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Acceleration program extends sign-up period to May 24

Braskem Labs offers mentoring with executives from the petrochemical company and market experts

The sign-up period for the third edition of Braskem Labs has been extended until May 24. Those interested in participating in the startup acceleration program should visit www.braskemlabs.com. The initiative will select ten companies with innovative ideas based on chemistry, plastics and two ideas for the fight Aedes aegypti mosquito.

The 12 participants will receive, for four months, customized training according to their main difficulties, including individual and collective mentoring with Braskem executives and ACE specialists, with the goal of helping the accelerated companies grow faster, positively affecting the lives of people and generating income and employment for society.

At the end of the program, each entrepreneur will make a pitch - a presentation aiming to attract investors or customers - of their business to an audience of executives, investors, partners and the press at Demo Day, the closing event to be held in São Paulo.

The program is an initiative of Braskem, the largest petrochemical company in the Americas, in partnership with ACE, considered the best startup accelerator in Latin America by Latam Founders.

About Braskem
Braskem is the largest manufacturer of thermoplastic resins in the Americas, with an annual output of over 20 million metric tons, including the production of other basic chemical and petrochemical products, with an annual revenue of R$54 billion. With the aim of improving the lives of people, creating sustainable solutions in chemistry and plastics, Braskem is present in over 70 countries, with 8,000 members, and operates 41 industrial units located in Brazil, the United States, Germany, and Mexico - the latter in partnership with the Mexico-based company Idesa.

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