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Passei Direto

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Passei Direto is an academic network for university students whose mission is to connect students from all over Brazil. Through the website and applications, students can connect to each other, follow specific disciplines, share study materials and ask questions with each other. Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Founders: Rodrigo Salvador & Andre Simoes www.passeidireto.com.br

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Pipefy

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Pipefy. is a SaaS cloud computing company that provides a BPM (Business Process Management System) made simple and intuitive. It helps companies to be always organized and more productive by running their processes and day-by-day routines on an easy and intuitive tool, making them leave forever inefficient manual forms, spreadsheets and emails. Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Alessio Alionco www.pipefy.com

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Rubicon

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Rubicon is a cloud-based, full-service waste and recycling company focused on sustainability. Rubicon provides affordable waste and recycling solutions for businesses seeking a smarter, sustainable alternative. Location: Atlanta, Georgia Founders: Nate Morris (CEO and Founder), Lane Moore www.rubiconglobal.com

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Satellogic

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Satellogic’s goal is to enable a real-time understanding of our planet. By monitoring changes in real time on a planetary scale, Satellogic is transforming our relationship with the planet, helping us tackle the most pressing challenges, and creating a new layer of worldwide awareness. Satellogic will democratize access to space-based services by dramatically reducing the barriers to obtain real-time satellite data. Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Founder & CEO: Emiliano Kargieman www.satellogic.com

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Sieve

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Sieve targets online retailers include website security certification and protection, website sustainability certification, eCommerce pricing optimization, AdWords campaign management, and offline retail pricing intelligence. Usina (Sieve) was acquired by leading Brazilian ecommerce B2W Digital. Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Founders: Rodrigo Andre Street, Felipe Salvini and Eduardo Pontes www.siteblindado.com/pt

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Scup (Sprinklr)

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Scup is a Latin-American social media hub that helps companies listen to conversations, boost their social presence, interact with consumers and measure results on channels like Twitter, Facebook and Google+. In 2015 we have been acquired by Sprinklr Inc. Location: São Paulo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Daniel Heise www.scup.com.br

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DLP (Stone)

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DLP (Stone) is a holding company with ownership in payment service providers along the payments value chain. DLP’s goal is to develop its online and offline channels to build up transaction volume and use it to leverage Stone’s position as a relevant player in the Brazilian acquiring market. Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Founders: Rodrigo Andre Street and Eduardo Pontes www.stone.com.br/en/

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Sprinklr

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Sprinklr develops and markets a social software platform, also called Sprinklr, that provides social media marketing, social advertising, content management, collaboration, advocacy and social media monitoring for large enterprises. Location: New York, NY Founder & CEO – Ragy Thomas www.sprinklr.com

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The Hive Brazil (Snips)

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The Hive Brazil is an investment firm focused in Big Data companies with presence in Brazil, India and Hq's in Silicon Valley, and Partner of Valor Capital Group, an NY based firm specialized in growth equity deals. The Hive Brazil aims to incubate, fund and launch data driven businesses. Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil Founder & CEO: Everson Lopes www.hivedata.com

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Udacity

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Udacity’s mission is to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world. It believes that higher education is a basic human right, and seeks to empower our students to advance their education and careers. Education is no longer a one-time event but a lifelong experience; it should be less passive listening (no long lectures) and more active doing; and it should empower students to succeed not just in school but in life. Location: Mountain View, CA Founders: David Stavens, Mike Sokolsky & Sebastian Thrun www.udacity.com

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