rodrigo Rigo, a coffee grower in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo, just north of Rio de Janeiro. Hit by three years of severe droughts in the...
Brazil Fintech Report 2017

New Brazilian Fintech report for 2017 and Radar

FintechLab, a connection hub with advisory focus, research and integration of the national Brazilian Fintech ecosystem, launched in February 2017 the Report 2017 with update of its well-known FintechLab Radar, which monitors market initiatives. In...
Carwash Operation sets motion in Brazil

Brazil’s “Carwash Operation” – where do we go from here?

Since 2014, Brazil finds itself in the grip of the Petrobras scandal, known locally as operação lava jato or ‘carwash’ operation and rocking the country socially, economically and politically. The operation has been exposing the extent...
Eike Batista was once among the top 10 world's millionaires.

This Man Was Once Brazil’s Richest. He’s Now in Jail on Bribery Charges

A Brazilian oil and mining tycoon has been jailed in Rio de Janeiro after turning himself over to police on corruption charges. Eike Batista, who was once the country's richest man, is accused of...
SXSW Trade Show in 2017

Brazilian delegation to SXSW will have 62 companies

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival , one of the most important events for the technology and creative economy sector, will take place in March in Austin, USA. At the event, there will be present 62 companies to...

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