Millennium bcp distinguishes entrepreneurs with Prémio Realizar 2016...
Millennium bcp Microcrédito has just chosen the winners of the 5th edition of the Prémio Realizar (Realizar Prize)
, an annual initiative that aims to stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit by rewarding successful entrepreneurs who found in Millennium bcp Microcrédito the solution for the realization of their projects.
In order to recognize the creativity and quality of the business ideas of these microentrepreneurs, the Prize was divided into two categories: Dynamism and Innovation and Best Executionconhecer a criatividade e a qualidade das ideias de negócio destes microempreendedores, o Prémio Realizar foi dividido em duas categorias: Dinamismo e inovação e Melhor execução.
The winner of each category received a 5,000 € prize and an honourable mention of 1,000 € was awarded to each of the four finalists. The candidates for this 5th edition of the Realizar Prize were all microentrepreneurs with projects approved by Millennium bcp Microcredit between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.
In the category of Dynamism and Innovation the project chosen by the jury was the «Full Experience Atividades Turísticas e Desportivas" (Full Experience Tourist and Sports Activities). The microentrepreneurs, Ana Pontes graduated in Biology and Manuel Lira mountain guide, decided to venture into a project for two. Working since November 2015, Full Experience based in Funchal, offers its clients adrenaline-filled adventure activities, differentiating itself by personalized service and quality in canyoning, jeep tours, walking, mountain biking and In all the activities in which it is involved.
Regarding the Best Execution category, the winner was Leandro Sá, with the «Old Village Hostel» project located in Ponte de Lima. To create the Old Village Hostel, it was an old dream of Leandro Sá when he was still working in Canada and he was able to carry out this project in his hometown, where he was born and raised, being already a location searched and reference to a class of tourists visiting the area, as well as waypoint to any pilgrim of the way of Santiago.
Microcredit is assumed nowadays as a solution for many Portuguese, with Millennium bcp already supported the creation of 3,736 businesses, which generated 5,828 new jobs.
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