Within 10 days, G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Sao Paulo has received overwhelming responses of over 2,000 votes from startups fanatics to support their favorite startups. Our amazing Evaluation Committee of 10+ active investors has narrowed the Top 50 to the Top 25 based on traction, industry, product innovation, and team. JOIN KasZek Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Monashees, DOMO Invest, DGF Investimentos, and other investors.
Top 25 are:
Apptite – Marketplace for homemade food in Brazil
Boi na linha – Connecting buyers and sellers of livestock cattle
CityCop Inc. – Social platform for community watch to fight crime
Clean Cloud – A managing tool for your AWS Cloud
E-stocks – Integrated reverse logistics of electro and electronics
Fitbank – Connecting treasury departments to the banks
Flowsense – Customer centric location intelligence solutions for apps and retailers
Fly Flapper – Turns private aviation into mainstream travel option
FruitsApp – Bidirectional B2B marketplace for fresh produce industry
FullFace – A biometric facial recognition company with easy integration
GluucoGear – AI-powered diabetes data management platform
GoBots – Develops chatbot platforms using AI
GoShare – Trucks & vans for last mile delivery
iMusics – Connecting people and generating business through music
inCast – Connecting brands with celebrities and influencers
Kick SIM Networks, Inc. – Platform that provides mobile roaming for free
MOREL VR – Educational platform based on immersive technology
Myvillage – Connecting people in a condominium to enjoy the value of living a community
Papumba – Mobile pre-school academy
QuemCuida – Web platform for hiring caregivers
TelaVita and iQuilibrio– Two marketplaces telehealth for Brazil
Vesteer – Crowdfunding custom products with no upfront costs
Wizfee.com – AI to help SMB companies to make better decisions
WUZU – Crypto Currencies Exchange
Zumpy – Reduces the number of cars in the streets using carpooling
We will announce Top 15 on our Facebook page next week. Look out for our announcements and share our Facebook post!
G-Startup at GMIC Sao Paulo is held on September 12, 2017. The first place winner will receive a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete in the G-Startup Worldwide Global Finals. $250,000 investment goes to the Global Winner. In addition, the winner can receive $5,000 Ad credits from Facebook’s FbStart program.
The 15 selected startups at G-Startup Sao Paulo will pitch an all-star lineup of VCs including:
Nicolas Berman, Partner, Kaszek Ventures
Anderson Thees, Managing Director, Redpoint eVentures
Carlos Kokron, VP and Managing Director LATAM, Qualcomm Ventures
Eric Acher, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Monashees
Rodrigo V. Borges, Managing Director & Co-founder, DOMO Invest
Patrick Arippol, Managing Director, DGF Investimentos
Special thanks to our Global Startup Enablers, FbStart from Facebook and Sequoia Capital. With their support, we are able to help build startup ecosystems around the globe and help enable startups to change the world! G-Startup Hong Kong are still open for application. High potential, early stage startups (<$2m raised) from any country can apply.
About G-Startup Worldwide
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find high-potential, early stage startups, invest in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world. The G-Startup Worldwide program invests over $1,000,000 in startups annually. G-Startup alumni like Didi and App Annie have raised over $17.2 billion. Some have been acquired by companies like Amazon, Google, Apple and Alibaba. G-Startup Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley. The local winners of G-Startup Worldwide at selected competitions receive investment. The winner also receives a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner and receive an additional $250,000 investment!
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