The Brazilian's Handicraft Online Marketplace.
Serial entrepreneur with a strong conviction that poverty will be eradicated during our life time through market solutions. Passionate about family, fishing, reading, working til late... well many things! Graduated in business at Federal University of Paran Tiago is the CEO & Founder of Solidarium.net, an online marketplace wich connects Brazilian local producers with consumers and retailers from all over the world. In 2011, Tiago was nominated as Fellow at the Unreasonable Institute, selected as Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the PEGN Magazine in Brazil and won the Ashoka Changemakers Competition. in 2013, nominated as General Director at the Brazilian Export Association for Handicraft.
In 2006, we realize that Brazilian artisans had a great product design, high quality, competitive price, but had no idea on how to sell their products. Solidarium was founded as a way to connect this 2 worlds, producers and consumers. During the past 6 years, Solidarium became one of the most recognized social business in Brazil, while promoting high impact for the local producers with a profitable business model.