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12 > 15 OCT 22 - Ponte de Sor

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The largest and leading aeronautical summit in the Iberian peninsula presents a special Startup incubation and acceleration program, where key industry mentors and investors will help startups to develop their projects and closely promote funding opportunities.

These mentors will connect directly with Middle-East stakeolders and, as such, startups will be required to attend the incubation program for a full day (13th) in preparation for a special Pitch
opportunity the following day.

Ponte de Sor

13 – 14

Oct 2022

MIA

JAFARI

Ecosystem Builder and Founder of Yogipreneurs

FREDERICO

FERNANDES

WIZE Associate Partner
HUGO ESPÍRITO
SANTO
Parter at McKinsey’s

OLGA

FLEMING

FDI & PPP Strategist
EXPLORE
THE
BENEFITS
Selected startups will get the chance to pitch live, from the Portugal Air Summit stage, in October 14th,to a huge audience from 60+ countries and gain direct access to the FuturAvia in Abu Dhabi where they will meet face-to-face with the world’s biggest investors in the industry.
MENTORING
Acceleration
investment
13 OCT
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10AM to 11:30AM

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MASTERCLASS
Imagine. Design. Build: Creating a Aviation Start-up
10AM to 15:00PM
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1:1 MENTORING

Pitch Practise

15PM to 16:30PM

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MENTORS DELIBERATE
16:30PM to 17PM
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FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Feedback & Announcement of Main Stage Finalist

14 OCT

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11:30AM
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WINNER PITCH PRESENTATION
STEP 1
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SUBMIT
YOUR
APPLICATION
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Fill out the form and send it to boost@portugalairsummit.com
STEP 2
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BOOST YOUR
START UP AT
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If your startup is selected you will have the accelaration day at Portugal Air Summit on
October 13th.

You are the winner? You will pitch on stage to a giant
audience the next day.

STEP 3
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TRAVEL TO
ABU DHABI FOR A
FUNDING ROUND
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As the winner you will have access to a funding round in Abu Dhabi in January (date tbc) where you will have numerous investment opportunities.
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Mia Jafari

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Mia Jafari leads international start-up and innovation programmes for banks, corporations, universities, and foundations’ such as the Commercial Bank of Dubai, the Emirates Group, the University of Arts, Emirates Foundation and Abu Dhabi Arts and Music Foundation.

Since 2016 Mia has been managing the Intelak Hub – a technology and innovation start-up hub based in Dubai led by the Emirates Group, Dubai’s Department of Economy and
Tourism, Accenture, Amadeus and Microsoft.

Mia’s mission is to create an ecosystem for entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, creatives and change-makers on their journey of self-discovery, growth and transformation that allows them to create the radical shifts our world requires from us all whilst falling in love with their lives and feeling joy and inspiration along the way!

Frederico Fernandes
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Based in Dubai, Frederico Fernandes is Associate Partner of WIZE, Aviation and Tourism Catalyst and founding partner of
Futuravia VC.

Frederico is Investor Relations and Mentor of Intelak Hub, MENA’s only start-up hub Incubator, Accelerator and Idea Lab programme focusing on global aviation, travel and tourism – led by Emirates Group, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and
Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Accenture and Microsoft.
Frederico ignited and directed GIAS, the world-leading
investment in aviation platform, a United Arab Emirates Federal Initiative, promoted by the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority.

Continuously scouting the world best projects, in need of
financing, connecting them with investors, GIAS secured over 300 million dollars in investment attraction.

Frederico dedicates most of its time passionately trying to accelerate investment in the transportation and tourism sector, helping to disrupt new solutions and reach a sustainable and carbon-free future.

Hugo
Espírito Santo
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Hugo Espírito Santo is a partner in McKinsey’s Lisbon office and coleads in Angola. He leads the Travel, Transport & Logistics
Practice in Portugal as well as, most notably, in Africa.

As a particular focus, Hugo advises governments in defining growth strategies for their national aviation sectors. Further assisting states and airlines on market expansion strategies, performance improvement, and development of pan-African partnerships to boost global competitiveness.

In the aviation sector, Hugo has developed expertise in several areas, including corporate strategy, M&A and merger management, large-scale transformations and turnarounds, ground handling, and MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul).

Hugo has designed strategic plans for several airlines and airport managers; evaluated several M&A deals across multiple geographies; defined and helped implement the full merger process for two airlines in record time; and helped shape capital strategies and privatization processes.

Olga
Fleming
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Olga Fleming is a Serial entrepreneur, FDI & PPP strategist, Investor & Fundraiser, International M&A expert, Investment Advisor as well as Professional Speaker.

A seasoned expert in deal structuring, financing and preserving private wealth. Apart from being a successful entrepreneur, her passion of investing in startups as well as PPP & FDI strategies, resulted with her being featured by multiple well-known publications in several countries, including FOX, ENTREPRENEUR, GRAZIA, FORBES, NBC and COSMOPOLITAN.

Provides real estate advisory and legal support services through Oruga Group company, to international services and startups, since 2009.

Angel investor, startup mentor & advisor, and fundraising for many more, Olga advises startups on project management with governments, negotiation, business development and corporate structuring.

Olga closely works with private investors, family offices, institutional investors, and government as an independent advisor on prioritised sectors of economy.