[Portugal][Event] Explorers Festival 2013

YoungUpstarts

The Explorers Festival is an upcoming event in Lisbon, Portugal focused around the topics of entrepreneurship and innovation. Organized by Portuguese startup accelerator beta-i - the same people behind TEDxEdges and Sandbox Global Summit - it promises to be the largest entrepreneurship event in Portugal this year. Portugal’s startup community. Events & Happenings bootcamp Entrepreneurship event Explorers Festival Lisbon Portugal startup startup community

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Portugal

The Next Web

It might be everyone’s dream to move to Portugal. Like in neighboring Spain, the country was hit hard with a headache-inducing unemployment rate that was concentrated primarily on Portugal’s youth. Instead of plunging the country into a deeper recession, this moment inspired an entrepreneurial zeitgeist that hurled Portugal headfirst into a technological renaissance. Beautiful beaches, amazing food, and weather.

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The Portugal and Austin Tech Connection

SiliconHills

A delegation of business leaders from Portugal is in Austin this week to study the city’s technology startup ecosystem. On Wednesday, the group visits Tech Ranch, the Austin […] The post The Portugal and Austin Tech Connection appeared first on SiliconHills. The IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin is hosting the group of 40 people, which includes Portuguese companies, incubators, venture capitalists and angel investors.

I was shocked – shocked! – to find out there are tech startups in Portugal

The Next Web

I spent the past few days in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal, to attend the annual Switch Conference and gain some insights into the Portuguese startup ecosystem (and to enjoy several local seafood dishes and pastries). The answer is: no, there’s no real startup ecosystem in Portugal and big, vibrant cities like Lisbon or Porto will never, ever become European digital innovation hubs such as Berlin, Tel Aviv, London or Stockholm.

12 Questions: Meet Debs and Johnny (Portugal)

crowdSPRING Blog

Debs & Johnny live and work in the countryside of central Portugal. We decided to continue to follow our love of a more natural life & our creative passions – so we gave up the house, the heating, the running water, the dishwasher, the luxuries, the mortgage and the bills and have opted for living in a yurt here in stunning countryside of central Portugal – We have a lovely riverside plot of land and are surrounded by nothing other than nature.

Entrepreneurship in Portugal

entrepreMusings

I went to Portugal with 4 other colleagues (3 of us presented) to help give a workshop on incubation management and on-shoring opportunities for Portuguese technology companies to the US. Tags: entrepreneurship travel company incubators portugal portuguese entrepreneurship uten program The UTEN program is also run through IC2 which the Austin Technology Incubator (where I work) is also under. Boat photo : Taken in Porto.

Flat world creativity

deal architect

Innovation from around the globe Immarsat’s Satellites - UK EV Car dispensing machine – China Chef robots – Portugal Powering agriculture – Uganda The pot at the end of the rainbow – Ireland Google “Climate Change” View – Canada Precision. Globalization and Technology

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The future "future of work"

deal architect

His sisters, each a year or two older had come back from similar trips to Portugal, Egypt and Turkey. John had just returned from a trip to Italy. His cousin was headed to Amsterdam today, and another was describing her.

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Pandere Shoes, Anchorage Startups, and Techstars

Feld Thoughts

The founders loved where they lived and put together a support team of shoe experts and designers in Boston, France, and Portugal. Their shoes are made in Portugal. Pandere Shoes is an Alaskan founded and women-owned startup that creates expandable footwear that accommodates a host of conditions such as edema, diabetes, and neuropathy. . I met the co-founder Laura Oden when I was in Anchorage last month to speak at the Accelerate Alaska event.

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Turning Metal Into Gold – The Alchemist

entrepreMusings

The reason I’m re-reading and writing about the book now (in an airport; finishing up in a hotel) is because I was on my way to Portugal for a business trip. It happens to be Entrepreneurship week in Portugal this week, and I was selected to go as part of a team to give a workshop on entrepreneurship to Portuguese technology transfer and incubator officers. I have traveled to many places but not Portugal and I’m excited about the opportunity.

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The Best Emerging Real Estate Markets In Europe For 2020

YoungUpstarts

Lisbon, Portugal. Investing in property is one of the most reliable ways to invest. However, while property investment has the potential to yield profit in short-term and long-term, it can also be risky. Several factors influence the profitability of property investment – if you invest in a property in a poor location, you could lose your investment.

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3 Businesses That Have Fared Spectacularly During The Lockdown

YoungUpstarts

One company ideally positioned for booming sales is Property Lisbon , an estate agency in the capital of Portugal with properties which are suitable for the budding AirBnB entrepreneur or the long-term resident. In the shark-infested waters of business, startups are teeny tiny plankton being gobbled up by the bigger, more intricately evolved aquatic species of the corporate world. Most of them will be devoured before they even learn how to swim.

Divalicious Puts A Shopping Mall In Your Hand

YoungUpstarts

Divalicious is available on iOS devices and can be found in the app stores for the following countries: USA, Japan, China, Korea, Portugal, Canada, Mexico, Sweden, Netherlands, Russia, Italy, Spain, Germany and France. If you can’t enough of shopping, there are always online shopping sites to get your fix.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – November 2012

Gust

Portugal and Chile both came up four spots, rising to 13th and 14th on the list. For November 2012 we are noticing an interesting trend of product ready companies declining, while concept stage companies are rising. This trend is mostly led by a decrease in product ready internet web service companies in the US, Canada, Spain and the United Kingdom, and with an increase in concept stage companies in Spain, India, Brazil and the United States.

[Event] Sandbox Global Summit Gathers Young Innovative Minds in Lisbon

YoungUpstarts

The recently concluded Sandbox Global Summit which took place over the weekend saw some of the brightest young minds gather in Lisbon, Portugal and engage in discussions over ideas that (one day may) change the world.

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Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

5,500 miles for #BookingHacks All Women Edition

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

Portugal, Germany, Australia, Kazakhstan, and USA were represented on the team. I had an amazing experience in Amsterdam recently at Booking.com’s Hackathon All Women Edition. I found out about the hackathon from a post in the “Women in Product” Slack group by someone who came across the event from somewhere else.

Brazil is using the law to push innovation, but here’s how it can do more

The Next Web

An example of a great startup incentive took place in Portugal, where tax reductions were offered to companies that hired unemployed workers or students. Portugal also offers tax reductions to startups that participate in the accelerator Portugal Ventures, including lower taxes if your startup succeeds in future investment rounds or makes an exit. Eduardo Henrique is the head of U.S. operations for Brazil-based Movile , a mobile platform for content and commerce.

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Why Netflix Is Winning The Big Data Game

YoungUpstarts

The company plans to expand into Japan, China, Portugal, and Spain by the end of the year – marking only the beginning of their international expansion strategy. By Rob Nelson, Founder and CEO at Grow. Netflix is revolutionizing the entertainment industry. With over 65.5 million subscribers globally, Netflix may overtake viewer numbers from the major television networks by 2016.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Currently he’s thinking Chile, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Portugal and Brazil. While some might question the sanity of an individual who decides to make Greek startups a cornerstone of a plan to spread entrepreneurship around the world, Gary Whitehill says the young, entrepreneurial tech startup economy taking hold there offers lessons for startups everywhere. Inspired by Riots.

SXSW Pitch: The 50 Finalists for 2020

Austin Startup

SXSW Pitch features 50 incredible startups from across the United States and around the world The Forrest Four-Cast: February 1, 2020 Scheduled March 14–15 at the Downtown Austin Hilton, SXSW Pitch brings together 50 of the world’s best startups. This page lists all finalists in all ten categories (as well as alternates for each category). This page also consolidates the short interviews that have been conducted with each of these finalists on Medium.

SXSW Pitch Finalist: Betmarkets

Austin Startup

One of the 50 finalists for SXSW Pitch 2020 , the Porto, Portugal-based startup is nearing its full launch date, and already has had more than 12,000 beta users sign up to choose from a selection of renowned professional bettors to copy. Tell us your favorite thing about being in Porto, Portugal. The Betmarkets team includes Afonso Vieira , Gaya Rabello and André Flórido. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 10, 2020 Did you win big on the Super Bowl?

SXSW Pitch Finalists: Betmarkets

Austin Startup

One of the 50 finalists for SXSW Pitch 2020 , the Porto, Portugal-based startup is nearing its full launch date, and already has had more than 3,500 beta users sign up to choose from a selection of renowned professional bettors to copy. Tell us your favorite thing about being in Porto, Portugal. The Betmarkets team includes Afonso Vieira , Gaya Rabello and André Flórido. The Forrest Four-Cast: February 10, 2020 Did you win big on the Super Bowl?

Real Time Bidding In The European Market

YoungUpstarts

The major winners in the RTB trend report for Q3, published by Adform are countries which just have lately discovered the RTB market as a new way of advertising online, notably Slovakia have a market growth of 1400% and Portugal a growth of around 1200%. by Frank Vitetta. Since the beginning of the internet people have been looking for the easiest and quickest ways to make money online and this is one of the main causes of the prevalence of online advertising in recent years.

[Event] Ukraine, Thailand And US Take Top Spots At Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012

YoungUpstarts

Third Place: wi-GO (Portugal). They came, they saw, and they – well, some of them, at least – conquered. The student teams from all over that participated in the 10th annual Imagine Cup have challenged each other and themselves with their technology innovation projects, and the winners have now emerged.

10 Digital Startup Conferences You Should Attend This Year

YoungUpstarts

Lisbon, Portugal. by Thomas Smale, founder of FE International. Founding a start-up is hard work, and sometimes feels like a solitary pursuit. This is particularly true in the early stages of a new venture when you may be a solopreneur or working with a very small team. What if there was somewhere you could go where you can be surrounded by founders just like you? Or where you can network with established, successful founders and investors? Good news!

What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals! Unfortunately, there isn’t (and since Google hasn’t fixed Gmail yet, if you’re actually a paying customer for Google Apps, instead of a free customer, you have strictly limited Gmail mail storage, and are not allowed to purchase more, at any price!) But I digress [harumph].

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Mexico: Mexico City San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon Netherlands: Maastricht Utrecht New Zealand: Auckland Christchurch Norway: Bergen Oslo Peru: Lima Philippines: Davao City Poland: Gdansk Gliwice Poznan Warsaw Portugal: Braga Lisbon Romania: Bucharest Sibiu Timisoara Russia: Moscow Omsk Samara St.

America, Inc.

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Lenders have been patient so far, but the sky-high rates on the sovereign debt of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal suggest what might lie ahead for USA Inc. Mary Meeker has created quite a buzz with her cover story this week in Bloomberg Businessweek. It is based on her analysis of the U.S. as if it were a corporation. Her assessment? The bottom line on USA Inc.? Cash flow and net worth are negative, profits are rare, and off-balance-sheet liabilities are enormous.

5,500 miles for #BookingHacks All Women Edition

Sophia Perl of Wisdom

Portugal, Germany, Australia, Kazakhstan, and USA were represented on the team. Product managers / owners are here to help #WhoWantsAnMVP. I had an amazing experience in Amsterdam recently (July 2017) at Booking.com’s Hackathon All Women Edition. I found out about the hackathon from a post in the “Women in Product” Slack group by someone who came across the event.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Currently he’s thinking Chile, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Portugal and Brazil. While some might question the sanity of an individual who decides to make Greek startups a cornerstone of a plan to spread entrepreneurship around the world, Gary Whitehill says the young, entrepreneurial tech startup economy taking hold there offers lessons for startups everywhere.

What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals! Unfortunately, there isn’t (and since Google hasn’t fixed Gmail yet, if you’re actually a paying customer for Google Apps, instead of a free customer, you have strictly limited Gmail mail storage, and are not allowed to purchase more, at any price!) But I digress [harumph].

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

[Infographic] Best Business Climates Of The World

YoungUpstarts

On the other hand, much of Europe is languishing in recession – Portugal, Spain and Greece bring up the rear as three of the five cities with the worst business climates. Did you know that the many of the best cities around the world for business is actually in the Middle East? In fact, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates are amongst the top five cities in the first world (based on the Human Development Index) that have the best business climates.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

Their presentations hit the mark with the deputy secretary: In Week 8, we were joined by a powerhouse panel of four veteran diplomats: Alexander Downer , Australia’s current high commissioner to the United Kingdom and former foreign minister of Australia; Borys Tarasiuk , former foreign minister of Ukraine; Jaime Gama , former foreign minister of Portugal; and Don McKinnon , former foreign minister of New Zealand.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

Their presentations hit the mark with the deputy secretary: In Week 8, we were joined by a powerhouse panel of four veteran diplomats: Alexander Downer , Australia’s current high commissioner to the United Kingdom and former foreign minister of Australia; Borys Tarasiuk , former foreign minister of Ukraine; Jaime Gama , former foreign minister of Portugal; and Don McKinnon , former foreign minister of New Zealand.

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This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

11 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Major Accomplishments in 2018

Hearpreneur

I attended Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal this month. The end of every year is the opportunity reflect on a 365-day journey. 2018 was a bad year for some and to others, it was a great year. Many businesses were launched and others were closed. Pivots were made and goals were shattered. In the last few days of 2018, we took some time to ask a few entrepreneurs and business what their biggest business accomplishments were. #1- 1- Launching our first collection.

Coping With Late Payment – Managing Asia’s Slow Payers

YoungUpstarts

On a macro level it has led some countries, like Italy, Spain and Portugal, into a vicious cycle, with billions of dollars tied up in overdue invoices. by Anthony Coundouris , trade finance evangelist for ApexPeak. Across Asia Pacific, the average number of days for an invoice to be paid rose from 48 to 56, compared to the same period in the previous year. In the same year, Singapore did not improve its credit terms with export customers either.

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Why I invest outside the Silicon Valley

Hippoland

Intercom and Talkdesk, which both have European founders have HQs in San Francisco but also significant offices in Ireland and Portugal. I grew up here in the Bay Area during the dot com boom. I went to college during the bust. And when I graduated, it was booming again. From that perspective, things have been mostly rosy in the Silicon Valley for startups! except for 2008-2009, which is another story) But, I think we’re in trouble, Silicon Valley.

Why I invest outside the Silicon Valley

Hippoland

Intercom and Talkdesk, which both have European founders have HQs in San Francisco but also significant offices in Ireland and Portugal. I grew up here in the Bay Area during the dot com boom. I went to college during the bust. And when I graduated, it was booming again. From that perspective, things have been mostly rosy in the Silicon Valley for startups! except for 2008-2009, which is another story) But, I think we’re in trouble, Silicon Valley.

25 Most Beautiful College Libraries | Campus Ecosystem

Campus Entrepreneurship

To that end, and perhaps to inspire your studies a bit, we’ve collected a few of the most beautiful college and university libraries in the world, from Portugal to France to Boston. In my research, I propose a framework for viewing the campus based on the Frontier Thesis of Frederick Jackson Turner. One of the attributes that Turner points to as having made the frontier an innovative and entrepreneurial place was that assets were readily available.

Strategy Roundtable: Convert Potential Competitors to Partners

ReadWriteStart

First up today was Antonio Lucena de Faria with ActionFlow from Portugal. At today's roundtable we saw three very nice businesses, each with pilot customers, and each working on real problems. At the end of the session, each left with specific action items. Antonio has a portfolio of Web-based business process management applications for small businesses with 10-100 employees.