The entrepreneurship journey of Guilherme Paulus began when he met Carlos Vicente. As they were conversing about their business interests, Carlos Vicente expressed a significant interest in establishing a tour company. By working together with Paulus, they founded CVC. Although the business partnership between Carlos Vicente and Paulus existed for only four years, Paulus went on to pursue his entrepreneurship goals. As the co-founder of CVC, Paulus has played a vital role in the company’s extensive growth. Currently, CVC is the largest tour company in the Latin America region.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Paulus once worked in various companies such as IBM where he was an intern. Eventually, he pursued his life goals to become a successful businessman. His ambition and god leadership skills have contributed significantly to his success as an entrepreneur.
Guilherme Paulus’s first company was situated in Sao Paulo. In 2009, the Carlyle Group expressed their interest in acquiring some shares within Paulus’s company. In 2013, Paulus’s company had the honor of being listed in the stock exchange. The company’s annual revenue amounts to $5.2 billion, and this figure is set to increase with time. CVC is also present is most of the renowned malls in Brazil. Additionally, Guilherme Paulus also diversifies his investment base by launching over 100 stores annually. He mainly targets areas that are not very populated as a way of attracting potential clients who live in well-populated areas.
Guilherme Paulus actively participates in corporate philanthropy through CVC. The National Project of Professional Initiation in Tourism also benefits from Paulus’s charitable acts. Additionally, CVC actively participates in projects such as PIET. The PIET organization is focused on helping young people who are passionate about working in the tourism sector to gain access to the required education opportunities. The Dr. Klaide Care and Education Institution has also been a beneficiary of CVC’s support for more than ten years.
Since Paulus is the leader of CVC, an international tour company, his efforts towards improving the global tourism sector have been recognized by countries such as France. His business endeavors are also responsible for the creation of multiple employment opportunities globally. Over the years, Paulus has also been issued prestigious titles such as “Personality of the Year.”