Applications “Newton – NEW Tourism Opportunities Network

Newton is an acceleration program promoted by RIERC – Network of Business Incubators of the Centro Region in partnership with Turismo de Portugal, with the objective of supporting entrepreneurship projects in the tourism sector.

The applications are running until September 15, 2018.

For whom?
Entrepreneurs (one or team) who have a business idea in the area of ​​tourism;
Companies created less than 2 years ago that carry out their activity in the area of ​​tourism;
Companies created less than 5 years ago, since they want to launch a new product or service in the area of ​​tourism.
What does it consist of?
Acceleration phase – Conducted 9 5-hour workshops, divided over 9 interpolated weeks, including mentoring during and between sessions.
Validation Phase – Assignment of a prize of € 2,000 to each team to carry out prototype and validation (MVP) in the field, with tutoring of the incubator in their region and support of their mentors.
Demo Day Final – Public presentations, with investors and institutions linked to tourism.
Incubation services in one of the RIERC incubators for the best projects.

For more information see the website http://rierc.pt/