Protecthing

Bdeo, Amiko and Visor.Ai are the three winning teams of Protechting 2.0

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Fosun Group together with its portfolio companies Fidelidade and Luz Saúde announced the the winners of Protechting, its accelerator program in the sectors of Insurance, Fintech and Health. Bdeo, a visual claim solution for insurance industry, Amiko , respiratory care with quantified medicine, and Visor.Ai, a virtual customer support advisor, are the three winning teams of the second edition of Protechting.

 

Ms. Julia Gu, Global Partner & Vice President of Fosun Group, Mr. Jorge Magalhães Correia, Global Partner of Fosun Group & CEO of Fidelidade and Ms. Isabel Vaz, CEO of Luz Saúde awarded the three winning startups with a roadshow to Shanghai and a €10,000 cash.

 

The ceremony was witnessed by representatives of Portuguese Government and major Portuguese and Chinese companies.

 

According to Julia Gu, Global Partner & Vice-President of Fosun Group “Entrepreneurship has always been an important asset for Fosun and is part of our DNA. Together with Fidelidade and Luz Saúde, Fosun seeks to contribute to a better world by supporting new and innovative business ideas”.

 

Jorge Magalhães Correio, Global Partner of Fosun Group & CEO of Fidelidade stated “We learned a lot from the previous edition. In Protechting 2.0 there was more maturity and a greater fit and integration with Fosun, Fidelidade and Luz Saúde. Protechting translates our way of looking at innovation: bringing new ideas in. More than innovation, we live a revolution, welcoming ideas that allow us to innovate and improve. "

 

The Protechting program has received applications from more than 30 different countries, such as China, Italy, South Africa, Nigeria, France, Ireland, Israel, Vietnam, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, Denmark, Kenya, Lebanon or United States, besides Portugal, from which 13 reached the last phase, the Pitch Day, where the three winners of the program were selected.

 

The jury of recognized professionals was composed of representatives of Fosun (Simon Li, Executive Director of Fosun Banking Group, and Wang Xizhen, Managing Director of Fosun Insurance and Fosun’s Chief Representative of Frankfurt Office), Fidelidade (Rogério Campos Henriques, Executive Board Member of Fidelidade, André Cardoso, Executive Board Member of Fidelidade and Sérgio Carvalho, Marketing Director of Fidelidade), Luz Saúde (Isabel Vaz, CEO of Luz Saúde) and Beta-I (Pedro Rocha Vieira, CEO of Beta-I).

 

The Protechting program seeked 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 Insurtech, 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.

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

 

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