There are numerous internal and external constraints that a new company is faced with to assert itself in today’s competitive market, where the startup phase and access to seed capital, among other constraints, are assumed as complex obstacles to overcome.
INOVA + has actively supported the creation of technology-based companies, acting on the critical success factors associated with the start-up phase, ensuring continuous monitoring throughout the process – from the Idea up to the Market.
We work closely with entrepreneurs, providing a permanent support in implementing your business, in market positioning and customer orientation, with a view to transforming ideas into successful businesses.
The promotion of entrepreneurial culture in the university context can enhance the transformation of scientific and technological knowledge into innovative business ventures and, in turn, lead to the launch of reference companies at national or even international scale.
We provide solutions to support the boosting of entrepreneurship in universities, corporate incubation centres or associations, that intend to promote and support the launch of new successful Startups, and that will help to promote the visibility of the organization where they started.
The specialized know-how and practical experience in this area allows us to provide these organizations and their entrepreneurs with the tools they need to implement their business ideas through personalized coaching, since the generation, development and validation phases of the business idea until the market context.
Support the definition of the business model and the design of the technical and financial components of the business plan, including focus and presentation to potential investors.
Definition of roadmaps with the mechanisms of national and European funding available and most suitable for each start-up, providing support in the application process.
Taking advantage of our network of contacts and experience as a Business Angel, we support startups in the contact with investors and raising seed capital.
Incubation solutions of technology-based companies in their own or shared (co-work) space, in an ecosystem favourable to the promotion of synergies between entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and potential business partners needed to accelerate and consolidate the start-up in the market.
Monitoring in the critical phases of new start-ups, through the involvement of a team of highly qualified coachers and specialized in different fields, with effective know-how in terms of market and business development.
These events of medium duration cover necessary themes for the development of potential business ideas, using agile methodologies and the active participation of potential entrepreneurs, in a logic of group dynamics.
We develop ICT solutions that support entrepreneurship and act as simulators of the real environment of a company and facilitate the development of the mindset needed to generate new ideas and potential startups.
We support entrepreneurs to accelerate startup businesses, working on critical aspects: preparation of interaction and getting feedback from potential target customers for future products (Minimum Viable Product), as well as the preparation of the business plan and approach to investors (Elevator Pitch).
We organise events involving investor panels, for which we have prepared in advance the promoting teams to present their elevator pitch, and which assume themselves as an excellent means of interaction between the parties (bilateral meetings) and a contribution in raising capital.
We support the establishment and management of seed capital funds, as well as in activities related to its dynamism, based on the experience as an investor and the management of a fund.