On its 25th anniversary, GED marked another milestone in its sustainable path of success, with the constitution and registration with the CMVM, on the 9th of July, of GED Ventures Portugal – Sociedade Capital de Risco.
The spectacular development of the Portuguese ecosystem, the vibrant Tech context, and the robust knowledge of the market, motivated GED to set up a management entity in Portugal dedicated to Venture Capital, reinforcing its Iberian positioning
This is a natural step for GED, enabling it to enhance its robust knowledge of the market, as a result of several transactions already carried out in Portugal, which allow it to build a privileged network of partners, namely in the business sector, private investors , research centers and academia.
GED Ventures Portugal will print a new approach to Venture Capital in Portugal, based on 4 key assumptions:
- Adequate implementation and monitoring of environmental, social and governance metrics, promoting the creation of sustainable value and a legacy that will last in society, even after the exit of the funds;
- Proprietary investment model, based on a human and technological mix that allows speed & quality, with proven and sustained profitability history;
- Active management enhancing growth and accomplishment of established metrics;
- Boost the scale-up and internationalization of investments, benefiting from its international projection with a presence in Europe, USA and South America.
Pursuing the group's ESG-friendly ethos purpose, the GED Tech Seed Fund reinforces the commitment of investing with purpose - #Tech4Purpose, in global leaders aligned and committed to these values, and in technologies capable of transforming the world, promoting sustainability across the board and leaving a viable and promising legacy for generations to come.