The number of startups is growing exponentially in Brazil. Innovation and creativity has made these companies stand out even in the midst of the crisis. To get an idea, investments in the sector reached more than R$ 9 billion in 2020, most of which came from abroad. Follow the article below to see how the Brazilian market is doing and get to know some of the most promising Startups in the country. Today’s Startup Market Certainly 2020 was a troubled year for many sectors of the economy, but the startup market recorded a period of significant growth. In Brazil, there are already about 13 thousand active startups. According to data from the company Distrito , between January and September 2020 alone, there were 100 acquisitions of startups in Brazil. It does not stop there.
In the same period, the number of contributions made to new companies reached a historic record of 322 checks, with a total volume of US$ 2.2 billion. In 2020, it was also the year that Brazil gained new unicorns , that is, startups that reached a valuation of US$ 1 billion. Are they:The expectation is that Brazil still has 15 startups close to achieving unicorn status. The fax number list latest and most innovative Startups With such incredible performance, Startup ecosystems have been growing in several markets. Among them, we can highlight: ChatPay ChatPlay is a Startup that was born at the beginning of the Pandemic and already has more than 200 managers and 20 thousand subscribers.
The company creates paid WhatsApp groups and facilitates their management, promising to make them more professional. Members are automatically added and the platform reminds customers when to make a payment, in addition to being responsible for deleting the group. The idea is that the entrepreneur focuses only on the production of his content. To use the service, ChatPlay charges an 11% fee on each payment. It was so successful that, recently, the Startup received a capital injection of US$2.1 million from Kaszek Ventures and also underwent an acceleration program at Y Combinator. 100 Foods Another innovative Startup that has been gaining prominence in the market is 100 Foods, founded in 2018. The company wants to stand out in the plant-based food market by launching a line of nuggets and hamburgers similar to beef and chicken, but made from peas.