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Friday, March 13 • 5:00pm - 5:15pm
The State of the Maker Movement In Brazil

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Brazil is a large country with lots of opportunities everywhere. In the other hand it is a country not designed for "newbies" where things are usually not trivial. The country adopted open source technologies as a few and the Internet and Social Media has a tremendous penetration and impact, but what is happening on the harder side of the creative economy? Learn about the current status of the maker movement in Brazil and understand what is happening down there. Understand the Brazilian challenges and pinpoint big opportunities in the maker space in the tropics. It is time to make more in Brazil!

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Manoel Lemos

Founder, Fazedores.Com
Manoel Lemos is a partner at Redpoint e.ventures, the first Brazilian Venture Capital fund sponsored by Silicon Valley firms. Redpoint e.ventures was created to bring to Brazil the best practices of venture investing developed over decades in the Valley, to help foster the nascent... Read More →

Friday March 13, 2015 5:00pm - 5:15pm CDT
ACC Ballroom B

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