Torben Rankine: Portuguese Startup Culture

Video interview with Torben Rankine, Coordinator Global Strategic Innovation Programs focused on Portuguese startups

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Torben Rankine is Country Manager of Leadership Business Consulting & Coordinator of the Global Strategic Innovation Programs focused on Portuguese startups.  Angelika Blendstrup interviewed him about Portuguese startups & women entrepreneurs.  Torben is a financial and Management consultant with over 12 years experience. He has worked in investment sales and management and as a project director in the financial, insurance, transport, telecoms and public administration sectors. He has a deep understanding of the Iberian markets and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.

This interview was reposted @TheNextWomen

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Pedro Gordo,CEO g3p technologies has come from Portugal to Silicon Valley

Pedro is a 42 years old Mechanical Engineer with a Post Graduation in Logistics and a MBA in International Management. He worked for different industries: automotive, railways and ATM. He is the co-founder of 3 companies: g3p consulting; Centro Gamma Knife Radiocirurgia and g3p technologies and now also CEO Centro Gamma Knife Radiocirurgia.g3p technology is a Portuguese startup that designs cash management and payment solutions. The company has a very experienced team with more than 100 years of combined experience in engineering and banking industry. They started the company in 2010 and already have several customers in Portugal where their solutions are working.In 2011 they took the decision to introduce a cash management solution for small retailers through their new Deposit ATM and launch it in the US. Since April they are at Silicon Valley in Plug and Play Tech Center with very positive feedback.

Thanks to Angelika Blendstrup for doing both interview

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