Valor supports Mayor of San Francisco and his delegation in their first official visit to Brazil.
On the last evening of the Mayor’s visit, Valor hosted a cocktail reception for the Mayor at the Fasano Hotel in Rio. This reception was an opportunity for the delegation to meet with select entrepreneurs, public officials, and business leaders from the Rio de Janeiro business and technology community. Guest’s included the US Consul General in Rio, representatives from Brazil’s National Development Bank (BNDES), the Chief Digital officer for the City of Rio and the founder’s of several Rio-based Valor portfolio companies including Descomplica, Passei Direto, and Nibo as well as the country managers for Udacity and Viagogo. Everson Lopes and Paula Guedes, both Valor Venture Partners, spoke about our investment in the HiveBR and the local Rio ecosystem respectively.
Valor looks forward to continuing to serve as a bridge between the US and Brazilian technology and business markets and we are proud to have been part of the Mayor’s historic visit.