California: The New Economy Hub that Portuguese Startups are
Veniam, two Portuguese startups connected to the Carnegie Mellon Portugal
Program, as well as Talkdesk, are featured in an extended article on the
Portuguese monthly magazine Portugal Global, on the American state of
California, as the sixth largest world economy.
startups are referenced as successful cases of Portuguese entrepreneurship
that benefited in tackling the American market, gaining not only access to
future investors as also entering a new and large market that easily welcomes
Feedzai was the
first startup launched in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal partnership
and has now become a fixture in the top 50 fastest growing startups in Europe.
With high profile clients and over $ 32 million obtained in investment so far,
Feedzai currently has offices in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Lisbon,
Porto and Coimbra.
Director of Carnegie Mellon Portugal and Faculdade de Engenharia da
Universidade do Porto (FEUP) faculty, João Barros is the CEO and co-founder of
Veniam, one of the top 50 world’s most disruptive startups, as considered by
CNBC. The company, also founded by Susana Sargento, 2016’s EU Woman Innovator,
is located in Sillicon Valley, Porto and Singapore, where Veniam will launch
its technology, in partnership with StartHub.
Portuguese article at Portugal global (PDF version) (December 1, 2016)