We evaluate and recognize the impact generated by startups in Latin America

The unique methodology of iImpact validates the impact generated by hundreds of startups across Latin America, in line with the 17 UN SDGs.

All impact generating startups must participate!

Value offer: We aim to evaluate and recognize, with transparency and method, Latin American startups that are committed to positively changing the world. We aim to enhance entrepreneurships that generate profits, opportunities and that is aligned with the sustainable development of the planet and society. About us: iImpact is an initiative led by Fundação Dom Cabral and Innovation Latam. Conceived by Professors Fabian Salum and Karina Coleta, professors at Fundação Dom Cabral, elected the 9th best business school in the world, according to the Financial Times. Representing the only Brazilian institution of executive education among the ten best in the world and the best in Latin America. In 2019, a unique methodology was developed to evaluate and recognize the socio-environmental impact of startups across Latin America. The evaluation process is based on the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ESG business practices. In 2020, the iImpact Badge was born as a form of annualy recognizing selected startups based on a methodology supported by evidence and rigorous criteria. As an effect, the alignment of businesses with the resolution or mitigation of socio-environmental problems is proven, in addition to qualifying them for global investments. iImpact fosters an ecosystem that engages various actors: startups, large companies, high-level executives, academics, NGOs and other civil society initiatives. We aim to promote connections, business and relationships in a network committed to a sustainable future.

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Connect your startup to our ecosystem and generate business opportunities


Position your corporation in the world of open innovation, and generate innovation through connections with startups


Meet the most innovative startups and the most talented entrepreneurs


Opportunities to connect with technology-based startups in projects and processes


Develop your scientific project in partnership with large companies


Connect with mature startups and identify good opportunities for acceleration and co-development

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Meet the Executives and mentors who evaluated the startups in 2021.

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Adriana Barbosa

Founder - Feira Preta

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Adriana Lagrotta Leles

Vice Chair Stakeholder Council - Global Reporting Initiative

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Alvaro Perdomo

Director of Projects & Sustainability at EDP Soluciones

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Amanda Andreone

Country Manager - Genesys

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Ana Luiza Canhestro

Head of Innovation at BH-TEC

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Ana Paula Franco Calvillo

Impact Lead | Justo

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Andrea Rodriguez Valdez

Founder | PropTech Latam Summit

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Bianca Neves

New Business Leader - Gerdau

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Camila Olmedo Mendez

Sustainability Manager at ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd.

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Carlos Pignatari

Inclusive Growth Manager - AMBEV

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Carlos Zambrano Sequera

Senior Associate Investment Advisor - Credicorp

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Carlos de Barros

Board Member at DASA | Founder Lazuli Partners

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Carlos Victal

Sustainability Manager at Instituto Brasileiro de Petróleo e Gás

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Carolina Duarte

Executive Director - Mercantil do Brasil

Foto de perfil de Carolina Rosero
Carolina Rosero

Safety, Security, Sustainability, Health and Evironment (SHE) Manager at Roche

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Cesar Silva

Head of Supply Finance for Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay - Diageo

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Christiano Rohlfs Coelho

Head of Corporate Sustainability - Banco Inter

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Daniel Maranhão

Country Managing Partner and CEO - Grant Thornton Brasil

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Daniel Balaban

Director and Representative - UN's World Food Program in Brazil

Foto de perfil de Daniela Bermeo
Daniela Bermeo

Founder and CEO - Bengala Advisors

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Daniele Barreto e SIlva

Líder de Sustentabilidade - Grant Thornton Brasil

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Danilo Nascimento

Full Time Professor of Entrepreneurship - Centro Universitário do Espírito Santo

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Davi Strazza

President - Ayden for Latin America

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Diego Garaycochea

Managing Director - Krealo

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Dustin Gray Quintanilla

Corporate Sustainability Manager for Latam Region at METKA EGN

Foto de perfil de Edgard Carneiro Vieira
Edgard Carneiro Vieira

Policy Analyst and Engagement Specialist - World Economic Forum

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Eduardo Fischer


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Eduardo Atehortua

Head of Latin America - Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Foto de perfil de Eduardo Belio
Eduardo Belio

Consultant of Senior Management on Innovation and News Business Development

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Éricka Menegaz

Innovation Manager - BHP

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Fabian Gil

Investor and Former President - Dow

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Fabian Salum

Profesor at Fundação Dom Cabral

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Felipe Romera

ESG-Sustentabilidade Manager - Sequoia Soluções Logísticas

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Gabriel Aramouni

Associate Professor - Fundação Dom Cabral Brazil for Argentina and Uruguay

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Gabriela Alves

Director of Social Participation and Project Management Specialist at Instituto Perifa Sustentável

Foto de perfil de Guilherme W. Syrkis
Guilherme W. Syrkis

Executive Director - Centro Brasil no Clima

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Gustavo Narciso

Executive Director at Instituto C&A

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Héctor Mario Rodríguez

Co-founder and Director - 3i- Consultoría Social

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Hernan Acuña

Manager - Enel Innovation Hub

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Hugo Ernesto Amado

Innovation and Digital Business Head for Latin America - Stefanini

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Ivan Andres Galindo

Chiefe Business Development Office - Digiware

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Janete Sabin

Founder and Associate - Grupo Sabin

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João Pedro Brasileiro

CEO - Innovation Latam

Foto de perfil de Joaquín Gajardo Canales
Joaquín Gajardo Canales

Strategy Manager at Cornershop by Uber

Foto de perfil de Jorge Arbache
Jorge Arbache

VP for Private Sector - Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF)

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Julia Rueff

Head of Marketplace - Mercado Livre

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Juliana Arango Uribe

Director of Social Management - Sura Foundation

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Juliano Alves Pinto

Under Secretary for Science, Technology and Innovation - State Government of Minas Gerais

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Julio Begali Carvalho

Senior Associate - Valetec Capital

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Karina Coleta

Associate professor and researcher at FDC

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Kevin Reyes

Brazil Key Account Manager at Saving the Amazon

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Klaus Paz

Innovation Manager | Aegea

Foto de perfil de Larissa Gobbo
Larissa Gobbo

Head Squad ESG Tech at PANGEIA.ECO

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Lauren Dallas

CEO and Co-Founder - Future Females

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Liel Miranda

President - Mondelez Brazil

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Lilian Arzabe

CEO - ICR Systems & Management

Foto de perfil de Lorena Meza
Lorena Meza

Specialist in sustainable development and management of socio-environmental projects and CSR

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Luis Resende

Senior Manager - Salesforce

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Marcel Daltro

Associate - Nelson Wilians Advogados

Foto de perfil de Marcelo Seraphim
Marcelo Seraphim

Head of Principles for Responsible Investment Brasil

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Marco Antonio Fujihara

Founder and Parnet - EcoFix Securities S.A.

Foto de perfil de Marcos Gurgel
Marcos Gurgel

Director of Corporate Ventures, Open Innovation & Jet Skis - iFood

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María Ruiz Sierra

Chief of Sustainable Investment - Sura

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Maria Jesus Baez

Senior Project Manager - Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance of Frankfurt School

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Mariana Macoris

Innovation & Brand Change Manager - Diageo

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Mary Alejandra Ballesta Estrada

Global Innovation & Digital Business Director at Stefanini

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Mauricio Salvador

President - Brazilian Association of Electronic Commerce

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Mayra Castro

Founder - Mayra Castro.Pro

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Miguel Chavarría

Head of Climate Solutions - LAC

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Miryam Lazarte

CEO - Latam Startups

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Pedro Zannoni

CEO for Latin America - Lacoste

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Philippe Figueiredo

Innovation Analyst - SEBRAE

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Rafael Guper


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Rafael Pinto

Founder and Director - Occasio International Advisory Services

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Renata Petrovic

Head of Inovabra Habitat - Bradesco

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Renata Del Claro

Innovation Manager for Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay - Diageo

Foto de perfil de Renata Zanuto
Renata Zanuto

Co-Head - Cubo

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Renato Carvalho

President - Novartis Brazil

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Rodolfo Oppenheimer

Managing Partner - Insights Mentors

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Rodolfo Roballos

Founder - Rodolfo Roballos & Asociados SRL

Foto de perfil de Rodrigo Perpetuo
Rodrigo Perpetuo

Executive-Secretary for Latin America - ICLEI

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Rogério Studart

Senior Fellow - WRI

Foto de perfil de Sandra Boccia
Sandra Boccia

Chief Editor - Editora Globo

Foto de perfil de Sérgio All
Sérgio All

Founder and CEO - Conta Black

Foto de perfil de Silvia Ohara
Silvia Ohara

General Manager South America - Bertschi AG

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Soffia Alarcon

Director - IHS Markit for LATAM

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Stefan Salej

Counselor - FIESP

Foto de perfil de Susy Yoshimura
Susy Yoshimura

Head of Sustainability - Grupo Pão de Açúcar

Foto de perfil de Tamara Braga
Tamara Braga

Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Gupy

Foto de perfil de Tatiana Leon
Tatiana Leon

Open Innovation Director - Connect Bogotá

Foto de perfil de Tatiana Silva
Tatiana Silva


Foto de perfil de Thiago Contage
Thiago Contage

CCO - Grupo Águas do Brasil

Foto de perfil de Tomas Cordero
Tomas Cordero

Specialist in Conservation, Blockchain, Sustainability and Finance

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Valentina Lagos

Chief Sustainability Officer at INDEMIN SpA

Foto de perfil de Vanessa Domene
Vanessa Domene

Managing Partner - Lima Júnior, Domene e Advogados

Foto de perfil de Víctor M. González
Víctor M. González

CEO and Founder - Sperientia

Foto de perfil de Vítor Andrade
Vítor Andrade

General Manager - Idexo

Foto de perfil de Yessica Benavides
Yessica Benavides

Director of Sustainability and Communication at Fundación Circular

Foto de perfil de Yomayra Martinó Soto
Yomayra Martinó Soto

Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change Consultant

Foto de perfil de Zaima Mendes Oliveira Milazzo
Zaima Mendes Oliveira Milazzo

VP of Technology, Digital Evolution, Agility and Innovation - Algar Telecom

Foto de perfil de Joaquín Buzeta Pastenes
Joaquín Buzeta Pastenes

HSEC and Sustainability Manager LATAM at Symrise AG

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Ana Carolina Carmo

Performance Coordinator at Farmax

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Robson Cerqueira

Sr. Innovation Analyst | GetNet

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Victor Gimenez

Acceletarion Manager at Trutec

Foto de perfil de Francine Pena
Francine Pena

Director at Legacy4Business and Advisor for Instituto Capitalismo Consciente Brasil

Foto de perfil de Ana Vitória Alkmim
Ana Vitória Alkmim

Professor at FDC - Sustainability, Social Innovation and Global Business

Foto de perfil de Fabio Riserio
Fabio Riserio

Consultant for Fundação Dom Cabral's Sustainability Center

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Francisco Perez

Executive Director at Alfa Collab

Foto de perfil de Cilene Salmaso
Cilene Salmaso

Mentor for startups at Neoventures and Inovativa Brasil MDIC

Foto de perfil de Luciana Branco
Luciana Branco

Founder & Creative Director of [EM BRANCO]

Foto de perfil de Guilherme Colombo
Guilherme Colombo

Account Executive | DELL Technologies

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Matheus Lemos

Professor and Founder of Jumppi

Foto de perfil de Joana Rudiger
Joana Rudiger

President of Enactus Brazil

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Fernanda Wasner

Assistant Technical Director at União Brasileira para a Qualidade and Ph.D. student in Administration at PUC Minas

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Frederico Dornellas

Superintendent of Science, Tecnology and Innovation at Prefeitura Municipal de Itabira

Foto de perfil de Leticia Dieguez
Leticia Dieguez

Coordenadora de Projetos & Parceria at Natura

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Paulo Siffert

Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Foto de perfil de Sânia Fernandes
Sânia Fernandes

Assistant Professor, PhD

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Silvia Torres

Director and Professor | The Entrepreneurship Center - IAE Business School

Foto de perfil de Soraya Pongelupe
Soraya Pongelupe

Professora universitária

Foto de perfil de Thadeu Junqueira
Thadeu Junqueira

Open Innovation Manager at Natura

Foto de perfil de Livia Machado
Livia Machado

CFO at Rede Montagens Eletromecânicas

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