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In Brazilian favelas, entrepreneurship is the ticket to success

entrepreneurship favelas
Brazilian favelas have given birth to many startups
entrepreneurship favelas
Brazilian favelas have given birth to many startups

“Unfortunately, Uber is currently not available in your area.”

Residents of Brasilândia, a 260,000-strong neighborhood in the north zone of São Paulo, are used to seeing this message. With levels of violence above the city’s average, as well as an abundance of hills, narrow streets, and poor public lighting,...

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