WHAT IS PROTECHTING?

Protechting is a startup accelerator that supports innovative projects in the areas
of protection and prevention, services, healthcare and savings.

PARTICIPATE
REGULATIONS

OBJECTIVES

To fulfil the larger mission of the protection of life,
the Protechting program has the following objectives:

CHALLENGES

Come help us change the world.
We are searching for projects with innovative approaches
and solutions to the 4 different areas:

PROGRAM FEATURES

Protechting is made up of a series of initiatives that individually creates value and that collectively contributes to the sharing of a collaborative and innovative culture, that significantly increases the probability of success for startups.

MENTORING

One-on-one sessions with
expert entrepreneurs,
business leaders and managers
of Fidelidade, Fosun and other companies
or organisations that are leaders
in their markets.

WORKSHOPS

Industry top facilitators
and speakers that provide
the best tools and frameworks
from strategy to design.

PRIZES AND INCENTIVES

Financial prize, roadshow in China
with access to investors, incubation, 

insurance pack from Fidelidade and
all the knowledge and networking.

HACKATHONS

24 intensive working
hours with developers
and designers helping startups
to get to the next level.

MARKET DRIVEN

Validation of the product
according to market needs,
to make sure value proposition
proposition is aligned

with the strategy.

BUSINESS INTEGRATION

Both Fosun Group, Fidelidade
and the startups explore

ways to engage and benefit
from each other.

TIMELINE

APPLICATIONS

12 OCT – 15 DEC 2015

Protechcting has an evolutionary application process which allows not only evaluators to assess which startups have the best fit for the program, but it’s also useful for you to understand in advance to what extend is the program benefiting you and your business idea.

You’ll have 3 opportunities to show your true potential: an online application, an individual interview and a Bootcamp challenge and this is how it works:

  • Online application by filling a form at F6S;
  • Individual Interviews in person or over Skype to select the best 25 startups;
  • Bootcamp – a 5 day entrepreneurship program during which the teams will go through many different challenges in order to become one of the final 15 startups that’ll move on to the acceleration program itself.

EVALUATION & DISCLOSURE

15 JAN 2016

During the selection process, all the applications are evaluated by the main stakeholders and the best 25 startups will be asked to come to Lisbon and integrate the Bootcamp. This evaluation process is done according to:

  • The quality and innovation of the project;
  • Quality of the team;
  • Growth potential and scalability;
  • Contribute to Fidelidade and Fosun competitiveness and innovation.

BOOTCAMP

15 – 19 FEB 16

The Bootcamp is an entrepreneurship program and an intensive learning experience valuable in itself during which the Selected 25 startups will experience in a condensed way what’s like to be in Protechting. During the Bootcamp participants will learn about methodologies such as:

  • Business Model Innovation;
  • Design Thinking;
  • Lean Startup;
  • Rapid Prototyping.

ACCELERATION

22 FEB – 15 APR 16

During the 7 weeks of the acceleration phase, 15 startups will validate their business ideas in a market-driven context, relying on the support and individual coaching of both Fidelidade / Fosun and Beta-i mentors as well as other invited guests. The team will have access to:

  • Hands-on, practical workshops;
  • Business Modelling;
  • Mentoring sessions and individual support;
  • Pitch prepraration;
  • Networking events.

PITCH DAY

15 APR 16

This is D day for startups participating on Protechting as they will present the solutions they’ve been working for 2 months at a public event towards investors, media, Fidelidade/Fosun and Beta-i representatives, among other invited guests. 

During the event, there will be selected the winners of the program according to the following criteria:

  • Startups commitment throughout the program;
  • Solution potential and viability;
  • Impact on society.

INTEGRATION

APR 16

This will be the last phase of the program during which the 5 best startups will be able to either be integrated within Fidelidade’s services or be distributed to the organization’s clients as additional services with great value not only for the clients themselves, but for society in general.

During the integration phase, startups will benefit from further support services in order to fine-tune their services:

  • Legal and technical support;
  • Design & programming;
  • Marketing & Brand activation.

PRIZES

INCUBATION AT BETA-I

All final projects with benefit from incubation at Beta-i with access to further mentoring with some of the most compelling personalities within the management and marketing entrepreneurship industry. They will also benefit from a complete insurance service package from Fidelidade.

ROADSHOW TO CHINA

The 3 best teams will have the opportunity to go on a Roadshow to Shangai and have access to some of the biggest investors worldwide. They might as well be invested.

10.000€

Beyond a 10.000€ cash prize, the winner may benefit from investment.

OTHER BENEFITS

MENTORS

JURY