Category Archives: Portugal-Startups

Go Youth Conference – for the young entrepreneurs of Europe

GO Youth Conference is a pioneer event about entrepreneurship, youth innovation, idea exchange and innovative networking created by a group of young Portuguese entrepreneurs in 2012 to fill the gap of events that are purely focusing on the young generations. … Continue reading

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Student accommodation startup Uniplaces secures £700K

Uniplaces, the international website for student accommodation, has been backed with seed funding of just over £700,000 by Octopus Investments and the angel investors Alex Chesterman (Founder and CEO of Zoopla Property Group) and William Reeve (Chairman of Graze.com). Uniplaces … 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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Cristiano Ronaldo “starfunds” Mobitto

We’ve been writing about crowdfunding frequently (I certainly did). But today we’re covering “starfunding” as all-star football (soccer for Americans) player Cristiano Ronaldo invests in Mobitto’s mobile loyalty card. Mobitto is a Lisbon-based mobile marketing startup that aims to improve … Continue reading

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Take a City exhibits at the Dublin Web Summit (Interview)

The Porto based startup Take a City is going to represent Portugal at the Dublin Web Summit, which is starting tomorrow. We talked with Reinaldo Ferreira, Take a City’s Founder and CEO, just before the conference starts. EU-Startups.com: What is Take … Continue reading

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Mygon expands on daily deals

That’s what business modeling is: you can have the same product or service wrapped in so many ways, there’s almost always another way to differentiate. And that’s what business is: you never know what the result will be until you … Continue reading

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Pepito, Beaunity and MiniMobil get Startup Pirates @ Porto prizes

It’s Saturday morning and Startup Pirates @ Porto second edition is coming to an end. One week of business modeling, branding, pitching, mentorship and teamwork is over and it’s time to let the team’s ideas shine. The jury has voted … Continue reading

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Tuizzi is going global

You might say you could have done this too. But the fact is that Tuizzi done it first and got the second place at the Startup Games in London, last weekend. Tuizzi is simply the booking.com of outdoor advertising. Either … Continue reading

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