About FloripaTech

Enhancing Investment Opportunities in Santa Catarina, Brazil

FloripaTech was created with the purpose of bringing together global technology visionaries in order to enhance the investment opportunities for startups in digital tech, green/clean-tech and bio-tech located in the south of Brazil. Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro receive of a lot of international press for their startup scenes whereas its southern neighbors in the State of Santa Catarina are rarely in the news.

In order for technology startups to succeed in a global market, it is helpful for them to understand the best practices of other startups that have risen from the hotbed of investment activity in Silicon Valley, California.

FloripaTech Founder: Tiffany Joy Basse

Tiffany Joy Basse is an Impact Investor, serial Bay Area technology entrepreneur, and Business 3.0 Consultant for early-stage tech startups. As the Managing Director and Co-Founder of the OM Fund, she adheres to three core impact investing principles: Profits, People, and Planet. OM Fund channels investments into conscious startups that are committed to improving lives, restoring the environment, and maintaining a viable business model.

Tiffany is former Founder and CEO of Fintech company She hired and led a team of 100 to create women’s financial empowerment tools, education, and services. partnered with giants like Citibank and Wells Fargo reaching 10 million customers. Tiffany was a frequent live TV guest covering financial topics, hosted a radio show on money, and was featured in Forbes, Fortune, WSJ, USA Today, and CNN.

She has extensive startup consulting experience having advised, mentored, and consulted with over 100 startups in the last 20 years through women's tech accelerator and VC fund Astia ( and through the startup accelerators she founded (,

Her recent studies at Wharton and MIT (2022 /2023) and other educational learning opportunities were focused on fintech innovations in the Metaverse economy, AR/VR design, and AI technologies for Business 3.0.

Tiffany has a Bachelor's in Business and a Master's Degree in Instructional Design, which served as a foundation for her first successful tech startup when she was 27 years old. She founded a website design, development, and marketing company that had Fortune 100 clients: AOL, Microsoft, Xerox, Bechtel, and Sun Microsystems.

Coaching, Advising and Educating Startups
Coaching, advising and educating startups will be the cornerstone of FloripaTech's business strategy. Once entrepreneur's minds are opened to the greater possibilities of a global strategy and fueled with powerful knowledge and data, they are more likely to make wise strategic decisions and catapult to the head of the pack. Unique startups accepted into FloripaTech elite acceleration program will be profiled on our custom online entrepreneur / investor private social network and in an online TV series.