Event Program

Lisbon Electricity Museum

May 23, 2019

17h30: Startups Investment Roadshow

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

18h45: ESIL: Overview on the European Angel Investing best Practices in Portugal by Lurdes Gramaxo (APBA Board Member)

18h55: Panel: New area in early stage investments- intersections  

Keynote Speaker: Gonçalo de Vasconcelos – Co-founder and CEO at SyndicateRoom

CEO and co-founder of multi-award- winning online investment platform SyndicateRoom and was considered one of the Top 10 most influential people in tech in the UK at the Tyto Tech 500 Power List as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in fintech in Europe.


Hugo Augusto – Managing Director of Techstars Lisbon

Currently, Managing Director of Techstars Lisbon in partnership with Semapa Next. Previously, was an entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of a high-growth technology company that received $3 million in seed funding before being acquired by a Silicon Valley based company funded by Mark Cuban and the Chan Zuckerberg Education initiative.

Daniel Nascimento, EDP Inovação

Since 2017 he is an investment Director at EDP Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of EDP Group. Previously worked as Manager of Haitong Bank and Banif Investment Bank M&A divisions, having begun his professional career at McKinsey.

Stephan Morais, founder and Managing General Partner of Indico Capital Partners

Stephan Morais is the founder and Managing General Partner of Indico Capital Partners, a leading venture capital firm based Portugal. Stephan was formerly an Executive Board Member at Caixa Capital, the Private Equity and Venture Capital fund management company of Caixa Geral de Depósitos.

Moderator: Francisco Ferreira Pinto, Busy Angels

Executive Director of Busy Angels, a Venture Capital Firm based in Portugal with more than 25 different companies in the portfolio. Busy Angels invests in Iberia related startups in the seed stages mainly in Digital/IT & Sustainability.

Board Member of APBA – the Portuguese Business Angels Association.

Previously 5+ year experience in Business Consultancy at Deloitte, both in Portugal and Angola.

19h30: APBA Awards Ceremony

  • High Impact Startup Award, by Frederico Serras Gago (IFD)
  • Co-investments of the year with 200M Fund and FIS”, by Marco Fernandes (PME Investimentos)
  • Personality of the Year Award, by Jaime Esteves (PWC)

 19h45: Closing with João Correia Neves –  Secretary of State of Economy – Minister in the Cabinet of the Prime Minister and of Economy (to confirm)

 20h00: Cocktail party with finger food & networking