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  • Salvador Bahia TechCrunch

Brazil’s Black Silicon Valley could be an epicenter of innovation in Latin America

May 2nd, 2021|News, Press Releases|

This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Image Credits: Mr. Söbau / Unsplash Over the last five years, Brazil has witnessed a startup boom. The main startups hubs in the country have traditionally been São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, but now a new wave of cities are building their own thriving local startup ecosystems, including Recife with Porto Digital

  • Salvador Bahia TechCrunch

Brazil’s Black Silicon Valley could be an epicenter of innovation in Latin America

November 17th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Image Credits: Mr. Söbau / Unsplash Over the last five years, Brazil has witnessed a startup boom. The main startups hubs in the country have traditionally been São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, but now a new wave of cities are building their own thriving local startup ecosystems, including Recife with Porto Digital

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Over the last five years, Brazil has witnessed a startup boom.
The main startups hubs in the country have traditionally been São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, but now a new wave of cities are building their own thriving local startup ecosystems, including Recife with Porto Digital hub and Florianópolis with Acate. More recently, a “Black Silicon Valley” is beginning to take shape in Salvador da Bahia.

[Translated from Portuguese]

AFRO.TV is a digital startup launched by AFAR Ventures focused on black content in entertainment, beauty, trends and the economy. Bringing greater representation is the focus of its production and creative team. Headquartered in the city of Salvador, it aims to have correspondents in other regions of Brazil and the world. Its content and programs are available on all social networks and will launch on its own website and app later this year.

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[Translated from Portuguese]

50 startups: AFRO.TV aims to revolutionize streaming with more diversity – the Startup is creating a platform to showcase content created by and for the Brazil’s Black community and has already raised over 2 million Brazilian reais (US$500,000). “It’s a mix of a streaming platform with a creative agency backed by data analysis ”, says Nunes. “The idea is to make AFRO.TV the epicenter of this audience.”

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