André Matias de Almeida

Responsible for the area of Venture Capital and co-responsible for the area of Private Equity

Law Degree, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon.

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal and Financial Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon.

Master’s Degree (LLM) in Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, preparing a dissertation on the subject of Venture Capital.


André coordinates the AA’s Start Up team. He is responsible for coordinating a range of Portuguese legislation for law editors Coimbra Editora / Livraria Juridica.

Member of an international foundation in Portugal and co-founder of the first young association for European Affairs.

Member of several investment funds and is the chairman of the general meeting of  “Start Up Portugal” Association. Currently responsible for coordinating the firm’s Start Up team.

Main practice areas: Media Law, Commercial and Corporate Law, Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A (mergers and acquisitions), raising capital for companies.


Author of several legal articles published in law magazines and speaker at national and international conferences on the subject of international investment, venture capital and private equity funds as well as Media Law.


Portuguese, English, Spanish

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