Nominated by Vasco Pedro from Unbabel, João Romão gives us his insight on the Portuguese scene and shares his experience as a co-founder. From having what he thought to be the next big idea with Wishareit to adapting the technology and creating Get Social, João shares what he learned from his failures and successes. An […]

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After being so graciously hosted on our first Pier by Ricardo Marvão, our second stop with Vasco Pedro was an equally exciting visit. The Unbabel CEO shared his story with the Crew and set our sights and compass towards three other hosts at new destinations: Carlos Silva (Seedrs), Diogo Rebelo (DRI) and João Romão (GetSocial). […]


He claims to have made all the classic mistakes of an entrepreneur in the past and thinks that this time, he can’t go wrong. Vasco Pedro, CEO of Unbabel – one of the most promising Portuguese startups – speaks about a few chapters of his story. From working at Google in San Francisco and the failed startups […]


We got this whole new thing started with Ship, as you can probably tell. With the ultimate goal to shape the Portuguese Startup scene, we are exploring a growing ecosystem and we are letting people be a part of it. Because this Ship welcomes everyone aboard, we have created these pier-to-pier interviews. And what is […]


He’s one of the main players triggering the Startup scene in Portugal. However, very few know his story before Beta-i, the association he helped create, and Lisbon Challenge, one of the top startup accelerators in the country. Ricardo Marvão is the first to jump aboard the ship to spread the word across the 7 seas about how startups […]