Portugal Ventures manages several expansion and internationalisation private equity funds that are geared towards investing in growth and scale-up projects, as well to increase the competitiveness of Portuguese companies in external markets.
Expansion and Internationalization target companies:
Companies with a solid market position, strong growth potential in global markets and a sustainable business model.
Companies which have competent management and a committed team, with a clear vision of the company's future and relevant financial involvement.
Leading Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), certified as such by IAPMEI.
Projects which have at least 2 full years of active business operations and which already have production/marketing of its products underway or established companies with either expansion, operational streamline or competitiveness improvement projects.
Projects which have a predominant impact in the Portuguese territory as well as a relevant export component.
Projects with added economic value and solid financial returns.
Projects which are, preferably, syndicated by other venture capitalists and/or 'business angels' investors.
Evaluation of go-to-market Business plans and other key elements such as technological feasibility and market readiness studies.
An assessment is made by Portugal Ventures supported by both national and international expert advisors.