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Project Description


Managing Partner at 500 Startups


● Leads investments for 500 Startups in Latin America and Southern Europe
● Manages Ecosystem Programs – Investor Education, Corporate Innovation,
Government, Events/ Community Programs
● Portfolio Includes TalkDesk, Viva Real, Cine Papaya, ClubW, Adespresso
● Prior to 500 Startups, Bedy worked as management consultant specializing in
distribution and go-to-market strategies for Fortune 500 companies in Brazil.
She also worked as a social entrepreneur creating opportunities for women and
indigenous tribes in Brazil and China
● BA at Fundação Getúlio Vargas and MLA (East Asian Studies) from University
of Pennsylvania
● Bedy founded Brazil Innovators, an organization that became the epicenter and
resource for Brazilian tech founders
● Member of the Society of Kauffman Fellows
● Fluent in English, Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish


● Featured in leading media such as Exame, Veja, Folha de São Paulo, Estadão,
Techcrunch, TNW, Washington Post, Globo.
● Selected as America Quarterly Innovator , featured as female leader on Forbes
● Bedy has been an active speaker in conferences including Berkeley,
Bloomberg Link, Dell Women Entrepreneur Network, Endeavor, Instituto de
Empresas, FGV, Startup Chile