Tag Archives: Lisbon

Web Summit Aftermath: Family, Friends and Fools

For those who haven’t made it to Lisbon this year, here is my view and a few tips from the 2016 edition of the Web Summit. Going through a huge event like this can be messy. It’s an event from … Continue reading

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Kubo wins Web Summit pitch competition and a €100k investment from Portugal Ventures

Kubo robot won yesterday’s pitch competition with the kindergarten robotic kit proposal. Is it going to change the world? I don’t think so. Is it globally important? Definitely. Kubo robot will be sold in a kit containing the actual cubic … Continue reading

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Web Summit: Portugal is the tech centre of Europe (this week…)

Oh happy day! How extraordinary it is to finally be here, in Lisbon, for the 2016 Web Summit! What a relief to leave behind the waterfall of silliness the last weeks have been. You may haven’t noticed that all over … Continue reading

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How We Start Lisbon inspired students and young entrepreneurs to turn their dreams into reality

On the 21st of October, I had the honor to be part of We Start Lisbon – an exciting and quite interactive event which set out to inspire and teach students regarding entrepreneurship. The event was held at Universidade Nova … Continue reading

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Lisbon-based EGG Electronics closes new funding round in order to conquer the world with its Egg PowerStation

The Lisbon-based startup EGG Electronics is one of Europe’s most innovate manufacturers of personal charging devices. The company’s first product – EGG PowerStation – is a charging station that combines user-centered product design and engineering with over 100 combined man-years … Continue reading

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We start Lisbon: The European conference for students and young web entrepreneurs

After two successful editions of MY-WAY’s Student Enterprise Conference, the Startup Europe projects DIGISTART and MY-WAY joined efforts to create We Start Lisbon, the European conference for students and young web entrepreneurs. The one-day event is part of the Startup … Continue reading

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Beta-i: At the heart of Lisbon’s startup scene – an interview with Ricardo Marvão

Beta-i is a non-profit association created in 2010, with the goal to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Lisbon. Today, the Portuguese startup accelerator is one of the biggest startup & entrepreneurship promoters in Europe. In the recent ranking with “Europe’s hottest startups … Continue reading

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Travel & co-working: Make your way to the Lisbon Web Summit

There’s a 41% chance you are coming to Lisbon this November. Well, that’s a rough estimate, but you get the point: EU-Startups readers are indeed very likely to drop by Portugal’s new hype event, the adopted Lisbon Web Summit. We’ll … 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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