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TOURISM ACCELERATION PROGRAM IN PORTUGAL

3RD EDITION

Accelerate the go-to-market of your travel tech startup

Expand your business in Portugal, meet potential clients and connect with one of the most vibrant travel & tourism ecosystems in Europe.

Organization

Main Partner

PARTICIPANTS GET

Access potential clients

ACCESS TO POTENTIAL CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

Meet investors

ACCESS TO A NETWORK OF INVESTORS

Come to Portugal

EXPENSES SUPPORT FOR A   10-DAYS TRIP TO PORTUGAL

WHO CAN APPLY

We are looking for startups with technological solutions to solve key challenges and opportunities in the following areas

Experience Tourism

EXPERIENCE TOURISM

Improve customers’ experience and satisfaction

Enhanced Tourism Journey

ENHANCED TOURISM JOURNEY

Optimize interactions between agents 

Sustainable Tourism

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Reduce the environmental impact of the sector

Open to Digital Nomads

OPEN TO

DIGITAL NOMADS

Target offers and experiences for longer stays

Exploring Strategic Horizons

EXPLORING STRATEGIC HORIZONS

Leverage Portuguese assets across regions and seasonalities

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The program was a real eye opener to what it is to do business in Portugal and the importance

of the tourism sector here.

Antoine Belaieff
Fairtiq - Winner 22'

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What I enjoyed the most was meeting the tourism board, and the hospitality organisations, now we have a lot of collaborations.

Amit Shamni 
Bridgify - Participant 22', ex-Techstars

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I highly recommend the program. One of the benefits was identifying companies we can have future collaborations with.

Jeff Kischuk
Tripian - Participant 22'

TIMELINE

Selection of the 20 startups participating in the program

SEP 11 - OCT 20

FORMING THE BATCH

Virtual demo day to identify the top 3 participant startups

FEB 7 & 8

DEMO DAY

APPLICATIONS

JUN 12 - SEP 15

Application are open until 11:59pm GMT+1

LEARN & CONNECT

OCT 30 - JAN 26

Pitch and connect with key companies of the tourism sector in Portugal

DEMO DAY

FEB 22

In-person event in Lisbon, to pitch and meet key stakeholders

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PREVIOUS EDITIONS

2022 WINNERS

400+

50+

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APPLICATIONS

COUNTRIES

2021 WINNERS

$4M

450+

STARTUP

AVG. FUNDING

MEETINGS

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PARTNERS

Throughout the program you'll get the chance to connect with the key stakeholders in the tourism sector in Portugal

ORGANIZATION

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MAIN PARTNER

Turismo de Portugal

INNOVATION PARTNERS

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Odisseias
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bom porto hotels
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Parques Sintra
Silveira Tech
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INVESTORS

portugal ventures
Bynd Venture Capital
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Invicta Angels
Lisboa Investments

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

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