ANJE is a public interest association under private law and, since 1986, it has been institutionally representing young Portuguese entrepreneurs. Its aim is to satisfy common interests and to make its companies more dynamic. To this end, its main areas of activity are training, entrepreneurship support, business incubation/acceleration and the creation of business associations.
For ANJE, entrepreneurship is one of the main factors in making business activities more dynamic and reflects very positively on the development and social welfare of the country. By bringing their business ideas to life, entrepreneurs are renewing the business fabric, producing wealth, making their investment grow, stimulating competitiveness and creating jobs.
With around 5,500 associates, over fifty employees, ten operating areas and several regional centres (North, Centre, Lisbon and Tagus Valley, the Alentejo and the Algarve), ANJE is a pioneering association in the defence of young entrepreneurs and the promotion of young entrepreneurship. It has a prestigious reputation in Portuguese society, political influence with public decision-makers and a stimulating intervention into the business fabric.