Guilherme Paulus was born into a family that did not have much. This would prove detrimental to him when he tried applying for medical school only to realize that their financial situation would not allow him to pursue the same. This, however, did not discourage him from pursuing other dreams and at seventeen he got an internship with IBM. During his stay there he was able to visit various departments and even though he knew the opportunities that lay in the world of computing his heart and mind was not in it. This would see him look for a new job at Casa Faro a travel agency through a newspaper advert. Read more about Guilherme Paulus on crunchbase.
This job granted him the opportunity to learn more about the tourism industry and the opportunities that lay there. His determination to get his own establishment would kick in immediately, and two years later he and a partner founded CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A. At the time Guilherme Paulus did not have more to pour into the business, and therefore he had to give his time and expertise to earn his share. His partner would quit approximately four years later and left the entire operation to Guilherme Paulus. This granted him the opportunity to reshape CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A and mold it into something he would be proud of. Over the years he would encounter various challenges, but was able to overcome them, something that he is keen to tell any new entrepreneur today. His resilience would pay off nine years later when he got an opportunity to take Mercedes employees on a tour that would open his eyes to new opportunities within the industry. Today CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens S.A is one of the biggest tour operators in Brazil and has its offices in over 456 cities in Brazil alone. This, coupled with its online presence has enabled it to attract clients from Brazil as well as those coming to visit the country. Guilherme Paulus is also very passionate about innovation, he believes that his company has gotten to where it is in large part due to its ability to constantly innovate.
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