Pushing your ideas forward

We are a global community of passionate entrepreneurs who help turn ideas into businesses.

what people are saying

Beta-i believed in our vision from day one. They really helped us kick-start our business.

Miguel Amaro, founder of Uniplaces

Open calls

Calling out to great founders. Time to get started.

Our startup programs with open calls.



Twelve startups will compete for the coveted “Free Electrons World’s Best Energy Startup” with a prize of USD 200,000
– no strings attached.


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Lisbon Challenge is a pre-seed Accelerator based in Lisbon that funds 10K for 1.5% equity, to help startups build and launch their product in 10 weeks.



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SingularityU Portugal Global Impact Challenge


The purpose of the SingularityU Portugal Global Impact Challenge is to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in Portugal, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years.

Submit your idea by February 6, 2018


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our alumni

Beta-i has supported more than 500 startups.

Meet the startups from our community:


the new capital of cool

Lisbon is not like Berlin or San Francisco. The city has its own tricks up its sleeves. Build your startup from Lisbon to the world and find out what we’re talking about.

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Everything you need at the Beta-i Hub

We love bringing people together and if it’s under the same the roof the better.

Meet our our crazy booming startups, bold entrepreneurs and undercover investors, at the Beta-i Hub, right in Lisbon’s city centre.

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upcoming events

We love to have people over (and we usually have a full house)

Check out our upcoming events.


We’re Europe’s surprisingly informal and slightly unexpected startup conference. We bring together seasoned investors, daring entrepreneurs and innovative executives for a 2 day casual, sunny and action-packed event.
Our favorite motto is #nobullshit.
That pretty much sums up what you can expect from us.

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Knowledge is contagious

We’re always learning something new and we love to share it.


We’re right here

Come and meet us. We’d love to get you a cup of coffee.

Reach Us

Avenida Casal Ribeiro, n.º 28
1000-092 Lisbon | Portugal

Phone: +351 213 470 245

Mobile: +351 926 667 633

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