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Vodafone Power Lab

Incubation program for tech startups

Startups Incubation Program

Goals of our program

We are looking for startups and scale-ups that are established in the market, to foster business partnerships and accelerate their growth. Given that, what connects all Vodafone Power Lab startups is innovation and the technological base, our goal is to find those who, with some support and in a space of a year, can:

Become a Supplier
By providing a distinguishing product or service that adds value to Vodafone.

Integrate the Portfolio
By providing a solution that will integrate Vodafone’s portfolio and reach a much wider universe of customers.

Become a Client
Boost your product by accessing the best national telecommunications network.

Become a Partner for Brand Activation
Impacting society through significant actions in events.

Get to know the benefits associated with the program

  1. Free co-work space
  2. Rooms for meetings or training purposes in Lisbon and Porto
  3. Free incubation services
  4. Free internet access, fixed phone and mobile communication plans with exclusive benefits
  5. Specialized mentoring and training
  6. Access to an investors network
  7. Pool of tablets and smartphones for product development and testing
  8. Legal and Intellectual Property consultancy services
  9. €10 000 in Amazon cloud services
  10. From $12 000 to $120 000 USD in IBM cloud services
  11. Access to “Hubspot for Startups Partner” exclusive features

The participation in this program does not require any kind of financial counterparts or shareholder participation in the supported projects.

Mentor's role

Vodafone Power Lab program has the support of mentors specialized in different areas, Vodafone employees who aim to help overcome obstacles and promote the creation of successful partnerships. Power Lab mentors are experienced advisors, with the ability to guide startups according to their challenges, helping to improve the way they present their solution to potential customers or investors, but also to link projects to different areas and opportunities. within the Vodafone world. Each mentor usually follows a single startup, in a structured 8-week program, during which regular meetings take place with different themes associated with the startup's business plan and pitch. For more information, see the “Initiatives” section.

Participation in Vodafone Power Lab does not require any type of financial compensation or shareholder participation in the supported projects.

Conheça a nossa equipa

Esta é a equipa que vai acompanhar regularmente o seu projeto.

fotografia de Fátima Cardoso

Fátima Cardoso
Head of Vodafone Power Lab

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Xavier Appleton
Community Manager

Our results

+ 1859

Evaluated ideas

+ 189

Supported startups

+ 10472

People engaged

Power Lab mentors

Meet the team of Vodafone mentors who support the startups throughout their journey and promote the link between the projects and the relevant areas in Vodafone.


Vodafone Power Lab startups

Our Partners

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Apply, if you want to be part of the Power Lab

Do you have a technological startup and want to be part of Vodafone Power Lab, our innovation program?