It’s the 195th anniversary of Brazil Independence Day and to commemorate the occasion, we’ve listed down for you, top 30 startups from Brazil. Brazil is fast on its way to becoming a startup hub as companies that offer novel solutions to global issues are being founded and investor sentiment has become stronger in the past few years. Take a look at them here:


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Here’s a more detailed look at the startups:

Company Info Description Investors
(2011, Sao Paulo, $1.55B) Group of fashion e-commerce companies
Rocket Internet
(2010, Sao Paulo, $245M) Online retailer for footwear and fashion products
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
(2012, Sao Paulo, $243M) Taxi-Booking App
SoftBank Group
Didi Chuxing
(2013, Sao Paulo, $178M) MasterCard flagged credit card with a mobile app
DST Global
Sequoia Capital
(2011, Rio De Janeiro, $135M) Online travel agency
Priceline Group
Insight Venture Partners
(2011, Sao Paulo, $92M) Food delivery platform
Just Eat
(2010, Rio De Janeiro, $60M) Mobile anti-virus and online safety solution for personal use
Qihoo 360
Pinnacle Ventures
(2012, Sao Paulo, $27M) Online lending platform
Redpoint eVentures
(2012, Sao Paulo, $26M) Technology-driven online print platform
(2011, Sao Paulo,$26M) Tech-heavy chain of medical centers
Omidyar Network
Kaszek Ventures
(2011, Florianopolis, $24M) Marketing automation platform for SMBs
DGF Investimentos
Redpoint eVentures
(2013, Colorado, $20M) Data center resource management
Marker Hill Capital
Phison Electronics Corporation
(2011, Sao Paulo, $20M) Cost-friendly home furnishings website
J.P. Morgan
(2012, Sao Paulo, $20M) Marketplace to rent residential properties
Acacia Partners
Qualcomm Ventures
(2012, Sao Paulo, $19M) Insurance provider for cell phones
Flybridge Capital Partners
Kaszek Ventures
(2012, Sao Paulo, $17M) Flash sales site for moms
Accel Partners
Tiger Global Management
(2011, Sao Paulo, $16M) Local services marketplace
Kaszek Ventures
Tiger Global Management
(2011, Sao Paulo, $15M) Online store for designer furniture
Valar Ventures
(2015, Sao Paulo, $14M) Online platform to buy and sell cars
Rise Capital
FJ Labs
(2015, Sao Paulo, $14M) An online marketplace for booking truckload carriers
Goldman Sachs
Valor Capital Group
(2013, Sao Paulo, $14M) On-demand delivery service using bike couriers
Qualcomm Ventures
(2011, Rio De Janeiro, $12M) Online courses for K-12 students
Amadeus Capital
Social Capital
(2013, Sao Paulo, $10M) Online professional development course for working professionals
Felicis Ventures
(2013, Sao Paulo, $10M) Online platform for booking bus tickets
Holtzbrinck Ventures
Rocket Internet
(2010, Sao Paulo, $10M) B2B/B2C e-commerce solution provider
Invest Tech
(2012, Sao Paulo, $9M) Online Personal Finance Management application
Ribbit Capital
Omidyar Network
(2011, Sao Paulo, $9M) Insurance aggregator and comparison platform
Amadeus Capital
(2012, Sao Paulo, $8M) Online retailer for wellness and health products
(2011, Sao Paulo, $7M) Adaptive learning management system for K-12 schools
Omidyar Network
(2012, Sao Paulo,$7M) Mobile-based job marketplace for blue collar workers

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