Portugal’s newest path to citizenship offers a genuine opportunity for long-term prosperity in the EU. The HQA program’s hypergrowth in the last two years evidences the trend. Americans (and others) looking to make the most out of a post pandemic boom are seeking an alternative to a Golden Visa.

Read more about it in this article featuring Empowered Startups Managing Director – Europe, Laura Bock Blumes & Shawn Olson, Empowered Startups VP of Business Development.

“We create custom-built plans for every one of our HQA founders.”

-Shawn Olson, VP of Business Development – Empowered Startups

About Empowered Startups

Empowered Startups is an Innovative Startup Incubator and foundry headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With offices in Canada, France, and Portugal, we train/mentor/ and network entrepreneurs to successfully launch new businesses in diverse markets. As a foundry we also conceive, build and launch our own products and solutions.

Empowered Startups is recognized by the Canadian Government as a designated start-up business incubator and is known internationally for growing ideas into sustainable businesses using both a virtual and on-site model. Empowered Startups mentors, accelerates, and incubates innovative domestic and global business ideas. Our training tools and mentorship are used and recognized by leading global university labs, Startup incubators, and innovation hubs.

Notable EdTech products under the Empowered Startups Umbrella: Young Empowered Startuppers (YES) – A fully integrated e-learning platform for high schools that guides teachers and students on an innovative entrepreneurial journey starting with an idea and ending with a viable and pitch ready venture, and Empowered Nations – providing specialized entrepreneurship training, mentorship, and tools through an Indigenous lens.