Author Archives: Ricardo Geromel

About Ricardo Geromel

Ricardo was born and raised in Brazil but also has Italian citizenship. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. This erratic blogger is a master candidate in Paris at ESCP-Europe, but presently in a gap semester. He speaks five languages and has worked as project manager for Bolloré Group in Guinea Conakry, West Africa and as agricultural commodities trader for Noble Group in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil.

What is Google up to in Brazil?

After visiting the Google office in Tel Aviv, I have recently written a post about what Google is up to in Israel. Google first opened its office in Israel in 2006. I visited two of the four floors used by Google … Continue reading

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Startup Weekend: Backed by Google and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Is it possible to launch a successful startup from scratch in only 54 hours? With the logo, “no talk, all action” Startup Weekend events bring entrepreneurs and supporters together and teaches them how to share ideas, form teams, build products … Continue reading

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Top 10 Startups in Brazil

I present a list compiled by experts of the top 10 Startups in Brazil. Even if you are not tech savvy, these companies should be on your radar since they promise extremely rapid growth. Even though I agree that all … Continue reading

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Brazilglobal Member Is Now Writing For Forbes

Dear readers, I am back!  After deserved and deeply enjoyed summer break from brazilglobal.net this fellow blogger is back with news: I am now writing for Forbes. Check it out at: blogs.forbes/com/ricardogeromel This year has been very intense and here I share … Continue reading

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Brazilian Tourists in the US

The 43 edition of Pow Wow, largest event of the tourism industry in the USA, ended last week with large protests for Brazil to be included in the program “ Visa Waiver.”  Brazilians attending the event were wearing bottons with … Continue reading

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BBC: “Brazil eases rules on conserving Amazon rainforest”

BBC came out with an interesting article about the polemic amended law Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies has voted to ease restrictions on the amount of land farmers must preserve as forest. The amended law also grants some amnesties for previous … Continue reading

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Hoping to do « Negócios da China »

China is Brazil’s main commercial partner. The bilateral commerce between Brazil and China was R$ 56 bi in 2010, with China registering R$ 5 bi surplus.In 2009, China became Brazil’s main trading partner, leaving the US in the second place. … Continue reading

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