I was pretty lost studying engineering for many years. I started with chemical engineering for 1 year, civil engineering for 4 years and then realise this was not the path I wanted and graduated in Communication Design from Faculty of Fine Arts (Lisbon).
I entered the startup world in the summer of 2016. I was 1 of the 12 finalists of Faber Ventures Summer Internship. I was an intern designer at Advicefront (Faber's portfolio startup) for 12 weeks where my focus was learning about tech startups and business.
Octopus Labs is the fintech innovation unit of the Octopus Group. Labs is currently working on their newest business: Octopus Wealth. A wealth management company that combines tech and financial planning to best serve advisers and their clients.
James is a B2B company for managing Credit Risk through artificial Intelligence. Helped James design their Model Explainability platform that allow modelers to fully explain and interpret models and decisions.
SaaS for rent payments between tenant and landlord. Tracking and monitoring of payments in real time. Property deposits management.
The Advicefront team was chosen to be part of Octopus Labs first Accelerator program in London. It was a great experience and opportunity to learn from all Octopus’ professionals and partners.
Advicefront is a B2B2C SaaS company developing tools for financial advisers. Automation being the key to improve productivity, save time and reduce the advisers’ costs to serve – making each client more profitable.
I was part of a 12-week internship programme and had the opportunity to be an intern designer at Advicefront (Faber's portfolio startup). Great experience overall, from being exposed to Lisbon’s startup scene and hear about professionals across verticals.
Worked in a small international company in their Lisbon’s office. I helped with the content management of their websites (CMS). Designed marketing material, newsletter campaigns and did basic Front-end implementation (Bootstrap, HTML & CSS).