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OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAM

Explore how the economic crisis spurned a transformational boom for Lisbon’s startup scene and the subsequent potential for local and foreign startup businesses.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

  • interactive workshops with local entrepreneurs at startup accelerators such as Beta-i
  • half-day ‘to be an entrepreneur‘ experience – a case study experience immersed in the daily challenges in tech startup businesses
  • startup guided tour of Lisbon – visiting various startups and hot entrepreneurial spots while getting to know the city
  • train ride along the spectacular beaches to Sintra – a fairy tale Portuguese city
  • exploring Portugal’s delicious cuisine and renowned wine tradition

TOPICS COVERED DURING THE WEEK

  • bringing a product from idea to market: how to transition from concept to successful enterprise
  • how to lead a culture of innovation
  • building financial instruments to boost the startup scene
  • Lisbon’s creative and technological ascendancy and its future outlook 
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