Brazilian startup Association founder/Angel Investor/VC of Brazilian Association of Startups
Executive Manager at @ABStartups (Brazilian Association of Startups), a nonprofit organization that represents the Brazilian startups. Organizer of the biggest startup event of LATAM called CASE (Annual Conference of Startups and Entrepreneurship). Chosen as one of 10 entrepreneurs who have contributed most to the Brazilian ecosystem of startups, has spoken at @TEDx, curator of entrepreneurship at @CampusParty, organizer of over 50 events for startups, and mentor and juror at several events/programs for startups in Brazil.
Startup Grind Brazil Chapter and Regional Director, Angel Investor/VC at Startup Grind, Brazil
Startup grinder, angel investor, mentor, entrepreneur and passionate about leadership, startups and entrepreneurship. Extensive experience in the financial area, particularly in the Brazilian market, dealing with local and foreign companies, subsidiaries, shareholders, CEO's and Board members. Founded and/or invested over 6 startups. Additionally to that, large experience in general management positions, leading high performance teams and offices spreads out in different cities/States and/or segments.
Always interested in opportunities that offer challenging leading roles, requiring strong managerial and leadership skills to deal with any challenge and tasks involving a high level of complexity, which demand a fresh look, and out of the box solutions.
Regional Manager at Techstars and Founder of SmartMob of Techstars/Smartmob
Regional Manager of Community Programs at Techstars and founder of SmartMob Coworking. At Techstars he is responsible for the cultivation and sustained growth of vibrant startup ecosystems in Brazil via community support and the delivery of Techstars Community Programs like Startup Weekend, Startup Digest and Startup Next. André began his entrepreneurial journey opening a Coworking space and organizing events related to entrepreneurship in Florianopolis. He graduated in Industrial Engineering.