One week from tomorrow, 21212 Digital Accelerator will present its second startup class to the world at the 21212 Demo Day in Rio de Janeiro.
Yann de Vries of Redpoint e.ventures, Cassio Spina of Anjos do Brasil, and Marcio Campos of PagPop have confirmed attendance of the event, where they will evaluate projects and give feedback to 21212’s entrepreneurs. Davis Smith, Co-CEO and Founder of Baby.com.br, and Adriana Cisneros, Vice Chairman of the Board and Director of Strategy of the Cisneros Group, are slated to attend and will speak as well.
In total, nine teams will pitch their products at the 21212 Demo Day:
Bidcorp: A platform for the management, marketing and sale of surplus construction materials. Fue
Easyaula: An online marketplace for offline education opportunities.
Queremos: A crowdfunding tool that brings together fans, producers and artists to put together and promote concerts.
Site Sustentável: A way for clients to demonstrate their sustainability efforts with a seal for companies that neutralize their carbon footprint.
WeGoOut: A platform that connects people, promoters and venues in the nightlife scene.
Xjobs: A marketplace for freelance, outsourced and short-term work.
ZeroPaper: A smart finance management tool for small businesses and independent professionals.
Zona Universitária: A social platform for university students to map their achievements and career goals.
As 21212 is letting its latest class out into the wild, it is already seeking out its next group of companies for acceleration. Over 200 startups have already applied, and inscriptions will remain open until November. Think you’ve got what it takes? Head to http://21212.com/apply/ and give it a try. And make sure to keep an eye out for updates at what happens at the 21212 Demo Day next Friday, October 19th.