2. Portugal is the 3rd
safest country in the world*
offering stability in troubled times.
We are the Tesla of nations:
Not perfect, but fast, innovative, and now on
an unparalleled rise.
*Global Peace Index Report, June 2017 (link)
3. Your challenge
The largest Western economies are becoming
less attractive, many European alternatives
Where do you go with your business?
55-64 year of age
25-34 year of age
Portugal has 358.450 students
and 94.537 graduates today
that speak perfect English*,
*15th in the 2016 EF global ranking (link), 2 schools listed in the FT top 25 (link)
we ranked 8th globally in fiber optic
connectivity*, and we were the first country in
the world to connect all of its public schools
with fiber optic internet access.
*OECD report (link)
5. The market
Portugal is geographically closest to the USA
in Europe, historically connected to China, in
the same time zone as London. Lisbon airport
has 1180 and Porto 501 direct weekly flights
connecting the major hubs of the world.
Portuguese is the 5th most spoken language
in the world, addressing over 260M people.
6. Our pricing
Portugal provides incentives for expats*,
startups**, investors*** and R&D**** which in
combination make us one of the most
attractive countries for innovative businesses.
*10 years 20% flat income tax for domestic income, 0% on foreign income
**see Startup Portugal (link)
***see 200M (link)
****up to 32,5% tax credit for investmtns in R&D, up to 65% financial support
8. Our management
Portugal has a successful, pro-innovation
and highly approachable leadership.
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Chief Executive Officer
Manuel Caldeira Cabral
Chief Business Development Officer
9. Our customer support team
Portugal has the perfect roster of support
agencies and services.
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