Newsletter No. 19 - Brazilian Science, Technology and Innovation News
Commercial Office of Brazil 巴西商務辦事處 in Taipei
Brazilian Science, Tech and Innovation News
Newsletter No. 19 February 11th, 2022
BIG Festival July 2022
巴西獨立遊戲節 2022 年 7 月
Brazil's Independent Games Festival was first organized in 2012, and it is the most important games festival and business forum in Latin America! On top of showcasing the most innovative games in the world, the event is also the most important meeting point for those who want to have a deep understanding of games, with lectures, workshops, keynotes and the biggest games business forum in Latin America. Source: Big Festival
SoftBank enters the fertile land of agribusiness, leading investment of US$ 40 million in TerraMagna
TerraMagna today announced an investment round of US$40 million (approximately R$220 million) in new equity and debt funds. The round is led by SoftBank Latin America Fund with participation from Shift Capital and Milenio Capital, in addition to previous investors. So far, the company has raised $2.2 million from ONEVC, MAYA Capital, Accion Venture Lab, The Yield Lab and Canary. Source: AgTech Garage 更多more...
Fintech and insurtech innovation in Brazil set to take off on regulatory tailwinds
Brazilian instant payment system Pix ended 2021 having powered more than 8 billion transactions, according to statistics from the country's Central Bank. This is quite an impressive figure for an offering only launched in November 2020 and goes to show how ubiquitous Pix has become in the country. Source:Tech Crunch 更多more...
Dasa awards brain4care in the healthtech category in the medical innovation award
Dasa醫療創新獎授予 Brain4care 健康科技類獎項
Brain4care, a Brazilian company that developed the pioneering technology for monitoring variations in volume and pressure inside the skull, with support from São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) Innovative Research in Small Businesses Program (PIPE), was the winner of the Dasa Medical Innovation Award, in the Innovation in healthtech category. Source: São Paulo Research Foundation 更多more...