Accelerator – A program, based on mentoring, to help start-ups to find business model, shape-up, refine the pitch, and get next round of funding.
The process is paid in equity and has clear KPIs.
- Created in 2015 integrated in an well established IT Group
- Experienced Management Team
- Investment partnerships with Local and International Players
- Experienced Coaching/Mentoring Resources
- Target focus is Startups in the seed stage
The Ignition Capital Network of the Call For Entrepreneurship of Portugal Ventures is a network of Business Angels or other managers of venture capital funds that target seed and start-up projects.
We have access to the projects presented in the Call and we may decide to co-invest with Portugal Ventures.
Vitor Crespo - CEO
Vitor is an experienced Executive with a Multinational background in worldwide leaders like Microsoft, Xerox, Accenture and Bull.
He is an entrepreneur business leader with proven track record of excellence on building up businesses and organizations through the development and implementation of strategic operational plans.
Passion for Start-Up Scaling and Venture Capital Ecosystem
Strong at crafting and communicating a vision for internal and external audiences.
Eng. Gonçalo Caeiro - Board Advisor & Chairman
Gonçalo Caeiro is the Co-Founder and currently he is the Chairman of JOYN Group. Caeiro is responsible for different strategic decisionas, global expansion, group's coordination and innovation initiatives. Prior to this role, Caeiro managed the SaaS unit from 2011 to 2013. Before he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infosistema, from 1999 to 2010, after a rotation with his Co-Founder. He was Chief Financial Officer of Infosistema (CFO), from 1998 to 1999 and in 1997 he was Project Manager. He holds an MBA in Marketing from the Universidade Católica and has a degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST).