Technology Transfer

Industrial Contributions

  • Co-founder of Kunumi in 2016 (
  • Co-founder of Neemu Technologies in 2010, acquired by Linx in 2015 (
  • Co-founder of Akwan Information Technologies, acquired by Google Inc. in 2005 (
  • Co-founder of the Web search engine TodoBR (, a vertical search engine focused on the Brazilian Web, owned by Akwan Information Technologies, know transferred to Google Inc.
  • Co-founder of Miner Technology Group, acquired by Folha de São Paulo / UOL group in 1999. The Miner company was the owner of the Miner Family of Agents for the Web, theme of a M.Sc. thesis, defended by Victor Fernando Ribeiro in February 1998.

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