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Portugal Ventures in the Bay

AICEP & Leadership Business Consulting

Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

Portugal Ventures in the Bay

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Entrepreneur Ended Free  
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Come an network with entrepreneurs, investors and corporations and interact with promising start-ups from Portugal. This will also be an opportunity to meet Prof. Jose da Franca, CEO of Portugal Ventures, as well as Bruce Taragin from Blumberg Capital who will share his thoughts on the Portuguese start-up ecosystem.



4-4.30pm: Registration

4.30pm: Welcome by Nuno Mathias, Consul General of Portugal in San Francisco

4.35pm: Introduction by Jose Epifanio da Franca, CEO of Portugal Ventures

4.40pm: An outside view of the Portuguese start-up ecosystem by Bruce Taragin, Managing Director at Blumberg Capital

4.45pm: Pitches by 4 Portuguese start-ups

5.15pm: Networking

6.pm: Pitches by 4 Portuguese start-ups

6.30pm: Networking

7pm: Close


Check our website at www.portugalventures.pt to follow Portugal Ventures and get to know the start-ups that will be pitching.

Don’t miss this opportunity to jointly celebrate entrepreneurship, and to foster an even stronger entrepreneurship community open to the world.

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About Portugal Ventures: 

Portugal Ventures is a Venture Capital and Private Equity firm, with approximately 600 million euros in asset under management, focusing its investments in innovative, scientific and technology-based companies as well as in companies from the more traditional Portuguese Tourism and Industrial sectors, with significant competitive advantages and export oriented to global markets. We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs, assisting them in achieving new levels of competitiveness and success at all stages of development of their companies and operating in a number of different sectors.


About Blumberg Capital: 

Blumberg Capital is headquartered in San Francisco with team members and advisors in Tel Aviv and New York. Their focus is on Enterprise Software, Digital and Social Media, Mobile and Consumer Internet. Since inception Blumberg Capital has invested in 70 start-ups, managing 23 exists – of those 19 have been acquisition and 4 have been IPOs.  

Blumberg Capital specializes in leading Seed and Series A rounds in syndication with angels, venture capital firms and strategic investors. They are active investors and board members – operating as an extension of the entrepreneurs’ network. Typical investments range from $500,000 to $3 million with additional amounts reserved for follow-on investments.


We look forward to seeing you on the 7th November!

Have questions about Portugal Ventures in the Bay? Contact AICEP & Leadership Business Consulting

When & Where

425 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

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AICEP & Leadership Business Consulting


AICEP Portugal Global - Trade & Investment Agency is a government business entity, created in 2007, focused in encouraging the best foreign companies to invest in Portugal and contribute to the success of Portuguese companies abroad in their internationalization processes or export activities.

About Leadership Business Consulting

Leadership Business Consulting is an international management consulting company that helps businesses and entrepreneurs reach their goals. We have worked on over 550 projects covering strategy and finance, organization and change management, human capital management, performance and operations, marketing and sales, and business technology. Our presence in the Bay Area is intended to build ties with the Portuguese speaking world. Leadership Business Consulting is proud to be managing the Portugal Ventures Acceleration program at nestGSV in Silicon Valley and bringing the most promising portuguese start-ups to the Bay Area.

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