ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

HOW TO SET UP YOUR LIFE AND BUSINESS IN LISBON

 

Applications are now open!

October 29th to 31st

The 7th edition of Launch in Lisbon is a 3 day soft landing program with everything you need to know about how to set up your life and business in Lisbon.

For foreign entrepreneurs, investors or companies, an intense learning to know all about portuguese corporate and labor law, local subsidies, investment, corporate tax, and much more.

Practical workshops, cultural activities, networking, introductions to key partners and the Lisbon entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Start packing your bags to Lisbon!

As inscrições estão abertas!

29 a 31 de Outubro

A 7º edição do Launch in Lisbon é um programa soft landing de 3 dias com tudo o que precisa de saber sobre como instalar a sua vida e negócio em Lisboa.

Para empreendedores, empresas e investidores estrangeiros, uma aprendizagem intensa com tudo o que precisa de saber acerca da legislação laboral e empresarial, fundos e subsídios locais, investimento, impostos e muito mais.

Workshops práticos, atividades culturais, networking, apresentações a parceiros chave e conhecer o ecossistema empreendedor de Lisboa.

Comece a fazer as malas para Lisboa!

 
 
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Participants that decided to move or launch their company to Lisbon after participating in Launch in Lisbon

 
 
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Participants that recommend Launch in Lisbon

 
 
 

Lisbon's Incubator

Startup Lisboa supports the creation of companies and their first years of activity. Founded in 2012 it's a private non-profit association that provides entrepreneurs with office space as well as a support structure - mentoring, strategic partnerships and perks, access to investment, networking activities and a community based on knowledge and sharing. 

 
 
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Startup Lisboa promotes contacts with partners and potential customers. The dynamism, the people we know, the credibility and the projection that it gives our business makes Startup Lisboa a great place to consolidate an idea and make it a serious company with global ambitions.
— Gonçalo Fortes, Co-founder PRODSMART

Startups

Our story is their story.

 
 
 

Since February 2012, we have already supported more than 280 startups.

 
 
 
Where would you go,
For your startup to grow?
There’s no place like Startup Lisboa!
— Djelal Osman, Co-founder Sension
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join the family 

We are proud of our community and we're always looking for the best teams to start & grow their businesses with us. Applications from all over the world are accepted.

This is what you can call a home away from home.
— João Jesus, Co-founder Cuckuu

FACILITIES

We are based in Lisbon downtown in three historic buildings with work & residence spaces to welcome startups from all over the world.

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AIRPORT BUSINESS CENTER

Business lounge located at the heart of Lisbon's Airport. Powered by Startup Lisboa, it's ideal for events and networking. Learn more here.

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CASA STARTUP LISBOA

When you arrive in Lisbon to start your business, we have a home for you to live. Check availability here.

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Opened in February 2012, the Startup Lisboa's HQ is a renovated six-story building with 200-year-old, where over 40 startups are boosting the entrepreneurship scene. Space features private office for each startup, coworking room for smaller teams, flexible 60 square meters room (can be converted into three meeting rooms), video conference room, dining room, kitchen, and lounge. 
 

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In the summer of 2015, we opened a second building, right in front of the first one. Original from the 18th century, its first two floors were renovated to accommodate bigger teams.
The Silver Street (Rua da Prata) has become even more vibrant!

 

 

In case you're arriving in Lisbon to participate in an accelerator or any incubator in the city ecosystem, you can apply to Casa Startup Lisboa, our residence for entrepreneurs. For non-members of Startup Lisboa, we also offer the possibility to rent our venue at the heart of Lisbon's Airport for meetings, conferences and other kinds of business events.

 

coliving

 

A Startup Lisboa está à procura de propostas inovadoras para a área de coliving para o Hub Criativo do Beato!

 

Startup Lisboa is looking for innovative proposals for the area of coliving of Hub Criativo do Beato!

 
 

HUB CRIATIVO DO BEATO

Lisbon’s New Innovation Hub

 
 
 
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O FUTURO DO TRABALHO

A opinião do nosso Diretor Executivo, Miguel Fontes, sobre como a tecnologia e a inovação estão a redesenhar o mundo do trabalho. Uma reflexão importante, numa época em que debatemos o futuro do trabalho, a flexibilidade no mercado e a forma como afeta a nossa qualidade de vida.

Esta entrevista foi realizada originalmente para o documentário “FLEX - Understanding Flexible Work in Portugal” associado a um estudo realizado pela Polar Insight, em parceria com CEPCEP – Centro de Estudos dos Povos e Culturas de Expressão Portuguesa, da Universidade Católica.

THE FUTURE OF WORK

The opinion of our Executive Director, Miguel Fontes, on how technology and innovation are redesigning the world of work. An important reflection, at a time when we debate the future of work, flexibility in the market and how it affects our quality of life.

This interview was originally conducted for the documentary “FLEX - Understanding Flexible Work in Portugal” associated to a study carried out by Polar Insight, in partnership with EPCEP – Centre for Studies on People and Cultures of Portuguese Expression, from Portuguese Catholic University.  

 
 

the team

 
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Miguel Fontes

CEO

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Marta Miraldes

Head of Finance & Programs

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Maria Guimarães

Head of Operations

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André Costa

Head of Strategy

 
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Nuno Moreno

Membership Manager

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José Mota Leal

Hub Criativo Beato / Project Manager

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Jorge Rodrigues

Facilities Manager

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Maria Moutinho

Executive Administrative Assistant

 
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Joana Rio

Airport Business Center Manager

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Miguel Ruas

Head of Public Relations

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Joana Barros

Casa Startup Lisboa / Housekeeper

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Sandra Pereira

Content Manager

 
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Marta Mariano

Designer

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Joana Zagury

HCB Executive Assistant

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Valerie Konde

Entrepreneur in Residence

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Lúcia Silva

HQ Housekeeper

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Rita Sousa

Hub Criativo Beato - Architect

 
 

Direção / Administration Board

João Paulo Saraiva

President

Câmara Municipal de Lisboa

Miguel Fontes

Executive Director

Startup Lisboa

José Vale

Vowel
IAPMEI

Nuno Mota Pinto

Vowel
Montepio

Rui Coelho

Vowel
Invest Lisboa

 

Assembleia Geral /General Meeting

 

Nuno Mangas

President
IAPMEI

Margarida Figueiredo

Secretário
Câmara Municipal de Lisboa

Isabel Margarida Guimarães

Secretário
Associação Mutualista Montepio

 
 

Conselho Fiscal /Audit Committee

 

Tomás Correia

President
Associação Mutualista Montepio

Paulo Figueira

Vowel
IAPMEI

Dulce Rodrigues Mendes

Vowel
Câmara Municipal de Lisboa