With the purpose of supporting the development and acceleration of Portuguese start-ups, by opening up the doors to the world, Portugal Ventures has established accelerators in the most dynamic hubs in the world.
Located at Runway, San Francisco, in the world’s largest innovation pole, companies will have the opportunity to connect with all players in the ecosystem; serial entrepreneurs, start-ups, established companies, venture capitalists and business angels, with great investment track records, thus generating new contact networks and obtaining business feedback that will enable them to understand what they should focus on and which steps they can skip in order to grow faster than the competition in a global world.
Portugal Ventures In the Bay
Runway, San Francisco
Located at the leading innovation area, surrounded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard, and considered the world’s largest bio-cluster, Portuguese start-ups will be able to immerse themselves in the cultural environment, leveraging the vast presence of world-class start-ups in its ecosystem, and capturing the strong drive for entrepreneurship that is engrained in the MIT culture.
Portugal Ventures in Boston
In partnership with Leonhard Ventures, this Portugal Ventures’ hub is in the heart of Berlin’s start-up ecosystem, in a leading innovation area, that allows Portugal Ventures to access a relevant network of scientific, business and investor entities that will benefit Portugal Ventures’ portfolio companies, which will have the chance to seek out opportunities in German speaking countries and in Central Europe.
Portugal Ventures in Berlin
Portugal Ventures has established a centre in London. The office in the heart of London’s Tech City allows Portugal Ventures to access a relevant network of scientific, business and investor entities that will benefit Portugal Ventures’ portfolio companies, which will have the chance to seek out opportunities in London’s fast growing tech ecosystem.
Portugal Ventures in London
Located in Austin, Portugal Ventures has teamed up with the Portuguese Foundation For Science and Technology (FCT) to promote the international acceleration of its portfolio companies. FCT established and actively supports the Global Startup Program of The University of Texas at Austin, UT Austin.
Global Start-up Program
University of Texas, Austin