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BeautyDate

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BeautyDate is an online scheduling platform for beauty services that provides a fast and easy way for consumers to book and manage online appointments with beauty salons and SPAs. BeautyDate launched in November 2015. Location: Curitiba, Brazil Founder & CEO: Alexandre Kleis www.beautydate.com.br

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BoaConsulta

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Boaconsulta.com is the best way to find a nearby health practitioner, who accepts your insurance and instantly book an appointment online. It was founded in Brazil in 2012. The service, which is free for patientes, has quickly grown to over 1,000,000 health appointments available for online booking and is currently active in the city of São Paulo. Location: São Paulo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Adriano Fontana www.boaconsulta.com

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CargoX

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CargoX is a São Paulo-based marketplace that connects freight owners and shipping companies with independent truckers through its web and mobile applications. The company aims to disrupt the $15.2B Brazilian overland freight market by offering a fast and effective alternative to offline freight brokers. Location: São Paulo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Federico Vega www.cargox.com.br

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Coinbase

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Coinbase has grown to become one the world’s leading digital currency companies with support for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. It is a portfolio of three products: Coinbase (the most popular retail exchange for digital currency); GDAX (the most popular exchange for institutions and professional traders in the U.S.); and Toshi (a browser for the Ethereum network). Location: San Francisco, CA Founders: Fred Ehrsam & Brian Armstrong www.coinbase.com

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Contratado

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Contratado is a two-sided marketplace for high-potential talent, focusing specifically on candidates in technology, design and business verticals. Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Founders: Lucas Mendes and Lachlan de Crespigny contratado.me

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Descomplica

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Descomplica is an educational site that helps students to prepare for the ENEM, Vestibular, and OAB standardized test. Descomplica students have access to pre-recorded classes, live classes, online monitoring and editing of all high school subjects to help students secure a place in their ideal university. Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Founder & CEO: Marco Fisbhen www.descomplica.com.br

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English Central

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EnglishCentral aims to become the premier, web-based conversational English language learning destination for desktop and mobile users. They focus on helping users with their spoken English, using proprietary speech recognition technology that "listens" to users' speech and then scores that speech based on their pronunciation and syntax. Location: Arlington, MA Founder & CEO: Alan Schwartz www.englishcentral.com

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Fortscale

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Fortscale helps security professionals by automating insider threat detection and investigation. Fortscale’s User Behavior Analytics (UBA) solutions combine expertise from the Israeli Defense Force’s elite security unit, advanced machine learning, and big data analytics to create a solution that provides rapid detection and response to malicious user behaviors. Location: Israel / Palo Alto, California Founders: Idan Tendler fortscale.com

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Guiabolso

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GuiaBolso is a personal financial advisor site. It combines intelligence and personal finance tools online to identify specific opportunities to improve people’s financial health. There are 3 steps involved: 1) complete diagnosis of a person’s finances, 2) generate personalized recommendations, 3) tracking savings progress. Location: São Paulo, Brazil Founders: Benjamin Gleason & Thiago Alvarez www.guiabolso.com.br

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Gympass

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Gympass optimizes the use of underutilized gym resources by aggregating health clubs on their platform and enabling customers to access the network of facilities. A single membership allows users to unlimited access of gyms, classes, and physical activities around the world. Location: São Paulo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Cesar Carvalho www.gympass.com

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