Startup from Minas Gerais receives National Award in the Final of the Capital Empreendedor Program
This week, on November 28 and 29 in São Paulo, the last stage of the Sebra Capital Impprindor 2022 program took place. Five startups from the state of Minas Gerais were among the 60 finalists from all over Brazil, to participate in the circle of investing and introduce yourself to real investors. Datta Business, one of the selected companies, received the Outstanding Business Award for the program, the first time a Minas Gerais startup has received this award.
The Capital Entrepreneur 2022 program has 936 startups registered throughout Brazil, 360 startups were shortlisted for the mentoring stage and 60 finalists, who participated in the investment arena.
Minas Gerais startups SporTI, Fluxo, Digital Grid, Datta Business and Brickup have been selected as finalists. This was the fifth iteration of the program and the second time it has been held in the state.
Datta Business, a startup specializing in digital business strategies, received the most outstanding award of the 2022 cycle. During the six months of the program, we developed new technologies and ultimately partnered with more than five funds of investment. notes that “The quality of companies making it to the final is very high, so achieving this result is an important confirmation for us.”
Sebra Minas analyst Igor Robert Martins highlights the good performance and development of Minas Gerais startups in this cycle of the program. “We are very satisfied with the results obtained and the quality of the startups that participated, which were highly appreciated by the mentors.
Minas Gerais is very well represented, and the award for the exceptional company, among the more than 900 startups evaluated as part of the 2022 cycle, is an unprecedented achievement and reinforces This result is greater.
Igor also draws attention to the wide participation of women in this programming cycle. “This was the first year that nearly 50% of female founders participated in the program, and the Outstanding Business Award went to a female-led business,” she said.
Entrepreneur Capital Program
The Capital Empreendedor program is an initiative of Sebrae, with the aim of guiding and qualifying startups to connect with venture capitalists. The program is divided into several phases, with workshops, mentorships and workshops, allowing participants to understand the dynamics of venture investing, expand networks, determine the most appropriate investment model, develop approach and negotiate with investors of all stages of capital.
The program is taking place for the second time in the state of Minas Gerais, and the program has already achieved impressive results. A survey conducted by Sebra Menas showed that 93.8% of startups consider software important in their business journey.
In addition, 43.8% say they have negotiated with potential investors and 18.8% have already received investments after participating in the program, for a total of more than R$5 million. Another highlight, of the startups that responded to the survey, six said they increased their revenue between 100% and 500%.