The total amount of the seed capital is R$ 68k (to projects with two entrepreneurs) or R$ 80k (to projects with the three entrepreneurs). Part of this capital is given in monthly allowances of R$ 2k to each entrepreneur, for living expenses. The remain R$ 44k* is used exclusively to the startups’ development. SEED is equity free, which means we do not own a part of your business. All we are looking for are willing and talented people able to develop an innovative product and to contribute with Minas Gerais state ecosystem.
All the participants have access to an inspiring coworking space with everything a startup cannot live without: a powerful internet, meeting rooms, a place to chat and to brainstorm. To those who need to do a quick meal or just want to relax a little, SEED Coworking is, still, your right spot.
Entrepreneurial training and business acceleration
SEED offers all the support you need to take your startup to the next level. The entrepreneurs have access to brilliant mentors and experts from different areas about their projects. Also, the program has an intense schedule with training, talks with succesfull entrepreneurs and, of course, pitch trainnings to rock with your future clients and potential investors.
Boost your network with national and international entrepreneurs, partners and potential clientes. We believe a strong collaboration spirit and an intense exchange of ideias is essential to your project success. The goal is to bring altogether entrepreneurs from different cultures, ideas and concepts collaborating with the community, connected to the world and helping each other in one of the most important innovation ecosystems of Brazil, the San Pedro Valley, in Belo Horizonte.
Minas Gerais is well known in Brazil for being a very welcoming state, with kind and empathetic people. You can count on SEED to all the support necessary during these six months. The team assists with the Visa process, procedures to rent a house in Belo Horizonte, to open a bank account and even to introduce you to your new home, with cultural and entrepreneurial tips. You will get used to be invited to a nice chat having coffee with pão de queijo.
Working as team increases your chance of success, right? That is why SEED is partner to great companies and institutions that offers the startups extra benefits to boost your development during these six months.