Sonae is linked to technologies from an early stage and it has recently started to invest in a strengthening strategy. It owns companies such as Saphety, a leader in purchase-to-pay solutions; Bizdirect, which markets IT solutions; S21sec and SysValue, operating in the cybersecurity area; Movvo, which provides a real-time information system; and InovRetail, whose main business is the development of advanced analytical tools. Founded in 2004 in Brazil, Tlantic aims to achieve high levels of optimisation and to improve efficiency in retail store management. The company has also created a kind of startup accelerator, Bright Pixel. It has recently started to have relevant stakes in technological companies, such as Outsystems and Feedzai. These companies are ideal for global markets, such as WeDo Technologies, Sonae's main technological company, which is a world leader in Enterprise Business Assurance.
Source: Eco - Economia Online 06-09-2017