Brazil and Europe: The Missing Link

A session at Explorers Festival

Friday 8th November, 2013

10:00am to 10:15am (LMT)

As a cofounder of 21212, Frederico has built up one of the most interesting accelerator concepts that links Brazilian startups with the US and vice-versa. Where is Europe in this equation?

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Frederico Lacerda

Founder, 21212

Frederico Lacerda is one of the founders of 21212, an accelerator of digital businesses based in Rio de Janeiro and NYC. A former professional swimmer and advertiser, he became an entrepreneur and business consultant and then cofounded 21212 to develop the local ecosystem and explore the exploding digital market in Brazil.

Frederico is also a frequent speaker, mentor and judge at several events in Brazil and in the US (Endeavor CEO Summit, LAVCA Summit, Startup Weekend, among others), expanding 21212′s support of entrepreneurship locally and globally. Prior to that, Frederico worked in management consulting at Accenture, where he was involved in international projects and methodology development in the telecommunications, finance and IT sectors. He studied Corporate Communications and Marketing, and is concluding a Master of Business Administration degree at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio).


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Explorers Festival

Portugal Portugal, Lisbon

6th8th November 2013

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Time 10:00am10:15am LMT

Date Fri 8th November 2013


CGD Auditorium, Beta-i, Edificio Central Station

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