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The Founder Institute, the world's premier startup launch program, is currently exploring a new semester launch in Florianopolis for 2017 to help local entrepreneurs build meaningful companies.

If you'd like the Founder Institute to help you launch your startup, then fill out an Interest Form or attend a FREE event to learn and learn from top startup experts. If enough people complete this form by the Launch Deadline (mar 15, 2022), the Founder Institute will formally launch a 2017 program in your city.

To test the demand for a Santa Catarina - Parana Virtual 2022 program, the Founder Institute will host several FREE startup events in Florianopolis:

Santa Catarina – Parana Events:

  • Aprenda Os Primeiros Passos para Montar Sua Startup com Mentores do FI PR on 7:00pm, dez 08, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272177

Global Events:

  • WEBINAR: Founder Institute Online Information Session: https://FI.co/infosession
  • Founder Showcase: Pre-Seed Startup Pitch & Networking Event, with Brant Cooper (Online) on 3:00pm, dez 01, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272258
  • [Restricted Access] Mental Fitness, Mindfulness, and Meditation for Entrepreneurs, an AMA with Mark Montalban + VIP Alumni Networking Summit on 9:00pm, dez 02, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272270
  • FI Alumni Panel: Meet Founders that Graduated FI and Ask Questions on 3:00pm, dez 15, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272285
  • AMA + FI Info Session with Co-Founder & CEO Jonathan Greechan on 10:00pm, dez 29, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272297
  • AMA + FI Info Session with Co-Founder & CEO Jonathan Greechan on 3:00pm, dez 30, 2021 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272312
  • Founder Showcase: Pre-Seed Startup Pitch & Networking Event (Online) on 10:00pm, jan 12, 2022 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272324
  • Learn How to Create an Admired Company Brand with Fabian Geyrhalter on 3:00pm, fev 02, 2022 (America/Sao_Paulo): https://FI.co/e/272696

Leading the Founder Institute's efforts in Florianopolis are local startup leaders Rodrigo Pereira Gregory (Business Strategy and Funding consultant, former financial manager at Nanovetores and venture capitalist at Criatec's Fund) and Célio Augusto Ikeda (Executive Director at Mentorya Information Technology), supported by Managing Director of the Founder Institute in Brazil,  Nima Kaz (Co Founder, Jupter).

Other successful entrepreneurs who have pledged their support to mentor founders in a Florianopolis Founder Institute program include:

  • Adeildo Nascimento: Consultant, mentor and advisor in Organizational Culture, DHEO Consulting
  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO
  • Alejandro Winocur: Founder/Owner, Way Beer
  • Alessandro Cesario: CEO , La Casa Comunicação
  • Alessio Alionço: CEO, Pipefy
  • Alexandre Dinkelmann: CO-FOUNDER, ONYO
  • Alexandre Yokoyama: Empreendedor e mentor de startups, ex-Googler, ex-IBMer
  • Alexandre Magalhães: Founder
  • Allan Costa: Founder, Allan Costa Palestras e Consultoria e outras 5 empresas
  • Alphonse Voigt: CEO, EBANX
  • Alvaro Cruz: Vice-Presidente Tecnologia Educacional, Positivo Tecnologia
  • Ana Paula Camargo: Human Power, JUPTER
  • Anderson Godzikowski: Board Member, Founder Gonew.Co, GooDz Capital. Columnist, Speaker, Author, Advisor, Gonew.Co
  • Anderson De Oliveira Rocha: CPO & Co-Founder, Hey, Linda
  • André Pegorer: Sócio, Nex CoWorking
  • Andre Boaventura: Chief Marketing Officer, EBANX
  • André Luiz Tamarozi: Partner, Baptista Luz Advogados
  • Andre Yui: Founder & CEO, Key Design
  • Andrew Crawford: Director of Finance & HR, Founder Institute
  • Ariel Patschiki: Partner & Product Director, EBANX
  • Arnaldo Rabelo: Diretor, Acesso Marketing e StartYou
  • Asshaias Felippe: Founder, Solintel
  • Bárbara Andrade: CFO, Flapper
  • Benjamin Yoskovitz: VP Product, HighlineBETA
  • Bernardo Filgueiras Costa: Corporate Law | Intellectual Property | M&A | Ecommerce and Marketplaces, Filgueiras Costa Advogados
  • Brahim Neto: Founder & CEO , MZ Tecnologia
  • Bruna Bertino: CEO, Material Agora
  • Bruno Doneda
  • Bruno Medeiros: Fundador, Lake Tahoe Ventures
  • Bruno Dequech Ceschin: Co-founder & CFO, Jupter, FI BR
  • Bruno Strzoda: Growth Specialist , Growth Machine
  • Caio Mac Cord: Product Manager, EBANX
  • Camilla Padua: Founder, TechTalent
  • Carla Delponte: Founder e CEO, Mundo Adaptado
  • Carlos Souza: COO, Logcomex
  • Carolina Gilberti: Founder/CEO, Mulheres Elétricas
  • Cézar Alexandre Rodrigues Baldi: CTO, NZN
  • Clayton Guimaraes: CoDirector
  • Clayton Guimarães: Director
  • Cris Alessi: CEO, Curitiba Agency
  • CRISTIANO RUSSO: Empreendedor // Head de Inovação // Apresentador de TV, Lake Innovation Studio
  • Dalmir Ogliari Jr: Business Designer, Strategy., TASTE
  • Daniel Bernard: Founder President and CEO, NetplaN Consultoria
  • Daniel Checchia: CTO, StartupLABs
  • Daniel Bergman: Director, VAIO, Positivo Informatica
  • Daniel Semaan: CEO, Blanq Tecnologia
  • Daniel Scandian: Ceo , DHEO Consulting
  • Daniela Vianna: CEO & Co-Founder , Ephemeris Co
  • Daniela Pieralisi: CEO, Flex Learning
  • David Blake: Business Development, Gust
  • Diego Bitencourt Contezini: CMO, ASAAS.COM
  • Diego Pedalino: Entrepreneur, Founding Partner
  • Diogo Ruiz: CEO and Founder, Bluezup
  • Diogo Da Luz Vianna: Co-Founder, meva
  • Douglas Salvador: CEO, Clube do Malte
  • Eduardo Wei: director, sul ! internet
  • Eduardo Frezarin: CEO & Novos Negócios, Yazo, Grupo Frezarin
  • Eduardo Langowski: CEO, Leads2b
  • Eduardo Iwai: CPO - Investor, Alice Education
  • Eduardo Moura: Head of Compliance and Compliance Officer, Pironti Advogados
  • Eduardo Odon: COO & Founder, Material Agora
  • Emerson Albino: Partner, Marins Bertoldi Advogados Associados
  • Emilia Chagas: CEO, GrowthHackers
  • Evandro Bazan: Partner, JMB Advisors
  • Ezequiel Kwasnicki: Solution Architect - Ecosystem Developer, Founder Institute Argentina
  • Fabio Bacarin: Co-Founder & Partner, Contabilizei
  • Fabio Couto Rosa: Director, Pousada Solar Aguas do Ivai
  • Felipe Gomide: CTO Brazil, Mirum Agency
  • Felipe Matos
  • Fernanda Manzoni: Founder, Co-law
  • Fernando Ott: CTO, Polen
  • Fernando Mallmann: Head of Marketing and Partner, Orma
  • Fernando Botelho: President, F123
  • Fernando Bresslau: Partner, biscoint.io
  • Flávia Thomaz Soccol, BAHR, SOCCOL & ADVOGADOS ASSOCIADOS
  • Flavio Ferrer
  • Flavio Tavares: CMO, GolSat Tecnologia
  • Flavio Negrão: COO Founder, OmniChat
  • Francisco Millarch: Founder and CEO, Rentcars.com
  • Frank Rolim: Frank Rolim, Founder Conecte Ai
  • Fredy Schaible: -, Rack Centre
  • Gabe Zichermann: CEO, Failosophy
  • Gabrielle Mahamud: Founder , Good Truck
  • Gelson Negrão: Presenter, Columnist and Sales Executive, Rede Massa SBT and Radio CBN
  • Genau L. Jr.: Founder & CEO, Yoobe.me
  • Geraldo Do Carmo Thomaz Jr.: co-CEO/Founder, VTEX
  • Giovana Brianti: CoFounder & Commercial Manager, YAZO
  • Gladys Mariotto: CEO, Já entendi
  • Guido Dezordi: Founder, Lumen Design
  • Guido Jackson: Co-founder - CEO, Anthor
  • Guilherme Verri: Co-Founder , Ephemeris Co
  • Gustavo Abrão: Editor in Chief & Creator, TecMundo, Grupo NZN
  • Gustavo Mota, We Do Logos
  • Gustavo Gelli: Founder/CFO, Tatil Design
  • Gustavo Melles: Founder , Startwe
  • Gustavo Bakai: CEO, Voit
  • Helene Romanzini: Head of product marketing , Remessa online
  • Helmuth Hofstatter: CEO & Founder, LogComex
  • Hemerson Ravaneda: Empreendedor, Mentor, Conselheiro de Empresas e Startups, appegada, RMind Consulturia, Acesso Marketing e StartYou
  • Ilan Kriger: Co-founder, CEO, Social Wave
  • Ilana Horta: Investor & Co-Founder, Drive me Safe
  • Ingrid Barth: Founder, Linker
  • Isabel Hoffmann: Founder and CEO, Tellspec Inc.
  • Ismael Akiyama: CEO, Akiyama Solucoes Tecnologicas
  • Jacques Benain: Diretor de Novos Negocios, Positivo Informatica
  • James Marins: Partner, Marins Bertoldi Advogados Associados
  • Jefferson Mamose: Entrepreneur & Investor, CPJ PARTICIPAÇÃO E INVESTIMENTO LTDA.
  • Jeffrey Paine: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures, Singapore
  • Jeison Arenhart De Bastiani: CoFounder, ForLogic Software
  • João Del Valle: Co-founder & CTO, EBANX
  • Joao Claudio Guetter: CEO/Board Member/Angel Investor, Tequesta Participacoes
  • Joaquin Presas: Founder, Pontodesign
  • Jordão Bevilaqua: Founder, Startup Xtech Commerce
  • Jorge Leal: Founder , Agres Sistemas Eletrônicos S/A
  • José Guilherme Scanavini: Co-Founder , IZagro
  • Josias Cordeiro Da Silva: CEO at JCS Group, President at World Trade Center Brazil South, serial entrepreneur and investor , JCS Group & World Trade Center Brazil South
  • Juarez Zaleski: Diretor de Criação, Mirum
  • Karen Carvalho: Innovation Projects Consultant, Moment Venture Consulting
  • Karina Rehavia: CEO, Ollo.is
  • Kayuá Freitas: Director of New Business, Moskit CRM
  • Leo Tostes: Co-founder , Haze shift studio
  • Leo Moura: Head de Growth Marketing, www.mycon.com.br
  • Leonardo Jianoti: Founder & CEO, CWB Capital
  • Leone Crescenzi: Ceo & Founder, Palco
  • Leticia Preuss: Regional Manager , Endeavor Paraná
  • Linda Machado: Executiva , CURITIBA ANGELS
  • Lívia Brandini: Founder & CEO, Kultua www.kultua.com
  • Lorena Pickert: Community Manager, TEDxUfpr
  • Luanna Toniolo Domakoski: CEO, TROC
  • Lucas Dzierwa De Lima: Managing Partner, Caravela Capital
  • Lucas Frare Teixeira: Co-Founder and CTO, Moskit CRM/Simbo CRM
  • Luciano Kalil: CEO, Duopana
  • Luciano Juvinski: Founder and CEO, Navegg
  • Luiz Chaves: Founder , My Niver
  • Luiz Alberto Cesar: Luiz Alberto Cesar
  • Manoel Gonçalves: Founder e CEO, Arbo Imóveis
  • Marcel Malczewski: CEO, M3 Investimentos
  • Marcelo Pinhel: CEO, Favo Tecnologia
  • Marcelo Wolowski, BZPlan
  • Marcelo Baratella: Founder, Salesmaker
  • Marcelo Zanelatto: CEO , ACESSO
  • Marcia Cavalcante: Diretora, CURITIBA ANGELS
  • Marcio Pacheco: CEO, PhoneTrack
  • Marcio Campos: CEO, PagPop
  • Márcio José Conceicão: Founder / CTO, PhoneTrack
  • Marco De Biasi: Managing Partner
  • marcos zanatti, Fortiideias
  • Marcos Semola: Director (2017-2020), Founder Institute Rio
  • Marcos Roberto Souza: Socio, Avant Investimentos e Participações
  • Marcus Figueredo: CEO, Hi Technologies
  • Marcus Dantus: CEO, Startup Mexico
  • Maria Cristina (Kika) Ricciardi: People, Cultures and Businesses in Transformation | Board Member | Innovation Boardroom Certificate | Angel Investor & Mentor for Scale-Ups, B2Mamy Aceleradora
  • Maria Teresa Fornea Caron: CEO, BCredi
  • Mariana Foresti: Regional Manager
  • Marina Beraz: Co-founder, Jupter, FI BR
  • Mario Seki: Co Founder, wiz
  • Marlene Marchiori: CEO, Marlene Marchiori
  • Marlon Pascoal: CTO, Arbo Imóveis
  • Matheus Gois: CEO , Hydronorth
  • Maurício Ribeiro Maciel: Lawyer, Marins Bertoldi
  • Mauricio Trezub: CEO, CiaShop
  • Michel Costa: CEO , TECHPAR Investments
  • Michelle Zibetti Tadra: Co founder, Go Genetic
  • Milena Seabra Ferreira: Conselheira, GRPCOM
  • Moacir Vieira Santos: Director, Grupo Value/Smart Value
  • Nilson Filatieri: Executive Director, Eadbox
  • Nima Kaz: Co Founder, Jupter, FI BR
  • Orlando Laragnoit: CEO & Founder, Listely
  • Oto Mazziotti Moreira: Head of Business, Everywhere Analytics
  • Paloma Lecheta: Regional Director - Brazil, Founder Institute
  • Pamela Manfrim: Diretora de Desenvolvimento, Apetit Serviços de Alimentação
  • Pâmela Ponce: Founder e CEO, IAPRENDI
  • Pâmela Ponce: CEO, IAPRENDI & ELA S/A
  • Paulo Sérgio Gusmann: Director, ADVB/PR
  • Pedro Cruz: CoFounder, Navegg
  • Pedro Wolff: Corporate Law | Venture Capital | M&A | , Pironti Advogados
  • Pedro Sousa: Co-Director, Campinas Chapter
  • Pedro Brandão: Designer, Pepo Carneiro Branding
  • Pedro Sella: Business Development, Parque Tecnológico Itaipu
  • Piero Contezini: CEO, ASAAS
  • Pierre Schurmann: CEO , Keiretsu
  • Priscila Assahida Moreira: Head Accelerator , Sistema Fiep
  • Rachel Horta: Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, Maisha Ventures
  • Rafael Martinelli De Oliveira: CEO, BMR Medical Ltda
  • Rafael Soares: CEO, Oven Pizza
  • Rafael Nishita: Advogado, Marins Bertoldi Advogados
  • Rafael Slonik: Co-Founder, Sweeme
  • Rafaela Bassetti: Founder e Ceo, Wishe Women Capital
  • Rafaello Pedalino: CEO, adv.co
  • Rafize Santos: CEO, Badass Mentoria
  • Raquel Dallasta: Programa Centelha PR- Recurso de Subvenção Econômica, Fundação Araucária
  • Ravi Gama: CEO
  • Regina Acutu: CoFounder & CEO, Verifact
  • Renata Bonaldi: Ceo, SleepUp
  • Renata Carvalho: CEO, She’s The Boss Tecnologia Ltda
  • Renato Paquet: CEO Founder, Polen
  • Rhodrigo Deda Gomes: Editor Executivo de Conexão, Gazeta do Povo
  • Rhuan Moraes: Founder/CEO , FireFly
  • Ricardo Cabianca: Founder+CEO, NOVOVAREJO.COM
  • Ricardo Moraes: CEO, Rodhium
  • Ricardo Pereira: CEO & Head of Growth, Rookau
  • Roberto Gordilho: CEO, GeSaúde
  • Robson Del Fiol: Executive Sales & Innovation Director, XY Ventures
  • Robson Privado: COO & Co-founder , DHEO Consulting
  • Rodolfo Spigai: Partner, Caetano de Paula & Spigai Advocacia e Consultoria
  • Rodrigo Schiavini: CEO & Founder, SmartHint
  • Rodrigo de Alvarenga: CEO, HAG.Group / HAG USA / HAG EU / HAG LATAM
  • Rodrigo Marques: Advogado Sócio da área de Direito Digital, Tecnologia e Inovação, Marins Bertoldi Advogados
  • Rodrigo Contin: Ceo, Hitech-e
  • Rogério Coutinho: Founder & Ceo, Podium Tecnologia
  • Ruy Leite: CEO, SAFEB
  • Sandra Soffner Hirata: Head of People, Pipefy
  • Sandro Batista: Director, CEO, Founder Institute, Focus BC - Google, Mapify
  • Sarah Venturim Lasso: Co-founder & COO, BlueBenu
  • Sergio Escobar: CEO & Partner, BCF Ventures
  • Shahab Kaviani: Co-Founder, Chief Entrepreneurs Office, CoFoundersLab
  • Sobhan Daliry: CEO, Grupo NZN
  • Sophia Faria: Senior Managing Partner, Inventos Digitais
  • Stephan Garcia: Founder, Open Brazil
  • Tatiana Fiuza: Manager, Vlinder Estratégias para Inovação
  • Thiago Fiorin Gomes: -, Rack Centre
  • Thiago Ayres: Head, Brain Fitness Xperience
  • Thiago Zampieri: CTO & Co-Founder, Countfly
  • Thiago Eik: Associate Founder, Bankme
  • Tiago Gavassi: Founder, PANIC LOBSTER
  • Tiago De Dalvi: CEO & Founder, Olist.com / Solidarium
  • Valdinei Santana: Business Hacker / CEO, weVortex
  • Vânia Discher: Partner
  • Wellington Moscon: CEO, GoEPIK
  • William Borba
  • Willian Power Homem: Founder & CEO, Houseasy
  • Yuri Sonoda: Board Member, FaceMedia & Apllos Solutions

  • And many more to be announced.

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200 cities and 90 countries, the Founder Institute has helped launch some of the fastest-rising startups across 6 continents, including Udemy, Realty Mogul, iCarsClub, Itembase, goplaceit, Appota, and many more. The company's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new jobs worldwide.

The Founder Institute is the most challenging and effective step-by-step startup launch program for talented and motivated aspiring entrepreneurs. Our program gives you a structured process and constant feedback from expert mentors and a global network of entrepreneurs. In addition, the Founder Institute is the only program of its kind that focuses on people versus ideas, accepts founders with day jobs, and shares equity with all participants.

Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to transition from employee to entrepreneur, test their startup ideas, build a team, get their first customers, raise funding, and more.

Help bring the Founder Institute to Florianopolis and fill out an Interest Form today.


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