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September
2016
EGG Electronics is the most recent Portuguese start-up to be selected for investment by Portugal Ventures. The company is the newest European manufacturer of personal charging devices. EGG Electronics' first product - Egg PowerStation - is a charging station that blends user-centered product engineering and design with over 100 accumu ...
26
September
2016
Submissions to the Seventeenth Call for Entrepreneurship are 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 invested in 62 start-ups wit ...
22
September
2016
On 21st September, at the Beato Creative Hub, the start-ups that will be representing Portugal at Web Summit were selected, the biggest technology conference in the world, which will be held in Lisbon from 7th to 10th November. Among the start-ups selected, are 20 Portugal Ventures portfolio companies: Clarice App, Treat-U, B-Parts, Scien ...
7
September
2016
DefinedCrowd is the most recent Portuguese start-up to be selected for co-investment by Portugal Ventures, including Sony Innovation Fund and Amazon Alexa Fund. “This seed round is an historical milestone for our company. We will continue the investment in Portugal, where all our R&D continues. A Portuguese investment in this context ...
29
August
2016
95 applications were submitted to the “+Heritage +Tourism” programme, a joint initiative by Portugal Ventures and Turismo de Portugal aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and innovation. The number of submissions demonstrates just how much interest there is in the programme and is a great starting point to select the tourism-based valu ...
29
August
2016
 Chic by Choice, Graphenest e Followprice, Portugal Ventures portfolio companies, were featured in the August 27th issue of the ‘Expresso’ newspaper, in an article dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurship in Portugal. The National Strategy for Entrepreneurship, StartUP Portugal, is also mentioned, highlighting its main a ...
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August
2016
Submissions to the Sixteenth Call for Entrepreneurship are 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 invested in 60 start-ups wi ...
26
July
2016
On 14th July, the Portuguese Government announced two new financial instruments for the capitalisation and financing of SMEs: a Line of Credit with Mutual Guarantee and a Line to Fund Reversible Capital Operations, as part of its Capitalise Programme. Both financial instruments will be managed by the Financial Institution for Development (IFD) ...

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