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FiDELIDADE and FOSUN announce the 22 startups selected for protechting’s bootcamp




Lisbon, 16th May 2017 – Protechting, the acceleration program in the sectors of Insurance and Health, promoted by Fidelidade and Fosun, in partnership with Beta-i, has already selected the 22 startups that will have access to the boot camp week. The teams come from 10 different countries such as Spain, Italy, China, South Africa, Ireland, Brazil, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or the United States, besides Portugal.


The 22 selected startups are: AAAccell, Amiko, Bdeo, Beepcare, Byspectra, Coinscrap Finance, Healthinn, IBshurance, ifileme, Kuveda, NeuroPsyCAD, Insurance, PeekMed, RiskAPP!, Sandlacus, Sentimer, UpHill, Videobot XClaim, Virtual Broker Group, VisionX, e WeSavvy.


Protechting’s boot camp aims at defining the business models and promoting the engagement between partners and startups, also exposing the teams to innovation workshops, as well as themed events and lectures about management and motivation.


This phase of Protechting has officially started yesterday (15th May), in an event at Chiado8, gathering the many teams and participating partners, providing an atmosphere of networking for them all.

Following this process, up to 15 startups will be selected to participate in the acceleration program, which will take place from the 22nd of May until the 7th of June.

Protechting is set on the shared vision between Fidelidade and the Fosun Group, that defines entrepreneurship as an essential source of innovation for the construction of the societies of the future. Through this program, Fidelidade and Fosun intend, thus, to stimulate the creation of a culture of innovation, facilitating the access to important resources for the evolution and accomplishment of business ideas.

The Protechting program seeks to support and accelerate the development of projects that improve the protection of people and estate, in 3 business areas:

  • Protection / Prevention – Projects that allow to increase the protection of people and estate;
  • Service – Projects that enable the improvement of the experience of service/assistance in the areas of Fintech and Insuretech, as a means to increase the satisfaction levels;
  • Health – Projects in the area of health (prevention and/or treatment), that help to significantly improve the quality of life and well-being of the families.

The three best projects will be awarded with a roadshow in China, gaining access to some of the biggest international investors, and the possibility of benefiting from capital participation, or from integrating their business at Fidelidade or in one of the companies held by Fosun. The winner, with the best business project, will be distinguished with a money prize worth 10 thousand euros.

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