NOS was born from the merger of two of the country's largest communications companies, ZON and Optimus. It is today an even more solid, responsible and future-oriented company, committed to excellence and customer satisfaction.
In the last 6 years NOS has supported the learning of university entrepreneurship through the Starters Academy program.
BPI supports Entrepreneurship awards since START in 2009 and all 5 editions of the NOVA Idea Competition. In total, more than € 60,000 have already been awarded to the winners of the NOVA Entrepreneurship award.
Startup Lisboa supports the development and growth of the incubated startups, helping them to attract customers and investors, to scale up and become global. Its incubation model includes the assignment of workspaces with a cost below market value. Also, Startup Lisboa establishes a link to mentors (founders, CEO, specialists) to help entrepreneurs develop their business; provides access to partners that offer or make available at a lower price specialized services; connects entrepreneurs to business angels, venture capital investors and other top financing sources; promotes the knowledge sharing between the entrepreneurs, and networking events, like workshops and mentoring sessions.
Based in Lisbon, Beta-i is a non-profit association created in 2010, with the mission to improve entrepreneurship through 3 main acting principles: create and boost a network of entrepreneurship, accelerate startups with global ambition and facilitate their access to investment, create space, services and products focused on startups.
The Lisbon City Council has invested in the implementation of projects and events in the field of entrepreneurship and creativity, with a strong focus on self-employment and innovation. These include the creation of an incubator for companies, Startup Lisboa - to stimulate a network of incubation and acceleration areas, Fab Lab Lisboa - a digital manufacturing laboratory, the "Young Entrepreneurship" and "Lisboa Empreende" Programs, and support for international events in the area of entrepreneurship.
Portugal Ventures is a Venture Capital and Private Equity firm, focusing its investments in innovative, scientific and technology-based companies as well as in companies from the more traditional Portuguese Tourism and Industrial sectors, with significant competitive advantages and export oriented to global markets. We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs, assisting them in achieving new levels of competitiveness and success at all stages of development of their companies and operating in a number of different sectors.
Present in more than 124 countries and territories and with over 80,000 members, AIESEC is the largest international organization run by university students. It aims to provide a platform for youth leadership development, through the membership program, the international volunteer program and international internships. AIESEC offers young students the opportunity to become global citizens and to gain the relevant experience and skills to become agents of change in the future.
A Team Genesis é uma equipa constituída por advogados da Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (MLGTS) e a sua atividade foca-se em novos projetos na área da inovação e do empreendedorismo, sejam estes desenvolvidos por start-ups, PME ou capital de risco. Trata-se de uma equipa multidisciplinar, composta por 12 advogados, de 10 áreas distintas (nomeadamente, fusões e aquisições, propriedade intelectual, e-commerce,cyber law e proteção de dados, TIC, financeiro, incentivos/subsídios, fiscal, laboral, etc.), criada especialmente para assessorar start-ups e PME e aconselhar capital de risco (business angels, venture capital e private equity).
LISPOLIS - Association for the Technological Pole of Lisbon, is the private non-profit association responsible for the management of the Lisbon Technological Pole in Telheiras. Its objective is to be recognized as the preferred location for the installation of technological and innovative companies in Lisbon, contributing to its success through its initiatives and the creation of opportunities between companies and their Associates, which include CML, The FC, the IAPMEI, the IST. Its ambition is to expand its management model to other Technological Centers or Business Location Areas.
Grupo Conceito's mission is to exceed the goals already achieved and exceed the expectations set, providing a service of excellence to customers and contributing to the creation of value in their business. Provides general and analytical accounting services, tax consulting, payroll, management information, document dematerialisation and file management.
Be Corporate is a Management Consulting company for SMEs and Individuals, supporting the definition of strategies for their businesses. They aim to help clients strengthen their competitive capacity in the markets where they are and obtain financing to develop their projects. A multidisciplinary team gives its clients the security they need to choose between strategic options and make better decisions.
The mission of the Startups Factory is to help people become successful entrepreneurs. Using their methodology, they help identify business ideas, team building, business model design, customer discovery, and company launch.