Jean Noel Nunez


CEO of Promoparcs Graduated with a double Master in Business Administration and Local Economic Development. Jean Noel has created a company in the field of entertainment, PromoParcs, and has currently 5 employees and has experienced double digit growth since its creation. AREA OF EXPERTISE Entrepreneurship. CONTACTS: First Contact Point: Alexis Nault

Paulo Santos


Executive Director of IPN Accelerator Paulo has got an Undergraduate Degree in Economics by the Coimbra University (1998) and a specialization in Financing & Investment Projects by the same institution (2004). He started his career in 1998 -1999 as junior consultant in investment projects and some Portuguese programs for SME’s competitiveness, working for local and [...]

Jorge Pimenta


 Project Manager, growing disruptive startups@IPN Entrepreneur, speaker, mentor and startup enthusiast. Forecasting innovation and entrepreneurship at IPN. Previously, also a strong track record regarding business development in B2B channels/markets and in defining sustainable go-to-market strategies, combining national and international experience in various geographies (mainly Europe and Brazil) and segments (Retail, Media&Publishing and IT). AREAs OF [...]

Rui Miranda


Coordinator of IPN TECBIS-BUSINESS ACCELERATOR Rui has graduated in Business Administration by FEUC (2005) and has a Master’s in Business Administration with a major in Finance, Accounting and Control by Universidade Católica Portuguesa (2009). He was an Assistant Professor at FCTUC, between 2013 and 2017, lecturing Entrepreneurship and Business Administration at the Masters in Informatics [...]

Sean O’Coisdealbha


Regional Development Executive, Údarás na Gaeltachta Sean’s main role is in supporting the development of new and existing business in the Gaeltacht Region of the West of Ireland, and helping them to develop new markets, technologies, products and strategic alliances. He has worked in a number of sectors including regional development, micro enterprise development and [...]

John Magee


Head of Enterprise, Mayo Local Enterprise Office John’s primary focus is to further develop Mayo’s indigenous enterprise sector. John brings a breadth of experience and knowledge of the sector and an excellent working relationship with many of the small businesses in County Mayo. Mayo Local Enterprise Office offers a range of supports to new and [...]

Paul McGuirk


Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Cork City Paul has worked in the local economic development sector for  over 20 years and has a good knowledge of the local entrepreneurship ecosystem as well as local and national sources of finance. Paul oversees the implementation of a wide range of initiatives that help to strengthen and [...]

Bretagne Commerce International


BCI (BRETAGNE COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL) is the correspondent for Business France in Bretagne. They provide free confidential assistance to foreign companies through the different stages of their project to expand their business. As part of ADSA project, they will provide support mainly in two different areas (see below). AREA OF EXPERTISE Data collection : Information on [...]

Ignacio Paton


Foreign  trade advisor & Enterprise Europe Network, Andalusian Council of Chambers of Commerce Bachelor on Business Administration, working in Innovation and Business Development Department at the Andalusia Council of Chambers of Commerce, providing support to entrepreneurs and SMEs, senior staff of Enterprise Europe Network, KAM of SME Instrument. Dealing with innovation, business centers and regional [...]

João Pereira


Director, Digital @ Portugal Ventures João is Investment Director with a focus on Digital at Portugal Ventures, considered by CB Insights the most active venture capital team in Portugal. He has 20 years of accumulated venture capital investment experience, having managed and led the Finicia, Actec and Call for Entrepreneurship initiatives, intervening in more than [...]