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How to engage in international trade?

“The international market can be more profitable, pays better for value-added products, and offers many more growth options because you are not dependent on a few clients.” Flavia Santoro, director of Procolombia. In an increasingly globalized world, expanding into international markets has become a vital strategy for companies of all sizes in Latin America. Opening…
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Why should your company be building startups?

Pedro Waengertner, the founder of ACE, poses an intriguing challenge: “Kill your own business.” It may seem contradictory at first glance, but the essence of this thought is crucial. Your business may be thriving today, but what about tomorrow? Netflix is an emblematic example: it realized that its model was destined to become obsolete and…
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Sustainability and Circular Economy

The circular economy is a strategic concept that arises from a set of measures to incentivize the change in economic paradigm – from a linear system of production and consumption, based on the erosion of natural capital, to a restorative and regenerative system, seeking to preserve the utility and value of resources (materials, energy) for…
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Revocation of the Non-Habitual Resident Regime

Despite the government’s resignation, the State Budget for 2024 was approved and revoked the NON-HABITUAL RESIDENT (NHR) regime that was in force, starting from January 1, 2024. There’s not much time left, but there’s still the possibility of benefiting from one of the most attractive schemes in Europe by registering as a non-habitual resident and…
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Taxation 2024: Impact on Startups in Portugal

Despite the government’s dismissal, the State Budget for 2024 has been approved, and the Government will remain in office until the legislative elections and the subsequent inauguration of a new Government. Discover, at the Taxation Workshop 2024 on December 19th, the main changes that will affect startups based in Portugal for the upcoming year. Corporate…
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BPF – Investment Lines

The mission of Banco Português de Fomento (BPF) revolves around supporting the economic and social development of Portugal by creating and providing innovative, competitive solutions tailored to the needs and challenges of the business ecosystem. This includes fostering entrepreneurial capacity, investment, job creation, and promoting sustainability and the economic, social, and territorial cohesion of the…
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Why the European Market?

With a population of over 500 million people, the European Union (EU), according to data published in 2021, recorded a GDP of 14,522 billion euros, achieving the highest per capita GDP in the world at 40,984 euros, surpassing even the United States. The European single market offers numerous opportunities for businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs. In…
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Portugal as the gateway to Europe

In recent years, Portugal has emerged as a shining star among European countries, attracting attention not only from startups but also from investors looking for new horizons. The Portuguese government, recognizing the need for local capital, has actively sought foreign investment as a source of innovation, income growth, and employment opportunities. The result? Portugal’s efforts…
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Tech Visa

The Portugal Tech Visa is a technology certification program aimed at facilitating the access of highly skilled professionals, especially in the technology sector, who are not citizens of the European Union, to employment opportunities created by Portuguese companies. This program aims to attract foreign talent to contribute to the growth and development of the technology…
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Sales Accelerator

In recent times, outsourcing has emerged as an essential tool in business management, regardless of the size of the organization. Instead of relying solely on internal resources, many companies are opting for this alternative approach to address the challenges and opportunities that arise along their journey. In this post, we will explore the various options…
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