OBr.global is the result of the merger between Outsource Brazil, a consulting firm specializing in internationalization since 2001, with the 25 in 5, an accelerator, which operates in Brazil’s diverse entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems since 2012. OBr.global operates with its international base from of Silicon Valley since 2008, and since 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. Currently, it participates directly in some of the most important business acceleration programs, such as Brasil IT +, Startup Brasil, Startup Rio, Startup in Residence San Francisco, as well as its own international acceleration programs, Velocity Brasil and Accelera 90x.
The beginning of its internationalization journey was in 1991 in corporate events in the information technology sector like: Comdex, Fenasoft, Telexpo and Security Week. From 1998, served as consultant in the evaluation of business plans seeking financing via the BNDES Prosoft program, and in 2001 established Outsource Brazil to support the main Brazilian companies focused on IT Services seeking to carry out their international projects. In this period, it worked directly with some of the country’s leading technology companies, such as Stefanini, former CPM Braxis, Algar Tecnologia, BRQ, Spread Tecnologia, Resource, Modulo among others.
Since 2008, Outsource Brazil, after selling its international corporate events unit, it has been exclusively focused in global projects, with a primary focus on the development of international markets for startups, scaleups and mid-size companies. In 2018 started to operate under the brand OBr.global to better represent its value proposition and international positioning.