Startups and Innovation Ecosystems in Emerging Markets

A Brazilian Perspective

  • Moacir de Miranda Oliveira, Jr.
  • Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen
  • Felipe Mendes Borini

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr., Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen, Felipe Mendes Borini
    Pages 1-14
  3. High-Tech Startups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr., Carolina Cristina Fernandes, Roberto Sbragia, Felipe Mendes Borini
      Pages 17-35
    3. Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen
      Pages 37-53
    4. Natan de Souza Marques, Roberto Sbragia, Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr., Felipe Mendes Borini
      Pages 55-68
    5. Liliam Sanchez Carrete, Aline Mariane de Faria
      Pages 69-95
  4. Innovation Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Carlos Augusto França Vargas, Guilherme Ary Plonski
      Pages 99-118
    3. Diego Bonaldo Coelho, Bruno Giovanni Mazzola, Carolina Cristina Fernandes, Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr.
      Pages 119-136
    4. Carolina Cristina Fernandes, Bruno Giovanni Mazzola, Karen Esteves, Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr.
      Pages 137-157
    5. Silvia Novaes Zilber, Guilherme Padovani, Wellington dos Reis Lucena
      Pages 159-178
    6. Artur Tavares Vilas Boas Ribeiro, Guilherme Ary Plonski
      Pages 179-201
    7. Claudia Pavani, Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Jr., Guilherme Ary Plonski
      Pages 203-223
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 225-231

About this book


This book examines the behavior of high-tech startups and important aspects of innovation ecosystems in Brazil. It discusses how the local business environment boosts startups and high-tech entrepreneurship, leading to the most successful implementation of technology parks and incubation movements in Latin America. In the first part, the chapters explore the experience of Brazilian high-tech startups with regard to innovation, funding, background of the entrepreneur and their efforts entering international markets. The second part is dedicated to innovation ecosystems and explains the role of business incubators, acceleration programs, and university entrepreneurship in the country. 


Innovation Ecosystems Emerging Markets Innovation in Brazil International Strategy accelerator programs high tech startups Brazilian startups technology transfer Sustainability high tech entrepreneurship

Editors and affiliations

  • Moacir de Miranda Oliveira, Jr.
    • 1
  • Fernanda Ribeiro Cahen
    • 2
  • Felipe Mendes Borini
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Sao PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Centro Universitário da FEISao PauloBrazil
  3. 3.University of Sao PauloSão PauloBrazil

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-10864-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-10865-6
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