Lisbon Challenge is back!

Lisbon Challenge Spring 2014 is now open and looking for applicants. On our first edition in 2013, we had 74 startups going through our acceleration program. The results? 2 startups went through to Ycombinator, 7 were invested by Seedcamp, 40% got invested during the program with an average ticket of 50K€, and over 60% changed their business model as a consequence of the program. And [...]

Lisbon Challenge

The Lisbon Challenge is an ambitious 4-month acceleration program aimed at eager startups in the growth phase, looking for a truly transatlantic international program. The Lisbon Challenge is based in Lisbon with sessions in Boston, London and São Paulo. This summer 75 teams will meet with 200 international mentors & investors for a chance to be chosen [...]


The Beta-start is an acceleration program for entrepreneurs that want to create and develop their startups. Designed and produced by Beta-i, Beta-start adopted internationally proven processes and methodologies for analysis, validation and implementation of business models in a short time. Beta-start creates a structured path that goes from idea to value proposition, including  a prototype [...]


Seedcamp is an early-stage micro seed investment fund and mentoring programme. We make our investment decisions in companies every month throughout the year. You’ll often hear these companies referred to as the winners of a Seedcamp event. The Seedcamp’s standard investment is: €50,000 for 8-10% per cent of the company, for the winning companies of [...]

Founder Institute

The Founder Institute is an early-stage startup accelerator and global launch network that helps entrepreneurs create meaningful and enduring technology companies. Through a part-time four month program, existing and prospective founders can launch their dream company with expert training, feedback, and support from experienced startup CEOs – while not being required to quit their day job. In just [...]

Startup Weekend

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable.  On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds. Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over [...]

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