Author Archives: Reinaldo Ferreira

About Reinaldo Ferreira

Reinaldo Ferreira is the CEO of TakeaCity.com - a global project in the travel space. He lives in Porto and is going to write about Portuguese startups and related topics.

Knok is the “most investable” startup according to the Global Investment Forum

Maybe it happened to you before: Someone’s sick at home, neither serious enough to go to the closer Hospital Emergency Room nor negligible to treat as a common flu. But where are you going to find a doctor that can … Continue reading

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Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch raises $110 million in a Series F funding round

Farfetch, the curated marketplace for luxury fashion, today announced the closing of its’ largest funding round, $110 million on top of the March ’15 $86 million. This round led by Singapore State backed fund Temasek and followed by Chinese fund IDG … Continue reading

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Lisbon Web Summit – what to expect in 2016

You probably know that the one and only Web Summit is going to Lisbon for the next three editions. During Startup Go Global conference, today at Casa da Música in Porto, Paddy Cosgrave, the founder and CEO of Web Summit, … Continue reading

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5 Portuguese startups to follow in 2016

It’s a new year and time to provide you with an overview of Europe’s hottest startups! As in the previous years, EU-Startups is currently searching for some of the most promising startups out of each EU country – and now … Continue reading

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Porto Challenges – collaboration at the city level

The roaring Porto startup scene just got more exciting with the entry of a new player, none less than Porto Challenges (Desafios Porto), a City Hall promoted program. More than 300 people applied to the program launched in June by … Continue reading

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3 Day Startup reaches 200 editions

The 200th 3 Day Startup edition was announced today at the Global Roundup. 3DS is a Friday to Sunday program with the mission to kickstart new student-run companies and build entrepreneurial capabilities in students and their university communities. The program … Continue reading

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Mental note: context

Each now and then, a book comes up and changes the world as we know it. That may not be the case of “The Age of Context” from Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. The new book from these two respected … Continue reading

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Final call to Porto, OPO Startup Week on May 24

In the lively European Startup scene, Porto is looking for a full-time position. In case you don’t know, OPO is the airport code for Porto International Airport, a one to three hour flight from anywhere in the European Union, pretty … Continue reading

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GO Youth @ Lisbon 2013

If there are many reasons one may have to visit Lisbon, another is to meet the local young entrepreneurs at GO Youth Conference 2013, held on the 16th and 17th of March. In case you cannot attend, we’ll be there … Continue reading

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Porto University’s Incubator wins RegioStars award

Brussels, January 31st: UPTEC, Porto University’s incubator was awarded the RegioStar award for the Smart Growth category. Quite appropriately named UPTEC, 5 years old Porto University’s Science and Technology Park is Porto’s largest incubator, currently with 97 startups and 12 … Continue reading

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