Mission and Values
EOS Rio's goal is to nuild a reliable Block Producer infrastructure and grow the EOS community in Brazil and South America.  The organization has four fundamental values; disruptivemess, the value of decentralization, rethinking work via artificial intelligence, and support of entrepreneurship and nonconformity. 
EOS Rio's main physical servers will be located in Rio de Janeiro with cloud-based backup nodes in São Paulo .  Their bare metal producing node will be built from scratch being optimized for the task of block production, while a cluster of non-producing full-nodes will provide high-speed and high-availability access to the EOS blockchain for the developers and end users. 
EOS Rio is participating in community-powered test networks Jungle, Arrowhead, and Superhero. 
The Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Lab, Venture Builder, and Startup Accelerator Rede Entropia is the organization behind EOS Rio.  Some key people include Head of Technology Igor Lins e Silva, Chief Scientist Christian Aranha, DApp Developer Mauricio Bomfim, DApp/Mobile Developer Dominique Deschatre, Designer Fabio Gois, Data Scientist Pedro Otávio Teixeira Mello, and Scrum Master Jones Chages. 
EOS Community Contributions
The EOS Rio iniative is to enable local startups to improve the lives of people on a global scale.  Using the Rede Entropia backbone, the organization plans to evolve and adapt to any changes and challenges that are faced within the EOS network and beyond.  EOS Rio plans to organize several community focused events, such as, but not limited to: meetups, workshops and courses to spread knowledge and broaden the EOS.IO ecosystem.