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Porto. Leading Investors presented to the QSP Summit 2022 audience

Porto. Leading Investors presented to the QSP Summit 2022 audience
01 Jul 2022

At the 15th edition of the management and marketing conference, which took place between 28 and 30 June, InvestPorto presented 19 Porto. Leading Investors - companies that represent the talent, competitiveness and innovation of the city of Porto.

Continuing the strategy of activation and promotion of the Porto. Leading Investors, which began at NOS Primavera Sound 2022, the QSP Summit was a new stage to present some of the companies that have most  contributed to the consolidation of Porto as an international technology hub.

In the last 5 years, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Bee Engineering Critical TechWorks, FairJourney Biologics, Farfetch, Infraspeak, Intellias, ITSector, Kantar, Körber Digital, Kuehne+Nagel, Natixis, NTT Data, Readiness IT, Sitel Group, TeamViewer, Uphold, Wunderman Thompson Commerce and Zühlke Engineering have experienced rapid growth, materialized in the creation of more than 6200 jobs and in the generation of gross value added (GVA) in excess of 385 million euros. In addition, these companies have a strong export activity, since they export around 79% of their production.

Through the presentation of programmes and recruitment opportunities on an interactive screen of the city, these companies received about 500 expressions of interest from QSP Summit visitors, promoting their visibility among the talent pool of Porto.

Porto. Leading Investors also had the opportunity to distribute merchandising in the gift bags designed for this initiative, as well as to celebrate a cocktail with the QSP Summit participants, under the slogan "Porto. Leading Investors Taste n' Toast".

Learn more about Porto. Leading Investors:

A.P. Moller - Maersk

"There’s a reason we strive to go all the way, every day, to deliver a more connected, agile and sustainable future for global logistics. It is our purpose: to improve life for all by integrating the world.”

> Bee Engineering

"Bee Engineering is an IT consultant that supports organisations in finding the right technology solution to catalyse their growth. We bring engineering and technology best practices to projects of global reach in consulting, game development, R&D and training. We move as a whole to achieve one purpose, success.”

Critical TechWorks

"Critical TechWorks is a joint venture to lead the future of motion. Established in 2018, as a result of a partnership between BMW Group and Critical Software, Critical TechWorks was exclusively put together to support BMW in building software for its future driving machines. ”  

FairJourney Biologics

"FairJourney Biologics, an established company with a highly successful ten-year track record of partnerships with emerging biotech, established biopharma and large pharma, offers a range of services and support for antibody discovery, engineering and production.”  


"Do you have a revolutionary mindset and want to surround yourself with diverse and talented people? Are you unrivaled in everything you do? Then this might be the right opportunity for you. The Fall Edition of our Plug-in Graduates Programme 2022 in Portugal is back! Apply now! ” 


"Infraspeak is a tech B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) company, building THE Intelligent Maintenance Management Platform (IMMP). At Infraspeak, we believe that only great teams can build great products and that simplicity allied to technology can make work and life quality better. ” 


"Intellias is a technology enabler for the world’s leading companies. With over 2500 specialists on board, we combine engineering craftsmanship and technology expertise to solve challenges of any nature, scale, and complexity. ” 


"We are a software development company specialized in Digital Transformation for financial institutions with +17 years of experience. +600 specialists develop projects for more than 20 countries worldwide from our strategic nearshore centers in Portugal: Porto, Lisboa, Aveiro, Braga, Bragança and Castelo Branco. ” 


"#WeAreKantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We are a data and evidence-based agency providing insights and actionable recommendations to clients, worldwide. #WeAreKantar: we understand people, we inspire growth. ”   

Körber Digital

"Körber Digital develops industrial and machine-independent digital solutions in a co-creation approach, primarily in the Körber group areas. We are the 1st venture builder in the AI field to increase machine efficiency with the aim of digitally transforming global production. ”  

> Kuehne+Nagel

"Joining our Porto IT Hub, you will find a global company that values teamwork, continuous learning and diversity. Become part of a company that offers custom-made career paths with supportive leadership every step of the way.”

Natixis in Portugal

"Based in Porto, Natixis in Portugal is a Center of Expertise whose mission is to transform traditional banking by developing innovative solutions for Groupe BPCE business, operations and work culture worldwide, as a key driver of the company’s culture of agility and innovation.” 


"We are digital lovers, we are NTT DATA, a multinational information technology company with more than 140000 professionals around the world. We love the future and technology. We work to improve it. We love people, innovation, and collaboration. Here we love people like you”  

Readiness IT

"A global digital transformation company, currently recruiting 25 graduates with knowledge in programming languages, for its Porto headquarters. Apply now. ” 

Sitel Group

"Our global footprint makes Site Group a true global player that helps businesses reimagine their customer experience (CX) by bringing people, data and technology together. Putting people first through empathy, listening and storytelling we unlock the potential of all brands. ” 


"TeamViewer is a leading global tech company providing workplace digitalization solutions, for example to remotely access, control, monitor, and repair devices of any kind. Moreover, TeamViewer serves customers globally with augmented reality solutions for the frontline workforce. ”  


"A digital money platform serving over 7M users in 150+ countries. Leveraging blockchain tech, Uphold provides access to 100+ crypto assets, 28 currencies, 4 precious metals and 50 fractional US equities in a unique ‘Anything-to-Anything’ trading experience that takes seconds. ”  

Wunderman Thompson Commerce

"Wunderman Thompson Commerce comprises 2000 thinkers and doers making waves in eCommerce for some of the biggest, most exciting brands around. Our newest offices in Porto and Lisbon add up to the largest eCommerce Center of Excellence in Europe, inspiring world-leading commerce experiences and solutions. ”  


"An idea is a powerful thing. But a lot must happen before an idea becomes an innovation - something that changes the world. That’s what we do for a living. We’re Zühlke, the global innovation service provider. We work with interesting, ambitious companies, helping them bring their ideas to the world. ”