Apex-Brasil offers support for startups based on promotional actions, according to the level of maturity of the businesses. The actions supported by Apex-Brasil are the following:
- Relationship with international investors;
- Demo Days, where startups give presentations exclusively to investors and media;
- Business Matchmaking and investment rounds (aimed at bringing together investors and startups selected by their profiles);
- Road Shows: Scheduled presentations given to investors in different locations, within the among other foreign investment promotion and attraction actions, organized by Apex-Brasil in with Brazilian startups.
Moreover, as part of its efforts to strengthen the Brazilian startup ecosystem, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - Apex-Brasil – launched on August 2013 the Startups Lounge (Space for Startups) at the Apex-Brasil US office in San Francisco.
This is a co-working space in the city’s financial center, providing Brazilian startups with easier access to potential customers, partners, mentors and investors in the region, as well as helping them internationalize their operations.