At Valor, we set out to find an ambitious team with a potentially winning solution for this monumental problem. Enter Tembici, the largest bike-sharing company in Latin America, with operations in three countries and 20+ cities.
Why Brazil? Brazil is the Beta Market of the World
Boasting a population of more than 210 million people and the world’s 9th largest economy, Brazil has long been a focus of emerging markets investment, since it was anointed as a member of the “BRIC” countries by Goldman Sachs in 2001.
If there is one thing I am sure that most of us are missing during these months in quarantine, it’s eating out with our friends and loved ones.
In recent years, many startups have moved to a growth at all cost strategy. As we have seen, this model worked well in some cases, but also proved to be very challenging in others. Out of the pandemic, though, a new improved form of startups are emerging.
Valor’s Healthcare Thesis
As cross-border investors, we proactively map markets and compare trends in the US and other geographies to hypothesize which business models may be applicable to Brazil.
Meet the investors who allocate millions in capital on startups.
Venture Capital investors comment on the expectations for the innovation ecosystem in a post-COVID world.
SoftBank Group Corp. will continue to invest in Latin America this year, focusing on industries including e-commerce, health care and fintech.