The Brazilian Senate passed a Bill to regulate crypto currencies. The market accounted for R$ 215 billion, in 2021. The Brazilian government wants to attract new crypto businesses to the country. The bill now returns to the Lower House and if approved, president Jair Bolsonaro should sign it into law.
The Harvard University Lemann Brazil Research Fund available to Harvard faculty is intended to foster collaboration between scholars and to support research projects focused on current issues facing Brazil, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Lemann Brazil Research Fund Request for Proposals (deadline: Jan 25, 2021) Harvard faculty should also be aware of upcoming DRCLAS funding opportunities:DRCLAS Brazil Research Grants (deadline: Feb 10, 2021)DRCLAS Brazil Events-Based Grants (deadline: Feb 10,Continue reading “Harvard announces research funding opportunities for Brazil”
During most part of the 20th century the Brazilian State has been a drive of economic development, specially in capital intensive sectors such as energy, telecom and mining. But in the 1990s, states around the world virtually broke forcing policies into liberal mode. Brazil was no exception. The new recipe included creating regulatory agencies sectorContinue reading “European academic revue launches issue about regulation and competition in Brazil”
Good news for Brazilian start-ups interested in expanding abroad with scalable solutions. In a partnership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Apex-Brasil, 7 Brazilian startups will be selected to participate in some of the world’s major technology events in the cities of Dubai, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon and the Viva Technology 2020, Europes largest technologyContinue reading “Looking for Brazilian technology start-ups”
At the beginning of the 21st century, Brazil rises as one of the emerging countries with rapid economic development. This phenomenon coincides with the intensification of globalization and is not limited to purely economic aspects, but includes social and political implications. This is the subject of a panel I am honoured to coordinate at theContinue reading “Discussing Entrepreneurship, regulation and economic development at the Brazilianists congress in Paris”