Month: July 2020

The Venture Builder Blog

The Venture Builder program – “MVP”

Promoting Portugal as a “softlanding” country is central to The Venture Builder´s positioning in the market.  We have noticed that some of the startups have failed to enter in the Portuguese/ European market because either they have not planned it (do not have a strategic plan in place) or they have not study well the…
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Startup Voucher

Startup Voucher is now on its 3rd cut-off, until July 26, 2020. The StartUp Voucher is part of the StartUp Portugal Programs, which aims to promote the development of entrepreneurial projects by people between 18 and 35 years of age (beneficiaries), either with Portuguese nationality or with a residency permit.  A maximum of two grants…
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200M Fund

Part of the strategy that wants to position Portugal as startup hub is the 200M Fund. It aims to attract international startups and investors to Portugal. Increasing Venture Capital activity in Portugal through the mobilization of high-profile funds which, in addition to the financial investment also allows companies to acquire technical and market know-how, thus…
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Portugal in the “Strong Innovators” at the European Innovation Scoreboard 2020

Portugal is now the only country in southern Europe to join the group of “Strong Innovators” at the European Innovation Scoreboard 2020, and for the second consecutive year, leader in innovation in small and medium-sized companies. Between 2012 and 2019, Portugal was one of the five EU countries that made the most progress in terms…
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