Startup Profile


São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and the elderly, through assistive technologies and opportunities in the job market.

The Problem:

In Brazil 6.2% of the population has some kind of disability, whether physical, visual, hearing or intellectual. Of the total of people with disabilities, only 441.000 are employed in the formal labor market. Vacancies for this group represent less than 1% of the total formal jobs in Brazil. Difficulty of these groups to have access to job opportunities, income generation and socio-economic inclusion.

The Solution:

Almaroma foster the commercialisation and distribution of assistive technologies and other services to support day to day activities of people with disabilities and the elderly.

The Differentiator:

Fostering compliance with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2023 Agenda.

Biggest Achievement:

In 2022, 21 PwDs worked in 39 Almaroma events, hired by 26 B2B corporate clients.

Programme themes:

Smart City

Team members:

Mauricio Figueiredo

CEO & CO-Founder

Germano di Polto