Category Archives: Portugal-Startups

G(r)o(w)ing from Startup to Scaleup

You may have bumped into the Scaleup term sometime. There’s one phase in many startups’ life where the need to grow brings new challenges. This may happen early or later and thus time is not the best reference for the … Continue reading

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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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Music startup Musikki secures $1 million in funding and launches Exclusiph

Musikki, the music startup providing B2C and B2B music services including the Musikki Music API, has successfully closed a new round of funding securing $ 1 million from Portugal Ventures, the biggest venture capital fund in Portugal. This continues Musikki’s successful … Continue reading

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Scale up for Europe – join the EBAN Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto

The European Business Angel Network (EBAN) is organizing its annual Congress on May 25-27 in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal. This year’s theme is “Scale Up For Europe“. EBAN is looking forward to welcoming many promising entrepreneurs and seasoned investors … Continue reading

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Interview with Nelson Pereira, co-founder and CEO of TOPDOX

A few weeks ago we introduced you to five Portuguese startups to look out for in 2016. One of these promising companies was (and still is) TOPDOX. The Porto-based startup created a documents collaboration platform, for any document format, across any cloud … 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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‘Realtime interactions’ from TechCrunch Disrupt London

Last week I finally attended my first TechCrunch Disrupt (London) where Talkdesk Co-founder Christina Fonseca signed up as a speaker and judge. Talkdesk was born four years ago in a bid to win a Macbook Air. A prototype was built in just … Continue reading

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Automated code review startup Codacy raises $1.1m to help developers ship better code faster

Codacy has found almost 10 billion issues in code in the past 12 months while been used by more than 8,000 developers around the world. Errors in code can be incredibly costly for companies – Cambridge University report estimated the … Continue reading

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