The Rise of Black Business in Brazil

Recording: The Rise of Black Business in Brazil, Mar 12, 2019

Brazil’s business eco-system is beginning to undergo a huge transformation. Latin America’s largest nation is awakening to the potential of its 110 million Black citizens who represent 54% their population. This panel will provide an introduction to the opportunities that exists in partnering with and providing services for members of the world’s second largest Black consumer economy. The panelist will highlight some of the most promising business initiatives taking place across Brazil. The guests will be David A. Wilson, founder of theGrio.com and now an expat living in Brazil, and Paulo Rogerio, founder of Vale do Dende, a business accelerator located in Salvador, Brazil.



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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced