Ph.D. in Social Sustainability and Development, MBA in Entrepreneurship, and Graduate in Organization and Business Management
For Entrepreneurship Development
Paulo Bento is a Ph.D. in Social Sustainability and Development, with Thesis Innovation and Social Capital in Social Entrepreneurship for Poverty Reduction from the Open University of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, magna cum laude MBA in Entrepreneurship from Jones International University, Englewood, Colorado, and Graduate in Organization and Business Management, with major in Marketing and International Business, from the ISCTE Business School | University Institute of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
Research Interests in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Poverty Reduction and Migrations
Paulo is also a researcher, with entrepreneurship (especially social entrepreneurship), innovation, poverty reduction and migrations as main research interests (sorted by alphabetical order).
He counts with several papers selected and work done as peer reviewer for leading conferences on Entrepreneurship and Social Entrepreneurship of the five continents, that have been taking place in the US (New York, Boston, Honolulu), Canada (Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Windsor), India, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland and United Arab Emirates. Including the New York University [NYU] Stern School of Business Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, and several editions of the International Council for Small Business [ICSB] World Conference and the Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship [CCSBE] Conference.
Interview to STARTUP INDUSTRY, Los Angeles, California
As a practitioner, Paulo Bento has been developing his activity as an entrepreneur, business developer, consultant and speaker helping more than 3,000 participants from more than 200 large companies or small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the industrial, commercial or services sectors achieving higher performances.
He has also been working in more than 100 field studies and reports for various organizations.
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Paulo has received several awards and has been nominated by some world renowned publications.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time at the beach, to read, listening to music, having fun, drawing, painting, spending some time on the Internet, fine art, architecture, and photography.
Honors and Awards
Honor Award, Best Student, ELS, Holy Names University, Oakland, California; Magna Cum Laude, MBA, JIU, Englewood, Colorado.
Selected by several publications such as Who's Who in the World (US Edition), Who's Who in the World (European Edition).
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Paulo Bento is also a municipality in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, see HERE