João Pereira

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João has 20 years of experience as controller and Financial Director of several start-up companies (multimedia, consumer services and retail), as associate director of the credit risk department for Millennium Bcp bank and as portfolio manager for SPR, the first Portuguese venture capital GP.

As business developer, he has been active in the fundraising and deal flow of business investments in the proof of concept, seed and early-stage phases. João taught several courses during 15 years at the University of Oporto and has been an invited professor of IPAM-The Marketing School since 2004.

At present, he is the Director of Portugal Ventures’ Venture Capital business unit.