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 [...]