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There is an ecosystem in Porto that cannot – and will not – stop. Now it is time for the community to bring new ideas and new initiatives that will boost the entrepreneurial and technological ecosystem.

The Call for Activities is back!

The Call for Activities was created to support the technology, innovation and entrepreneurship activities developed by the community. After an application and selection process, the supported activities have been announced and now we can all make the most out of them!

Meet the selected activities

Promoter: Chaperone

A program that supports the ideation and/or development of business ideas emerged in research centers. The recipients of this program are teams with scientist founders or scientists with business ideas.

Promoter: Press Play

Created with the goal of making an in-depth analysis about the reality of diversity and inclusion in Portuguese tech companies, paying special attention to based in Porto companies.

Promoter: Universidade do Porto

Entreprenow was born to constitute itself as an annual entrepreneurship forum, bringing together agents who are creating tomorrow. This edition intends to keep the debates alive, the empowerment of the entrepreneurial community and the involvement of the entrepreneurship main stakeholders.

Promoter: Founders Founders

A 5-day program to enable founders and business developers in the process of scaling their business with a strong focus on sales.

Promoter: Porto Design Factory of Porto Polytechnic

This toolkit aims to provide a practical resource to support creatives, technologists, and entrepreneurs in identifying challenges and opportunities and offering guidance in the execution of innovative projects.

Promoter: Landing Jobs

An event that aims to discuss trends and best practices in recruiting talent in management and information technology areas.

What we were looking for

Entrepreneurship education initiatives to support ideation and the development of tech-based business ideas

Studies, mappings and assessments that will promote a better understanding of the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Initiatives to foster knowledge sharing and training for startup teams in all development stages

Initiatives to promote and boost tech communities.

Members of the Jury

Effective Members:

  • Luís Pinho (Instituto Politécnico do Porto)
  • Lurdes Gramaxo (Associação Portuguesa de Business Angels)
  • Maria Oliveira (UPTEC)
  • Paulo Calçada (Associação Porto Digital)
  • Rui Coutinho (Porto Business School)

Substitute Members:

  • Daniela Monteiro (Associação Porto Digital)
  • Mafalda Machado (Associação Porto Digital)

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