This week on the roundup: holiday investments, subsidiary automation, elbow-rubbing, tech facelifts, visual arts, strategic partnerships, Christmas shopping, and fish and chips.
IPBN member BRIDGE IN says that according to a recent report by PitchBook Data, VC investment in Europe has reached record highs in the third quarter of 2021 with deal value reaching €24B, the second-highest quarterly figure on record.
IPBN member Quinta dos Vales will, for the first time, be offering private individuals the possibility to purchase property in the heart of this picturesque Estate as the combination of holiday home and an investment opportunity.
IPBN member AGREEN Full Cycle Building Management shared another completed work with supervision and coordination of safety on site.
IPBN member Salmon Software Ltd. wants you to prepare for the future with the Salmon Treasurer's financial planning module. Salmon Treasurer Financial Planning allows you to automate the collection of all your subsidiaries' forecasts.
IPBN member Dee Hutchinson from Dee is for Digital took part in a panel discussion as part of the ICF Ireland Conference on Strength Through Diversity - Different but The Same. The topic of the hour-long session was: "Diversity and Inclusion: The Ultimate Box Ticking Exercise or A Real Strategic Imperative?”
IPBN member Magdalena Osmola from Vale do Lobo was at the Tourism Innovation Summit 2021 for a fantastic event & another opportunity to reconnect with all the industry colleagues.
IPBN member Philippe Brodeur from Overcast shared a preview of how to use AI and machine learning to search through your videos and media easily.
IPBN member Lazer Telecom is all about super-fast speeds and unlimited entertainment! And to make sure you know this, they’ve given their Internet & TV bundles a bit of a facelift.
IPBN member Global Shares sats that going public is an exciting time for your company, but it can also bring uncertainty for your employees. Here, they take a look at the key strategies to retain employees, both pre and post-IPO.
IPBN member HPA Health Group is considered as an international reference centre in the formation and experimentation of customized instrumentation of knee prostheses, the Orthotics Group of HPA Gambelas is now advancing this methodology, but within the scope of hip prostheses.
IPBN member FAmazing announced that Codfixe has arrived in Porto! An innovative brand with an even more surprising concept, were it not for the first fish&chip restaurant in Portugal and FAmazing is the digital marketing agency, joining forces in their communication and digital transformation.
IPBN member Millimetre Design says that the excitement is building as they countdown to next week's Fit Out Awards. With just over 7 days to go, they are beginning the countdown with project number 7 - Downpatrick Pool House - a finalist in the Residential Category.
IPBN member Otonomee: Welcome to Portugal from the IPBN. This week, Otonomee achieved another major milestone as they continue to build out their 'Geographically Friendly' model when they welcomed their newest team members, and first hires in Portugal! And you can relive the Master Class that Hilary, co-founder and CCO of Otonomee, gave to our members this week here.
IPBN member Crafters of Ireland, in collaboration with the Irish American Business Network, is delighted to announce their third live exhibition at 8pm on 29th November 2021. COI is going live in time for Christmas Shopping for those gift ideas which are all handmade in Ireland.
IPBN member Saltwater Consulting asks what good is it to scale fast without the right people and systems in place? Here is a visual summary of an article they posted earlier this month where they outline what is required to scale culture.
IPBN member Ombria resort announced that on 25 until the 28th of November, Timo Kokkila the CEO of Pontos Group, and the Ombria Resort team will be running the Algarviana Ultra Trail and fundraising for an Algarve-based charity.
IPBN member Serenity celebrated a partnership with ADSE under the ADSE +Vantagem program on November 12. This partnership allows the company to reach about 1.2 million beneficiaries with special prices and exclusive benefits for this partner. Happy to be able to take care of more Portuguese families.
IPBN member Ageas Portugal said that on November 24 and 25 at the annual BCSD Portugal Conference "Sustainability: Challenges of the 20-30 Decade," the Ageas Portugal Group will be represented by Steven Braekeveldt, in the panel "Finance Sustainability." See the CEO's interview with BCSD Portugal, and learn what steps are needed on the path to a more sustainable world.
IPBN member Future Street Group had a fun installation this week. As the market leader in Solar Compacting Bins, they were delighted to install their triple units at the Piazza San Carlo in Turin for the ATP Tennis Tour.
IPBN member Vale do Lobo's Christmas Market is returning to the resort for the 11th year and promises to be the perfect event to get you into the spirit of the season. So save the date: Saturday, 4th December 2021, between 10 am and 5:30 pm at the Parque do Golfe complex and Vale do Lobo Auditorium. Admission is free!
In the Tourism and Events sector, two of our members noted that they were able to readjust their business models and build out their skillsets to fight the negative effects of social distancing, lockdowns, and closed borders on their businesses: United Events Global and Quinta dos Vales
We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reset our economies in a way that delivers sustainable, good quality jobs, more resilient societies, and greater equity, while also tackling head-on the climate change and biodiversity loss emergencies.
The staggering number of tourists to Portugal over the last year is up 464.1%, which isn't all that surprising considering the lovely weather, and laid-back lifestyle of the Portuguese, but factored in with pandemic regulations, it is a doubly huge number. Visitors from Ireland were marked at 40K guests in 2022, which is the 10th-largest number of visitors to enter Portugal.