The total in-kind support participants receive is valuated at €1,000,000 (one million euro).


We turn great ideas into ventures and then introduce them to those with the vision and means to help them grow.


The accelerator jury will select the most investible venture in each one of the 4 existing verticals.

Mentors & Catalysts

Volunteers from the global business community are central to achieving the our mission.

BGI chega ao TOP20 das Aceleradoras europeias da Fundacity

25th May 2015 Diário Económico

As startup alumni da aceleradora Building Global Innovators asseguraram em 5 edições mais de 32 milhões de euros em investimento e 67% continuam activas. Factos que colocam a BGI entre as 20 melhores aceleradoras europeias no ranking da Fundacity.   

Nonprofits meet e-commerce: This is eSolidar

20th May 2015 PortugalStartups.com

eSolidar mission is to empower the community to boost nonprofits awareness and sustainability through technological and social impact tools.

Veniam is putting wi-fi on wheels

11th May 2015 Fast Company

Veniam's system can blanket an entire city in seamless wi-fi coverage. Already, a pilot program in Porto, Portugal, is serving 110,000 people a month. In December the company raised $4.9 million to bring the system to the US.  

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