Beta-i is a Lisbon-based collaborative innovation consulting company with global reach, bridging corporates and public organizations with thousands of startups from around the world over the past 10 years.

Being a key agent of today’s globally recognized Portuguese tech case, Beta-i is currently behind collaborative innovation projects and innovation ecosystem programs for clients in 20 countries in the 5 continents, helping to accelerate digital transformation in sectors such as energy, retail, blue and circular economy, tourism, mobility, fintech and health tech, among others.

Some initiatives under Beta-i accountability stand out – like Free Electrons, the largest open innovation program in the energy industry worldwide; Lispa, a project with the National Bank of Angola and the Ministery of Science and Innovation to respond to a “de-banking” of about 70% of the Angolan population; (Re)Set, a 2019 partnership in France for circular economy programs and the creation of solutions dedicated to plastic reduction in retail; Smart Open Lisboa (SOL), a Lisbon Municipality platform with different verticals, being the most recent one dedicated to the post-Covid city challenges; and the new office in Brazil, developing projects with EDP (energy) and AmBev, the largest beer producer in the world. Beta-i’s expertise in the fintech space also placed the consultancy, for the second year in a row, as one of the Top Fintech Labs in the world according to Global Finance magazine.

Formerly known as an association which supported startups entrepreneurship and helped to develop Portuguese innovation ecosystem, Beta-i has reinvented its expertise over the years to design a singular approach in innovation consultancy services.

Keeping up with the startup community increasingly relevance to the economy, Beta-i is now connecting international tech entrepreneurs, big companies and public organizations to develop new models and market solutions altogether, focusing on win-win deals with a real impact on businesses and people.



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