25 10, 2016

4 Main reasons why training your staff should be a top priority

October 25th, 2016|Beta-i, Culture, News|

The context is more challenging than ever. Businesses are constantly being pushed to keep up with technology advancements which evolve at such a fast pace that there’s only one way to keep up with constant change and still thrive: to have talented, skilled and multitasking workforce, capable of look for creative ways to stay competitive [...]

31 08, 2016

Top Books, Articles and Podcasts on Startups from the Beta-i Community

August 31st, 2016|Beta-i, Culture|

A couple of weeks ago I was on holidays writing our regular newsletter for Beta-i and I felt like doing something different. Because we were in the middle of August and pretty much everyone was on holidays I decided to take an unusual approach... Instead of summing up all the updates and news from Beta-i I [...]

4 07, 2016

Working remotely in Lisbon with Remote Year at Beta-i

July 4th, 2016|Beta-i, Culture, News|

For those who have been to our offices in Lisbon, you probably know that you see new people every day. People come and go and it never gets boring. And, well, working remotely in Lisbon, is becoming a trend. Great weather, great quality of life, international community... So, for this reason Beta-i has joined the [...]

4 05, 2016

A brief report on Lisbon’s startup scene

May 4th, 2016|Beta-i, Business, Culture, LIS|

Over the past couple of years, Lisbon has been called Europe’s Silicon Valley or the new Berlin, and considered by the media as one of the most promising startup hubs. With emerging startups such as Uniplaces, the student accommodation platform that raised one of the biggest Series A in Europe, Talkdesk, a cloud based call centre software [...]

29 04, 2016

How I went from corporate finance intern to entrepreneur

April 29th, 2016|Beta-i, Business, Culture|

This is a blogpost my Ioannis Papoutsis, who is currently stepping down from his role as Strategy Assistant at Beta-i to start his own startup called Terminal 3 - a group travel service for remote working professionals.  How on earth did I end up building a community of remote working professionals? From Finance graduate, working in big corporations, [...]

13 04, 2016

Culture First, Customers Second – Culture Done Right

April 13th, 2016|Culture, Culture, Lisbon Challenge, Series|

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

April 12th, 2016|Culture, Culture, Lisbon Challenge, Series|

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.

1 04, 2016

Tech Hustlers Vs Music Artists – Dealing With Talent

April 1st, 2016|Beta-i, Culture, Lisbon Challenge|

What does Lady Gaga have in common with Uber? A Talk on how to deal with talent, conquer your first users and find your product/market fit.

1 04, 2016

How Culture Can Define The Success Of Your Startup

April 1st, 2016|Culture, Culture, Lisbon Challenge, Series|

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

26 02, 2016

Portuguese Startup Manifesto – Join the Movement

February 26th, 2016|Culture, Lisbon Challenge|

The national movement already started! Check how can you join and manifest yourself! The Portuguese Startup Manifesto movement was launched during the Startup Europe Week 2016 @LISBOA. If you didn't have the opportunity to join the event, here's an update of the ongoing project. Several parties from the entrepreneurship ecosystem came together, such as incubators, accelerators, [...]