“When you don’t perceive individuals, you don’t perceive enterprise.” —Simon Sinek
João Marinelli loves this Sinek quote about individuals and enterprise as a result of, as he says: “I really like individuals and love working with them!” To João, entrepreneurship is all about individuals, and “our energy to remodel our realities and reinvent (in a optimistic method) the established order.”
To João, the really superb factor about entrepreneurship is the way in which that it provides life to individuals’s creativity, and helps them use their creativity to vary the world. “I feel that’s why I devoted nearly six years of my life to learning entrepreneurship and being an entrepreneur,” João stated. He’s at the moment working for Darwin Startups, a Brazilian accelerator—named the very best accelerator in Brazil by Associação Brasileira de Startups—the place he has “freedom to make use of my creativity and entrepreneurship to develop new merchandise or approaches.”
Individuals, Communities, and Management
“I really like individuals, communities, and management,” João stated, explaining his fixed involvement in Techstars Startup Weekends. He attended his first as a participant in 2014, after which acquired concerned with making extra occur. He organized three Techstars Startup Weekends, in 2015, 2016, and 2017, rising his duties over time, till in 2017 he grew to become a Facilitator—and since then he’s already facilitated 17 occasions! “I adore it!” João stated.
In 2018, João labored with Techstars Brazil to redefine the Group Chief Academy (CLA), and collectively created a brand new program for coaching CLs. The primary CLA of 2019 came about at Caxias do Sul/RS within the south of Brazil, in February. As João described, it had a “new mannequin, new fashion, new methods to work, new dynamics, extra individuals and extra hands-on.”
By the tip of the occasion, 16 cities had occasions deliberate for his or her communities for a complete yr. “The influence was big!” João stated, with nice satisfaction at seeing his exhausting work repay.
On daily basis, at work and as a Techstars Group Chief, João is “working exhausting to ship the very best expertise for Brazilian ecosystems and entrepreneurs with nice and good content material and power.”