More Than Ideas...
Business incubator, ideation and acceleration programs and continuous support to regional entrepreneurs are part of our strategy.
Since 1997, and currently under guardianship of the Secretary of Regional Economy, we act as facilitating entity and contact point of the regional entrepreneur ecosystem, supporting the creation and development of entrepreneurial projects with innovating potential.
Startup Madeira is the company legal name adopted in 2016 in order to keep up with the nationally designed strategy - Startup Portugal program and National Incubator Network, similar to our counterparts, that adopted the designations of Startup Lisboa, Startup Braga and Startup Sintra.
Besides supporting local entrepreneurs and companies, over the last years, Startup Madeira has been working on the development of international projects in the areas of Blue Economy and Tourism, having inclusively, developed a program to promote Madeira as a digital nomads destination.
Act as instrument of regional development for support to local entrepreneurs
Be a reference point in promoting entrepreneurship and business innovation in Madeira Autonomous Region
Develop entrepreneurial spirit of businesses. Constant search for innovation. Networking and teamwork.