Five Brazilian Big Data companies to watch

Five Brazilian Big Data companies to watch

Summary: The Brazilian Big Data market is heating up and local companies specializing in particular niches are increasing their footprint internally and abroad. We list the top five Brazilian companies to watch.

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  • Big Data Corp

    Founded in 2011 by Thoran Rodrigues, Big Data Corp's main offering is a website mapping tool that supports the decision process of companies looking to boost their online investment. The company sweeps 30 million web pages weekly to identify payment mechanisms, products for sale and prices, as well as social media integration and user comments. 

  • Navegg

    Founded in 2008 by Pedro Cruz, Luciano Juvinski and Adriano Brandão, Navegg focuses on online targeting based on the audience analysis of any given website through a tool that identifies audience profiles and successful criteria of conversion pages. Backed by local investors Buscapé Company and Astella Investimentos (pictured above with the founders) the firm has a client base that includes local media giants such as Globo.com, Terra and Abril.com.

  • Aentropico

    Founded by Colombian data scientists Sebastián Pérez Saaibi and Juan Pablo Marín Díaz, in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, Aentropico predictive analytics platform combines improved user experience with applied statistics to bring useful algorithms to non-tech users. The company is currently being accelerated by Brazilian firm 21212 General Partners. 

Topic: Big Data

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  • good article

    It is good to focus on big data companies in Latin america. I like the article and posted a link to it on www.bigdatarelated.com. Thanks
    bigdatarelated
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    Pictures 3 and 4 loaded without text, and on retrying, not at all. I could view them normally on IE 11, though. That's some progress, considering that until a couple of weeks ago I couldn't view any ZDnet page on Firefox without an "Error 500" happening...

    Well, all these companies have interesting ideas, and what's most important, they appear to be very much optimized and fine-tuned to the Brazilian market's reality and needs, which I'm sure is a large part of their success. Kudos to those young entrepreneurs and I wish them all the best.
    goyta