CHALLENGES

Come and help us improve people’s lives.
We are searching for projects with innovative approaches
and solutions in 3 different areas:

SOLUTIONS

Protechting is looking for solutions technology driven. Your solution may not be technological and be a winner, but we value the use of cybernetic and artificial intelligence, robot advisory, virtual reality, machine learning, physical and behavioral biometry, domotics, IoT, augmented reality, 3D printing and nanotechnology, Big Data, algorithm & analytics, among other solutions.

 These are some of the major topics under which Protechting challenges you to innovate:

REGULATIONS

TIMELINE

APPLICATIONS

APPLY UNTIL 26 MAR 2017

Protechting 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:

SELECTION & DISCLOSURE

13 MAR – 19 APRIL 2017

During the selection process, all the applications are evaluated by the main stakeholders and up to 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 MAY 2017 – 19 MAY 2017

The Bootcamp is an entrepreneurship program and an intensive learning experience valuable in itself during which the selected  startups will experience in a condensed way what’s like to be in Protecting.

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

ACCELERATION

22 MAY 2017 – 7 JULY 2017

During the 8 weeks of the acceleration phase, up to 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

7 JULY 2017

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.

PRIZES & PERKS

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 three best solutions will get the chance to participate in a roadshow in China with access to some of the largest global investors. They may also receive investment.

10.000€

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

LEARNING

More than just any prize or perk, Protechting promotes a collaborative culture of innovation, providing all of the participants with a unique knowledge exchange experience.

MENTORING

Access to Fidelidade, Fosun and Beta-i network of top mentors, that will share their insights and expertise.

NETWORKING

Imagine that you can role out a pilot in one of the biggest international financial group. Networking makes it happen!

Join other startups like yours that belong to new generation of entrepeneurs and help us shape the society of tomorrow.

MENTORS

SÉRGIO CARVALHO

Marketing & Clients Director at Fidelidade

PEDRO ROCHA VIEIRA

Co-founder and CEO at Beta-i

MARIA BURPEE

Marketing Artisan & Consultant, CMO ARCHIMEDICX

LUÍS ROQUETTE GERALDES

Lawyer at MLGTS / Coordinator at Team Genesis

CÉU MENDONÇA

Sales Director at PHC Software, S.A.

PAULO BARTOLOMEU

Partner & Co-founder at WhiteKube

NICHOLAS MANDELBAUM

Independent Designer

MARCELO LEBRE

Lead Developer at Faber Ventures

MARIA JOÃO SALES LUÍS

Member of the Executive Commission at Multicare – Seguros de Saúde, SA

NUNO MACHADO LOPES

Lisbon Challenge Managing Director

PEDRO PENALVA

Risk Management at AON

PEDRO FALCÃO

Managing-Partner at LC Ventures

ISABEL VAZ

CEO at Luz Saúde Group

DAVID MAGBOULÉ

Head of Strategy at BACK Communication

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