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Tech Roundup: Searching for unicorns in the Amazon

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Startup accelerator goes looking for Amazonian unicorns
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This week’s topics: a startup accelerator is searching for unicorns in the Amazon while protecting the rainforest; researchers build an anti-coronavirus robot; data privacy remains low on lawyers’ priority lists.

Startup accelerator goes looking for Amazonian unicorns

amazon sustainability
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The Amazon rainforest is known for its abundant resources, but the region’s economic isolation has seen it lag behind the rest of Brazil in development terms. However, believing there is potential for innovation in the country’s...

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