Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro entrepreneurship

Opening a business in Rio is not for wimps or dummies

Be prepared mentally, emotionally and financially, says Californian Sam Flowers Second in a series of profiles of foreigners who bring their dreams to Rio de Janeiro. Here’s the first. How does business get done in this country? ESPN recently asked … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Transformation of Rio de Janeiro / Transformação do Rio de Janeiro | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rio: new locus of foreign ambition

No longer an embezzler destination, the city draws entrepreneurs and dreamers British train robber Ronald Biggs made Rio de Janeiro famous as a hideaway in the 1970s. To support himself and his family, he used to hold barbecues for tourists, … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Transformation of Rio de Janeiro / Transformação do Rio de Janeiro | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment