Bedy Yang took the stage at PulsoConf this morning, the conference’s main representative from Brazil, Latin America’s leading tech hub. An associate at 500 Startups and leader in Brazil Innovators, Yang outlined her experiences in Brazil and Silicon Valley and provided her thoughts as to the role of venture capital and seed funding in the startup ecosystem.
During her 30-minute speech, Yang touched on a number of insightful points, a few of which we’ve listed below.
Spontaneous creativity is key. Yang opened her presentation with the assertion that creativity most often spurs from spontaneous meetings and discussions. An environment that facilitates such occurrences must be created through the building of a network of entrepreneurs and innovators.