We moved to Portugal in 2016 in pursuit of a better quality of life

We define quality of life as a balance of great weather, access to nature, a safe society, interesting culture and affordability.

Our mission

Ease and peace of mind for our investors. Here's how:


Easy Application

We utilise Tejo OS, our bespoke application platform, and a talented team of best in class stakeholders to fully manage your entire application process, saving you time and resource, ensuring that your application is secure and stress free.


Sustainable Investing

Blended financing of solar developers, part collateralised debt, part equity, across a portfolio of assets and geographies provide a balanced risk profile that generates both a cash yield and a competitive net IRR.


Community Concierge

Your application into the program isn't the end, it's the beginning.

By joining our community, you leverage our local insight and networks to curate the best visits to Portugal, your new second home.

Leadership Team

Julian Johnson
Julian Johnson
General Partner
Yann Rey
Yann Rey
General Partner
Michaela Baxter
Michaela Baxter
Chief of Staff
Our experts

The success of your application is a team effort. We’ve built a group of best in class professionals.

We work with a selection of best-in-class partners across legal, taxation, banking and fund management, chosen through a process of trial and error, off of the back of industry reputation.


CMVM regulated fund manager


FATCA compliant banking partners


Golden Visa specialist legal teams


Tax compliance experts

Manuel Azevedo
Strategy Adviser, Energy

Director and Co-founder of Earthlife SA (solar park development company).
General Manager of Goosun, Lda (photovoltaic panel production).
Co-founder, Simples Energia, electricity and natural gas supplier.

Physics Degree, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
PhD Solid State Physics, University of Porto.
Assistant Professor, University of Aveiro.

Coordinating Professor, Superior Institute of Engineering of Porto.

Green One Capital
Fund Management

Green One Capital are a CMVM regulated fund manager licensed to provide investment oversight for Tejo Ventures. They manage multiple funds in Portugal with a background in energy.

Pedro Oliveira Cardoso
Chief Executive

Career of over 30 years with a focus on real estate and financial sectors, advising financial services companies as a board member in multiple jurisdictions, including Portugal, USA, Spain, China and Mozambique.  He is currently the managing partner of two consulting firms and board member of a foundation.

Paulo Sequeira Dinis
Executive Board Member

Former managing director at Accenture, Paulo Dinis professional career focused on project development, finance, marketing, sales, and strategy specialising in financial and operational restructuring.

José Maria Leal da Costa
Investment Associate

Starting his career in Aerospace Engineering, followed by entrepreneurship building a tutoring business, his passion lies in financial research and investing.


What our partners say

"As a banking partner, we've been consistently impressed with Tejo Ventures' diligence, and unwavering commitment to data security. Their meticulous approach ensures that investors go swiftly through their bank account opening process with Bison Bank by facilitating data and document collection."

Nuno da Rocha Correia

Head of Business Development, Bison Bank

Banking Partner



"Tejo’s sustainable investing commitment aligns seamlessly with our investment philosophy, driving us towards shared success in renewable energy ventures. Their innovative approach to clean energy projects, blending project types to balance risk and reward, has enriched our portfolio, offering unique opportunities for impact and return."

Pedro Cardoso

CEO, Green One Capital, Fund Manager.

Fund Manager



"Tejo is an ambitious partner of ours, demonstrating the same commitment to excellence as our firm, measured by the thoroughness of our support for our client applications. With many years of experience, and many clients from across the world, we’re know that we can achieve Tejo’s goals on behalf of their clients"

Raquel Galinha Roque

Founding Partner CRS Advogados

Legal Partner



"In our collaboration with Tejo Ventures, we've found a partner whose values deeply resonate with our own commitment to precision and integrity. Their proactive, technology enabled approach ensures that every client application is handled with unparalleled expertise and foresight. Coupled with their dedication to making a tangible impact, we are proud to contribute to their mission, empowering clients to secure a brighter, cleaner future through strategic investing."

Filipe Eusébio

Partner, Ana Bruno & Associados

Legal Partner



Companies we've invested in

Some of our portfolio

Our first fund invested in a mixture of energy companies and assets, and broad US venture capital that included healthcare, fintech, mobility, sustainability and climate.

Our second fund is purely focussed on renewable energy and the energy transition opportunity.  

Ready to invest in your future together.