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Meet the new cohort of Maze X, the pan-European impact startup accelerator

Meet the second cohort of Maze X


10 innovative solutions that range from clean electricity, sustainable fishing, and the inclusion of dyslexic people.

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How are Maze X startups dealing with the current crisis?


While it is still a hard task to predict the level of change we are facing in the many socioeconomic pillars that rule our society, we are certain that challenging times lie ahead for most of us. The impact investing ecosystem is no exception to what is coming.

Learnings from AMPLIFICA, the early-stage impact startup accelerator in Oporto


The Área Metropolitana do Porto (AMP), along with MAZE and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, completed the third edition of AMPLIFICA, a capacity building program, that accelerated 38 impact projects since 2017 tackling areas such as at-risk youth, the inclusion of people with disabilities and the empowerment of informal caregivers. With the program, we have learned that: the selection process and stakeholder engagement are critical success factor as well as continuous mentorship support.

Hospital da Luz Saúde Learning Health are acceleration partners of Maze X the startup accelerator

Hospital da Luz Learning Health joins Maze X


Hospital da Luz Learning Health is Maze X second edition new partner. Maze X is an impact acceleration programme based in Lisbon that works exclusively with tech-based startups whose solutions are contributing to the resolution of social and environmental challenges.

Breakfast with Miguel Santo Amaro who is a mentor at Maze X. the impact startup accelerator.

Maze X startup accelerator – Week 2


After diagnostic and goal-setting, in the second week of Maze X, founders invested their time in office hours with mentors and experts to sprint towards their weekly goals. Given the diversity of the cohort, the sessions were tailored around specific topics, such as product, comms, funding, tech and strategy.

AMPLIFICA announces the final cohort of its second edition


Meet the final cohort of AMPLIFICA’s second edition. The 9 selected projects will participate in the 6-week pre-acceleration programme focused on tech-based ideas that address social and environmental challenges.

Maze X Startup accelerator program launch event

Maze X startup accelerator – Week 1


The first week of a startup accelerator is crucial to align expectations towards the program. Thus, the goals were set, and they were accomplished.

maze x first cohort

Meet the first cohort of Maze X


9 innovative solutions that range from water- and energy-saving, sustainable fashion, sharing economy and the inclusion of migrants and refugees.

Demo Day AMPLIFICA programa aceleração

Demo Day of AMPLIFICA’s First Edition


On AMPLIFICA’s first edition Demo Day, the 9 selected startups presented the work developed to the several partner entities that attended the event at Fábrica de Santo Thyrso.

Maze X Startup Accelerator

Why participate in a Startup Accelerator?


A few things to consider before applying to a startup accelerator.


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