Mentors

You will be exposed to experts from different sectors and backgrounds, including CEOs, entrepreneurs, opinion leaders and investors ready to advise founders on their business strategy, and provide individual CEO leadership coaching sessions.

Afonso Rebelo de Sousa
Venture Builder / Innovation Consultant @ Saint Brand
Amanda Feldman
Co-Founder @ Heliotropy
André Pinto
Senior Product Manager @ Curve
Andreas Lindgren
Partner, European Patent Attorney @ AWA
Andrew Chen
CEO Founder @ Zwaty Corp
António Miguel
Managing Role @ MAZE Impact
Bruno Ferreira
CEO @ Biotrend
Bruno Pires
Partner & COO at Moss & Cooper
Catarina Fernandes Alves
Consultant in Corporate Sustainability and Sustainable Finance @ SystemicSphere
Cecilia Turriago
Managing Director @ Enercar
Celine Schulze
CEO @ Benezet Bridge Ltd
Diogo Santos Cruz
Head of Digital Marketing @ ActivoBank
Duarte Mineiro
Partner @ Armilar Venture Partners
Elisabete da Costa
Insudtrial Chemist | Advisor @ Bluebio Alliance
Efrén García
CEO @ Centaurea Business Development S.L.
Emily Avila
Founder @ Calypso Communications
Filipa Pinto de Carvalho
Co-founder, Managing Partner @ Moss&Cooper
Filipe Macedo
Co-founder and CMO @ Talent Protocol
Goncalo Calado
Vice-Rector at Lusofona University
Guilhermo Queiroz
Founder and CEO @ Biosolvit
Hass Chapman
Advisor, coach, non-exec director, interim roles: CTO/CPO/CEO, Change Leadership
Hélio Costa
Recruitment Operations Manager @ Damia Group Portugal
Henrique Cruz
Head of Growth @ Rows
Inês Aguiar Branco
Technical Expert @ Ministry for Sea
Joana Moreira-Silva
Science and Innovation Manager @ CIIMAR
João Rito
manager at SEAentia
John Chang
Head of Software Engineering @ Grönska
John Mavroforos
Agile Enabler @ MAN Trucks and Buses Digital Hub
Luis Lombana
CEO @ FICOSTERRA
Mariana Doria
Innovation Manager @ A4F
Marlos Silva
Director of R&D and Incentives @ Sonae MC Serviços Partilhados SA
Miguel Henriques
Business Angel / Executive Director @ Starbusy Investments
Miguel Herédia
Partner @ Growth Partners Capital
Miguel Marques
Investor @ Skipper & Wool, Lda
Miguel Almeida
Senior Data Scientist @ Daltix
Nelson Gonçalves
Researcher @ INEGI
Neil Parry
R&D Director – Biotechnology & Biosourcing @ unilever
Nelo Emerencia
Programming @ Bio-based Industries Consortium
Nikita Savitskiy
Service Designer @ DefinedCrowd
Patricia Silva
Investment & Deal Management @ Green Angel Syndicate
Peter Gilmer
Chief Impact Officer / Executive Director / Founder @ Web Summit
Ragnhild Dragøy
Director of Research Marine Biotechnology research group and Biotep demonstration plant @ Nofima AS
Raquel Gaião Silva
Executive Director @ Bluebio Alliance
Ricardo Calado
Principal Researcher @ ECOMARE/University of Aveiro
Rita Sousa
Managing Director @ Blue Pioneers
Rita Casimiro
Head of Acceleration @ MAZE IMPACT
Sandra DiMoise
Managing Partner @ AIC Capital
Shannon Low
Director, Play Partnerships, EMEA @ Google
Sónia Cruz
Principal Researcher @ University of Aveiro
Vasco Pessanha
Senior Product Manager @ OutSystems