“Angra do Heroísmo benefits not only from a geostrategic position between the European and American continents, but also from an investment-friendly fiscal framework and incentive systems.”

José Gabriel do Álamo de Meneses, Mayor of Angra do Heroísmo




Rook Technology

Founded 2019
Information technology
and services

Quinta dos Açores

Founded 2012
Food and agriculture


Founded 1975
Angra do Heroísmo is part of

Global Startup Competition

The Global Startup Competition of Get in the Ring is an opportunity for startups of different stages to gain exposure and credibility by being selected as a winner of a local event. It's a great chance to be part of a global network to explore business opportunities.


Get in the Ring Angra do Heroísmo

Event date

08 Jun 2021

00. Preparations
Hold on tight! Not much longer until startups can apply.
01. Nominations
We are live! Contracts have been sealed, pencils have been sharpened. Apply for the online competition!
02. Online voting
Let the voting begin! Vote for your favourite startup to earn them a spot among the best.
03. Winner announcement
The moment we have all been waiting for. During this stage, we find out who the winner is and will be joining us at the Global Meetup

Startup applications are now open!

You are now able to apply! The startup with the most votes who are chosen by the champion jury will join the Global Meetup. For more information about this competition check out the event details.

Champion Jury members

Guido Teles

City Councilman City of Angra do Heroismo

Fátima Cardoso

Head of Vodafone Power Lab Vodafone

Tome Pereira Canas

Head of Open Innovation BGI

Sofia Fernandes

Head of Business Development BGI


EIT Urban Mobility
Câmara Municipal de Angra do Heroísmo