The economic, political, and social climates in Brazil have been especially strained in recent years. The South American country has received multiple negative credit ratings, its current president, Dilma Rousseff, has been suspended and is awaiting impeachment, the Zika virus outbreak … Continue reading Brazil’s Best News Source: Social Media
Brazil’s taxi market is rapidly evolving with the introduction of premium ride services. OnFrontiers gained insight on the changing landscape during a recent conversation with Leo Tang, former CEO of the Brazilian branch of Easy Taxi, the first online taxi company to penetrate the Latin American market. Tang explains that app-driven car-for-hire companies are gaining a competitive edge in the wake of markets opening up in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. As the power of app-aggregation in transportation companies has been realized, investors have begun setting their sights on private companies. The transition has not necessarily been a smooth … Continue reading The Power of App Aggregation: Evolution in the Brazilian Taxi Industry
With just one month to go until the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off (5-21 August) in Rio de Janiero, the city is abuzz with anticipation. The lead-up to this year’s games – the first ever to take place in South … Continue reading Brazil 2016 Olympics: Economic boom or bust?