24 03, 2017

Startups in Tourism: These Top 7 Tourism Companies Want to Support You

March 24th, 2017|Beta-i, News|

At Beta-i we have supported many tourism startups along the years. Many of those have hit the headlines, have grown incredibly fast, and have made us proud. Startups that have been through our accelerators like Uniplaces, the student accommodation platform which is currently one of the most successful startups in Europe, or Inviita, the mobile [...]

24 03, 2017

European Innovation Academy in Lisbon: Learning from Berkeley and Stanford

March 24th, 2017|Beta-i, News|

Have you ever been to Stanford? Or Berkeley? Well, I haven’t, but I have met some of their professors along the way, so when we got the news that Beta-i was bringing the European Innovation Academy to Lisbon, I was thrilled. Why? Because this means that this summer some of the best professors of Stanford [...]

23 03, 2017

Prio Jump Start: 6 Startup Challenges That Will Jump Start Your Business

March 23rd, 2017|Beta-i, Business, News|

At Beta-i we see entrepreneurs come and go, every day. However, there is one question we get very often: Which industries will disrupt the future? This question is not that difficult to answer. Just like Steve Case’s new book, The Third Wave, puts it, we’re about to enter a new era of technology which will [...]

3 03, 2017

Protechting: How to reach big clients in insurance and healthcare

March 3rd, 2017|Beta-i, News, Protechting|

Hi, I’m Mafalda and I’m the Program Manager of Protechting. I’m here to talk to you about the second edition of Protechting, but first I want to tell you something. I’m new to this startup world, but what I’m not new to, is being new to a new world! Having done a degree in Neuroscience, [...]

13 02, 2017

Smart Open Lisboa: Building the City of Future

February 13th, 2017|Beta-i, News|

The second edition of Smart Open Lisboa is about to take off. We want to build the city of the future. Ambitious? Well, yes. But, the thing is, we have the perfect location, the right partners, and great talent. So, instead of building products that we don’t need, we’ll be building products that will change [...]

24 01, 2017

Pitch your startup to a crowd of fintech investors at the Lisbon Investment Summit

January 24th, 2017|Beta-i, Fundraising, News|

We’re getting everything ready for the Lisbon Investment Summit but, this year things will be a bit different. We don’t to spoil too many details just yet. However, we couldn’t really get a hold of ourselves and you need to tell you this. First, as some of you might have heard, we’re giving 100 free [...]

29 12, 2016

The Portuguese Startup Scene in Review: Top 18 Highlights of 2016

December 29th, 2016|Beta-i, News|

  I just wanted to wish you a happy 2024! I know 2023 was a great year, one of those to be remembered in history. I mean, tele-transportation, first settlers in Mars, and the world's first 3D printed chocolate cake... What's not to love? Well, , let's step out of my crystal ball for a [...]

25 11, 2016

How to change European startup policy

November 25th, 2016|Beta-i, Business, News|

One of the things that makes the U.S such a great place to launch a startup is the ease at which a company can scale up. Launching a startup in one part of the country is, in a lot of respects, the same as launching it another part of the country. However, in Europe it's [...]

2 11, 2016

Top 13 Events You Shouldn’t Miss at Web Summit in Lisbon

November 2nd, 2016|Beta-i, News|

Web Summit is a Monster. A big beautiful Monster. Its big and incredible and terrifying. If you are like me, then you’ve found yourself scrolling down and down through the endless list of speakers, summits, parties, gathering and drinks and felt a little overwhelmed. Well fear not! This is not a list of all the [...]

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 [...]