Unreasonable Mentors

Danielle Brants

Founder at Árvore Educação

Danielle is an Unreasonable Fellow. Danielle has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable FUTURE 2019.
Danielle Brants is the founder and CEO of Guten, a Brazilian edtech startup focused on helping students become proficient and engaged readers. As of Feb2019, the company served +50k students across Brazil, with a 100% retention rate of its school base in 4 years of activities. Prior to founding Guten in 2014, she was an Associate Director at General Electric, responsible for M&A in Latin America, focusing on Transportation, Energy Management and Renewables segments. From 2005 until 2011 Danielle worked in corporate finance, holding positions as investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co and as senior associate and partner at G5 Advisors/ Evercore Partners. She holds a bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Fundaçao Getulio Vargas and was awarded by the MIT Tech Review as one of the 10 “Innovators under 35” in Brazil (2015). In the same year, Guten was awarded “Social Innovation of 2015”, also by MIT Tech Review. Danielle was also awarded by the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program (2004) and has received the Latam Excellence Award by General Electric (2012). In 2018, Guten has been selected to represent edtech startups from Brazil in the Global Edtech Awards taking place in London in jan/19.