What is Campus São Paulo and why did Google open Campus?

Campus is a space for entrepreneurs to learn, share, and launch ideas and businesses that will change Brazil and the world. Google started as a startup in a garage in California and we have kept our passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. At Campus we want to create a space that connects people to network, learn,  share, and develop businesses and ideas.

Where is Campus located?

Campus is located at 70, Coronel Oscar Porto st,  just a few blocks from Brigadeiro metro station / green line.

When is Campus open?

The Campus reception and Campus Cafe are open Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm. We also open for events on nights and weekends.

What is Campus?

Campus São Paulo is a 2600m² building over six floors. At the top two floors are the cafe, where all members can work, hold meetings, post and find opportunities on our notice board, and enjoy our open balcony, a game area and a quiet zone. The 4th floor holds Google's team office and a space event space with capacity for 50 people. Floors 1-3 are co-working spaces restricted to our partners and entrepreneurs participating in Campus programs.

Who can be a Campus member?

Anyone interested in entrepreneurship, whether you’re an entrepreneur, mentor, investor, or member of any organization related to the ecosystem.

How can I become a Campus member?

Sign up on our website to become a member. It's simple and free. When you get to Campus for the first time, you will receive you member badge that you will use every time you are at Campus.

What is the cost to be a Campus member?

There is no cost to be a member at Campus, it's free.

What do I get from becoming a Campus member?

You enter a community of founders, entrepreneurs, and startup lovers. You can participate in events at Campus and use the fast wifi in our cafe Monday through Friday, bumping into some of the most prominent entrepreneurs in Brazil.

Who can be a Campus resident?

The Campus Resident program is open to high impact startups tackling big problems through disruptive technologies and business models. Startups from any vertical can apply, but it is important that they are at a growing stage and are composed by a diverse team.

How can I become a Campus resident?

Applications for Resident Program - Class 2 will be open from December 12th 2016 to January 27th 2017 <a href="https://goo.gl/48AMhG">Apply Here</a>. Selected startups will be announced by March 6th 2017. For more information about the program <a href="https://goo.gl/oiWbzJ">click here</a> 

What is the cost to become a Campus resident?

The Resident Program is a highly selective program that does not include leasing charges or equity share. All we ask is that selected startups engage and give back to the Campus community and the startup ecossystem. 

What does my startup get from being a Campus resident?

As a resident, you will get a minimum of 6 months at our workspace, premier access to a network of experts, opportunities to participate in immersion and exchange programs globally, and featured resident-only events.

How can I apply to host an event at Campus?

Anyone can apply to host an event at Campus for free. We have two different spaces available. For small events like a workshop or training, we can offer our classroom on the 4th floor. For larger events such as conferences, you can use our auditorium on the ground floor, which has maximum capacity for 100 guests.

 The event host application is available here. Once your submit your event details we’ll reply to confirm availability and whether your event meets our hosting criteria.

What is the criteria for hosting an event at Campus?

Our only criteria is that the event is free and aimed at entrepreneurs.

What is the cost for hosting an event at Campus?

The space is free! Note that additional hosting costs, such as receptionists, catering, promotion, printed material, etc. are the sole responsibility of the event organizer.

Do my guests need to be Campus members to join the event?

If your event is in our auditorium, your guests do not need to be members, though we recommend they join to access the rest of our space. If your event is in the classroom, your guests will need to join as members to access the fourth floor.

Will Campus help me promote my event? How?

Yes, we can. On social, we'll be happy to retweet event messages from your Twitter account. Submit requests here.

 Do you have a welcome slide? Email it to saopaulo-eventos@campus.co at least 24 hours before your event, and we can project it on the our welcome screen (dimensions: 1920x1080).

 Your event may also be chosen by the Campus team as one of the events highlighted in our weekly newsletter.

Do I need to be a Campus member to attend an event?

If you want to participate in an event in the auditorium, you don't need to be a Campus member, though we recommend joining to access the rest of our facilities. If your event is in the classroom, you need to sign up as a member to access the fourth floor.

What kind of events will happen at Campus?

Campus São Paulo hosts different types of events for the startup ecosystem. These include conferences, workshops, demo days, meetups, hackathons, presentations, and more.

How do I find out about events scheduled at Campus?

The easiest way to hear about upcoming events is to become a Campus member and subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Our full schedule is also available here.

How do I register to attend an event at Campus?

To attend an event at Campus, go to the events section of this site click on the link for the event you’re interested in, and sign up on the event organizer’s page.