What is Call Expand?

The Call Expand aims at providing innovative projects with a high potential for growth, appreciation in value and profitability, meeting risk diversification criteria.

Portugal Ventures is willing to invest between €500,000 and €2 million.

Submissions are closed.



  • in the following stage: growth state technology companies, with a developed product and at least € 250,000.00 in revenue in the last 12 months


  • any economic sector, except for primary sector companies (v.g. farming, livestock, fishing, food processing and others).

Basic Requirements:

Companies should meet the following criteria:

  1. shall have at least a significant footprint and operations in Portugal (as defined by having a head office located in Portugal) and intentions to expand their businesses internationally;
  2. Have a multidisciplinary team that can meet the management needs of the project;
  3. Not be deemed “undertakings in difficulty”, as defined by Commission Regulation (EU) No. 651/2014 of 17 June. Consolidation operations are included and restructuring operations are excluded;
  4. Have met the legal requirements for pursuing the respective activity, inter alia, they hold the necessary licenses for such purpose
  5. Keep accounts, have a balanced economic and financial situation and have no amounts outstanding to the Tax Authorities and Social Security.

Characteristics of the projects:

 An original idea of and are led by the founders must have the following characteristics:

  1. Have a developed product and at least € 250,000.00 in revenue in the last 12 months;
  2. An original idea of and led by the founders;
  3. Be promoted by multidisciplinary teams;
  4. Focus on tradable goods or services that are part of international value chains;
  5. A clear strategy to protect and enhance intellectual property, if applicable;
  6. Significant global market potential;
  7. Implementable with available resources;

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