Meet us at Web Summit!

Nov 2, 2022

This year, we partnered with Startup Portugal to bring you the biggest Portugal stand ever.

Meet us at Web Summit!

Web Summit is just around the corner!

If you want to know all about the news, incentive programs and also mingle with the Portuguese entrepreneur community, meet us at Pavilion 4, Stand E447, from November 2nd to 4th.

This year, we partnered with Startup Portugal to bring you the biggest Portugal stand ever, at Web Summit. At our stand you’ll also be able to meet our partners: Banco Português de Fomento, IAPMEI, AICEP, Portugal Digital, NEST, Portugal Ventures and Turismo de Portugal.

Get to know the Portuguese ecosystem through the events at our stand!


November 2nd // Wednesday

09:30 – #Road2WebSummit Pitch Session

10:00 – Unicorn Factory Lisboa Scaling up Program Launch [Presentation]

11:00 – How to educate for entrepreneurship? [Panel]
João Silva, Head of Data & Standard at Startup Portugal
Maria Mouta Oliveira, Business Director at UPTEC
Rui Coutinho, Executive Director of the Innovation Ecosystem at Nova SBE
João Cotter Salvado, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

12:00 – Smart Open Lisboa: Innovation Call

13:00 – Lisbon’s startups Pitch Session

13:30 – Sustainability: what’s next for startups and big corporations?
Ana Casaca, Global Head of Innovation at Galp
Miguel Brito, European and International Affairs Adviser at Câmara Municipal de Lisboa
Omid Asgari, Greenment

Filipe Pimentel Rações, Reporter at Greensavers

14:00 – Blue Economy: Portugal’s role on the emerging economy [Panel]
José Maria Costa, Secretary of State for Maritime Affairs
António Dias Martins, Executive Director at Startup Portugal
Diogo Moura, Council Member of the City of Lisbon
Nuno Silva, Blue Insight
Miguel Alves, European Investment Fund

15:00 – The New Startup Law in Portugal [Panel]
António Dias Martins, Executive Director at Startup Portugal
Marcelo Lebre, co-founder and CEO at Remote
Tim Smith, Senior Reporter and Iberia Correspondent at Sifted

16:00 – #HappyHour: Book Presentation – Law for Startups

November 3rd // Thursday

09:30 – #Road2WebSummit Pitch Session

10:00 – Portuguese Tech Market Insights: from salaries to tech stacks [Panel]

11:00 – Why Lisbon’s ecosystem is ready to scale

12:00 – Portuguese ecosystem partners & stakeholders present:
IAPMEI – Tech Visa & Startup Visa – Looking to come to Portugal or establish your startup in Portugal from outside of Schengen space? Or looking to hire talent from outside the Schengen area? IAPMEI will present the two visas that can help you.
AICEP presents why Mercedes-Benz i.o. chose Portugal for its Digital Hub – Looking to invest in Portugal? AICEP will present Portugal’s key competitive factors for companies looking for a new hotspot to establish an international Tech Hub.
Portugal Ventures presents Call INNOV-ID – Looking to investment for your project? Portugal Ventures will present Call INNOV-ID that is designed for projects or companies in the pre-seed, seed or early stage, with developed technology, but that are still in the prototype, proof of concept, product (MVP) or product-market-fit validation phase, with growth and scalability potential in the global market.

13:00 – Lisbon’s Startups Pitch Session

14:00 – Unicorn Factory Lisboa Soft Landing Program [Presentation]

14:30 – Web 3 until 3

15:30 – The New Era of Venture Capital in Portugal
Lurdes Gramaxo, President of Investors Portugal – Portuguese Association of Early Stage Investors
Pedro de Noronha Pissarra, CEO at Chrysea Labs
Miguel Santo Amaro, CEO & Co-founder at Coverflex
Stephan Morais, founder and Managing General Partner at Indico Capital Partners
Tiago Simões de Almeida, Executive Administrator at BPF

16:00 – #HappyHour – Two years “Financing the Future”

November 4th // Friday

09:30 – #Road2WebSummit Pitch Session

10:00 – A snapshot of the Portuguese Ecosystem – Building a Scale up Nation [Presentation + Panel]
Gabriel Coimbra, Group Vice President & Country Manager at IDC
Diogo Madeira, Director, Head of Public Affairs, Communications & CSR at Huawei Technologies Portugal
João Silva, Head of Data & Standards at Startup Portugal
Maria António Saldanha, Diretora Geral at Mastercard Portugal
Pedro Martinho, Head of Product, Desenvolvimento de Negócio Empresas at NOS Comunicações

11:00 – Portuguese ecosystem partners & stakeholders present:
Portugal Digital presents Portuguese Digital Agenda – Looking for opportunities to develop your business? Portugal Digital will present key instruments to grow and scale your business through Digital Innovation Hubs, Testbeds and Regulatory Sandboxes
NEST presents Innovation Ignitors for Startups and SMEs – Looking to start or fast forward your new business in Portugal? NEST will present its support system for small and new businesses with focus in Data, Sustainability and Seamless Experiences.

12:00 – Empreende XXI: how entrepreneurship can be a life-changing solution [Presentation + Panel]
Miguel Fontes, Secretary of State of Labour
António Dias Martins, Executive Director at Startup Portugal
Paulo Langrouva, IEFP

13:00 – Lisbon’s startups Pitch Session

13:30 – Cybersecurity for Startups and Innovation
A new approach for cybersecurity – Miguel Fernandes, Redshift
Security & Innovation – Henrique Miranda, ISEL
Cybersecurity for startups – João Manso, Redshift

14:00 – The new Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP) – Financing Opportunities for Startups and Incubators [Presentation + Panel]
João Kuchembuck, Head of Investment and Subsidies at Startup Portugal
Pedro Cilínio, Head of Business Capacitation at IAPMEI

15:00 – President of the Portuguese Republic – Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa – visits the stand of Portugal

16:00 – #HappyHour