About South Summit Brazil
With 10 years of history, the South Summit has become a leading event in the global innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. In Brazil, the first edition took place in May 2022 and brought together more than 500 national and international speakers. Over three days, more than 20,000 people passed through Cais Mauá, totaling 40,000 contacts made and more than 2,500 1:1 business meetings between around 8,500 companies and 3,300 startups presenting their businesses. There were approximately 450 investors present at South Summit Brazil 2022, including more than 90 funds (20 international), with a total portfolio of investments that add up to more than $65 billion available for contribution.
WHY SOUTH SUMMIT BRAZIL?
- The State of Rio Grande do Sul has one of the strongest economies in Brazil.
- It has a privileged location and it is a strategic point, Rio Grande do Sul is the geographical center of the major routes of the Cone Sul.
- Porto Alegre has a boosting innovative and new technologies ecosystem.
- The region has referencial Universities, nurturing young talent.
|Luiza Helena Trajano|
Chairman of the Board at Magazine Luiza
Superintendent of innovation & development Pucrs
CEO and social executive at Favela Holding and Cufa
Director of the Center of Excellence and Innovation in Educational Policies at FGV
TV host at Rede Globo
Angel Investor and Shark at Shark Tank Brazil
|Jorge Paulo Lemann|
Cofounder at ambev and 3G Capital
President at Grupo Ultra
President at Instituto Ayrton Senna
Chairman at Magnopus
President of the Randon Companies
|Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter|
Member of the Gerdau Control Group
Images from the 2020 edition