World Trade Center, WTC Fort Lauderdale
WTC Sao Paulo, Brazil has acquired the license for a World Trade Center in Fort Lauderdale and plans to develop a hub initially to help Brazilian companies expand into South Florida.
The new owners already hold the licenses for World Trade Centers in Sao Paulo and seven other cities in Brazil. Those centers have more than 1,000 companies from Brazil and 500 from other Latin American nations as members.
The idea is to tap that base and other companies to help them expand into Florida through the Fort Lauderdale hub, said Marcos Aguirre, the Brazilian-Chilean executive starting up the Lauderdale operation.
Plans call for helping as many as 200 small and mid-sized companies in the first two years to enter the Florida market, either to find a representative or distributor, invest in a business or set up an office. Those companies might be in the technology field, such as software development, or in services, including logistics, said Aguirre, 45, an engineer who formerly worked for consulting giant KPMG and telecom company Ericsson in Latin America.
"We will offer a one-stop shop concept for Latin American companies," Aguirre said. "Now is a time that companies are looking abroad" because of an economic slowdown in Brazil and some nearby nations.
Contact Marcos Aguirre , Manging Director WTC Fort Lauderdale: +1 954 332 2301- See more at: http://talk2brazil.com/business-directory/item/388-wtc-fort-lauderdale.html#sthash.NH8tlsR2.dpuf
Avoiding Common Mistakes When Investing in Brazilian Real Estate (Extract from “The Essential Guide to Land Investment in Brazil”)
Avoiding Common Mistakes When Investing in Brazilian Real Estate (Extract from “The Essential Guide to Land Investment in Brazil”): Brazil is a challenging but ultimately very rewarding country to do business in. But things can go wrong. Investors will try to take short cuts by failing to have paperwork checked thoroughly and...
Tom Reaoch , Talk 2 Brazil Podcast Host interviews Marcelo Knobel. Rector - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp). Marcelo Kn...
Renan Bandeira is a graduate of the Federal University of Ceara, in Computer Science, finished a Master´s degree In Computer Software Eng...
Uriel Jaroslawski is CPO & CTO at Quicko in Brazil. He is a specialist in Urban mobility, E-commerce, Marketplace, Software Development...
Today’s guest is Mark Herschberg talking with us from his office in New York. Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, the essential ...