Startup Ship - Startups in Portugal

I woke up one morning with my dog barking and scratching at the bedroom door, which has become a habit of his when he wants to go out for an early walk. I ignored it for a few minutes, unlike my 3rd floor neighbours, and picked up my phone to check my email, Slack, Facebook […]

Startup Pirates Pitching

WARNING: This is a Ship article about a Startup Pirates event. Seafaring references and metaphors will be all over it. Proceed at your own peril and try not to get sea sick. Startup Pirates and the team from Productized Conference joined their vessels and formed an armada to make the first hardware acceleration event in […]

_MG_7211 just got the big news that they were the winners of the Caixa Capital award on Lisbon Challenge, receiving an investment of 100.000 euros. Stephan Morais, the Executive Director of Caixa Capital, that has previously invested in startups such as Uniplaces, Codacy and Unbabel, announced the winner at Fast Track Lisbon last Friday. It’s […]

Knok Healthcare

Knok Healthcare was founded based on a clear mission: To revolutionise healthcare and centre its focus on doctors and patients. “Knok will connect doctors and patients in a simple and innovative way through our mobile App”, said José Bastos, Knok’s CEO. “The patient downloads the App, inserts his personal details and from that moment on he […]


If you’re always sailing across the Lisbon’s Startup scene you must definitely anchor at Mercado da Ribeira next Friday, December 4th. A Demo Day event for the startup programs Lisbon Challenge and Beta-start called Fast Track Lisbon will be hosted by Beta-i. The programs have been hosting and launching some great startups like Uniplaces, the […]

Bolt partners

After getting a grant from German big-pharma company Bayer last year, LineHealth, the company formerly known as PharmAssistant, surprised us again. LineHealt announced on their blog that they secured investment from Bolt, a US-based venture capital company. Bolt is a VC firm specialized in startups with products that are at the intersection of software and hardware. Founded in 2013, with […]

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Big news have just reached our port. Portuguese startup, Uniplaces, has raised 24 million dollars, from Atomico and other leading European founders, to transform the global student market. The Lisbon based startup, now sets sail with high hopes, to keep reinventing how students find and book accommodation across the globe. With this in mind, our […]