Judges Announced for G-Startup Worldwide at GMIC Sao Paulo 2017! High Potential Startups Apply Now!

In News, Press Releases, Startup Competition by MeganL

After our amazing success at G-Startup Beijing, we have a packed schedule in September. Besides G-Startup at GMIC Jakarta, G-Startup at GMIC Sao Paulo is held on September 12, 2017. The first place winner will receive a free trip to Silicon Valley including a round trip flight and 3 nights of stay (value at $1,000) 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. Apply before August 5.

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 
Rodrigo V. Borges, Managing Director & Co-founder, DOMO Invest
Patrick Arippol, Managing Director, DGF Investimentos

G-Startup Sao Paulo ’s Top 15 will automatically be accepted into Facebook’s FbStart program. Benefits include Facebook ad credits, free partner services, user testing support, and mentorship from Facebook’s product managers and engineers.

“Last year we hit the bar, being voted the second best startup in the world. Companies in Brazil have been developing more and more and the ecosystem is maturing, so certainly we have clear chances of having a champion this year. Besides, the Brazilian never gives up”, says Fernando Saddi, founder and CEO at Easy Carros. Easy Carros is the second place of G-Startup Global Finals 2016.

Are you the next Didi Kuidi or AppAnnie?  Join the roster of successful companies that have been awarded at G-startup Worldwide.We’ve worked hard to get you the best judges in South America to help the regional finalist take their business to the next level, receive advice from seasoned investors and have the opportunity to raise capital! Are you ready to pitch your startup to South America’s top VC’s and hundreds of attendees?  Apply for Sao Paulo now:


Special thanks to our Global Startup Enablers, Facebook’s Fb Start 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!


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 Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Tokyo, 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! All regional winners have the opportunity to automatically be admitted to Facebook’s FbStart program and a boot camp with Google Launchpad Accelerator. Any eligible startup from around the world may apply here.

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