APSU – ASSOCIACAO PORTUGUESA DE STARTUPS
The Portuguese Association of Start-Ups (APSU) is an association that brings the Portuguese Start-Ups together in order to create synergies that will ultimately support the implementation of these companies. In order to do that, APSU supports in a multitude of critical areas for the starting companies, like legal and fiscal support, provides a legal address and temporary offices to the associates, networking between the companies, trainings and discussion forums, etc. Currently APSU has offices in the regions of Lisbon and Porto and intervenes in areas such as entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship, connection of VET with the needs of the labour market, transfer of skills needed for the labour market of the future, support of NEETs for the transition to the self-employment and labour market. The key staff of APSU is composed by entrepreneurs that have a strong connection with VET.