Tag: Startup

2021 Innovation Call Open Now!

Are you looking for substantial funding to meet your European ambitions ? Do you want to move your startup to the most dynamic startup ecosystem in Europe and have access to these unbeatable funds? Have you got what it takes to boost the growth of your company ? Then you are a perfect fit to…
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CALL for “TRAINEESHIP GRANTS”

Do you want to move your scale up  to the most dynamic startup ecosystem in Europe and have access to FREE TRAINEESHIP  funds?  Do you want to minimize your risks when validating your Business Model in Portugal ? Then you are a perfect fit to apply for this unbeatable Government  GRANTS.  These Grants will cover…
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Scaling Up now ? Early Bird extended

“Scaling-up in Europe” is the new Softlanding Program, byThe Venture Builder, for startups that intend to scale in Europe and prepare for Series A FundRaising.      Scaling up isn’t easy, with a whole load of new and unpredictable challenges to overcome. Do it too quickly and you could find yourself out of your depth, losing control…
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Are you ready to scale ?

“Scaling-up in Europe” is the new Softlanding Program, by The Venture Builder, for startups that intend to scale in Europe and prepare for Series A FundRaising.   Non-European Startups normally show some difficulties in matching “European investors”´s requirements and therefore lack of preparation to leverage the “potential of scalability” of the European market.   This program includes…
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7 Startups in Rio Maior joined the WebSummit 2020

Despite these unprecedented times there are still amazing opportunities available out there right ? At The Venture Builder, we are working hard to keep raising more innovative projects in Portugal.  In 2020, 7 startups from Rio Maior were chosen by Startup Portugal and WebSummit to participate in the largest technology event in the world –…
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Portuguese Priorities for its European Union Presidency

As of 1st of January, Portugal has taken over from Germany the European Union Council Presidency. During 6 months will be chairing the Council meetings and setting up priorities for the European Agenda.  These are unprecedented times but Portugal has set up an ambitious agenda:  the execution of the Vaccination Plan at European Level so…
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WebSummit – Who is going to be the next Unicorn ?

Portugal had the highest number of startups represented at this year´s WebSummit.  As we have said in previous post,  besides gathering the right ingredients, the availability of funding and Portugal´s very high entrepreneurial quality, those are the key drivers to master the next unicorns.  In fact, Portugal has managed to become in the past years…
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Call to Scale Up a Tourism Startup in Europe

Portugal Ventures is focused on increasing the competitiveness of the country’s tourism offer and improving the tourist experience in Portugal, which is why it is  launching  the Tourism Call! The ticket is between 200,000 to 1 million euros for technological and non-technological projects as well.    All you need is a MVP and a project…
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WebSummit 2020 in Numbers

This year, Web Summit had 104,328 people, from 168 countries, who have participated in talks, exchange ideas at roundtables and masterclasses, set up meetings and network with those in their industries and beyond. There was an immense diversity of industries – there isn’t any industry left that nowadays hasn’t been impacted or reshaped by tech.…
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Web Summit – Portugal has the highest number of startups represented this year!

Web Summit has just kicked off, which due to the pandemic, is totally online this year.  More than 100,000 attendees from 160+ countries are now connected. Among those are 2,500 startups and 1,145 investors, ready to start making business!  If numbers show the vitality of the ecosystem, Portugal has the highest number of startups represented,…
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