Guilherme Paulus, The Darling of Brazil’s Tourism Sector

Voted by Forbes as one of the leading Brazil’s billionaire, Guilherme Paulus is household name in Brazil’s tourism sector which has made massive strides over the years, he co-founded the CVC Brazil and GJP Hotels and Resorts. His partner, a politician later left the company and Paulus was left to run the organization single-handedly. The company is now one of the largest tour operators in Latin America thanks to the able leadership of Guilherme Paulus.He started his career as an intern at IBM and has now earned a name for himself and is considered one of the top ranking men in business across Brazil.

He started his first hotel in 1995 and now owns over 20 hotels and resorts in nearly all the big cities in the country. Over 5,000 workers are employed at his company.In 2009, Carlyle group, a private equity firm acquired 63.3 % stake at CVC at around $420 million.Most of the visitors that thronged the country during the 2014 World Cup and the Summer Olympics of 2016 spent their time at GJP Hotels and Resorts, which are owned by Paulus.Speaking to IdeaMensch, Paulus said that the important business idea to start the company originated from Carlos Vicente Cerchiari, who during that time was a state deputy.Because of his young age, Guilherme Paulus could not raise the raise money for investment but helped with the groundwork information.

On the other hand, Carlos provided the capital to start the business. The selection of his first location was inspired by traffic, and regular flow of people. He wanted to choose a place where there would forever be people seeing the location as they went about with their day-to-day activities.On what trend excites him, Guilherme Paulus highlighted the use of technology as one trend that attracts his attention. One of Paulus business dreams is to make golf a famous sport among football-obsessed Brazilians and make his countrymen travel regularly to boutique hotels where they can have unforgettable moments within their own country. “Prizes are my rewards, obstacles are my challenges” is Paulus favorite quote

Insights and Predictions from the Shervin Pishevar 21-Hour Tweetstorm

Once in a while, a business titan will let loose on Twitter and begin to spill his opinions and insights. Recently, one of these Silicon Valley titans went on an incredible 21-hour tweetstorm. That titan, Shervin Pishevar, has created some predictions that has raised millions of eyebrows on the social media platform. Below are the highlights of that infamous 21-hour tweetstorm.

The Dow is Going to Crash

Perhaps the biggest and most shocking prediction from the 21-hour tweetstorm was that the Dow would drop 6,000 points. If this prediction were to come true, then that would cause the biggest crash, in the U.S. market, in over a decade.

Bitcoin Is Going Down, Too

Not one to isolate his doom and gloom to just the major financial markets, Shervin Pishevar also sees a crash coming to the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. In another tweet, Mr. Pishevar predicted that Bitcoin would crash to the $2,000 to $5,000 level. This would mark a 75% to 90% crash from Bitcoin’s $20,000 high from December 2017.

America is Falling Behind in the Global Infrastructure Race

Veering from the financial world, Shervin Pishevar sees America falling behind in the world of infrastructure. The Silicon Valley tycoon points to the fact that China can now build entire railway station in about 9 hours.

California Will No Longer Be the Center of Tech Innovation

One of the most shocking predictions from the Silicon Valley titan was that his hometown will no longer be the center of tech innovation. Instead, Shervin Pishevar believes that start-ups will work remotely and connect with clients and workers online.

America’s Biggest Companies Have Become Too Powerful

Finally, Shervin Pishevar proclaimed that America’s biggest companies have become too powerful. And that these massive firms are stifling start-ups. Mr. Pishevar believes that Uber may be the last start=up to “make it.”

The 21-hour tweet storm were the first public statements from Shervin Pishevar in many months. And the executive’s wild proclamations and predictions have become the talk of Silicon Valley. As the year continues, people will watch to see how many of Mr. Pishevar’s predictions come true.

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