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Looking to start a business in Brazil?

You've come to the right place.

The accelerator and incubator ecosystem in Brazil is continually expanding, so you'll want to keep track of them all.

To help you, we've put together an exhaustive list of 38 of the best incubators and accelerators in Brazil.


The 38 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Brazil

1) FCJ Venture Builder

1) FCJ Venture Builder

The business is known as a Venture Builder.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Belo Horizonte
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Afrânio Almeida Junior, Marcelo Guerra, Marcelo Guerra Freitas, Paulo Justino, Weber Rangel
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Incubators, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

2) NovoAgro Ventures

2) NovoAgro Ventures

In Brazil, the first exclusive Corporate Venture Builder in Agribusiness. The FAEMG System and the FCJ Group have formed a collaboration.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Belo Horizonte
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Leonardo Dias, Paulo Justino, Sergio Alves
  • Industries: AgTech, Angel Investment, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

3) Darwin Startups

3) Darwin Startups

Darwin Enterprises is a complete environment for the growth of entrepreneurs and startups.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Florianópolis
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Marcos Mueller
  • Number of investments: 52
  • Number of exits: 3

You can find their website here.

4) ACE Startups

4) ACE Startups

ACE is a Brazilian seed stage investor and three-time Latin American Accelerator of the Year.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Mike Ajnsztajn, Pedro Waengertner
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 109
  • Number of exits: 19

You can find their website here.

5) Paris Ventures

5) Paris Ventures

Gerdau's Corporate Venture Capital Program, Paris Ventures, invests in and supports entrepreneurs who are changing the built world.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2020
  • Industries: Financial Services, Logistics, Recycling, Renewable Energy, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 6

You can find their website here.

6) WOW Aceleradora

6) WOW Aceleradora

WOW brings companies and investors together through a fast-paced program that includes funding, networking, mentoring, and training.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Porto Alegre
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: André Ghignatti, Bruno Peroni, Cassio Bobsin, Jaime Wagner
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 86
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

7) Cotidiano

7) Cotidiano

Cotidiano invests in digital businesses that have a positive impact on people's daily lives.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Brasilândia
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Andre Casimiro Costa, Andre Faria, Andre Froes, Wesley Almeida
  • Industries: Advice, Consulting, Management Consulting
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

8) Ventiur Aceleradora

8) Ventiur Aceleradora

Ventiur Aceleradora is a venture accelerator that invests in startups and early-stage firms.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Leopoldo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Sandro Cortezia
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

9) SMU Investimentos

9) SMU Investimentos

The first Investment Crowdfunding platform is SMU Investimentos.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

10) 21212

10) 21212

21212 is a digital startup accelerator and seed fund in Brazil that was founded in 2011.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Rio De Janeiro
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Benjamin White, Jeff Levinsohn, Leonardo Constantino Oliveira, Marcelo Sales, Rafael Duton
  • Industries: Education, Information Technology, Online Portals
  • Number of investments: 9

You can find their website here.

11) HARDS

11) HARDS

The Brazilian Software/Hardware Accelerator was the first of its kind in the country.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Florianópolis
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Marcos Buson
  • Industries: Hardware, Incubators, Software, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 5
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

12) Velantic Investments

12) Velantic Investments

Velantic Investments is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in information technology firms.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2021
  • Industries: Information Technology, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

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13) Start-Up Brasil

13) Start-Up Brasil

Provides investment, acceleration, and market access to Brazilian startups.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2012
  • Industries: Finance
  • Number of investments: 28
  • Number of exits: 2

You can find their website here.

14) OBr.global

14) OBr.global

OBr.global is a business accelerator that operates on a global scale.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Rio De Janeiro
  • Started in: 2001
  • Founders: Alex Jacobs, Claudia da Matta, Frederico Roberto Mens Filho, Robert Janssen
  • Industries: Business Development, Consulting, Financial Services, Innovation Management, Management Consulting, Project Management, Social Entrepreneurship
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

15) Baita Accelerator

15) Baita Accelerator

Baita is a business incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Campinas
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: José Scodiero, Oswaldo Fernandes, Renato Toi, Rodolfo Baccarelli, Rosana Fernandes
  • Industries: Financial Services, Management Consulting
  • Number of investments: 3

You can find their website here.

16) Kyvo Design

16) Kyvo Design

Kyvo Design is a worldwide innovation firm that helps businesses create useful experiences that turn into fantastic tales.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Founders: Hilton Menezes, Israel Lessak, Vitor Perez
  • Industries: Consulting, Information Technology, Product Design, Software, UX Design
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 17

You can find their website here.

17) Leavening Accelerator

17) Leavening Accelerator

Leavening Accelerator helps you expand your firm at an early stage for long-term success.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

18) Start You Up Accelerator

18) Start You Up Accelerator

Start You Up Accelerator is a global startup accelerator that focuses on the creation of innovative and scalable businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Vitória
  • Started in: 2010
  • Industries: Biotechnology, Consulting, E-Commerce, Enterprise Software, Hardware, Internet, Mobile, Software

You can find their website here.

19) Eretz.bio

19) Eretz.bio

Eretz.bio is a project of the Albert Einstein Brazilian Israeli Beneficent Society to promote health entrepreneurship and innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Brasil
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Fitness
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

20) B.Lab

20) B.Lab

Bauducco's startup accelerator program is known as the B.Lab.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

21) Inovativa Brasil

21) Inovativa Brasil

Inovativa Brasil is a startup accelerator that provides services such as training, mentoring, and business consulting.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Brasília
  • Started in: 2013

You can find their website here.

22) FCJ Triangulo Venture Builder

22) FCJ Triangulo Venture Builder

The Regional Office of Latin America's Largest Venture Builder

Details of the startup:

  • City: Uberlândia
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Afrânio Almeida Junior, Paulo Justino
  • Industries: AgTech, EdTech, FinTech, Health Care, Logistics, Retail, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

23) FCJ Sao Paulo - Bridge Brazil

23) FCJ Sao Paulo - Bridge Brazil

Builder of Businesses

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Marcelo Guerra Freitas, Paulo Justino
  • Industries: Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

24) WE Impact

24) WE Impact

WE Impact is the builder's first initiative, which invests in and develops digital startups led by women.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

25) FCJ Bauru

25) FCJ Bauru

Builder of Businesses

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bauru
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Anderson Arcenio, Paulo Justino, Paulo Milreu
  • Industries: Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

26) Quintessa

26) Quintessa

Quintessa is a social impact company accelerator that focuses on streamlining management and accelerating growth.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Pinheiros
  • Started in: 2009
  • Industries: CivicTech, Social
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

27) Supera Parque de Inovação e Tecnologia

27) Supera Parque de Inovação e Tecnologia

The Technology Park is located in Ribeirao Preto (Brazil), on the University of So Paulo's campus.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Ribeirão Prêto
  • Started in: 2001
  • Founders: Adilton Carneiro, Luciana Maria Souza, Osvaldo de Freitas
  • Industries: Biotechnology, Incubators, Information Technology

You can find their website here.

28) Investidores.VC

28) Investidores.VC

Investidores.VC is a one-of-a-kind platform that will assist you in fostering innovation in Brazil by investing in businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

29) The Jump Brazil

29) The Jump Brazil

The Jump Brazil is a business accelerator specializing in the information technology and creative economy sectors.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Recife
  • Started in: 2015
  • Industries: Coworking, Incubators, Information Technology
  • Number of investments: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

30) Oxigênio Aceleradora

30) Oxigênio Aceleradora

A startup accelerator is Oxigênio Aceleradora.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Industries: Financial Services

You can find their website here.

31) Berrini Ventures

31) Berrini Ventures

Brazil's First Health Accelerator

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Industries: Health Care

You can find their website here.

32) Gema Ventures

32) Gema Ventures

B2B Startup Accelerator with a Big Impact

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Luisa Ribeiro
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

33) BioStartup Lab

33) BioStartup Lab

Human health, agribusiness, animal health, the environment, and digital health are all areas where BioStartup Lab specializes.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Belo Horizonte

You can find their website here.

34) CESAR.Labs

34) CESAR.Labs

CESAR's startup accelerator program is known as LABS.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Recife
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services

You can find their website here.

35) AmazonasCap

35) AmazonasCap

Accelerator, Venture Capital, Consulting, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Bernardo Castello Branco, Borja Zaldivar, Hiran Castello Branco

You can find their website here.

36) Neo Acelera

36) Neo Acelera

Neo Acelera is a Brazilian accelerator that focuses on social innovation in the health sector.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

37) Cietec

37) Cietec

Cietec assists micro and small businesses in generating value through knowledge transformation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: São Paulo
  • Started in: 1998

You can find their website here.

38) Inova Unicamp

38) Inova Unicamp

We promote Unicamp's technology transfer for established businesses and provide resources to assist new businesses in getting off the ground.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Campinas
  • Started in: 2003

You can find their website here.

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