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Blockchain Visionary, Business Development Expert, Serial Entrepreneur. Eight years of experience in Digital Marketing and Web Services. Staged several ICOs, with an average raise of $57M. 

Alexander Uglov
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Eduardo has over a decade of professional experience with a track record in Venture Capital, M&A/Corporate Finance and Consulting. In the past 7 years, Eduardo has worked within the investment industry performing over 35 venture deals from Pre-Seed to Series A and over 10 M&A transactions (£25m - £50m). Founder of an advisory firm to support individuals, startups, scaleups, and corporates worldwide in investment, strategies & growth.

Eduardo Paperini
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He has twenty years of experience in business related to information technology, business processes, business intelligence and data management in local, regional and global projects. Co-founder of EYDOS Digital. Holds a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, a Postgraduate Degree in Financial Analysis and Evaluation of Investment Projects and a Master's Degree in International. Studied at "Singularity University" exponential technologies linked to major global challenges (Sillicon Valley, 2016).

Gustavo Sanchez Reulet
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Melina Costa is co-founder of the innovation agency Coaeva, based in Berlin. She helps organizations create user-centered products, services and entire new ventures. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Melina investigated business models and interviewed global leaders working as a journalist for some of Brazil's most prestigious newspapers and magazines.

Melina Costa
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Journalist with specialization in marketing and innovative industries, born in São Paulo - Brazil. Founder of GRUPOCASA, in 1987, a strategic communication agency in Brazil and UK focused in innovative industries. Her expertise is mainly focused on Business and innovative industries. Sandra has experience in coordinating teams in several countries, managing new business development, international relationships and developing strategies for companies arriving in LatAm.

Sandra Sinicco
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Víctor Justo is a CFA charterholder with extensive experience in investment banking and venture capital analysis. Currently head of the Latam desk in Capital Partners Group.

Víctor Justo
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Mr. Michalčík holds an LL.M. degree in international legal studies from American University Washington College of Law (2008) and Mgr. degree in law and legal science from the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University in the Czech Republic (2002). He is a co-founder and director of the CZECH-PERU Alliance for Business Innovation which forges strategic partnerships and develops multi-stakeholder projects for leading Czech and Peruvian innovation hubs, research and development institutions, corporate sector, and industrial associations. Mr. Michalčík has implemented and designed research and development projects in a number of countries which benefitted from international donor mechanisms and agencies of the United Nations and governmental agencies.

Vladislav Michalčík

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Arthur Braga Nascimento, partner at BNZ Advogados, Coordinator of the BNZ Innovation area, with legal practice for over 200 Startups. He is the legal director of Arena Hub, Latin America's largest sports and innovation coworking and legal director of MITHUB, an association focused on fostering innovation in the real estate market. Has a certificate in the Venture Capital Program at Berkeley Haas College.

Arthur Braga Nascimento
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Gustavo Rotta is a partner of Deloitte dedicated to innovation initiatives. He works from Deloitte Brasil's Tax Consulting area, with experience in research and development programs and in the implementation of technological solutions for tax procedures. Rotta works with global companies in projects involving international operations.

Gustavo Rotta
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Amure Pinho is the President of Brazilian Startups Association (ABStartups), a non profit organization helping more than 5.000 startups around the country. Invested in more than 20 startups and sold one of his companies to B2W, one of the biggest retail groups in Brazil. Serial entrepreneur, passionate about the Brazilian startup ecosystem, he is a mentor on many acceleration programs and speaker at global events such as SXSW, TechCrunch, TEDx and Campus Party.

Amure Pinho
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Após uma trajetória de sucesso ao longo de três décadas de carreira executiva em instituições financeiras globais como Citibank e Deutsche Bank, Kika foi "mordida pelo bicho" da inovação e empreendedorismo.

Kika é Investidora Anjo de startups ( no Brasil e Israel ), Conselheira Consultiva e também atua como mentora de negócios e de profissionais. 

Kika Ricciardi
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Government relations executive with solid experience in institutional coordination of trade promotion and investment attraction projects, in coordination with Federal Government agencies, private sector entities and diplomatic representations.

Gustavo Brum
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Member of the Deliberative Council of ABVCAP - Brazilian Association of Private Equity & Venture Capital, as well as Coordinator of the Regulatory Committee. Joined 2015 at BNP Paribas Asset Management Brazil as Head of Alternative Investments (Private Equity & Venture Capital | Infrastructure | Real Estate). He has been Managing Partner of Rio Bravo Investimentos since its foundation in early 2000.

Luiz Figueiredo
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Caio was the head of Bosch Home Appliances for Latin America until 2001,
when led the spin-off of subsidiary Metalfrio Solutions, brought the company public through an IPO in 2007 and took it to the position of world leader in its segment. Since 2014, he acts as investor/Board Member of Metalfrio (FRIO3), Restoque (LLIS3), Alper (APER3), Theodora Home, Instacasa and Tevec.

Luiz Eduardo Moreira Caio
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. Deputy Full Director of DEMPI / CAF FIESP. Owner of FKZ INVESTIMENTOS Electronic Engineer, I currently work as a freelance investment agent.

Marcos Zekcer
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Maria Augusta Bernardini joined AZ Brazil in June 2016, as TA Medical Manager for Cardiovascular & Diabetes, being responsible for Forxiga & XigDuo, Onglyza & Kombiglyze, Exenatide Brands, Brilinta and Legacy’s portfolio. In  October 2017 she was promoted to Associate Medical Director, with the challenge to strategically manage and develop also MAEX and Evidence Generation in Brazil. In July 2018 she was promoted to Executive Medical Director.

Maria Augusta Bernardini
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Maria Rita Spina Bueno is executive director of Anjos do Brasil and founder of MIA - Women Investors Angel, working with the development of startups and bringing together entrepreneurs and angel investors as a means of leveraging the potential of the Brazilian investment market and innovation entrepreneurship. His professional activity has always been linked to business and project management, focusing on implementing solutions in the financial, human resources and operations areas. Graduated and Master in philosophy by FFLCH-USP.

Maria Rita Spina Bueno
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Maria Augusta Bernardini joined AZ Brazil in June 2016, as TA Medical Manager for Cardiovascular & Diabetes, being responsible for Forxiga & XigDuo, Onglyza & Kombiglyze, Exenatide Brands, Brilinta and Legacy’s portfolio. In  October 2017 she was promoted to Associate Medical Director, with the challenge to strategically manage and develop also MAEX and Evidence Generation in Brazil. In July 2018 she was promoted to Executive Medical Director.

Sergio Risola
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