Venture Capital On The Upswing

Venture Capital On The Upswing


Like private equity, Brazil's venture capital industry is undergoing a renaissance. Thanks to backing from Brazil's largest and most influential pension funds, the venture capital business – which barely existed 10 years ago – is suddenly flourishing. And the firms aren't just raising funds; they are also proving that strategic investors are indeed interested in acquiring small- and medium-sized companies.The local venture capital industry has undoubtedly benefited from Brazil's hard won economic stability. Specialists say the business has blossomed as a direct result of measures to improve the regulatory environment and to facilitate successful sales down the road.Alvaro Gonç

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