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16th Annual EVPA’s Conference last day – Marco Fernandes will be one of the speakers

Last day of the 16th Annual EVPA Conference, today dedicated to the theme “Scaling for Impact”. Marco Fernandes, our CEO, will be one of the speakers in the “Public sector investors for impact: achievements and innovations” session, to discuss social innovation and impact investment´s ecosystem, opportunities for public-private partnerships and innovative financing models, with emphasis on the

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EVPA’s 2020 3rd day with the participation of WeChangers, supported by SIF

Today is the “Social Enterprise Day”, at the EVPA 2020 Annual Conference and we highlight the participation of Duarte Melo Ribeiro, co-founder of We Changers, the first startup coinvested by SIF – Social Innovation Fund. The “Mapping and connecting the impact ecosystem” session will present the online platform developed by WeChangers that maps the impact ecosystem in Portugal

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200M Fund coinvests in Didimo

Didimo is the 200M Fund’s new investment, in a total round of 1 million euros in partnership with Armilar Venture Partners and Bright Pixel. Born at Porto’s University, Didimo developed an innovative technology to create high-fidelity digital humans in just 30 seconds, from a photo or scan to your smartphone and that can be applied

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Filipe Santos, SIF’s Investment Committee member, participates on EVPA’s 2020 second day

16th EVPA’s Annual Conference second day. Today’s theme: “Resilience”. Filipe Santos, Professor and Dean at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics and member of the Investment Committee of the SIF – Social Innovation Fund, participates as moderator in the Showcasing High Impact Ventures, a session that will show us 8 projects with social impact,

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Portugal Social Innovation at the start of the EVPA 2020 Conference

Starts today the 16th Annual EVPA Conference, of which we are proudly partners trough SIF – Social Innovation Fund. On this first day of the event, dedicated to the theme “Building Alliances”, highlight to the participation of Filipe Almeida, President of Portugal Inovação Social, in a session dedicated to the importance of the public sector in

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André Jordão, da Barkyn, is one of the finalists in the João Vasconcelos Award

André Jordão, CEO and co-founder of Barkyn,  startup of our 200M portfolio, is one of the finalists in the João Vasconcelos Award, created by Startup Lisboa in honor of its former executive director and which distinguishes the entrepreneur of the year. Recently, André Jordão received the award for “Most Innovative Pet Care Business Leader in

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16th Annual EVPA Conference – Marco Fernandes is one of the speakers

Marco Fernandes, our CEO, is one of the speakers at the 16th Annual EVPA Conference, an online event sponsored by SIF – Social Innovation Fund, a fund managed by PME Investimentos. Join us and participate in this conversation about the social innovation and impact investment’s ecosystem, highlighting the role of SIF as a public policy

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Lisbon’s 9th Entrepreneurship Week

Another Lisbon Entrepreneurship Week is starting. From September 21st to 27th, the city unites its entrepreneurial ecosystem in the 9th edition of the event, which this year focuses on sustainability and the recovery of the city’s economy. PME Investimentos will be present on the 21st, at 5:30 pm with Marco Fernandes, our CEO, at the

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2020 EatTasty Report highlights the importance of the lunch break in the corporate environment

The 2020 EatTasty Report, resulting of a study by EatTasty, startup of our 200M portfolio, reveals some data about the impact of the pandemic on the motivation of the teams and the importance of the lunch break in the corporate environment. See the report here

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The 16th Annual EVPA Conference is supported by SIF

The 16th Annual EVPA Conference is supported by SIF – Social Innovation Fund. Taking place online between September 21st and 24th, this year’s conference is dedicated to the theme “Building Alliances for Impact” and involves networking with speakers and participants from around the world, workshops and important debates on the future of impact investing. Join

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