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About DDW Lisbon
Startup Lighthouse :: Analytics Deep Dive Week in Lisbon :: 24-28 September 2018
Lisbon is home to an emerging startup ecosystem that has steadily been rising in popularity, with media support and gStartup Lighthouse :: Analytics Deep Dive Week in Lisbon :: 24-28 September 2018
Lisbon is home to an emerging startup ecosystem that has steadily been rising in popularity, with media support and growing scene, ensuring its place in international headlines after becoming the first European Capital of Entrepreneurship in 2015 and then securing the largest entrepreneurship event in Europe, Web Summit, since 2016. Portugal has going for itself a world-class pool of universities and talent (engineers, designers, managers), fluent in languages and with a very low cost of living. While its economy faltered, a Portuguese diaspora reaffirmed itself abroad, being part of successes such as Feedzai, Talkdesk, Veniam, Unbabel and Musikki.
- Public initiatives such as Startup Lisbon or Portugal Ventures as well as private ecosystem builders like Beta-i, Faber Ventures, InterCapital, Busy Angels, Caixa Capital, etc.
- €200 million fund to co-invest alongside VCs in local startups and foreign companies that relocate to Portugal launched by the Portuguese government in 2016
- Investment numbers reached $18.5 million in nine deals in 2016, an increase of over 400% from 2015
Your Scaling Manager in Lisbon - FastTrack - intends to be the leading European equity crowdfunding platform for Qualified Investors. Managed by a team of seasoned investment and startup’s professionals, FastTrack vets and selects opportunities and brings companies to it’s network of qualified global investors. FastTrack provides post-investment support to its portfolio companies, assigns industry experts as mentors and takes board seats.