Santander X supports Portuguese startups with €30,000

Applications for the Santander X Portugal Prize 2023 are open until September 25. The Santander Foundation wants to promote entrepreneurship in Portugal by distinguishing the best startups in the seed and early stage categories.

The Santander X Portugal Award 2023 will connect Portuguese startups to Santander's international entrepreneurship network, in two categories:

  • Seed: aimed at entrepreneurs with projects in the validation phase for market launch, this category includes €10,000 in prize money. More information here.

  • Early-stage: at startups with disruptive potential and a product or service on the market, this category offers €20,000 in prize money. More information here aqui.

The finalists in both categories of the initiative, promoted by 351 Associação Portuguesa de Startups, will receive training, technical support and specialized mentoring to launch and accelerate their projects.

The three winners in each category will be honored by a jury made up of leading members of the Portuguese business ecosystem, receiving a cash prize and direct access to the Santander X Global Award 2023 competition, competing against European and South American teams.
American teams.

The calls are open on the Santander X platform, here and here. The deadline for applications is September 25th.

More information here