19 07, 2016

How We Evaluate Lisbon Challenge Applications

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: LC Spring '16 Edition, Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Many founders have asked us how we evaluate the start-ups, so we decided to introduce the people involved whilst shedding some light on the process.

4 07, 2016

7 Tips for Getting Into Lisbon Challenge (or any other accelerator)

By | July 4th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , |0 Comments

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, [...]

31 05, 2016

Beta-i Nominated for Best European Accelerator by Techcrunch

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Beta-i, together with 4 other Portuguese startups, was nominated for best European accelerator at The Europas, the European awards which highlight the best startups in Europe, in partnership with Techcrunch. Portuguese Startups & Accelerator We couldn’t have felt more proud for being part of this list, along with some amazing Portuguese born startups such as [...]

11 05, 2016

Applications for Lisbon Challenge Fall’16 are now open

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Beta-i, Lisbon Challenge, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Would you like to meet Elon Musk, Stewart Butterfield or Marc Andreessen in Lisbon this year? Yes? Well, this could really happen since the Web Summit will be in Lisbon this year... We know that building a startup takes focus, commitment and hard-work. But, it's also about talking to people and creating relationships. From customers [...]

27 04, 2016

9 Steps to Successfully Launch Your Product

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge, Marketing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re busy getting everything ready to launch your own startup you probably haven’t had the time to think things through and set a marketing plan for your pre-launch. It can be quite daunting, we know, but even though it’s not rocket science, it should definitely be part of your to do list before launching [...]

20 04, 2016

Lisbon Challenge Alumni, Impraise, Raises 1.6 million

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Fundraising, Lisbon Challenge, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Impraise, the Lisbon Challenge alumni, who is also backed by Y Combinator, has raised 1.6 million dollars to abolish the annual performance review within companies, and replace it with their web and mobile app for timely and actionable feedback between co-workers. During the last few years, the annual performance review has seen its decline within [...]

18 04, 2016

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Startup Accelerator

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Business, Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being selected for an Accelerator Program can be the key moment in your Startup life. Here's how to make the most out of it.

13 04, 2016

Struggling with Media Coverage? Time to Master Startup PR

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge, Marketing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Media Coverage is always appealing but are you doing it the right way? Much like Snow White's shining apple, Startup PR can also harm you when poorly-planned.

13 04, 2016

Culture First, Customers Second – Culture Done Right

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Culture, Lisbon Challenge, Series|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It’s a process in constant evolution and not something you revisit yearly. It’s not a strategy, tool or marketing gimmick. It’s central to your existence.

12 04, 2016

The Culture of a Startup

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Culture, Lisbon Challenge, Series|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

There seems to be a general consensus that first you build it, then scale it and, once you have secured funding, you can then resolve the culture. Not so.