Team & Selection Committee
Corporate Venturing Roundtable Programme
Sponsors & Partners
Venues & Accommodation
Digital Tech Summit
, an initiative of the Tech Tour and the
International Venture Club
, will take place in
Lisbon on October 20-21, 2015
and will focus on showcasing the
best investment opportunities
within the digital industry in Europe
The agenda will include
by CEOs on October 20, discussion panels, keynotes and top level networking including the Networking Dinner. 150 guests will be present at the Lisbon City Hall dinner on October 20, representing the "Who's Who" of the Digital Tech and Venture Capital market who are invited to join our Tech Tour delegates, including top executives from blue chip technology companies, international venture capitalists, investment bankers, specialized press, regional accelerators and advisers coming from all around the world.
On October 21, investors and corporates are invited to join the
Investor Roundtable Program on Corporate Venturing held at the
at Lisbon Congress Center.
ICT 2015 is the biggest ICT event in the EU calendar with new Research & Innovation in ICT presented, an interactive exhibition showcase of Innovation and great networking opportunities with the programme of the
Startup Europe Forum.
To register for the ICT 2015 you can do so directly at this
online registration link.
The programme and pitches revolves around the following four themes:
Web & Mobility
Cloud & Big data
Security & Cyber Security
Why should you attend?
Great location: Lisbon
International Venture Club
engage with successful peers
and decision makers including attendance at ICT 2015
CEOs of high-performing companies in Digital & Web industries
VC investors and specialist intermediaries
of this exclusive event
Founded in 1805 in Geneva, Pictet & Cie is today one of Switzerland’s largest private banks, and the leading independent asset management specialist in Europe, with CHF 357 billion (EUR 297 billion) in assets under management and custody at June 2012. Pictet & Cie is a partnership owned and managed by eight general partners with unlimited liability for the bank’s commitments. The Pictet Group, based in Geneva, employs more than 3,200 staff. The group has offices in the following financial centres: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Dubai, Florence, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Nassau, Osaka, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Taipei, Turin, Tokyo and Zurich.
Gide is a premier international law firm. Founded in Paris in 1920, the firm now operates from 17 offices worldwide. With 600 lawyers, drawn from 35 different nationalities, Gide offers some of the most respected specialists in all sectors of national and international finance and business law.
In each of its offices in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa, Gide
provides its clients with comprehensive knowledge of local markets,
regional expertise, and the resources of an international law firm.
Caixa Capital is the Venture Capital and Private Equity arm of Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Portugal's largest banking group with assets above 120 billion Euros. Caixa Capital is currently one of the main operators in the Portuguese market and has the capacity to intervene in all stages of the companies life cycle. Acting as the management company of five venture capital and private equity funds, with a capital of over 700 million and a portfolio of more than 80 investments, between direct investments and fund of funds activity, Caixa Capital is a reference in this area with special ties to the respective European sector associations. Caixa Capital is active at both the seed and start-up phases, in partnership with incubators, accelerators and business angels, and also participates in follow-on investment opportunities alongside major international venture funds in order to ensure adequate returns relative to the risk of its investments, contributing to the sustainable development of the Portuguese business environment. The team aims to support the global expansion of Portugal related entrepreneurs and companies and has a dedicated investment team focused on Enterprise IT, Web & Mobile , Healthtech, and Industrial & Clean Technologies.
InvestHorizon is the Investment Readiness Programme designed to increase investments made in Innovative European SMEs through Investment Readiness development and Investor sensitization. Brought forward by 10 qualified and reliable partners, InvestHorizon offers a set of services and training across Europe, to investors and entrepreneurs, from start-up to mid-cap level. The programme is dedicated to
maximising entrepreneurs’ chances of successfully obtaining funding, through training and direct access to key European investors.
For additional information about InvestHorizon, visit
Turismo de Portugal, I.P. is the central public authority responsible for promotion, enhancement and sustainability of Tourism activities. Learn more about the Institute’s structure and the main strategic guidelines underlying Tourism policy.
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.
Resulting from the merger between API and Icep, former investment and economic promotion agencies, aicep Portugal Global ultimate goal is to promote a competitive business environment that stimulates the international expansion of our economy.
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leading law firm in Portugal and Spain. It represents most of the largest listed Portuguese and Spanish companies, and advises on strategic transactions and foreign investments in the Iberian market. With 25 offices worldwide, the firm’s headquarters are located in Lisbon, Barcelona and Madrid. Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira has international offices in the largest financial centres, Latin America, Asia and Africa. The firm has relationships and experience with leading law firms worldwide, so it can meet clients’ legal needs anywhere. With 241 partners and 715 associates, the firm advises on all areas of business law, including 18 practice areas and 15 industry-specific knowledge groups.
Local Support Partners
Founded in 1911, with 100 years, ISEG is a research-oriented institution, whose mission is to instruct capable business and economics students and to train the most skilled managers, providing each with cutting edge knowledge in the corresponding areas of interest. ISEG is one of the top prestigious and experienced business and economics schools based in Portugal, one of the three top-ranked providers in these fields of education at undergraduate, graduate and executive training levels.
Lisboa City Hall presents a strategy to value the city economically and to attract investment based on the following assumptions:
• To promote internationalization and competitiveness of the city's economy in a local and global scale;
• Create, attract and retain talent, companies, investments and activities in strategic clusters;
• Increase innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in Lisboa;
• Turn Lisboa in an open space to explore new motivations, experiences and concepts;
• Place the city in the main networks and global production chains;
• Place Lisboa in major projects and international networks concerning cities.
Beta-i is an organization created in 2010 by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Its mission is to promote entrepreneurship and innovation and, by doing so, the non-profit organization has already received over 3,000 ideas and accelerated more than 500 startups. It brought to Portugal some of the greatest global startup initiatives: SeedCamp Portugal; Startup Weekend; Startup Europe; Slush; Pioneers Festival; The Pirate Summit; and the firstTEDx in the country. In 2014, Beta-i was considered the biggest Startup & Entrepreneurship Promoter in Portugal by the European Enterprise Promotion Awards, promoted by the European Commission. We’ve been chosen as a local partner by the European Commission to help curating one of ICT’s parallel activities, the
Startup Europe Forum
. Startup Europe is the forum within ICT where one can discuss what is needed, what is missing and can be improved on the European startup ecosystem and Beta-i will contribute for the discussion in several ways, mainly by bringing together different point of views throughout the sessions we’re putting together. Beta-i will also look after some sessions, networking time and startup corners where all the European projects that somehow support innovation and entrepreneurship will be showcased.
Seedcamp is a pan-European London based accelerator launched in May 2007 by a group of 30 European investors that provides startups with seed money, mentorship, office space and support over a yearlong program. In addition to its accelerator program the company also runs initiatives to support the European startup community such as Seedhack and Seedsummit. The aim is to accelerate local startup businesses through masterclasses, networking and immediate feedback.
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