TV Band and Ibmec host Startups innovation television program

September 30, 2019
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The program Planeta Startup will launch in September and feature companies looking for investors

SAO PAULO – September 26, 2019 – Ibmec, one of the leading business schools in Brasil and part of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, will partner with TV Band to produce the program Planeta Startup, which begins Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at 10:45 p.m. on the broadcast channel.

Planeta Startup is an incubator for startup business owners and innovators looking for investors. There will be 13 episodes divided into three phases, two of the phases recorded at Ibmec and one at the Band studios.

Although the program encourages competition among the startups, all of them will receive development and mentoring. For example, some of the programs recorded at Ibmec will allow teams to present their startup ideas and discuss challenges they want to resolve. The startup leaders will talk with people on the street who will test their ideas, visit with consultants and companies that might add value to the startup and prepare and present pitches aimed to win over program judges.

The program will be presented by economist and journalist Ana Luísa Médici and will be mentored by Fernando Seabra, innovation specialist and leader of  Grupo de Relacionamento com Investidores do Departamento da Micro, Pequena, Média Indústria e Acelera FIESP. The judging team will feature Tallis Gomes, who was featured in Forbes under 30 and elected by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as one of Brasil's most innovative young people; Amure Pinho, president of ABStartups; and Daniela Arruda, an investment professional with experience in international trading and financial intermediation.

About Ibmec
Recognized as one of the most important and qualified business schools in the country, Ibmec has for more than four decades formed the real protagonists in its areas of activity who are prepared to face the challenges of the world. A pioneer in MBA in finance in Brazil in 1985, Ibmec currently has more than 50 face-to-face and online postgraduate courses, including MBAs, Global MBAs and LL.M., and a broad portfolio of undergraduate degrees in six different areas: Economics, Finance, Law, Engineering, Communication and Architecture. With its own units in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Brasília and São Paulo, besides being present in the cities of Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Campinas, the institution is prepared to provide its students with an environment of collaboration, integration, international experience and quality teaching aimed at practice. In 2015, Ibmec joined the Adtalem Educacional do Brasil Higher Education group.

About Adtalem Educacional do Brasil
Adtalem Educacional do Brasil is part of Adtalem Global Education, a leading workforce solutions provider headquartered in the United States. Currently, Adtalem Educacional do Brasil has 13 educational institutions distributed in the national territory. In total, there are 22 campuses, more than 300 undergraduate courses and 217 learning centers throughout the country, serving more than 110,000 students in three different positions: Wyden, institutions of academic excellence; Ibmec, in the premium segment; and Damásio Educacional, with preparatory courses and undergraduate courses in the areas of Law and Management. All the institutions that make up Adtalem Educacional do Brasil are among the best in the cities in which they are located.

About Adtalem Global Education
The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading workforce solutions provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and Wyden institutions), American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, OnCourse Learning, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and follow us on Twitter (@adtalemglobal) and LinkedIn.

About TV Band
Rede Bandeirantes (informally known as Band) is a Brazilian commercial open television network belonging to the Bandeirantes Communication Group. It went live on May 13, 1967 on Channel 13 VHF. [3] Its founder was João Jorge Saad, who had the help of his father-in-law, politician Ademar de Barros, former owner of Rádio Bandeirantes. Currently, the station is chaired by Johnny Saad, son of John Saad. It is the fourth largest television network in the country in audience and billing. Just behind Record TV, which remains the third largest broadcaster in the country. Its signal is distributed throughout Brazil through its own or affiliated broadcasters, pay-TV and abroad by Band Internacional.

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