[Portugal][Event] Explorers Festival 2013

YoungUpstarts

The Explorers Festival is an upcoming event in Lisbon, Portugal focused around the topics of entrepreneurship and innovation. Portugal’s startup community. Events & Happenings bootcamp Entrepreneurship event Explorers Festival Lisbon Portugal startup startup community

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). Entrepreneur Europe Insider Lisboa lisbon Portugal

12 Questions: Meet Debs and Johnny (Portugal)

crowdSPRING Blog

Debs & Johnny live and work in the countryside of central Portugal. What is the design industry like in Portugal? In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

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.

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.

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Skype, Wi-Fi, and iPhones

entrepreMusings

Tags: entrepreneurship iPhone portugal skype wi-fi

[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?

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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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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

[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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10 Digital Startup Conferences You Should Attend This Year

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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.

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. 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

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.

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.

[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.

Join a conference simulcast near you

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Currently he’s thinking Chile, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Portugal and Brazil.

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.

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.

Twitter Link Roundup #259 – Beaucoup de Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Have a look at how they rock the pedestrian crossings in Portugal! What could possibly be wrong with a a dancing traffic light? OK, already – stop dancing and tune back in, because it is now officially time for our weekly Roundup!

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Coping With Late Payment – Managing Asia’s Slow Payers

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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.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

We’ve just held our seventh and eighth weeks of Hacking for Diplomacy at Stanford, and the attention our course is getting from Washington – and around the world – has been interesting.

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Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

We’ve just held our seventh and eighth weeks of Hacking for Diplomacy at Stanford, and the attention our course is getting from Washington – and around the world – has been interesting.

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15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

Navio, or nao in Old Spanish, was the primary ship used by the early explorers from Spain and Portugal during the Age of Discovery. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet. It could be a made up word you dream of one night and feel it has the right ring to it.

Is gust.com a difficult platform to replicate?

Gust

As we end 2012, Gust is the official, exclusive platform of virtually every national federation of business angels in the world including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, India, even China, all in their native languages. The answer is no , yes , and it’s irrelevant.

10 Companies Want To Show You The Money

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Currently available in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Spain, Norway, Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the USA.

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Portuguese Food, Culture, and Technology

entrepreMusings

I’m still in Portugal and luck has shined on me. football/soccer) and the gear is expensive but my son wanted a Portugal team shirt so what is a mom to do but buy one! :-) Their loyalties on the different soccer teams are fierce in different regions in Portugal so be careful what you say.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Currently he’s thinking Chile, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Portugal and Brazil.

Battery gives back to Israeli entrepreneurial community with venture creation workshop

VC Cafe

Danny is an entrepreneur, investor and Brown University Professor of Entrepreneurship , and has recently held similar workshops in China, Egypt and Portugal.

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.

The Disposable PhD | The Economist

Campus Entrepreneurship

PhD production sped up most dramatically in Mexico, Portugal, Italy and Slovakia. Interesting piece on the ‘economics’ of PhD education/production/labor from the Economist Magazine (h/t Joshua Kim @ Inside Higher Ed). Lots of good information. In my mind it highlights to person utility that is wrapped up in the quest for a PhD. For most of history even a first degree at a university was the privilege of a rich few, and many academic staff did not hold doctorates.

Why haven’t European investors fully accepted the ‘failure is good’ mentality yet?

The Next Web

With huge unemployment rates in countries like Spain, Greece and Portugal, coupled with risk-averseness and impractical education this leads to a circle of hopelessness. Andrea Francis is a growth-hacking oriented marketer who loves to work with startups.