Founded in 2015, Sonae IM is the technology investment arm of Sonae Group based in Maia, Portugal. The firm seeks to invest in the technology retail, telecommunications, and cybersecurity sectors. Sonae IM invests in a broad range of companies related to Sonae's core, joining funding with a strategic profile.
With a flexible investment style and approach, Sonae IM leverages its parent companies technology expertise, brand capital, and access to a global network to support companies and achieve success with an internal pool of experts.
Since the launch of Sonae IM, the company invested in InovRetail (demand forecasting for retailers), StyleSage (fashion technology based predictive analytics) and Sysvalue (cyber security add on for s21sec). Additionally, Sonae IM got involved in the acquisition of Novo Banco's stakes in 3 funds managed by ES Ventures and launched Bright Pixel (company builder studio).
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Carlos Alberto SIlva
Carlos Moreira Da Silva
Managing Director and CEO