Afonso comes from a Legal Background after which he embraced relevant work experience – and a master degree – in the Renewable Energy sector. Besides other heterogeneous professional activities he has also been the Executive Coordinator for the PHD in Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing (MIT Portugal). He has also been part of one the first Crowdfunding Platforms devoted to promote Sustainable Energy Projects. Ever since he has embraced an active role within some Portuguese Startups and spin-offs. He was also Business Developer in an Intellectual Property Rights Consultancy Company and a Business Manager for a cutting-edge and innovative Enterprise that combines Trading with its own developing brands. For the last year he has been Co-managing Partner of COREangels Impact – a Business Angels Group Investing on Impact Driven Projects and Startups (pre-seed + seed-stage funding) by directing Capital, Guidance and Mentoring to initiatives that generate a positive and measurable social/ environmental impact.
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