Jayme Queiroz, Investment Officer, Apex-Brasil

Jayme Queiroz is Investment Officer at Apex-Brasil since 2013 where he oversees part of the agency´s efforts in promoting Private Equity /Venture Capital investment attraction into Brazilian funds and companies. Jayme works closely in partnership with ABVCAP – Brazilian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association to promote the program Private Equity & Venture in Brazil, which connects global institutional and corporate investors to local fund managers. Until 2016 was responsible for the International Call for Proposals of the Start-Up Brasil program, the federal government acceleration startups’ program to support international entrepreneurs landing in the country. Jayme is the leader of the project Corporate Venture in Brasil to attract and develop Corporate Venture Capital in the country and support international corporates connecting with Brazilian players such as TechParks, local VCs, Accelerators, Angels and Entrepreneurs. Jayme has co-founded Prospecta Inteligência Imobiliária in 2012 offering analytics solution for developers and construction companies to optimize decision making of new and outperforming developments. Previously, Mr.Queiroz was the Project Manager of ADIT, a nonprofit organization that represents the real estate and tourism industries in Brazil. There he managed several initiatives focused on seeking investments to Brazil between foreign investors and Brazilian developers for new hotels, residential and commercial projects including training programs and investments rounds. Jayme holds a MBA from Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV and a B.A. in International Relations and Affairs from UniCEUB.