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 [...]
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.
Lisbon Challenge is a 10 week accelerator where founders will get to work hard, play hard and relax – the benefits of being in Lisboa.
There’s no doubt a Mentor can have a crucial role on a Startup’s way to success. Within the strong Lisbon Challenge network, there are three Core Mentors that will help and guide every single team from day one to the final pitch, covering these main areas: growth, product, tech and investment. “It's tempting to be focusing only [...]
Once again, from the four corners of the world hundreds of Lisbon Challenge applications arrived at our HQ in Lisbon. For days in a row, some of the most influential entrepreneurs, investors and mentors around were kept in a closed room, while carefully analysing each startup to see who would get the Golden Ticket for this Spring's [...]
If Portugal(’s fame) in the last decades was still deeply attached to a past generation of explorers and remarkable sailing ventures, the last few years put Portugal and Lisbon again under the spotlight due to a rising community of adventurers and creators who have built a strong startup scene. Crowned “European Capital of Entrepreneurship of [...]
A couple of months ago we got an email from Sandra Wolf from Codacy about this international Scala meetup they wanted to organise. However, what started off as a meetup turned out to be a ‘slightly’ bigger event... Codacy, together with 47 Degrees, is now organising, instead, the first international Scala conference in Southern Europe [...]
A couple of weeks ago we found out that Remidi, an Italian startup from Lisbon Challenge Fall 2015 who blew everyone away with a music playing and recording glove, had launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. That made total sense… If there was a startup with a product for crowdfunding it had to be Remidi. [...]
Bureaucracy is just one of those words everyone hates, especially when it comes to the public sector... How many times have you actually taken the day to dive into bureaucratic paperwork and found yourself screaming in the waiting room because you can’t keep up with the complexity of things? Pretty much like Kendrick Lamar [...]
Remember that essay from Y Combinator’s Paul Graham called “Do Things That Don’t Scale”? It is, without a doubt, one of the best essays for early stage startups, where Paul talks about several unscalable things that startups should focus on while trying to grow. And as it turns out, one of those things is actually [...]