Apex-Brasil (Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency), with its partners ABVCAP (Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association), Global Corporate Venturing, Bay Brazil, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) and Red Point e.Ventures, is launching this year the Brasil Week, which will be a series of events held along one week both in Silicon Valley (September) and Sao Paulo (October). The Brasil Week goal is to provide international partners and investors with a comprehensive and effective way to get them up to date with the latest trends

and developments related to investments in the Brazilian venture capital ecosystem. The events held in California will provide local practitioners and investors a chance to access qualified information, to meet Brazilian startups and venture capitalists, and to share experiences and perspectives on themes regarding investments in venture capital at large. The week includes a demo day with Brazilian startups, conferences, private meetings among others.

Below is the detailed agenda for the Brasil Week – Silicon Valley:

3º Demo Day Apex-Brasil & Startup Brasil

3rd Annual Demo Day Apex-Brasil & StartUp Brasil

Come to see the best Brazilian startups selected by Apex-Brasil, StartUp Brasil Program and Inovativa Program. During the event, the startups will pitch their projects to selected guests, and we would like you to be one of them. Do not miss this opportunity to learn how they are performing and positively impacting the entrepreneurial Brazilian ecosystem.

  • Hosted by: Apex-Brasil – SV Forum
  • Date: September 12
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Venue: Tech Crunch - Pier 48
  • Address: Pier 48, San Francisco, CA 94158
  • Who should attend: Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors, Accelerators, Corporate Venture Units.


Since its launch in 2012, Redpoint makes an annual event in San Francisco. This year we organized a Happy Hour in Redpoint office in San Francisco to bring together the Brazilian and American Community in Silicon Valley.

  • Hosted by: Redpoint eventures
  • Date: September 13
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Venue: Redpoint offices
  • Address: 21 South Park, Suite 100 - San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Who should attend: by invite only
  • Agenda & Registration: invite by email / no event website

Business Rounds & Fund Manager Showcase

his event is tailor-made to global LPs who are interested in hosting private meetings with fund managers active in Brazil to scope out potential partnership opportunities and to learn more from these specialists about the investment scenario in Brazil. The private meetings are coordinated by ABVCAP team who will provide detailed information on the Brazilian fund managers participating in the events and available for private meetings. Each closed-door meeting lasts approximately 45 minutes. In addition to these meetings participating global LPs are entitled to also join the Fund Manager Showcase, which provides a quick presentation on new funds in the market and portfolio companies looking for new investments.

  • Hosted by: ABVCAP & Apex-Brasil
  • Data: September 14
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Venue: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Address: Four Embarcadero Center 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Who should attend: International Limited Partners, which includes Corporates, Fund of Funds, Insurance Cos, Asset Managers, Pension Funds, Foundations, Endowments, DFIs, HNI and SWFs

VC in Brazil

For the past three years VC in Brazil has gathered the main leaders of the Brazilian venture capital industry as well as venture capitalists from the US and other countries in a relaxed setting to encourage the discussion of themes related to Brazil´s venture capital scenario and themes that are common to any venture capital investor, regardless of their location or the location of their investments. Previous speakers include Microsoft Venture, Nextel Communications, TOTVS, IBM Venture Capital Group, among others.

  • Hosted by: ABVCAP & Apex-Brasil
  • Date: September 15
  • Time: 8:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Venue: Rosewood Sand Hill
  • Address: 2825 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • Who should attend: International General Partners and Limited Partners.

Brazil in the 21st Century

Brazil in the 21st Century is the largest tech-related event focused on Brazil in the United States. Over the past four years, BayBrazil has organized this annual conference to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, scholars, government representatives and private-sector leaders to discuss science, technology, entrepreneurship and Brazil’s role in the global economy. This annual event, whose previous editions were at Stanford University, has been getting greater traction each year due to the growth of BayBrazil’s tech hub and the increasing business relations between Silicon Valley and Brazil.

  • Hosted by: BayBrazil
  • Date: September 16
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Venue: Googleplex
  • Address: Quad 3 - Olympic Room 468 Ellis St, Mountain View, CA 94043
  • Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, Investors, Tech Executives, Scholars, government representatives and Private-Sector Leaders.

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