The G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Sao Paul evaluators have completed their first round of review of startup applications and we are excited to announce the G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Sao Paulo Top 25. We received 182 applications from 23 countries for this startup competition. The classic tech hubs in Silicon Valley, Sao Paulo, and Beijing were well represented but we also received a large number of high quality applications from Ghana, Azerbaijan, and Bangalore! It is very impressive to see the innovative technologies coming out of these emerging markets and we expect to see this trend continue. The evaluators have rated each startup on the basis of traction, team, industry and product.
G-Startup Worldwide SaoPaulo Top 25:
Easy Carros – The future of car maintenance, insurance & ownership.
Hero Panel – A productivity platform for super-humans
QueroQuitar – Platform that facilitate the trading of debt between creditors and debtors.
BRABOV – Livestock production management platform.
4Vets – IntegraVet – SaaS technology provider to the Brazilian Animal Health Industry
Casaecafe.com – Connect customers with reputable service providers by geolocation
Qranio – A mobile learning platform that uses gamification to reward learning and motivate users to engage with educational content
PluriCell Biotech – We sell adult human cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells
Zumpy – App to reduce the number of cars in the streets using carpooling
Colab.re Tecnologia – Civic engagement and government participation platform
Solidface Technology – Go-to-meeting meets 3D Design software
Planejei – Financial assistant backed by AI & machine learning
CertBest – CertBest is a platform to provide learning through a mock crowdsourcing platform for school students and professionals seeking professional growth
Lejour – Social platform for weddings
Credit Dream, Inc. – A better loan on your phone
Vesteer – More than t-shirts. Empower people to bring great products to market
Imgnation Studios – We are Game Developers who love to create great VR content
Jurídico Certo – Connects lawyers to companies and citizens
Booster AgTech – AI to improve weather forecasts for AG Industry
NEARBEE – A geosocial network that connects people to reinvent the concept of safety
EzeWash – On demand car services
descubraomundo.com – Skola is a GDS for the student market
PublishDrive – ebook ERP for publishing
Luckro Team – A Business Social Network for Retailers, Brands and Sales Teams
Arquitecasa Black – Marketplace of self-managed residential construction
Ten of the above startups will be chosen by our evaluators to pitch to our world famous venture capitalist judges (pictured below) at G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC SaoPaulo on August 25. We will announce the ten startups on our Facebook page on Wednesday, July 27th.
The ten chosen startups will be accepted to Google Developers Launchpad Program. Then the top 3 chosen by the judges at GMIC Sao Paulo will receive a membership in G-Network, our global, invite only, tech leader community. Third place will receive a $20,000 investment and second place will receive a $30,000 investment. First place will receive a $50,000 investment prize and a trip to Silicon Valley to compete at the G-Startup Worldwide Global Finals in September for an additional $250,000 investment prize! After the finals they will be able to attend a bootcamp at Google’s headquarters!
If you would like to attend GMIC Sao Paulo and see the G-Startup Worldwide competition, we have reserved a limited number of passes for startups that are available first come, first served. Register with code GMICSPGUEST03276439 for a 100% discount on the Gold pass. We hope to see you there!
Special thanks to our Global Partners Sequoia Capital, Cheetah Mobile, Google Launchpad and Cutler PR! With their support we are able to help build startup ecosystems around the globe and help enable startups to change the world!
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find the most innovative, early stage startups, invest $1,000,000 in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world.G-Startup Worldwide will be hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2016 including Tel-Aviv, Beijing, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Bangalore, Taipei, Seoul and San Francisco. G-Startup Worldwide will invest $1 million into 18 companies around the world in 2016. The winner of G-Startup Worldwide will receive a $50,000 investment prize, the second place winner will receive a $30,000 investment prize and the third place winner will receive a $20,000 investment prize. The winner will also receive a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the 2016 G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner. The second place winner overall will receive an additional $120,000 winner and the Global Winner will receive an additional $250,000 investment! Our winners also gain access to the exclusive G-Network, our private network for global tech executive as well as support from our mentor network. Any eligible startup from around the world may apply.
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