CHECK OUT THE EIC PROCURERS DAY EVENT POWERED BY GROW
SEE THE CHALLENGES, MATCH YOUR SOLUTIONS AND APPLY

THE PERFECT ECOSYSTEM TO DEVELOP YOUR STARTUP

MEET GROW

Grow connects startups with José de Mello Group companies in win-win partnerships

Startups will develop their solutions faster and boost its launch by gaining access to real life market feedback

Home
grow_industry

Grow Industry provides startups access to Bondalti, the largest Portuguese operator in the chemical industry with proprietary technology and a strong commitment to sustainability

grow_cuf_novo

Grow Health provides startups access to CUF, leader in the provision of private health care in Portugal with more than 70 years of experience

grow_brisa_v2

Grow Mobility provides startups access to Brisa, an international reference in the management and operation of motorways with a strong focus on technological innovation in the mobility area

Grow Senior Care

Grow Senior Care provides startups access to José de Mello Residências e Serviços, a centre of excellence in developing residential solutions and orthopaedic, geriatric and neurologic recovery and rehabilitation programs

grow-wine-hor

Grow Wine provides startups access to Ravasqueira, the fastest-growing wine business player within the Portuguese market focused on the consumer and international market expansion. Determined to produce and market its products in the more efficient and value-creating way

grow_logos_cor_disruption-logo-hor

We are looking for startups with disruptive business ideas to establish new partnerships and explore new areas of knowledge

WHAT MOVES US

  • Challenging our companies’ business models
  • Implementing innovative solutions to our clients
  • Promoting a vibrant innovation culture to our employees
  • Contributing to the economic development
  • Building sustainable businesses

OUR PROMISE TO STARTUPS

We provide the expertise that startups need to succeed and grow in the real world

connect_blue

CONNECT

Get access to key people in our internal and external networks

valide_blue

VALIDATE

Get feedback on the readiness of the solution for real world implementation

test_blue

PILOT

Run field-tests in real life situations

boost_blue

BOOST

Accelerate growth with the benefit of additional credibility, relationships and mentoring

OUR INVESTMENT POLICY

We consider early-stage investment as a means to further support the development of startups that participate in Grow.

We have several partnerships with Venture Capital funds and we are committed to help Grow startups connect with potential investors.

MEET OUR TEAM

  • Bernardo Alvares Barros
    Bernardo Alvares Barros Grow Mobility
  • Bruno Tavares
    Bruno Tavares Grow Mobility
  • Catarina Moreira
    Catarina Moreira Grow Health
  • Cláudia Ferreira da Silva
    Cláudia Ferreira da Silva Grow Health
  • Eduardo Ramos
    Eduardo Ramos Grow Mobility
  • Gonçalo Ribeirinho
    Gonçalo Ribeirinho Grow Wine
  • Guilherme Magalhães
    Guilherme Magalhães Grow Health
  • Joana Cunha
    Joana Cunha Grow
  • João de Mello
    João de Mello Grow Chemicals
  • João Mil-Homens
    João Mil-Homens Grow
  • Micaela Pires Cabral
    Micaela Pires Cabral Grow Wine
  • Nuno Cadima
    Nuno Cadima Grow Health
  • Patricia Rodrigues
    Patricia Rodrigues Grow Chemicals
  • Pedro Pereira Gonçalves
    Pedro Pereira Gonçalves Grow Wine
  • Pedro Rocha e Melo
    Pedro Rocha e Melo Grow
  • Ricardo Viegas
    Ricardo Viegas Grow Health
  • Teresa Marques
    Teresa Marques Grow Senior Care

MEET OUR ADVISORY BOARD

A group of external experts with broad knowledge on the startups’ ecosystem, that actively contributes to Grow

  • Cristina Fonseca
    Cristina Fonseca
  • Luís Roquette Geraldes
    Luís Roquette Geraldes
  • Pedro Santos Vieira
    Pedro Santos Vieira
  • Rui Coutinho
    Rui Coutinho

Start typing and press Enter to search