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inRes 2014 Teams: Expectations

inRes 2014 Teams: Expectations
DISPLR, Followprice, WeTruck and Xhockware are the four startups selected to be part of inRes 2014, a very early stage acceleration program for entrepreneurial teams working in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in Portugal, offered by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program. inRes will provide a training period in Portugal, followed by a six-week structured immersion period in Pittsburgh, in the U.S., anchored at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Rui José and Miguel Corais, DISPLR

“ The DISPLR team hopes to find a challenging environment that takes us out of our comfort zones, and we expect to be guided throughout this evolution so that we can make our project a global service. ”

Vasco Moreira and Gonçalo Mendes, Followprice

“ We are very excited and honored to have been chosen to participate in the inRes acceleration program in Pittsburgh. We expect to benefit from Carnegie Mellon University’s network of contacts so that we can take our business to the United States. These contacts can be not only from direct clients, online stores, but also from companies and partners that can help distribute and expand the business. ”

Ricardo Soares and Bruno Azevedo, WeTruck

“ We at WeTruck have high expectations for the inRes program. It is an excellent opportunity for us to contact with a large, highly competitive market, with a specialized approach to the client. Therefore, we hope to develop highly effective methodologies and strategies to get to the market. ”

David Sobrinho and João Paulo Rodrigues, XHOCKWARE

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“ By participating in the 2014 inRes Program, we hope to improve our Marketing and Management skills, contact with potential clients and investors, and obtain a strategic vision that will help us make XHOCKWARE a global company. ”


inRes Program

inRes is an initiative promoted by the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese funding agency) and supported by the Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP), in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, UTEN Portugal and INESC TEC.


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