Category Archives: Portugal-Startups

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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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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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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