What is GVcepe?
GVcepe is Brazilâ€™s foremost research institution focused on Private Equity and Venture Capital. Founded in 2003, it is based at FundaĂ§ĂŁo GetĂşlio Vargas â€“ EAESP.
Our center is the most reliable source of data regarding the PE&VC industry in Brazil, providing the necessary tools for the development of accurate analysis, as well as a deeper understanding of the sector as a whole.
For more information, please proceed to our profileÂ page.
Who works for GVcepe?
Professor ClĂˇudio Vilar Furtado is GVcepeâ€™s Executive Director and Chairman of the centerâ€™s Executive Committee. He offers guidance and strategic value to GVcepeâ€™s operations. Adalberto BrandĂŁo is the ChiefÂ Operating Officer, and is the one responsible for coordinating the every-day activities conducted by GVcepe, including researches and projects.
Besides, we also count with the participation of many researchers, affiliated researchers and research assistants. For more information on our personnel, please proceed to the Our TeamÂ page.
Where can I find out more about GVcepeâ€™s publications?
All of GVcepeâ€™s publications are available for download at ourÂ publicationsÂ page.
When is the next Census going to be released?
The Census of the Brazilian PE&VC Industry is the result of a complex, effortful research project. Because of that, this report can only be released with a periodicity of 5 years â€“ the last one was published in 2010, and so the next will be out in 2015. However, for the most relevant information on PE&VC demanded by the market , we recommend you to take a look into our report â€śOverview of the Brazilian PE&VC Industryâ€ť, which is released yearly.
I am a journalist. How can I obtain more information on PE&VC and/or related subjects? Can I conduct an interview with one of GVcepeâ€™s members?
All information requests should be forwarded to our COO Adalberto BrandĂŁo. Other media relationsâ€™ issues are coordinated by Regiane Tosatti, from GWA. For further contact information, please refer to our contact page.
Does GVcepe offer courses and/or training?
We do offer an online course named Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital for Entrepreneurs. Our Education unit is also responsible for undergraduate and graduate-level courses offered at FGV-EAESP. For more information on our educational initiatives, please refer to ourÂ EducationÂ page.
I have a company/idea. Can GVcepe help me?
GVcepeâ€™sÂ Entrepreneurship Hub aims at offering strategic resources such as knowledge, mentorship,Â training, experience exchange and network to assist and encourageÂ entrepreneurs in every development stage of their business, whether it is a business idea or concept, a seed stage startup, a ramp-up stage business or a growth stage one. For that, the Hub has a number of undertakings and projects designed for helping entrepreneurs develop their businesses. For more information, please refer to our Entrepreneurship HubÂ page.
Do you offer mentorship programs to help me develop my startup?
Yes, we do! GVcepeâ€™s operations count with the assistance of many Mentors, Judges and Collaborators. They are of greatest importance to several of our initiatives, including Desafio Brasil. For more information on Desafio Brasil, please refer to our Entrepreneurship Hub page. For more information on our Judges, Mentors e Collaborators, check out their page.
Do you have a glossary of terms?
Not yet, but we are working on it! We are continuously improving the website, and soon we will include a glossary of terms regarding PE&VC and related topics.
Does GVcepe have a mailing list? Do you offer a news feed for subscribers?
We will soon offer our website’s visitors the possibility to subscribe to our mailing list. We will also be offering RSS feeds to anyone interested in receiving relevant news regarding PE&VC, GVcepe, Desafio BrasilÂ and more.
How can I get informed on work opportunities at GVcepe?
We welcome academics, students from FGV and other universities and external firms to inquire about the possibilities of working at or with GVcepe. Throughout the year we offer a number of work opportunities in our different strategic units. Please contact us to obtain further information.
Does working at GVcepe helps me network with PE&VC industryâ€™s professionals?
Of course! Besides the learning experience you get from working at GVcepe, the center allows you to establish great contacts with industry leaders. The centerâ€™s alumni have taken positions at leading firms in the industry.
I am a FGV student. Can I get help from GVcepe if I want to write my thesis about PE&VC or related subjects?
GVcepe welcomes any kind of interest and contribution to the field of PE&VC and depending on your inquiry we could offer you support with our center specific knowledge. Please visit our contact pageÂ to see how you can get in touch with us.
Can my company be a sponsor or partner of GVcepe?
PleaseÂ contact usÂ to discuss the possibility of partnership, collaboration or sponsorshipâ€™s opportunities. With our notable technical studies, publications such as the Overview of the Brazilian PE&VC Industry and GVcepe & Endeavor PE&VC Industry Guide, and events such as Desafio Brasil and Investors on Road, we are open to the opportunity of setting up collaboration agreements.