Spring Investment Dinner 2018

Spring Investment Dinner 2018

Spring Investment Dinner 2018

Empowering the international network of Entrepreneurs and Investors, APBA will host its Spring Investment Dinner 2018 on June 20th at Lisbon’s Electricity Museum.

The objective is to promote the Portuguese entrepreneurial ecosystem and give visibility to the best Portuguese startups.


Event Program

Lisbon Electricity Museum

17h30: Startups Investment Roadshow

18h30: Welcome to the APBA SPRING INVESTMENT DINNER AWARDS by João Trigo da Roza (APBA President of the Board)

18h35: Intervention from Carlos Moedas European Commissioner (to be confirmed)

18h45: ESIL: Overview on the European Angel Investing best Practices | ESIL Launch events in Portugal by Teresa Valente (APBA General Secretary)

18h55: Panel: How Blockchain will impact early stage Investment 

Keynote Speaker

Xiaochen Zhang (Blockchain and FinTech leader, board of adviser, keynote speaker, incubator and investor)


Bruno Livi (Crypto Entrepreneur, Investor, Engineer, Management Consultant)

Jorge Pereira (CEO and Founder at Seegno, FintechServer and Wayfex; CTO at BABB, former CTO at Uphold)

Celso Martinho (Bright Pixel; CEO and Founder)


Hugo Gonçalves Pereira (Shilling; Partner)

19h30: APBA Awards Ceremony

  • High Impact Startup Award, by Henrique Cruz (IFD)
  • Personality of the Year Award (to be confirmed)

 19h45: Closing with State Secretary for Industry, Ana Teresa Lehmann | State Secretary for Commerce, Paulo Alexandre Ferreira (to be confirmed)

 20h00: Cocktail party with finger food & networking