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We invest in entrepreneurs and startups with new businesses or products with cork.

We support products and businesses that respond to market needs, in a competitive and innovative way, privileging entrepreneurs and teams that demonstrate business knowledge, ambition and execution capacity.

The entrepreneurs can at any time present to Amorim Cork Ventures a brief description of their proposal, so that we can analyze it.

Depending on the stage of the project/business, the possible outcomes are:

  • an invitation to run an incubation period, where some aspects of the project/business are developed (e.g. prototyping), or
  • a decision to create a new company/startup with the entrepreneurs, or
  • a decision to invest in a company/startup that already exists.

Amorim Cork Ventures’ support includes:

  • Financing for startups
  • Technical knowledge as well as management skills and support from other business areas (e.g. communication, legal, logistics, etc.)
  • Networking of a multinational corporation
  • Managerial and industrial infrastructures (in Portugal)
  • Access to a set of technologies and production techniques in a world leader company

We support products and businesses that respond to market needs, in a competitive and innovative way, privileging entrepreneurs and teams that demonstrate business knowledge, ambition and execution capacity.

The entrepreneurs can at any time present to Amorim Cork Ventures a brief description of their proposal, so that we can analyze it.

 

Target and breadth of scope

go / no go
PITCH
Entrepreneurial Skills
Business Model
Pitch
start
SEED
Mentoring
Facilities
Prototyping
go / no go
STARTUP
Facilities
Network
Capital
yes / no

The target of Amorim Cork Ventures are entrepreneurs with:

  • a new cork product, with a business model/plan to propose
  • existing small businesses with growth potential

The target of Amorim Cork Ventures are entrepreneurs with:

  • a new cork product, with a business model/plan to propose
  • existing small businesses with growth potential

Application Submission Procedure

By submitting an application form and sending it to corkventures@amorim.com, you acknowledge and agree that the purpose of your application is to become a potential candidate for the ACV's Business Incubation Programme, or to submit to it's analysis an investment opportunity and that yoor to submit to it's analysis an investment opportunity not receive any compensation or payment whatsoever for submitting your application form.