Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

With global events, a rising middle class and major investment opportunities, all eyes are on Brazil.


It's time to look beyond the sunny beach-party exterior. More than just a tourism magnet that attracts 5 million-plus visitors every year, Brazil is South America's largest economy, with gears turning busily in numerous sectors.

Brazil's population has increased from 96 million in 1970 to about 200 million today. As a result of government investment and solid economic growth, 40 million of those people entered the middle

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