Web Summit Rio: Meet these 10 women-founded startups

Web Summit Rio: Meet these 10 women-founded startups

Web Summit Rio: Meet these 10 women-founded startups

Matthew Taylor

At Web Summit Rio, we want to celebrate the women-founded startups in our network. Here are just a few attending this year’s event. Web Summit Rio is committed to changing the gender ratio at our events and empowering women across the globe by fostering networking opportunities, building mentorship programs, and nurturing our online women in tech community.

In 2024, 44 percent of the 1,000 startups coming to Web Summit Rio are women-founded – the highest-ever proportion of women-founded startups at a Web Summit event, and the largest gathering of women founders at an event in South America. With this in mind, we want to highlight a selection of women-founded startups from our network.

Nilo Saúde
Nilo Saúde is an automated care navigation platform for healthcare providers that promotes efficient capture and engagement. By using the platform, healthcare companies can increase patient acquisition, conversion and loyalty, improving financial results without the need for additional hiring.

Dinie is a leading provider of embedded lending infrastructure in Brazil, empowering digital platforms to offer instant credit and B2B payment solutions to millions of merchants. Through strategic partnerships with Brazil’s major unicorns and industry leaders, as well as significant backing from global fintech funds, Dinie is driving financial inclusion and fostering the growth of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

Through the use of innovative technology, Arado provides supply-chain and business solutions to SMB farmers to help increase their revenue. The company uses a suite of tech solutions that drive end-to-end operations to connect fresh food producers directly to food service and retail providers, helping them fulfill their business needs with ease. is an artificial intelligence platform that specializes in volume hiring. It screens, analyzes and ranks candidates, facilitating a more efficient hiring process. The company was ranked by 100 Open Startups among the best HR tech in Brazil for two consecutive years, in 2022 and 2023.

Lina was founded in 2019 with the aim of revolutionizing health management and helping operators and medical teams with the prevention and promotion of care for millions of people. Lina has developed the first no-code health platform with PHC guidelines, integrating dozens of customizable lines of care, accident rates and results from primary care programs.

LegalPass is a corporate benefit platform for employees that offers accessible legal support, facilitating the management of legal issues with practicality and security. The online platform makes it easier to access legal resources – such as creating documents and cases for lawyers – saving time and offering peace of mind to employees.

Creme is an on-demand cooking experience with renowned chefs providing step-by-step video recipes, making cooking easy and inspiring. With a range of cook-friendly tools and famous chefs guiding users through recipes, Creme aims to help its users grow their confidence in the kitchen. is a pay-per-use dynamic marketplace that links healthcare professionals to on-demand spaces, helping clinics monetize downtime efficiently.

Salvy is a mobile carrier for businesses in Brazil that enables more than 200 companies to easily purchase and manage their mobile lines while reducing costs. Salvy is transforming how companies buy and manage mobile telecom, making it as straightforward as using SaaS. The platform offers a clear and efficient approach to managing mobile lines and IT needs – such as inventory management – without the usual obstacles.

OrienteMe is a user-friendly corporate health platform that provides employees with access to the best professionals and healthcare content. It offers online therapy services in a secure environment, connecting individuals with psychologists who offer various therapeutic approaches.

Web Summit Rio
Web Summit Rio is the largest international tech event in Brazil. This year’s event will bring together over 1,000 startups, 45 percent of which are women founded. This is the highest ever proportion of women founded startups at a Web Summit event, and the largest gathering of women founders at an event in South America. These startups are joined by more than 700 investors, 200 partners, 600 speakers and 900 media from all over the World.

Web Summit Global
Web Summit runs the world’s largest technology events, connecting people and ideas that change the world. Half a million people have attended Web Summit events – Web Summit in Europe, Web Summit Rio in South America, Collision in North America, Web Summit Qatar in the Middle East and RISE in Asia – since the company’s beginnings as a 150-person conference in Dublin in 2009. In February, Web Summit held its hugely successful inaugural event in the Middle East. Web Summit Qatar welcomed more than 15,000 attendees and was supported by over 100 partners including the Qatar Investment Authority, Snap, Deloitte, TikTok, Huawei, Microsoft, Shell, Palo Alto Networks, EY, and Qatar Airways. Web Summit Qatar showcased the work of more than 1,000 startups from around the world, and helped introduce them to a network of more than 300 investors in Doha. Web Summit’s mission is to enable the meaningful connections that change the world. Web Summit also undertakes a range of initiatives to support Diversity, Equality and Inclusion across the tech worlds: this includes IMPACT; Women in Tech; AMPLIFY; the Web Summit/Qatar Foundation Scholarship Programme; and our Community Partnerships.