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Know the Startup Portugal Plus measures The Portuguese Government launched Startup Portugal Plus, program that aims to be a new impulse for the national entrepreneurship strategy launched in 2016. The Startup Portugal Plus program contains 20 new emergent challenges that join forces with a full hand of initiatives of the first version of the strategy. The main goals are more ecosystem, more funding and more internationalization.
Bnesis gets 400K€ in funding and goes to Open Banking Lab Bnesis, startup responsible for a solution that combines multiple (regional and global) external services in a single API was one of the projects involved on the 1st badge of SPA – Startup Porto Accelerator and closed a 400.000€ investment round with BValue C and SpeedUp Group. After accelerating 12 weeks in the tech program designed by ANJE – Portuguese Association of Young Entrepreneurs and INESC TEC, the startup gets the smart-money needed to expand on the global market and was selected to the Open Banking Lab accelerator.
NGI Forum comes to Porto to discuss the Future Internet The NGI – Next Generation Internet Forum comes to Porto on the next September 13th. Technology R&D experts, policymakers, innovators, activists and academics will meet in Porto to shape the Future Internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the values that Europe holds dear: openness, inclusivity, transparency, privacy, cooperation, and protection of data. ANJE supports the event that will take place at Alfândega do Porto.
Horizon 47 launches Moon for the global market in the Brera Design District Driven and motivated by the challenge of creation, Horizon 47 has created a unique product that challenges technology integration in furniture and design. Moon is an armchair that has an invisible sound system, completely integrated, that uses the outside rigid structure of the armchair to act as a speaker. Combining conventional audio technology with vibration speakers, this innovative approach can offer a product with an outstanding acoustic experience, optimized for the user, but also capable of delivering sound for the ambience, creating incredible atmospheres. The product is, since yesterday, in an exhibition in the Brera Design District.
The 10 projects accelerating at Startup Porto Accelerator The second edition of Startup Porto Accelerator is coming to its end and now, after refine concepts, test models and get some inputs it´s time to know more about the 10 projects that are accelerating in the programme organised by ANJE – Portuguese Association of Young Entrepreneurs and INESC TEC. Subcultours, Couch MW, GO-ER, EmotAI, iClimate Advisor, Lumer, BeGoodToo, B.Create, Predict Churn and The One Pixel Games are moving forward to the final period of acceleration and the Demo Day for these entrepreneurs is near.
WE'BIZ Walking Tour: the unique journey that revealed that "Portugal is Ready to Scaleup" It was an inspiring journey, full of examples of success made in Portugal and carried out by entrepreneurs, scaleups, startups, investors, incubators, accelerators and corporates with promising perspectives to the future. The conclusion of this Walking Tour? Yes, "Portugal is Ready to Scaleup".
EIT Digital joins forces with ANJE EIT Digital and ANJE - the Portuguese Association of Young Entrepreneurs announce their new collaboration to help further develop the Portuguese scaleup to play an increasingly important role in the emerging European digital landscape.
WE’BIZ Talks: Telefonica, Firstminute Capital, EIT Digital and Founders Factory present solutions for scaling businesses in Europe The WE'BIZ Talks are back with a session devoted to the topic of "Scaling in Europe: what are the options available?". The initiative organised by ANJE - National Association of Young Entrepreneurs and EIT Digital will be held on 11 October, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the association's national headquarters in Porto. Founders Factory, Telefonica, Caixa Capital Risc, Firstminute Capital and EIT Digital will be coming to Porto to discuss with the Portuguese entrepreneurial community the link between corporates and startups in the scaleup process, raising capital from institutional investors, the particular nature of the seed and series A rounds and the opportunities to scale businesses on the old continent. The event is free, you just have to register online at (www.anje.pt/portal/we-biz-talk-scaling-in-europe-what-are-the-options-available).