Category Archives: Portugal-Startups

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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Pocket concierge GuestU receives $1.1m seed funding from Portugal Ventures

Founded in the beginning of this year by Euclides Major, London-based GuestU provides apps with personalisation algorithms to help hotels/hostels, guesthouses and short term rentals create their own concierge service. Today, the young company announced it has raised $1.1 million … Continue reading

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Meet Inês Silva from Portugal, the Queen of Startup Pirates

Recently, I attended a great business conference GoYouth in Lisbon, Portugal. Many great people, great spirit at the conference. One of the best business events I have attended in past years. TechCrunch called the city “it is like Berlin 5 … Continue reading

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The amazing Go Youth Conf, shaping the Portuguese startup scene

This year again, for the third time in a row, I took my flight back to Lisbon on 16th April to visit one of my favourite startup happenings, Go Youth Conf. In the next few minutes, I will do my … Continue reading

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5 Portuguese startups to look out for in 2015

In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to watch in 2015. In the case of Portugal and a few other … Continue reading

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Portuguese startup WinShareZ lets you earn money by sharing ads on social networks

WinShareZ is a new and innovative app out of Aveiro (Portugal) that pays you to share ads. As you might now, brands pay a lot of money to create and spread their ads. And customers often complain because they receive ads … Continue reading

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Awesome Slideshare presentations about the startup scene in Lisbon and Porto

Startuptour, the 1st travel agency for founders and startup community leaders, recently created two presentations about the startup scene in Lisbon and Porto. The slides give you a great overview of what is happening in the startup ecosystems of these … Continue reading

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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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