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The Brazilian Government Is Doing A Startup Program, Too, And They’re Putting A Call Out For Entries

Chile’s not the only South American country with a serious startup accelerator program anymore. Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation said today that it’s willing to invest up to $78 million in 100 local and foreign startups that apply for a new “Start-Up Brasil” program. The idea is to lure both domestic and foreign

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Brazil and the US upgrading diplomatic ties and thinking in more bilateral trade

President Dilma Rousseff will make the first formal state visit by a Brazilian leader to the United States in nearly two decades, according to Reuters’ news agency. The trip allegedly will occur later this year likely in October, officials said on condition of anonymity because the White House has not yet announced the visit. A

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“The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials”: working documents #3 – Authors: Vera Thorstensen, Emerson Marçal and Lucas Ferraz

CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies), in cooperation with FRIDA and EUBrasil, organized the event “The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials” in Brussels, offering an in-depth analysis of the current state and prospects of development of relations between the European Union and Brazil. This event was the conclusion of a project which has been

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FT/IFA Business of Football Summit 2013 – 17 June 2013

FT/IFA Business of Football Summit 2013 17 June 2013| Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janiero, Brazil It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the first Financial Times – International Football Arena  Business of Football Summit taking place on 17th June 2013 at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janiero. Against the backdrop of

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“The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials”: working documents #2 – Author: Renato G. Flôres Jr

CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies), in cooperation with FRIDA and EUBrasil, organized the event “The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials” in Brussels, offering an in-depth analysis of the current state and prospects of development of relations between the European Union and Brazil. This event was the conclusion of a project which has been

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Brazil reviewing immigration policy and is looking for “brains and human capital”

Historically immigrants helped to build Brazil. The great inflow was in the second half of the XIX century (1888 to 1929), excluding World War One, when the country received on average 100.000 immigrants per annum, mainly Italians, Portuguese, Spaniards, Germans, Middle East, Poles, Russians and Ukrainians. They started working in the big coffee plantations and

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Sao Paulo will host 1.500 political and business leaders from Germany and Brazil

There are many (German) companies, particularly small and medium-sized ones — who see prospects for business in Brazil” despite the country’s faltering economic growth (0.9% last year),“ said Thomas Schmall, who has just been elected chamber president for a two-year term. ”Everybody (in the German business community) believes that in the long term, Brazil will

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EUBrasil promotes MEPs EUBrasil Honorary Members missions: interview with MEP Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler

EUBrasil is delighted to launch a new activity, exclusively dedicated to our Honorary Members, MEPs. The aim of this initiative is to promote MEP’s missions to South America, in particular to Brazil: we are happy to introduce our first interview, with MEP Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler, who is traveling to Brazil in a few days. (Portuguese version

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“The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials”: working documents

CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies), in cooperation with FRIDA and EUBrasil, organized the event “The EU-Brazil Strategic Partnership: Realities and Potentials” in Brussels, offering an in-depth analysis of the current state and prospects of development of relations between the European Union and Brazil. This event was the conclusion of a project which has been

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The Brazil-EU Strategic Partnership – Realities and Potential – CEPS, 4-5 March 2013

The Brazil-EU Strategic Partnership – Realities and Potential Conference organized by CEPS in cooperation with EUBrasil and FRIDE On March 4-5, top level Brazilian and European scholars will examine in depth the major challenges that this strategic partnership faces: slower world growth, major macroeconomic imbalances, the possibility of an EU-Mercosur free trade agreement and other

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