San Pedro Valley
The Startups community of Belo Horizonte! San Pedro Valley was born from the initiative of entrepreneurs who realized the potential of innovation in the city. Today, it is a self-managed by their own startups community, which operates by common interests, seeking visibility, investment, validating ideas, solutions, and community building. The Startups scenario of Belo Horizonte had his first highly visible when the Akwan, Startup created by UFMG teachers, became the first acquisition of a Startup outside the US by Google. Some years later, a group of young entrepreneurs who have set up their startups in the San Pedro neighborhood region in BH and is often found in cafes and restaurants in the area, toyed with the fact that many technology companies are located there, raising the likeness of region with the Silicon Valley, USA. Thus arose the name San Pedro Valley.