We offer a pre-seed funding of 10k for 1.5% equity.
We bring on experience entrepreneurs and market experts to mentor start-ups.
We give you the structure you need to grow a solid founding team.
We focus on problem-solution fit and validating your minimum viable customer segment.
We help you define your roadmap for product market fit.
(April 4 – June 12)
Up to 10 startups will be selected and will be funded 10K to spend 10 weeks building and launching their product. There are 4 stages:
problem and minimum viable customer segment validation
Product development, market launch & biz dev opportunities
Launching your product and focusing on gaining first customers / users
Nailing your pitch and solid investment deck
Pitch your startup to investors at the Lisbon Investment Summit June 2018, and network to start building relationships for your next round.
Are you really up to it?
360 Capital Partners, 500 Startups, Atomico, Caixa Capital, Faber Ventures, Octopus, Portugal Ventures, LC Ventures,Right Side Capital,Rising Ventures, Management,Seedcamp, Shiling Capital Partners, Startup Bootcamp, Techstars &Y Combinator.
At least 1 tech & 1 businessco founder. Founders that have startup experience. No previous investment on that product. Product on prototype or early MVP stage Looking for initial funding to kick-start product development. Founders with a strong technical product
Fintech, Telecoms, Retail, Enterprise, Industry 4.0, Mobility
IoT, AI, Machine Learning, AR/VR, Blockchain, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing, Security
hustlers, developers, second-time founders, investment-product driven
Lisbon Challenge Program Director
Previously Product & Startup Manager, designing and implementing startup products within the acceleration programs at Beta-i. Also heading up the Alumni Program and Investor Relations.
An entrepreneur at heart, with professional experience in both the corporate – Philipe Moris International – and startup worlds, having gone through StartupBootcamp Program.
Managing Partner / LC Ventures
LC Ventures manages the first global hands-on, accelerator investment vehicle based in Portugal. The portfolio is comprised of innovative tech startups from Europe, North and Latin America.
Co-Founder & CEO Beta-i
Pedro hosts and mentors SeedCamp Lisbon, facilitates and co-directs Startup Weekend Lisbon, and was the co-director and mentor of the 1st Founder Institute Lisbon, in addition to several other mentoring initiatives.
Co-Founder & Chief Open Innovation Officer Beta-i
Co-Founder and Head of Innovation of Beta-i, Manuel is a physicist with an Msc in Technological Physics from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon.
Co-Founder & Chief Education Officer Beta-i
Ricardo worked several years for the European Space Agency in Earth Observation & Scientific missions in Germany and later for Inmarsat in London, a major satellite telecommunications company, besides working in Boston with MIT-Portugal.