Brazilian startups delivered their pitches in September 12, on the stage at the site of TechCrunch Disrupt, to a panel of judges who participated in the 3rd Annual Apex-Brasil Demo Day. In the end, five finalists and one winner emerged.
The winner and finalists were selected by a panel of three judges: George Kellerman of Yamaha Motors Ventures; Luigi Congedo of Bootstrap Labs; and Pedro Sorrentino of FundersClub. As part of the prizes, the finalist companies will spend two days with Google Launchpad program.
One Skin Technologies has developed a platform for cultivating real human skin tissue that can replicate ethnicity and age to allow the development of more effective and personalized skin care products. The technology is animal-free and it is currently focused on testing anti-aging and skin repair products. The company is backed by US investor SOS Ventures.
The finalists were: SciCrop, Ambievo, BemVendi, Bov Control and Portal Telemedicina.