who we are

connect4global is an international corporate advisory firm with offices in Europe, Asia and Dubai and a powerful network of investors and partners outside of Portugal.

Our team brings both international and local experience in:

  • Business Acceleration;
  • Business Development;
  • Internationalization;
  • Fundraising, Strategy and corporate advisory services
  • M&A transition management

David Wong is Partner and expert on corporate development, M&A and funding. He is based in Hong Kong and brings extensive executive experience in blue-chip and start-up companies such as AT&T, Mobile Media and Galleon Entertainment. With a thorough understanding of contemporary technology and business models in digital media, on-line advertising, telecoms and mobile, David has strong expertise in starting-up and growing new businesses in international markets with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific region. This includes in-depth mergers & acquisitions experience to find, to acquire, and to integrate companies that match best to the acquiring company in terms of strategy and internal culture. David holds an MBA from Pepperdine University (California) and a BSc (Psychology) from the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, Canada.


Paulo Lima de Carvalho is Partner and expert on corporate development and change management. He’s based in Portugal and brings executive experience in business development and acceleration, M&A, change management, particularly on Human Resources Procedures and Policies definition, Companies Growth Strategies, Re-Organization Planning, Downsizing and Cost Reduction Procedures in several activity sectors. Paulo holds an Executive MBA from Porto Business School and a BSc (Psychology) from the University of Minho, Portugal. He has also participated on the International Program “Leadership in a Global World “, developed in McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin and in the international program “China Start” developed in Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Beijing.



Filipe Canão is Partner and expert in financial and tax consultancy and companies’ internationalization to Middle East and North African markets. He is based in Dubai and brings executive experience in several sectors approach to Midle East and North Afican Markets, including Construction, Electricity, Real Estate, IT and trading. Filipe holds a master in Fraud Management from Porto Business School and a BSc (Business Management) from Lusíada University (Porto).