[CORRESPONDANT] What results for Brazilian Tech in 2019?

by bold-lichterman

To close the year, we meet with Xavier Leclerc, French entrepreneur based in Rio de Janeiro since 2014, to review the highlights of the last twelve months in the Brazilian ecosystem. A year 2019 resolutely placed under the sign of unicorns. And for good reason, Brazil has welcomed five more in a year to reach a total of eleven unicorns. Even France is not doing as well… On the other hand, the French are indeed present in Brazilian Tech. This is one of the subjects tackled by Xavier Leclerc in this last annual column before moving into a new decade …

In summary :

  • the annual review of Brazilian Tech
  • the last fundraising of the year in Brazil
  • Wildlife Studios, the new Brazilian unicorn
  • French start-ups and entrepreneurs in Brazil
  • São Paulo, the economic and technological heart of Brazil

Find the map of French start-ups in Brazil, produced by Aline Bros for the French Tech hub in São Paulo:

Credit: Aline Bros for the French Tech hub in São Paulo.
Credit: Aline Bros for the French Tech hub in São Paulo.

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Xavier Leclerc, French entrepreneur established in Brazil since 2014.

Xavier Leclerc is a French entrepreneur based in Rio de Janeiro since 2014. He is the co-founder of MOX Digital, a company that organizes B2B conferences around digital, including .Futuro. Previously, he worked with Google and then Facebook in France. He was also one of the first sales representatives of the French subsidiary of Mark Zuckerberg’s firm.