Bright Concept, in partnership with the AEP Foundation, organized the “Dare to be an entrepreneur” conference in Porto.
The Big & Quick debate was led by Bright Concept’s own CEO Isabel Freire de Andrade and was attended by two Startup General Managers – Felipe Ávila da Costa (President of Infraspeak) and Ricardo Vilares (CEO of Mygon) – and two Large Business Managers – Miguel Faria (Director of Innovation of The Navigator) and Nelson Pires (CEO of Jaba Recordati). They all shared the different ways by which they increase entrepreneurship and employee engagement. Particularly, Miguel Faria shared The Navigator current programs to promote startup collaboration to boost innovation.
he Conference also featured speaker Oliver Rohrich (Bright Concept Consultant and Professor in the Executive MBA of ISCTE/INDEG) who spoke on “The Need to Innovate and Undertake” where he explained the cultural beliefs that impair Portuguese people in moving forward and what can be done in schools to create an entrepreneurial spirit.
Isabel Freire de Andrade also spoke on “How to Raise Your Entrepreneurial DNA” demonstrating that entrepreneurship is in all of us – we only need to unleash this potential and foster it within organizations and in families.
Finally João Andrade (Head of Venture Capital of Banco BIG) presented the theme “Innovation in Large Companies through StartUp”, explaining the various ways big companies can use Startup’s entrepreneurship to innovate.
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Thank you to all who participated!