Rodrigo Severo and Vibbra Learn and Grow Together in the 100–10–1 Startups Program

100 Open Startups
2 min readOct 1, 2023

Vibbra, the preeminent tech freelance hiring platform, has emerged as a disruptive force in the business landscape, helping to redefine the way companies connect with specialized talent. As an enthusiastic participant in the 100–10–1 Startups Program, Vibbra not only demonstrates its commitment to innovation, but also its openness to learning and evolving through mentoring. In this case, we explore how the collaboration between Vibbra and Open Startups mentor Rodrigo Severo resulted in continuous strategic improvement and transformation.

Vibbra’s Journey

Vibbra has built a solid reputation as a leader in the tech freelance market, providing access to more than 10,000 carefully selected full-time and senior programmers. On a single platform, it allows companies to quickly access these talents, hire, pay and monitor remote work performed, with Vibbra supporting this journey from end to end.

Rodrigo Severo: A Multifaceted Mentor

Rodrigo Severo, a mentor with a career based on his expertise in agile transformation, software development and innovation. His engaged, collaborative and strategy-focused approach resonated perfectly with Vibbra’s pursuit of excellence mindset.


In this case, we break down the different ways in which Rodrigo Severo’s mentoring impacted Vibbra, covering categories such as business strategy, product development, organizational culture, internationalization, diversity and inclusion. Each area of ​​contribution highlights how mentoring can holistically shape a startup, inspiring innovation, sustainable growth, and resilience in the face of challenges.

Concrete Results

  • Refined Strategic Vision: Vibbra refined its business strategy with insights guided by Rodrigo, allowing it to stand out in a competitive market
  • Pervasive Innovation: Under Rodrigo’s guidance, Vibbra continually innovates, adapting its products to stay relevant and meet evolving demands.
  • Strengthened Business Culture: Vibbra’s culture was strengthened with an emphasis on collaboration and motivation, resulting in a more engaged and productive team.
  • Successful International Expansion: Guided by Rodrigo, Vibbra overcame international barriers, expanding into new markets successfully .
  • Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion : Vibbra has become a reference in diversity and inclusion practices, attracting clients who value such principles.


The mentoring case between Vibbra and Rodrigo Severo shows how collaboration between startups and mentors can catalyze success. They both embraced this opportunity to learn, grow and excel. Together, they demonstrated the transformative capacity of mentoring, impacting areas ranging from strategy to business culture.