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Timeline | Creation


SPEAK was created in Associação Fazer Avançar, a non-profit org.


With the help from Social Lab of Fundação EDP, SPEAK grew into a social business: its mission is to connect migrants, refugees and locals.


SPEAK validated its metodology to help integrate migrants in the cities they move to.


Launched an online product transforming SPEAK on an Online2Offline model and enabling scale.
Social Investors
We thank our investors for contributing financially to make SPEAK a reality.
Established in 1956 as a Portuguese foundation for the whole of humanity, the Foundation’s original purpose focused on fostering knowledge and raising the quality of life of persons throughout the fields of the arts, charity, science and education.
EDP Foundation is a private non-profit institution created by EDP in 2004. Social Innovation, support to the Arts and the fusion between Energy, Science and Education are the strategic values that guide its activity. It is one of the private institutions that invests the most in the 3rd sector in Portugal.
Fundo Bem Comum was set up to promote projects with a social impact on society, developed by organizations and non-profit entities, and to support financially and with technical advice projects with growth potential in order to ensure the sustainable job creation.
The city of Leiria is since day one a key partner and social investor of SPEAK. Implementing and disseminating SPEAK best practices in the city of Leiria.
EDP Foundation is a private non-profit institution created by EDP in 2004. Social Innovation, support to the Arts and the fusion between Energy, Science and Education are the strategic values that guide its activity. It is one of the private institutions that invests the most in the 3rd sector in Portugal.
The Luso-American Development Foundation aims to contribute to the economic and social development of Portugal, through the promotion of scientific, technical, cultural, educational, commercial and business.
Technologic partner and a social investor. As a partner HES helps us with our accounting and managing our online properties including: servers, emails and online apps.
Stoik Capital designs investment strategies and partners with asset managers to implement systematic rules-based portfolios. WeShareAShare is the impact project by Stoik, that links Finance and Causes together, by offering the investor a new, zero cost way of supporting a particular cause.
Partners
SPEAK counts on the pro bono support of several partners in their corresponding areas of expertise. 
Associação de intervenção social criada em novembro de 2008.

Conta atualmente com 205 associados.

Foca-se no desenvolvimento de competências dos jovens para que sejam agentes desencadeadores de mudança.
Local partner who provided us excellent class rooms for SPEAK2.
Instituição portuguesa de direito privado e utilidade pública, cujos fins estatuários são a Arte, a Beneficiência, a Ciência e a Educação.
Criada por disposição testamentária de Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, os seus estatutos foram aprovados pelo Estado Português a 18 de Julho de 1956.
É uma instituição de direito privado, sem fins lucrativos, criada pela EDP em 2004. Inovação social, apoio às artes, fusão da energia com ciência e educação, são os valores estratégicos que orientam a sua atividade. É uma das instituições privadas que mais investe no 3º setor em Portugal.
The Luso-American Development Foundation aims to contribute to the economic and social development of Portugal, through the promotion of scientific, technical, cultural, educational, commercial and business.
Local Partners
Local partner. Implements and dessiminates SPEAK best practices in the city of Cascais.
The Department of Computer Sciences of University of Coimbra is our research partner. They help us creating tech solutions for social problems that affect migrants.
IPL is the entity responsible for higher education in Leiria and they help us communicating SPEAK to the student community in Leiria and, especially, the Erasmus students.
SPEAK incubator since september 2014. Startup Lisboa supports the creation of projects with great potencial of growth. 
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