Portugal Ventures Opens in Berlin

portugal-venturesPortuguese Venture Capital firm Portugal Ventures opens an office in Berlin on 11 June.

The Berlin office, which will be based at the betahaus co-working space, is the fourth location outside of Portugal where the firm has opened an innovation hub, following San Francisco, Boston and Austin in the US.

Led by CEO & Chairman José Franca, Portugal Ventures has made more than 100 investments and manages more than €450m in assets.

The launch event will feature pitches by Portuguese startups, a keynote address by Ciaran O’Leary from Earlybird Venture Capital and speeches by Thomas Andrae from 3M New Ventures and Tanja Emmerling from High-Tech-Gründerfonds.

Startups to pitch are:
Biosurfit, which develops technologies that enable fast and precise blood analysis.
Bullet Solutions, which specializes in the development of software that solves combinatorial problems.
Coimbra Genomics, which is focused on the development and commercialization of clinical decision-support tools based on a patient’s whole-genome sequencing.
Follow Inspiration, which focuses on the development of intelligent systems that can be used in different fields.
Indie Campers, which provides campervans for everyone.
Omniflow, the manufacturer of an omnidirectional wind turbine with additional solar power capability.
Possible Answer, which has developed a fluid and biomaterial technology for the production of a non-Newtonian fluid with high absorption capacity/impact dissipation, which can be applied to a wide range of products.
Processware, whose platform analyzes, monitors and optimizes business processes via a scalable solution currently used in catering operations, manufacturing and avionics.
Streambolico, which develops solutions for video streaming to mobile devices.
Treat-U, which is dedicated to the development of targeted nanotechnology-based platforms for the specific delivery of drugs in the field of oncology.
Xhockware, which is focused on creating innovative retail solutions including a new mobile shopping concept for people to checkout a full shopping cart, pay and leave the store in under a minute.
Zaask, an online platform that allows users to find the professional they need to carry out the service they require.

People interested in the launch event on 11 June, can register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/portugal-ventures-in-berlin-tickets-16857682783



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