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Some time ago we talked about the Start-up Brasil Program to incentive startups here in Brazil. Today the launched the second fase of the project in Rio de Janeiro. The event was opened by Felipe Matos, COO of the Program Start-UP Brazil talking about the power of combining technology and entrepreneurship. Followed by Andrew Hide, consultant and founder of Startup Wekend, talking about the national entrepreneurial ecosystem in comparison it with Colorado’s (USA). He told a brief story about the rise of Startup Wekeend and discusses the importance of the meetings between entrepreneurs.
You can watch the live streaming here. Os if you want you can follow the event by twitter hashtag #strartupbr or facebook (all in portuguese).