Update: the call deadline has been extended to July 17, 2015.
The Global Startup Program of the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin offers Portugal-based ventures who are ready to “Go Global” a unique year-long immersion experience focused primarily on business to business outreach, global market expansion, global value creation and global revenue generation for firms leveraging our international business development beyond their local/regional markets.
Companies selected to “Go Global” will receive executive coaching, mentoring and direct business development, sales and marketing assistance from a dedicated team of seasoned veterans who also leverage the Institute’s network of experts committed to assist Portuguese entrepreneurs and innovators in their commercial expansion overseas.
Companies eligible to apply must be post revenue-generating ventures in or affiliated with incubators, accelerator programs or from the Portuguese small and medium sized business community. Companies must have headquarters and major operations in Portugal or show major impact on the Portugal economy. Strong consideration will be given to those applicants who are prepared to make significant time and budget commitments to spending quality time in the USA working directly with our Austin-based business development team.