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Stage

Seed VC | Alive

Total Raised

$610K

Last Raised

$610K | 8 yrs ago

About Medical Port

Medical Port is a premium medical tourism facilitator that provides customized medical tourism experiences for foreigners who are looking for medical treatments outside of their home country. It provides customized medical tourism programs which include medical, tourist and follow-up services, and is the clients representative and single point of contact. The company aims to bring together the best in the Portugals medical services, as well as its renowned hospitality and tourism offer, in order to ensure the well-being and recuperation of its clients. The companys activity is based on guaranteeing a competitive quality-price ratio and services above reproach.

Medical Port Headquarter Location

Av. António Augusto de Aguiar Número 24, 2º Esquerdo

Lisbon, 1050-016,

Portugal

+351 220 973 751

Latest Medical Port News

Portugal Ventures invests in Medical Port

Sep 24, 2015

Medical Port | Premium Medical Tourism Facilitator is a global Medical Tourism service provider based in Portugal. Medical Port | Premium Medical Tourism Facilitator provides customised medical tourism experiences for foreigners who are looking for medical treatments outside of their home country. It provides customised medical tourism programmes which include medical, tourist and follow-up services, and is the client’s representative and single point of contact. The company aims to bring together the best in the Portugal’s medical services, as well as its renowned hospitality and tourism offer, in order to ensure the well-being and recuperation of its clients. The company’s activity is based on guaranteeing a competitive quality-price ratio and services above reproach. Medical Port has agents on three continents and has started receiving its first clients. The investment by Portugal Ventures will enable to company to grow in its target-markets and to promote Portugal as a medical tourism destination, thus allowing it to assert and consolidate Portugal’s reputation amongst potential clients and opinion makers. For Belén de Vicente, CEO and founder of the company, “the key factors for achieving success in this business are “the word of mouth” of the clients who use Medical Port as their single point of contact for their medical tourism experiences and the mass contracts signed with companies and insurers. Portugal Ventures’ investment in Medical Port will allow us to secure the company’s sustainability, as it requires long periods of time to make the channels of distribution efficient in finding and attracting clients and to build up Portugal’s standing in this sector”. Portugal Ventures’ investment in Medical Port stems from the Call For Entrepreneurship, an initiative which has already led the company to invest in more than 25 start-ups and to contribute to the revitalization of a community of more than two thousand potential entrepreneurs. This was a co-investment made with Busy Angels “Medical Port is the seventh co-investment made by Busy Angels with Portugal Ventures, a partnership which has been essential in supporting new innovative projects with the potential to create value for the country. This co-investment in Medical Port will allow a team – led by Belén de Vicente – with a lot of experience and quality, an idea which has potential, and an innovative business model to evolve and grow quickly, therefore efficiently promoting the quality of the medical and tourism services in Portugal abroad”, says Francisco Pinto, CEO of Busy Angels. Portugal Ventures’ CEO, Professor José Epifânio da Franca says that “Medical Tourism represents an opportunity for Portugal to globally position itself in the health industry, evidently exploring the quality of its medical infrastructure and the healthcare services it provides and aligning them with the quality of the nation’s tourism infrastructure, and the image of comfort, hospitality and “welcoming” that the country is known for. Belén Vicente has been able to project an ambitious and realistic vision of the economic potential of Medical Tourism in Portugal and we believe that the investment that Portugal Ventures is making will help him consolidate his start-up and accelerate its development”. Pre-registration for the 7th Call For Entrepreneurship is now open and projects may be submitted from 28th April. Through its 4 annual calls for the submission of projects, the Call For Entrepreneurship aims to contribute to the development of a modern and competitive economy, open to the world, based on knowledge, innovation and highly qualified human capital. Some of the venture capital funds managed by Portugal Ventures are co-financed by the European Union through FINOVA, managed by PME Investimentos, COMPETE and POR Lisboa. About Medical Port: Medical Port is a global Medical Tourism service provider based in Portugal. The company’s objective as global facilitator of Medical Tourism in Portugal is to bring together the best in Portugal’s medical services, as well as its reputation for hospitality, in order to ensure its clients’ well-being. Share

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