Paulo Trezentos

Another Lisbon-based startup that is taking over the world is Aptoide. We talked with Paulo Trezentos, Aptoide’s CEO to know more about what Aptoide is all about, how they got to 97 million users, what are their plans for the future and what are they organizing for the Web Summit. What is Aptoide? Aptoide is […]

Startups in Lisbon - Line Health

Part of the reason why we wanted to bring Startup Ship back was because we felt like talking about Portuguese startups who were really making a difference in the world. With the Web Summit in Lisbon, we need to showcase the best of Portugal and, if you ask me, the best startups in Portugal are […]

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 […]


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 […]