Month: September 2022

The Venture Builder Blog

Podcast: How to become a unicorn, starting with your first steps

Unicorns aren’t born, they are made. They’re the result of smart business practices that instil a success-driven mindset from the first minute until startups hit that 1 billion+ valuation. One of the key features of a unicorn, no matter how large, is that they can maintain agility as they develop. Mada Seghete, co-founder and VP…
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Habitat Innovation Hub

The Habitat sector is one of the industries that generate the most jobs and, at the same time, interconnects with more industries. This sector needs to constantly innovate to keep up with new trends and technologies.  On this coming 23th September, we will host a Webinar  where we will launch the  Habitat Open Innovation Program,…
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6 high-profile investors joining us at Web Summit

Even in a market downturn, investment remains essential. Meet some of the VCs and investors set to make money moves at Web Summit 2022. In just a few short months, Web Summit 2022 will be welcoming some of the top investors and VCs in the world to speak on stage and share their wisdom and insights. Between…
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Auto Innovation Hub

The auto sector has a significant weight in the business fabric, being one of the main sectors in terms of wealth creation, employment, and technological innovation in the European Industry. The sector’s entire value chain must help shape new international standards for safe, sustainable, accessible, secure and resilient mobility.  It faces huge challenges for a…
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What does the future hold for Latin American tech investment?

Why did Latin America experience some of the sharpest increases in VC investment of any region in the last 10 years? And is the multi-country bloc prepared for an economic slump? Latin American companies have been a staple in any investment strategy – particularly in ecommerce and fintech – for a decade. Venture funding in…
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Podcast: Therapy 2.0 – The next step in mental health treatment

The worlds of medicine and psychedelics are getting closer. How can new mental health treatments become part of the norm? Optimised MDMA dosing, psychedelic precision medicine, LSD neutralising… The landscape of psychiatry is changing fast. As traditional medicine continues to advance, and in order to combat the wave of mental health problems heightened by the…
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Webinar Health 16.09.2022

Health is one of the main sectors needed to hold a country. Being the most impacted and exhausted sector due to the pandemic, it’s also one of the sectors needing a faster recovery with innovative solutions. On this coming 16th September, we will host a Webinar  where we will launch the  Health Open Innovation Program,…
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Do you have a Tourism based Startup?

Tourism is one of Portugal’s main economic sectors and was one of the most hurted by the pandemic. However, it is also one of the sectors that is receiving the most capital injection in order to recover, faster than any other sectors,  its pre-pandemic levels.  On this coming 15th September, we will host a Webinar …
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WebSummit Mission 2022 –  Open Innovation Webinars now  scheduled

One of the highlights of this year ́s WebSummit Mission 2022  will be our Open Innovation Programs matching great startups with European companies and investors.  Over the coming weeks, we will be running the  WebSummit Open Innovation Series Webinars  as pre-WebSummit preparations.  Book your agenda for the 15th Tourism Open Innovation. 16th the Health Open…
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