Brazil Chapter Official Launch

Wharton Alumni Angels Brazil Chapter launched with on April 3rd, 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Brazil Chapter is Wharton Alumni Angels first chapter outside the United States and over 100 Wharton, and Penn alumni attended. Guest speakers included Ariel Lambrecht & Renato Freitas, founders of '99' who discussed the challenges they faced becoming the first Brazilian unicorn startup and the role of angel investors on the early days of the company.

Roberto Sallouti (W'94) CEO of BTG Pactual also joined the event and spoke about how BTG is changing its guidelines to adapt to the digital age and explore new opportunities in the start-up market.

A prominent Brazilian business magazine covered the event.