Desafio Brasil Names Six Finalists

After months of inscriptions, mentoring, and feedback sessions as well as a heated semifinal contest, it’s D-Day for Desafio Brasil. This afternoon, the winner of the 7th edition of the Brazilian leg of Desafio Intel will be announced.

Yesterday, 24 startups participated in the competition’s semifinals, hailing from all over Brazil. Subsequently, the top six were announced, who will compete today.

See the finalists here:

BogeyBox: A media studio that creates apps for tablets and smartphones, based on the concepts of interactive experiences and content that is immersive, scalable and sharable.

ColOff:  In the sector of health and wellness, ColOff focuses on PD&I and the manufacture of disposable and sustainable products for medical and lab use.

Eco2Box: A tool to help consumers measure how much energy each of their appliances consumers and track electricity use.

Limpgas Tecnologia: Based in Campinas, Limpgas’ mission is to create technology solutions that reduce environmental impact and promote sustainability.

Treebos: A reforestation and social platform that invites users to plant trees, grow forests and interact with people from around the world.

Zuggi: A platform with search engine features, social interaction and games for children ages six through 12.

Notably, four of the six semi-finalists come from the realm of sustainability. This is a logical development, considering the increasing recognition of technology’s potential for environmental impact as well as Brazil’s growing role as a reference point for and leader in innovation.


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