LC Fall ’16 Demo Day and The Winner of the Caixa Capital Convertible Note

Nearly 3 months after we kicked off the 7th edition of the Lisbon Challenge, demo day has arrived. Less of an external celebration and fanfare, it is an important invite-only day for the 12 start-ups that have worked hard throughout the program. They pitched for 3 minutes in front of 25 investors and then followed [...]

By | 2016-12-06T16:41:12+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

We Welcome The Lisbon Challenge Fall’16 Cohort

Having gone through the selection phase for the Lisbon Challenge Fall '16 Edition, we are ready to announce and welcome the 12 start-ups that will be joining us on Monday for 3 months. Not only are we excited about this cohort, as the quality of founders increases with every edition, but we are also rolling out [...]

By | 2016-10-27T16:54:43+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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

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, [...]

By | 2016-10-27T13:10:03+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Categories: Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , |0 Comments

Applications for Lisbon Challenge Fall’16 are now open

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 [...]

Lisbon Challenge Alumni, Impraise, Raises 1.6 million

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 [...]

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Startup Accelerator

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.

By | 2016-10-27T13:10:04+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Business, Lisbon Challenge|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Culture First, Customers Second – Culture Done Right

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.

How Culture Can Define The Success Of Your Startup

Presentation deck for the Lisbon Challenge Accelerator series on the importance of defining your startup's culture from day one.