Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bibi Ferreira’s interview at Forbes

Our Ricardo Geromel interviewed Brazilian star Bibi Ferreira. She was recently in New York for her first concert at the Lincoln Center. Liza Minelli was at the audience. On top of all her qualities and extraordinary talent, it is great … Continue reading

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Sartre, in Brazil. Gilberto Gil, in Paris

“Come to Brazil, if you want to understand the problems that affect developing countries,” writer Jorge Amado said to Sartre, in one of his trips to Paris. And so he did. On September 2, 1960, Jean Paul Sartre and Simone … Continue reading

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What is distinctively Brazilian about Start Ups?

As a Stanford grad immersed in the start up culture of Silicon Valley in the late 90s when I was getting my law degree, the question of what is distinctively Brazilian about start ups intrigues me. Any thoughts from our … Continue reading

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The Economist on Brazil inflation

Growth rates and interest rates not fully aligned in Brazil? An issue for Brazil’s leadership:    Inflation in Brazil Behind the curve The Central Bank acts belatedly to bring prices back under control Apr 20th 2013 | SÃO PAULO A CENTRAL bank … Continue reading

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Brazilian MZ Group goes to Australia

Brazilian investor relations specialist MZ Group announces the beginning of its activities in Australia. Rather than compete directly with local providers, MZ Australia will work side-by-side with existing strategic partners and internal IR teams to help maximize shareholder returns. Founded in 1999, … Continue reading

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Success of Rio, Brazil, Pacification Police is a story business journals need to cover more

I am re-posting an article from The Economist in Summer 2010 now because Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has come a long way from when the UPP were deployed in the slums, but this story needs to be told. In America, … Continue reading

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Pictures of Maracana reopening June 2013

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