Yes, Brussels does talk “startup”! If you follow my Facebook account you’ve seen that since starting my role at Beta-i, I’m more often than not in Brussels. And you’re probably wondering what is that all about: Brussels and startups?! Well, there is an awful lot happening in Brussels regarding startups and a considerable number of [...]
Alright, we all know how difficult it is to get into a top accelerator. You apply with your startup, you wait for the reply and then when the time comes, it’s either the cheer look on your face or the disappointment settling in. And filling in the application plays a major role in this. So, [...]
Beta-i and Lisbon’s City Hall are bringing the whole startup community together in one event, to discuss the future challenges of our growing startup scene and lay down the next steps for spreading this movement across the country. We’re organising this collaborative event called “Lisbon Entrepreneurship Ecosystem 2.0 - Kicks off the Portuguese Startup Manifesto”, [...]
All startups struggle with PR. In fact, most entrepreneurs naively think that all it takes is an email with a press release, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Getting journalists to write about you is not as easy as it seems. For this reason, we have invited Robin Wauters, Editor-in-Chief and Founder of [...]
All entrepreneurs, at a certain point of their lives, obsess about every piece of information that’s startup related. You know what I’m talking about... The first thing you probably do, once you get to a computer is check your email for cool content on startups, from First Round Review to Both Sides of the Table, [...]
Hey there, it’s ‘Good News’ Monday.... After some careful thought, we decided to extend the deadline for applications of our two startup programs in Lisbon, Lisbon Challenge and Beta-start, until the 7th of February. We’ve been getting several applications, from all over the world, but we felt the need to give a chance to those who still want to apply and couldn’t make it to the first deadline.
Truth is, the Portuguese startup scene is growing at an unsurmountable rate and it’s tricky to keep track of everything that’s happening. For the past few years, we’ve all been building a strong community of entrepreneurs and many interesting startups have been born in Portugal, thanks to all the accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces and investors. [...]
It's that time of the year people. We have open applications for our two startup programs, Lisbon Challenge and Beta-start. Think you got what it takes? Then, hit the apply button and let's get you started. Wondering where does your startup fit? Check out all the info below on both programs and find out. Should I [...]
Our alumni, Dayafterday, has just announced that they'll be merging some of their features with Mixcloud. On this blogpost, Bruno, Dayafterday's co-founder, goes through the features and explains how they created a better user experience. This blogpost was initially published on Medium.
Web Summit is hosting a developer meetup in Lisbon with their whole engineering team in Lisbon next week, January 21st - pizza and beer included. This meet-up was just announced by Paddy Cosgrave and it will bring to Lisbon more than 25 developers from the Web Summit team to meet with the local tech community: [...]