Projects are goals to achieve through work, perseverance and guidance,
so we know we reap what we sow.
We invest in companies that are in an initial stage or in a phase
of potential growth.

The proximity to the companies in our portfolio reflects the way we work:

 Creativity

 Coaching/ Mentoring

 Passion

 Contacts

 Financing (smart money)

 Partnership

BrainTrust can invest either directly or through investment funds such as

Aquaspark, BrainCapital and BrainInvest.BrainCapital and BrainInvest are early

stage Startups investment vehicles created under the Business Angels Investor Finance Facility,

with participation of COMPETE through FINOVA, whose management entity is

PME Investimentos.Recently, BrainCapital has been selected as the

Business Angels Vehicle Entity, representing the Financial Instrument of the Capital and

Near Capital Fund (FC & QC), entitled “Business Angels Vehicle Entity Financing Line”,

whose Management Entity is the IFD – Development Finance Institution.

We look for projects initiated or initiating in the regions of Alentejo, Center or North of Portugal(NUTS II).

Know the Startups support process:


Knowledge of the project and its potential;


Project Pitch and Q&A for Needs Assessment;

Presentation of investment conditions;


Investment decision;

Redaction of the Financing Agreement and Parassocial Agreement;

Investments in the company;


Continuous monitoring of the project.

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