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June
2016
 Portugal Ventures, in collaboration with Turismo de Portugal, will be launching the + Heritage + Tourism programme which aims to stimulate the creation of locally or regionally based start-ups and new businesses, related to tourism and the valorisation of the country’s cultural and natural heritage. Submissions open on 16th June an ...
6
June
2016
The StartUP Portugal initiative was launched today at the old Industrial Abattoir of Oporto, with Prime Minister António Costa and the Minister of Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral, present at the event.Hundreds of participants from the world of entrepreneurship were at the event, where a number of measures by StartUP Portugal were presented. S ...
3
June
2016
The UberPITCH challenge received more than 200 ideas from entrepreneurs from Lisbon and Oporto. Of these, 50 earned their seat in an Uber ride with a member of Portugal Ventures. The best business idea, chosen by Uber and Portugal Ventures was Wave, which will have access to a month in the Venture Capital firm’s co-working space in Berli ...
30
May
2016
Chic by Choice, a company backed by Portugal Ventures, is one of the nominees for the “The Europas” awards, following the incubator Beta-I, the start-up Farfetch and the co-founder of equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs, Carlos Silva. “The Europas” awards are presented annually, and distinguish the best European technol ...
24
May
2016
UberPITCH could take Portugal’s most entrepreneurial idea to Berlin  ● European challenge UberPITCH gives entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to get mentoring and support for their businesses at the click of a button. ● The entrepreneurs with the best ideas in Europe will get the opportunity to discuss their business strat ...
5
May
2016
Doinn is the most recent Portuguese start-up to be selected for investment by Portugal Ventures following its submission to the Call For Entrepreneurship. Through the various editions of the Call For Entrepreneurship, Portugal Ventures has already invested in 60 start-ups with the ambition to become companies of excellence on a global scale. The 15 ...
28
April
2016
Musikki, the music startup providing B2C and B2B music services including the Musikki Music API, has successfully closed a new round of funding securing USD 1,000,000 from Portugal Ventures, the biggest venture capital fund in Portugal. With the new funds secured, Musikki today launches Exclusiph, an innovative and disrupti ...
25
April
2016
Portugal Ventures has opened another edition of FIAEA - its Investment Fund to Support Entrepreneurship in the Azores, and applications may be submitted until 26th May.  FIAEA aims to contribute to the sustained development of the economy of the Azores through the stimulation of entrepreneurship and the valorisation of innovative projects ...