Top Startups / February 17, 2022
Asaf Fybish

Asaf is an investor and startup growth advisor. He specializes in organic marketing and he's our Chief of Stash

Top Brazilian Startups To Watch in 2022

Brazil is known for its football and its warm climate, but is also climbing the ladder of countries to watch for business acumen. With the service sector being the largest in Brazil, lots of new start-ups are appearing on the scene. Ten Brazilian startups managed to hit the valuation of $1 billion in 2021, earning unicorn status. This shows that the country has the capability to produce top startups.


1. Agrolend

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Alan Glezer, Andre Glezer, Leopoldo Vettor, Valeria Bonadio

One of Brazil's highest ranked companies is Agrolend, the start-up works with agriculture technology and financial services and technology. The business launched to help give Brazilian farmers an easy and sustainable way to access credit. Small and medium sized farmers are supported with credit to invest in better equipment and technology, to help improve development through increased productivity and increased profitability. The process is sped up compared to traditional banking.

Agrolend was founded in December 2020 and has since raised a very large sum of $24.6M. This was made in four funding rounds; three of which took place in 2021 and the fourth in January 2022. The company had eight investors and an employee size between eleven and fifty people. Alan Glezer, Andre Glezer, Leopoldo Vettor and Valeria Bonadio are the founders of the technology start-up and its headquarters are located in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2. 180° Insurance

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 51-100

Founders: Alex Körner, Franco Lamping, Mauro Levi D'Ancona

180° Insurance is another well ranked start-up from Brazil. Using a B2B2C (business to business to consumer) model, the insurance and finance tech start-up works at building insurance products that connect technology to the client's day to day life. The company is aiming to revolutionise how insurance is distributed and consumed in Brazil. Having been featured in Forbes Brasil, they are definitely one to watch.

The Brazilian finance and insurance technology start-up was founded in 2020 by Alex Körner, Franco Lamping and Mauro Levi D'Ancona. It currently has between fifty one and one hundred employees with a headquarters in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Two funding rounds have been completed so far raising $39.6M.

3. Inventa

Year Founded: 2021

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 51-100

Founders: Fernando Carrasco, Laura Camargo, Marcos Salama

Inventa is another Brazilian tech start-up working in the information technology and B2B sectors. The company also operates within the e-commerce, internet and marketplace industries. Inventa helps its clients to set up a good business model and increase their income. The B2B marketplace connects brands and independent retailers together, to gain flexible terms of payment.

Founded by Fernando Carrasco, Laura Camargo and Marcos Salama in 2021, the company has since raised $25.4M total funding. This was made through three funding rounds, two of which took place in 2021 and one in January of 2022. The company has its headquarters in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil and has an employee size of between fifty one and one hundred employees.

4. Piipee

Year Founded: 2015

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 1-10

Founders: Ezequiel Vedana da Rosa

Piipee is a green technology start-up company from Brazil; it operates within the clean technology, professional services, water and sustainability industries. Piipee has created a product to neutralise urine and keep the toilet clean. The product is biodegradable, and cuts the need for water. The green tech start-up claims that using the product is more cost effective than flushing.

Ezequiel Vedana da Rosa is the founder of Piipee and set the company up in 2015. Its headquarters are in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil and there are between one and ten employees working for the company. Since the launch in 2015, the company has completed two funding rounds, raising $42.6K.

5. Curseria

Year Founded: 2017

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Danilo Ricchetti

Curseria is an education technology start-up company. The Brazilian business is an online learning platform which offers its user courses in many different areas. Each course is taught by experts from the field. Curseria's aim is to make online learning or virtual education easier and more accessible for more people. The company also gets celebrities involved in different courses to make the platform more exciting for users.

Curseria was founded in 2017 by Danilo Ricchetti and it has its headquarters located in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The edutech company currently employs between eleven and fifty employees. Since 2017, the company has completed three funding rounds, raising $4.9M. The first two funding rounds took place in 2019 and the third round took place in July 2021.

6. Galena

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: São Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Eduardo Mufarej, Guilherme Luz

Galena is another Brazilian company that works within the education technology sector. The start-up is more aimed towards vocational education and recruitment, as the platform trains individuals for their future careers. The company is working with many big companies to get people from public schools involved in high career aspirations. Galena offers its users four months of training, then a selection process. Galena also promises that its customers do not have to pay until they get the job, because they want to support each individual on their path.

Eduardo Mufarej and Guilherme Luz founded the education technology start-up in 2020 and now employ between eleven and fifty people. The headquarters are located in São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since 2020, the company has raised $7.5M in just one funding round in May 2021.

7. Nude

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Giovanna Meneghel, Alexander Appel

Nude is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2020 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company makes its money through the manufacturing and distribution of organic, plant based consumables that are better for the environment and are also healthier for the people consuming them.

Since being founded, the compay has gone through a sole round of funding. This funding round was supported by a group of three investors and the end result of this was that the company has managed to raise $5 Million.

8. BotCity

Year Founded: 2019

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Gabriel Archanjo, Lorhan Caproni

BotCity is a startup in Brazil that was founded in 2019 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company has created a platform that allows developers to create bots using the Java and Python programming languages. This helps them to save time and money on development.

Since being founded, the company has gone through two rounds of startup funding. These funding rounds have been supported by a group of five investors, with the total amount being raised standing at $3 Million.

9. Tabas

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Leonardo Morgatto, Simone Surdi

Tabas is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2020 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company provides a platform for users to find fully furnished apartments with all of the amenities they need.

Since being founded, the company has gone through four rounds of startup funding, with these rounds being supported by a total of seven investors. From this investment, the business has managed to raise a figure of $16.1 Million.

10. Skillcore

Year Founded: 2019

HQ: Curitiba, Brazil

Size: 1-10

Founders: Thiago Nascimento

Skillcore is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2019 and is currently based in Curitiba, Brazil. The company has created a platform that allows influencers and organizations involved in games to make revenue from their committed fans, adding more funding for E-sports.

Since being founded, the company has gone through a single round of startup funding. This funding round was supported by a pair of investors. The end result of this funding was that the company has raised $600,000.

11. InHouse Market

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: Ceara, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Yan Franca, Leonardo Deana

InHouse Market is a startup in Brazil that was founded in 2020 and is currently based in Ceara, Brazil. The company helps people to set up small stalls and businesses within their homes.

Since being founded, the company has gone through a single round of startup funding. This funding round has been supported by a single investor, with the total raised standing at $1.9 Million.

12. TRACTIAN

Year Founded: 2019

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 51-100

Founders: Igor Marinelli

TRACTIAN is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2019 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company makes its money through the provision of a software platform that monitors the health of machines and informs its users of when these machines are going to fail, before they do. This helps to improve efficiency in factories and warehouses.

Since being founded, the company has gone through two rounds of funding and these funding rounds have seen the support of ten investors. The end result of these funding rounds was that the company managed to raise a total of $3.7 Million.

13. Moss.Earth

Year Founded: 2020

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 1-10

Founders: Luis Felipe Adaime

Moss.Earth is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2020 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company makes its money through the purchase and sale of carbon credits on its platform, to incentivize businesses to move towards greener alternatives.

Since being founded, the company has gone through three rounds of startup funding. These funding rounds have been supported by a total of six investors. From these funding rounds, the company has managed to raise a figure of $13.4 Million.

14. Gavea Marketplace

Year Founded: 2019

HQ: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Vítor Uchôa Nunes

Gavea Marketplace is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2019, the company is currently based in Rio, Brazil. They make their money from the operation of a blockchain-based asset exchange to make the trade of physical commodities safer through transparent displays of procurement channels.

Since being founded, the company has gone through two rounds of startup funding, with these rounds being supported by a group of four investors. These investors collectively helped the business to raise a total of $4.5 Million.

15. iUPay

Year Founded: 2018

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 1-10

Founders: Carlos Lino

iUPay is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2018 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company operates in the Fintech market and has created a system for payments and the collection of payments, allowing for better business for merchants and more convenience for customers.

Since being founded, the business has gone through a single round of startup funding, with this round being supported by a sole investor. The amount raised by the company has reached a figure of $1 Million.

16. Digibee

Year Founded: 2017

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 51-100

Founders: Peter Kreslins, Rodrigo Bernardinelli, Vitor Sousa

Digibee is a startup in Brazil that was founded in 2017 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company specializes in helping other businesses with low-code integrations, which are cheaper, less difficult to maintain and are far more reliable than high-code integrations.

Since it was founded, the company has gone through five rounds of startup funding. During these funding rounds, the business has secured the support of eight investors. These investors have collectively invested a total of $33.6 Million into the company.

17. Speedbird Aero

Year Founded: 2018

HQ: Franca, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Manoel Coelho, Samuel Salomao

Speedbird Aero is a startup in Brazil that was founded in 2018 and is currently based in Franca, Brazil. The company is the first business in Latin America to make use of drone technology in order to facilitate deliveries to customers, healthcare providers and logistics services.

Since being founded, the company has gone through a single round of startup funding. This funding round has allowed the company to secure the support of three investors. These investors have collectively invested a figure of $3 Million into the company.

18. Beeva

Year Founded: 2017

HQ: Marechal Deodoro, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Jatyr Oliveira

Beeva is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2017 and is currently based in Marechal Deodoro, Brazil. The company has been making use of advanced technology to create innovations in the food market for honey and beekeeping.

Since being founded, the company has gone through a single round of startup funding, with a sole investor supporting the business. This has resulted in the company raising a total of $4.5 Million.

19. Veroo

Year Founded: 2018

HQ: Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Gabriel Barruffini

Veroo is a startup in Brazil that was founded in 2018 and is currently based in Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. The company makes its money through the sale of fairtrade coffee in a digitally native manner, meaning it can maximize its reach and sales capability- which is good for the farmers involved.

The company has gone through a sole round of startup funding since being founded with this funding round being supported by a single investor. This investor has helped the company with a figure of $200,000.

20. Brelo

Year Founded: 2017

HQ: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Size: 1-10

Founders: Eduardo Casal, Fran Pasquini, Gus Aragón

Brelo is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2017 and is currently based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company makes its money through the provision of flexible lending solutions, offered in a convenient digital format. This allows customers to get easier access to credit, which can be a problem for many.

Since being founded, the company has gone through two rounds of startup funding, with these funding rounds being supported by pair of investors. The total amount of money raised during this investment is currently unknown.

21. Hauseful

Year Founded: 2018

HQ: Florianopolis, Brazil

Size: 11-50

Founders: Pablo Chacon

Hauseful is a Brazilian startup that was founded in 2018 and is currently based in Florianopolis, Brazil. The company helps customers and sellers of property with in on demand inspections, images, surveys and more of properties that are going up for sale or rent.

The business has gone through a single round of startup funding since being founded, with this funding round being supported by a pair of investors. These investors have managed to raise a figure of $1.6 Million for the company.


FAQs

How Many Startups Are There in Brazil?

As it stands, there are currently more than 13,000 startups located within Brazil.

What Is The Average Investment in Brazil?

The average investment in Brazil is dependent on many factors, however, the average seed round is valued at $391k and the average series A round is valued at $3.5 Million.

What Are The Main Sectors in Brazil?

The main sectors in Brazil are services, manufacturing and agriculture.

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Asaf Fybish

Asaf is an investor and startup growth advisor. He specializes in organic marketing and he's our Chief of Stash

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