Terra: Governmental programme will accelerate creation of 150 startups

O objetivo do programa Startup Brasil é estimular o crescimento da área de desenvolvimento de novos softwares ou de serviços de tecnologia da .... Foto: SXC/Terra

The gold of the Startup Brazil programme is to stimulate the growth of the technology and software development field in the country.

The federal government will invest R$40 millions in the Startup Brazil programme, wich intends to accelerate the creation of 150 startups until 2014.

The startups are characterized by scalable and repeatable business models, usually in the technology field. The government aims to stimulate the brazilian competitiveness and the economic growth by the creating this new businesses.

"If a country wants to be competitive, the government must be open to this new world order", says  Nicolas Gautier, director of Mountain do Brasil, startups incubator.

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