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Carlos Guimarães States Importance of Initial Business Plan - Even If It Will Not Be Completely Followed

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  • Date Added : 3/17/2008
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Carlos Guimarães

  • CEO, Biocancer
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1974 (Age: 47 years old)
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
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Biography

Carlos Guimarães is the CEO at Biocancer Clinical Research in Brazil. Biocancer is an oncology-focused drug development services company which assists pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and drug development services companies in accessing Brazil's large patient populations. Since 2006, he is responsible for the general administration of the company, including its strategic realignment for venture capital investment.

Previously, Guimarães was the director of a successful Brazilian biotech company where he was responsible for national and international expansion. He has a broad international experience, a strong ability to lead teams, and exceptional performance in the commercial area. Over the last 10 years he has been running different business and since May 2006, was in charge of leading Biocancer to a distinguished position in clinical trials in the world.

Carlos Guimaraes graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) Brazil, and received his MBA Executive International degree at Fundação Dom Cabral (Brazil & Sauder Business School (Canada).

A business plan is designed to be followed, hard as that may seem. We say: Let's design a business plan to get funding from a venture capitalist or Angel investor, and then see how we'll do. That's not the way to do it. Even though this is a recent, incipient market without a lot of information, ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Academic and Professional Background and Early Interest In Business
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 3 min. 25 sec.
Video 2 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Shares Thoughts on Challenges of Family Businesses
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 46 sec.
Video 3 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Hiring Practices In A Family Business
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 26 sec.
Video 4 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Businesspeople Learn Something Every Day
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 54 sec.
Video 5 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Decision To Leave Family Business and Become Corporate Executive
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 58 sec.
Video 6 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Provides Overview of Company, BIOCANCER
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 26 sec.
Video 7 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Importance of Following Strong Clinical Research Protocols To Compete In Global Pharma Industry
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 52 sec.
Video 8 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses How Participants Are Recruited For Clinical Trials
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 9 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Brazilian Law Prohibits Clinical Trial Participants From Being Paid
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 26 sec.
Video 10 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States BIOCANCER Works With Both Public and Private Hospitals
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 42 sec.
Video 11 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Founding of BIOCANCER
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 29 sec.
Video 12 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Company Homepage In In English and Decision Was Made To Position Company As Global Competitor
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 51 sec.
Video 13 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Culture Shock of Visiting Middle East For The First Time
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 40 sec.
Video 14 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Partnership Must Have Solid Foundations That Are Maintained Daily
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 4 sec.
Video 15 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses What BIOCANCER Looks For When It Hires People
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 38 sec.
Video 16 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Challenges Of Being A Young Company
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 17 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Importance of Initial Business Plan - Even If It Will Not Be Completely Followed
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 2 min. 34 sec.
Video 18 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Advantage of Pursuing Venture Capital As An Entrepreneur
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 24 sec.
Video 19 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Clinical Trials Must Be Run Efficiently
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 32 sec.
Video 20 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Entrepreneurs Must Be Willing To Overcome Problems
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 9 sec.
Video 21 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Lack of Credibility and Lack of Funds Face Most Startups
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 47 sec.
Video 22 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Feels Starting a Business In Brazil Is More Challenging Than Other Countries
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 23 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Specific Challenges That Have Faced BIOCANCER
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 49 sec.
Video 24 of 26 Carlos Guimarães States Facing What Seems To Be Impossible Is A Huge Motivator
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 25 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Discusses Personal Goals For Future
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 42 sec.
Video 26 of 26 Carlos Guimarães Shares Thoughts on Finding a Balance Between Work and Personal Life
  • Carlos Guimarães - Interview - BIOCANCER
  • 3/17/2008
  • Carlos Guimarães
  • 0 min. 40 sec.

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