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EB Capital is an investment firm focused on long term value, dedicated to growth equity in the middle market (US$300 — 500mm investment size per deal). Help growing businesses to new dimensions is our passion. The firm and its partners have a strong history of operational excellence, therefore our philosophy is to work in close partnership with the management teams of the invested companies to effectively help them grow their businesses. http://www.ebcapital.com.br

Investimentos Globais

Portfolio

  • Biggest wine stores in Latin America
  • First wine store in the world
    in Facebook
  • Has the biggest ad network in
    Latin America
  • Biggest independent player of
    mobile advertising in Brazil
  • Pionner in digital advertising in Brazil
  • Awarded “one of the most innovative companies in Brazil” according to Fast Company
  • Online media company specialized in targeting and performance
  • Network with about 90% of the largest e-commerce operations in Brazil and more than 50,000 registered sites

e.Bricks Ventures is a leading venture capital firm in Brazil and Latam focused on early stage technology companies. We back bold entrepreneurs that use technology to shape the future of their businesses. The current portfolio is composed by 24 companies in areas that range from Fintech, edutech, to agritech, among others. http://www.ebricksventures.com

Investimentos

RBS Mídia - Second Most Awarded Brazilian Communication Group

RBS is one of the largest Brazilian media conglomerates with 12 TV stations, 15 radio stations and 3 newspapers. Founded in 1957 in Rio Grande do Sul State (Brazil), produces Journalism and Entertainment that informs, inspires and contributes to the transformation of people’s reality. RBS is the second most awarded Brazilian Communication group and holds a high standard portfolio of leading brands. In 2015, RBS received more than 180 awards, national and international, such as Esso, Inma, Best of News Design, Massey Ferguson of Journalism and Vladir Herzog of Amnesty and Human Rights. http://www.gruporbs.com.br/

TV

Jornal

  • A RBS TV é pioneira no modelo regional de televisão no Brasil
  • Cobertura de 98% dos Estados
  • Maior jornal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Conta com mais de 200 jornalistas, 17cadernos e mais de 100 colunistas
  • Jornal mais lido em Porto Alegre
  • 1.2 milhão de leitores habituais
  • Presente em 7 estados brasileiros por meio de mais de 143 emissoras afiliadas
  • Líder em jornalismo e esporte
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Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer

Founder and CEO of EB Capital, an investment firm focused on long term value, dedicated to growth equity in the middle market. Founder of e.Bricks Ventures, a leading venture capital firm in Brazil and Latam focused on early stage technology companies. Chairman of Grupo RBS, a major Brazilian media conglomerate. He is a regular participant in exclusive conferences such as Zeitgeist, by Google and Sun Valley, by Allen & Co.

Founder & CEO of EB Capital
Chairman of Grupo RBS

Career

  • 2017: Founder & CEO of EB Capital
  • 2016: Chairman of Grupo RBS
  • 2013: Founder at e.Bricks Ventures
  • 2012: Chairman and founder of e.Bricks Digital
  • 2012: President of Grupo RBS
  • 2010: Executive Vice President of Grupo RBS
  • 2008: Vice President of Market and Business Development of Grupo RBS
  • 2004: Director General for the National Market of Grupo RBS
  • 2004: Director General of the non-tradicional media company BoxTop Media - New York
  • 2002: Senior Financial Analyst at Delphi Corporation - USA
  • 2001: Consultant at Buzz Allen & Hamilton - USA
  • 90's: Master franchisee of the multinacional Sweet Sweet Way - Brazil

Education

  • 2008: "Effective Strategies for Media Companies" - Harvard Business School
  • 2008: "Building and Leading Customer Centric Organization" - Harvard Business School
  • 2002: MBA - Harvard Business School
  • 1998: Business Administration - PUCRS (Brazil)

Awards & Nominations

  • 2017: Nominated to the list of 17 Next Generation Family Enterprise Leaders to Watch in 2017 by the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise.
  • 2015: Awarded "Entrepreneur of the Year" (Ernst e Young) - Family Business category
  • 2015: Listed a leader of the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise
  • 2015: Merit Award in Administration from the Regional Management Council of Rio Grande do Sul (CRA-RS)
  • 2013: Awarded "Entrepreneur of the Year" at ARP Week of Communication
  • 2011: Awarded by Coletiva.net on Managing Marketing/ Communication/ Communication Group category
  • 2009: Professional highlight of the Brazilian Advertising Association (ABP)
  • 2006: Awarded "Media Professional" at Caboré Award

Member of Entities

  • 2015: Board member of Iberê Camargo Foundation
  • 2015: Board member of Mercosul Biennial
  • '09-'13: Board of the Executive Council of the Standard Norms (CENP)
  • '05-'07: Board of the Executive Council of the Standard Norms (CENP)
  • '05-'08: Board of Ethics of the National Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (Conar)
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