Startups in Brazil: Flavio Maluf Breaks it Down

Startups are growing fast in Brazil. Flavio Maluf, president of Eucatex Companies, points to a study by the Brazilian Association of Startups that shows the startup industry is the fastest growing industry in Brazil. The same study states that there are 4200 startups in Brazil in various industries such as SaaS, education, entertainment, e-commerce and health at

This unprecedented growth has led to demand for professionals in several key areas on Gama Experience, which is a school specializing in educational program for professionals of the future, released a study that surveyed the key professionals that will be sought by most startups. One such career is that of mobile developers. A significant part of the world’s population has a smartphone, and that number is growing constantly. Programmers on who can develop applications for Android and IOS platforms are in demand and that demand is set to increase. Startups are also looking for customer experience professionals. These are individuals who can consult with the programmers and customers to create the best possible customer experience for customers in a product. Flavio Maluf says that customer experience professionals should also be well versed in sales. Digital marketing is another important area. Employees who can create effective digital marketing campaigns are sought after. They should be able to identify pain points and create content that helps customers solve their problems.

Flavio Maluf is a Brazilian entrepreneur and mechanical engineer. He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. He is also the president of Eucatex and Grandfood group. Eucatex Group is a company that was established in 1951. It has interests ranging from civil engineering to the toy industry. Eucatex has three main branches: a plates, paints and varnishes operation in Salto, a panels and floors factory in Botucatu and a forestry unit that also operates a seedling nursery. The company is also well known for creating sustainable furniture from their 44000 hectare farm in Sao Paulo.

Apart from his companies Flavio Maluf is also deeply passionate about technology and how it can have positive impact on the world. He comments on a wide range of topics from the pharmaceutical industry to the movie industry. He has a blog where he gives his thoughts on life and business.