RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The events sector was immediately struck by the novel coronavirus pandemic. In March, the authorities' recommendation to avoid crowds prevented concerts, lectures and scheduled business trade shows. According to a survey by SEBRAE (Service of Support for Micro and Small Enterprises), 98 percent of the sector was already paralyzed in April. In this difficult scenario, a few startups with innovative solutions have achieved good results.
One of them was Congresse.me, founded in December 2018 by partners Luiz Gustavo Borges, Guilherme Torrejon, Dérick Pimenta and Maráia Rodrigues. The company developed a tool for the . . .