The Venture Builder is a Portugal-based Venture Builder specialized in softlanding for startups and investors. We help investors, startups and entrepreneurs to use Portugal as an unbeatable gateway to the European Markets. By using methodologies such as “Lean Startup” and “Open Innovation” we run incubation and acceleration programs with only one purpose in mind: take advantage of the high-income 500 millions european consumers.Know More
We are looking for disruptive technologies such as the application of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, BigData in the following sectors:
Corporate Governance/Legal Structure
The Fund will be registered with the CMVM (Comissão de Mercados de Valores Imobiliários / Portuguese Securities Market Commission), the financial authority tasked with supervising and regulating the portuguese financial markets.
Board of Directors
The fund will be administered by a Board of Directors elected by the Investors in General Assembly. The Board of Directors will propose to the General Assembly the members of the Investment Committee.
The Investment Committee will be composed of five individual people, with experience and technical competence in the area of analysis of investment opportunities in companies, of which one must be a member of the Board of Directors. The selection of the investments is the responsibility of the Investment Committee, which will present it to the Board of Directors for approval.
An Advisory Board will be established to advise the Board of Directors in the implementation and consolidation of the Fund’s management policy. Will be composed of prominent figures from each market – country managers – invited by the Board of Directors to raise money from that market as well as identifying startups to the Fund´s pipeline. The Board of Directors will propose an incentive scheme to the Investors General Assembly.
To make the most of the event, we have developed three workshops that will help you prepare.
Business Opportunities in Portugal and Europe
Before embarking on the trip, we will reveal, in this Workshop, the main opportunities that Portugal can offer for your startup to capture public (non-refundable) and/or private investment, how to prepare to apply for these resources, as well as outline its internationalization strategy.
Best Practices PITCH
Not sure what European investors expect from a Pitch? Many entrepreneurs may think that every pitch is always the same, but some points are crucial and make all the difference to attract investors. The Venture Builder will get you ready to put on a show!
Ambassadors represent a group of key influencers in the target startup ecosystems who actively support Fund activities.
Our Association has been operating since 2005, with a large network of partners in Europe and Latin America, supporting the growth and innovation of entrepreneurship through many projects and activities:
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