What is it?

Energia de Portugal’s 2015 edition joined startups from Portugal and Brazil. For a month, 15 startups developed their business in Lisbon with the support of Fábrica de Startups.

The Energia de Portugal is a startup accelerator program based on the FastStart validation and business development methodology from Fábrica startups, with 1,000 entrepreneurs already having graduated from the program; The program consists of 4 weekly bootcamp sessions consisting of workshops, meetings with mentors and a results presentation.

In Energia de Portugal, participating startups are accompanied throughout the program by Expresso newspaper, which guarantees the necessary visibility for entrepreneurs to launch their project successfully.

For whom?

Energia de Portugal is aimed at tech-based startups in the early stages of development, from Portugal and Brazil.

We seek startups with ideas in the area of cities, renewable energy, environment and information technology.

Energia de Portugal is exclusive to teams. The members must demonstrate complementary skills and be committed to moving forward with the business;

It is important that the teams have a minimum level of technical knowledge to develop a working prototype during the program period.

What are you going to win?

Participation in Energia de Portugal Acceleration program based on Faststart methodology from Fábrica de Startups:

Travel and accommodation funded for a month in Portugal for the members of the teams from Brazil;

Possibility to be one of 15 teams selected for the investment Pitch and the opportunity to win the final prize of 70,000€ (euros);

Pitch to investors and to the administration of EDP;

Media visibility for the project through editorial coverage of the program by the Expresso newspaper.

What will happen?

After a thorough review of the applications, Fábrica de Startups will select the best startups to make a presentation to a jury panel in a team selection session.