If all conditions are met and exercised, the total financial award granted to all participants can potentially amount to €1,000,000 (one million euro).


We turn great ideas into ventures and then introduce them to those with the vision and means to help them grow.


The competition jury will select the winning team in each one of the 4 existing tracks.

Mentors & Catalysts

Volunteers from the global business community are central to achieving the our mission.

The Lisbon - Tel Aviv Water Venture Workshop

30th January 2015 Embassy of Israel in Portugal

A Embaixada de Israel participou no Lisbon Tel Aviv Water Venture Workshop, que decorreu no passado dia 28 de Janeiro no ISCTE-IUL. 

D-Orbit, un vero gioiello tricolore

14th December 2014 Il Sole 24 ore

Short D-Orbit è classificata tra le 100 imprese più innovative al mondo, conta 15 dipendenti ed è in procinto di assumere altri ingegneri, grazie agli investimenti di "capitalisti di ventura" italiani. 

Veniam Wants to Build a Smart City One WiFi Bus at a Time

2nd December 2014 Xconomy

What if municipal WiFi wasn't provided by the Googles of the world, but by the city transit authority? Using technology from startup Beniam, city-wide WiFi could come from a fleet of moving vehicles.


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