The MIDITEC incubator, one of the most awarded in Brazil, was elected one of the five best in the world according to the UBI Global ranking in 2018. Managed by ACATE and maintained by Sebrae/SC, the incubator has helped entrepreneurs to develop innovative businesses for the last 20 years: more than 100 entities representing 15% of the technology companies located in the Greater Florianópolis area.
What is the program?
Founded 20 years ago, the MIDITEC incubator is one of the most awarded in the country. The MIDITEC incubator, one of the most awarded in Brazil, was elected one of the five best in the world according to the UBI Global ranking in 2018. In addition, MIDITEC was voted four times the best in Brazil, according to Anprotec.
The incubation program addresses resident and virtual modalities, helping companies already established based on a consolidated business model that includes the provision of products, processes and innovative services.
In addition to the infrastructure and support provided for the development of new businesses, the MIDITEC incubator provides entrepreneurs with finance, accounting, management, communication, marketing, and coaching consultancy. The incubator stands out for its collaborative environment, which promotes the connection among successful mentors and entrepreneurs, and provides incubators with the same benefits granted to associated companies.
Over the past two decades, it has helped more than 100 startups and 15% of the technology companies in Santa Catarina to get established – some of them have already become international references, creating hundreds of jobs. Over the last five years alone, MIDITEC alumni companies generated more than R$ 1 billion/year in revenue.