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12 May 2014

Startup Braga, an incubator and accelerator for innovative companies in the north of Portugal, kicked-off today

Startup Braga, an incubator and accelerator for innovative companies in the north of Portugal, kicked-off today in the city of Braga with 10 incubated companies.

Startup Braga, an incubator and accelerator for innovative companies in the north of Portugal, kicked-off today in the city of Braga with 10 incubated companies. During the ceremony Startup Braga signed partnership agreements with Microsoft Ventures and Caixa Capital amongst others, in line with Caixa Capital’s Venture Capital strategy of supporting Portugal’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

This strategy aims to provide support to national or regional stimulation entrepreneurship programs and domestic accelerators, with a view of promoting funding of sustainable and highly innovative projects. Additionally, Caixa Capital will consider the possibility of doing follow-on investment in selected companies in co-investment with specialized international VC investors.