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20
July
2016
 Applications for the Road2WebSummit contest, launched on 6th June, as part of the national strategy for entrepreneurship ‘Startup Portugal’, has had its deadline extended for another week, until 5th August. All Portuguese start-ups wishing to participate in WebSummit, from 7th to 10th November in Lisbon, can apply to win Alph ...
18
July
2016
 Pre-registration for submissions to the Sixteenth Call for Entrepreneurship is now open. This dynamic initiative aims to facilitate the access of innovative scientific and technology-based projects in the seed and start-up phases to venture capital investment. 
Through its previous Calls For Entrepreneurship, Portugal Ventures has already i ...
15
July
2016
After being considered by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 5 travel apps to plan summer holidays, Clarice has now been featured in The New York Times’ top 3 travel apps to organise summer holidays. Clarice App was launched at the beginning of the year, by Portuguese start-up GuestU. Since then, it has been increasing the number of citi ...
11
July
2016
Science4you, a Portugal Ventures portfolio company, was featured in the ‘Observador’, thanks to its growth of 120% in the first half of 2016, more than 120% compared to the same period the previous year. The start-up’s business volume grew 120% and saw the first six months of 2016 close with a turnover of 3.4 million Euros, w ...
4
July
2016
 Submissions to the 1st edition of the Industry 4.0 Call are open, until 18th August, to business and university start-ups and spin-offs within the scope of the Industry 4.0 concept, with a view to Portugal Ventures investing in new businesses and thus contributing in accelerating the development and modernisation of the domestic industry, mak ...
4
July
2016
 Magnomics, a Portugal Ventures portfolio company, is one of the seven national projects to be chosen in the latest round of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 1, which backs the internationalisation of SMEs. The national participation in this contest saw a success rate of 17.5% compared to the European average of 8.4%, the number of natio ...
27
June
2016
 Storytrail,  a Portugal Ventures portfolio company, was featured in Dinheiro Vivo, regarding the launch of its new video guides, becoming the world's first platform with this feature. The first video released of the city of Rome received around 25,000 views (60% from Portugal and another 30% from the US), with other releases of ...
16
June
2016
Submissions to the first edition of the +Heritage +Tourism Programme are now open, the new Portugal Ventures initiative, in collaboration with Turismo de Portugal. The initiative 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 nat ...

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