Multinational acquires startup created at AWC

Published in June 29, 2020

The buyer was WEG, a Brazilian multinational that operates in the electrical machinery segment. With this transaction, announced on 06/23 via notification to the market, WEG now holds 51% of Mvisia's share capital, while the founding partners and former AWC participants Fernando Lopes, Fernando Velloso and Henrique Oliveira, along with likewise partner Cassiano Casagrande, who joined the team in 2018, continue to hold the remaining 49%.

Instituto TIM releases 2019 Activities Report

Published in May 8, 2020

The projects covered in the report are its own initiatives such as Academic Working Capital, Instituto TIM-OBMEP Scholarships, Bateria do Instituto TIM and O Círculo da Matemática do Brasil, in addition to the Garantéa-ISS project, sponsored by Instituto TIM, and the support to the Centro Brasileiro da Criança e do Adolescente Casa de Passagem Ana Vasconcelos.

Startups present their products at AWC Fair

Published in December 19, 2019

The event, which marks the closing of the 5th edition of AWC, took place at Cubo Itaú, in São Paulo-SP, and brought together dozens of investors, entrepreneurs and specialists in entrepreneurship.

AWC: Pitch and “the next day” in Workshop III

Published in December 18, 2019

Held at the University of São Paulo, in São Paulo, on December 16 and 17, the event precedes the Investment Fair, scheduled for December 18, and ends the annual cycle of learning, experience sharing, and feedback sessions that characterizes the program.

AWC: Cases to inspire entrepreneurs

Published in November 27, 2019

Since 2015, several teams have gone through the program and learned about the scientific entrepreneurship method that characterizes it. Many of these groups took their projects and learnings forward and became successful startups.

UN awards AWC 2018 participant

Published in September 27, 2019

Anna Luísa Bezerra, the founder of Aqualuz, won the United Nations Young Champions of the Earth Award