Big Team

Tiago Santa Clara
Tomás Archer
Miguel Muñoz Duarte
Paulo Dias
Patricia Cuenca Margüenda
Ana Gagean
Luís Matos Martins
João Carreiro
Diana Lemos
Nuno Baltazar
Inês Murteira
Diogo Silva
Júlia Gouveia
Vera Chaves


Hugo Miguel Carvalho
Executive director and Research Director at NeuroIT

Co-founder at NAS - Negócios à (sobre)mesa
Professor at ITAP
President at Toastmasters International

Nuno Simões

Partner at Gymboree Play and Music

Luís Dinis
Vodafone Power Lab
Pedro Moura
Book in Loop

Business Development Manager at Book in Loop

Carlos Lei
Hype Labs

Co-Founder & CEO at HypeLabs

Franco Vingadas Almeida
Crossing Answers

CEO & Founder at Crossing Answers

Julio Martins
Rui Nuno Castro
Alpha Coimbra

Co-founder at Alpha Coimbra

Hugo Félix
Pedro Pinto
Ricardo Leite
Ricardo Teixiera
João Silva
Easydiet -MyPocket Nutricionst
Raphael Stanzani
Connect Robotics
Pedro Lopes
Infinite Book
Luís Pinto
CEO at PET Universal

Entrepreneur | Lecturer | Senior Full-stack Developer
Creator PET shelter
CEO PET Universal

Rui Pinheiro
Startup Braga
Sandro Vale
Alexandre Mendes
Skills Lab
Martinha Sampaio
AI Minho
Nuno Zamaro
Owner of WISE-U Creativity Fab Lab

former Professional Football player, becomes an entrepreneur in 1998.
Founding partner of Ideiabiba, events company responsible for successes, “Kids on the Moon”, the most internationally famous Portuguese project for children, and design “BUTE”, winner of the National Mobility award in 2007.
Developed the Victor Baía Foundation for his friend and fellow professional in 2003 and created the brand BKI CRUISERS, a bike design art concept which includes models developed for the Spanish Royal Family, among other distinguished foreign and Portuguese.
Responsible for the development of actions to promote VW / SIVA, including the creation of the VW lounge in Optimus Alive festival.
After Ideiabiba’s sale creates WISE-U Creativity Fab Lab to form what really fascinates him, the creative development designed to enhance the idea leaving to the customer the opportunity to get the manufacturer that best preserves the concept and final production on their own budget.

Nuno Costa
Founder at Doisarquitectos

Founder of Doisarquitectos
Architect at NAdA


Francisco Alves Viana
Responsible for Vodafone Power Lab

Francisco Alves Viana is responsible for Vodafone Power Lab.
8 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Francisco is responsible for the management of Vodafone Portugal APPs portfolio and also for the main projects of support to innovation and entrepreneurship, that includes Vodafone Power Lab.

Ludovico Fassati

Head of IoT Vertical Market Development

Simon Wright
Rita Ferreira
Jorge Bento

Vodafone Global Head IoT Enterprise Technology

Duarte Constantino
Luís Pedro Cardoso
Vodafone Head Consumer Services and Innovation

Vodafone’s Head Consumer Services and Innovation.
An Engineer with experience in the technological industry.
Luis Cardoso is responsible for the service and innovation area where Vodafone Power Lab is managed.

André Bento
Mário Peres
Vodafone Country Manager for M2M/IoT

M2M Country Manager at Vodafone PT
Responsible for the strategy and development of technological solutions IoT of Vodafone Portugal.
Has a vast knowledge in value propositions for smart cities.

Richard Fleming
NOVA School of Business and Economics - Programme Director

"Responsible for all aspects of course design for both open enrollment and customized executive training programs. My role includes ensuring all programs are delivered according to agreed parameters with our stakeholders, holding client briefings with corporate partners to co-design effective training solutions, proposal creation, faculty liaison and client care.
I am a Visiting Professor in Communication and Productivity, Persuading through Communication and Corporate Storytelling on Nova SBE's Executive Education Programs.
I am passionate about the learning process and about how to create lasting real-world impact through education."

Lara Ligeiro
NOVA School of Business and Economics

Responsável pelo gabinete de Empreendedorismo da Universidade NOVA

Alberto Teixeira
ANJE - Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários
Vitor Santos
Invited professor at NOVA IMS

invited Assistant Professor at Nova Information Management School of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA IMS) and at Universidade Europeia (UE) teaching "Compilers" , "Information Systems", "Artificial Intelligence" and ”Digital Systems” courses in Computer Science and Informatics Engineering Degrees.
Integrates several national and international conferences scientific committees and has authored several academic publications.
An elected member of the Portuguese Association of Engineers for the 3rd tenure,
Microsoft Portugal Academic Computer Science Program Manager for 8 years.

Miguel Moreira
NOVA School of Business and Economics
Marco Espinheira
Câmara Municipal de Cascais

Head of Future at Câmara Municipal de Cascais

Clara Gonçalves
Daniela Monteiro
Startup Braga

Executive Director at Startup Braga

Carlos Cerqueira
Innovation Director at IPN

Carlos Cerqueira is the Innovation Director at Instituto Pedro Nunes, the technology transfer institution form Coimbra University.
In recent years, he was responsible for coordinating more than ten projects for technology transfer and tech-based entrepreneurship, especially in innovation projects, as the Portuguese Universities network GAPI3, or in space industry projets, as the ESA BIC Portugal incubator or the Portugal National Technology Transfer Initiative (PTTI).

Bruno Palma
Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia do Alentejo

Board Advisor in PCTA - Science and Technology Park of Alentejo

José Damião
Madan Parque (NOVA)

Science Park Manager at Madan Parque (NOVA)
Business Incubator Manager
Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
NOVA Entrepreneurship Council Member

Pedro Sebastião
Miguel Fontes
Startup Lisboa

Miguel Fontes is the executive director at Startup Lisboa, the central companies incubator in the portuguese ecossistem. With a Degree in Sociology at ISCTE and a Post-Graduation in Companies Management at INDEG/ISCTE, he has mainly assumed management roles, having been executive administrator for Aicep Global Parques - Gestão de Áreas Empresariais e Serviços, S.A., between 2010 and 2015. Previously, at the private sector, he assumed management and administration of several companies, with commercial and marketing roles, mainly in the real state sector. Between November 1997 and April 2002, he was the youth secretary of state.

Pedro Rebordão

Manager for Promotion and Innovation at LISPOLIS

Luís Calado

Technical Evangelist / Startup Lead at Microsoft

Marta Miraldes
Startup Lisboa
Vitor Pereira

Smart Cities Dreamer / Communication / Blogger / Writer / Innovator / Creative / Strategy / ICT / IoT / Mentor

Tim Vieira
Business Angel
Jesper de Carvalho Andersen
Venture Capitalist

Globalizer/Investor/Non-executive change maker.
Specialization: Re-structuring, Matrix organisation, Aim Alignment, Omni Channel Integration.

Rita Pape

Business Assistant at InnoEnergy

Miguel Garcia
Venture Oak
Rafael Pires
Startup Pirates
Henrique Sim-Sim
Fundação Eugénio de Almeida
Valentim Realinho
Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre
Pedro Bandeira
Red Angel

Founder and CEO REDAngels

Alexandra Correia
ADRAL - Agência de Desenvolvimento Regional do Alentejo
Nuno Pomar
CIM Coimbra

Coordenador na Comunidade Intermunicipal de Coimbra

Luís Rato
Universidade de Évora
Carlos Catarino
ANJE - Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários
Eduardo Marto
Vanda Almeida
Nuno Roso
Vitor Silva
José Diogo Lopes
Tiago Pacheco
Catarina Simões
Daniel Pereira
Luís Liz
ANJE - Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários
Marta Passadouro
Science Manager at Institute for Interdisciplinary Research at Universidade de Coimbra

Science Manager at Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (Universidade de Coimbra)
PhD - Center of Neurosciences and Cell Biology of Coimbra


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