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Hi Portugal, Many of the largest events in the world cancelled entirely in 2020, many other went onli
Issue #16  •  October 14  •  View online  •  Suggest a link
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Hi Portugal,
Many of the largest events in the world cancelled entirely in 2020, many other went online. Pandemic forces WebSummit to be held fully online next December and Lisbon will continue to be WebSummit’s home.  Many side events will emerge on the next weeks, Road2WebSummit is one of them. We will keep you informed @Local & International Deadlines section
Very interesting events like CMX Summit 2020 are coming up. One packed agenda filled with super interesting content about the Community industry and for Community Managers. Go to @Plan your week section to register.
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* Daniela Braga is on the list of the best entrepreneurs in the USA
* YData for taking part of Techstars accelerator programme
* NomadX is merging with Flatio
* Legalvision close 3M Series A round
Local & International Deadlines
* Call for Talent: Entrepreneurs The Collider is looking for experienced entrepreneurs to build pioneering deep-tech startups. Deadline Oct 14
* Go2Space-HUBs Open CALL for the Incubation Program. Apply by Oct 16
* Are you looking for capital to test, demonstrate and validate your innovation before full commercial roll-out? The 🇪🇺 Fast Track to Innovation provides substantial funding for ground-breaking innovations! Apply until Oct 27
* DEMIUM CALL calling every early-stage entrepreneur in Portugal, who could be looking for co-founders and/or first funding, for our next batch, starting in October. Demium help starts with ideation, being adapted case by case Apply until Oct 28
* MediaMotorEurope mentoring program co-funded by the European Commission. The program will support high-potential European deeptech innovators with solutions for the media sector in upscaling their business and soft-landing to new markets. Applications are Oct 30
* IN3+ Award by INCM. Apply until Oct 31
* EUREKATHON is a data-driven competition that addresses societal issues associated with sustainable development goals. In this 2nd edition, you are challenged to develop concrete and creative solutions that contribute to maximize access by all people to sufficient food all year round. Apply until Nov 4
* SMART call for Advanced Manufacturing projects. Apply until Dec 14
* NextLap: The next life of tyres to be decided in the NextLap: this is the open innovation program made to give a new life to tyre components. Apply until Dec 20
* Portugal Ventures Call Tourism. Apply until Jan 8
* AccelerateHer is a female-focused career mentorship accelerator that aims to equip young aspiring executives with the necessary tools and experience to broaden their knowledge and reach in the industry and play a more active role in shaping the future of the financial landscape. Apply here
* Pfizer is looking to improve innovation efforts in healthtech, going beyond vaccination and investing in preventive solutions. Hacking new ways to stay safe and sound? This is up your alley:
* ABN AMRO & Techstars Future of Finance Accelerator are now accepting applications from fintech startups for inaugural program
* GoHub looking for the best Deep Tech Startups for their 2nd Acceleration Programme. Apply here
* 1st edition of Blue Bio Value’s Ideation Sprints. Apply here
* Apply to join Web Summit Startup Programme
* Road2WebSummit by StartUp Portugal. Apply here
Plan your week
Client Spotlight: Outside to In - a story of Transformation-Ryan Bryers, Flooid | Meetup

World Summit AI @ Inspired AI | Oct 14 | Online

'Data Science for Everybody' Online Interactive Learning Series- 2nd Edition | Meetup

DT-LAB@UCC presents EXPERT SERIES: Transformative Collaborative Leadership

pitch GREEN! | Green Impact Week

Web 10.0 - The 10 Year (R)Evolution Journey - Lisbon Digital School

See CMX Summit Recap 2020 - An Open Discussion at CMX Connect, powered by Bevy Portugal

Growth Velocity Academy’s Digital Marketing Growth Summit™

Impact2020 | Innovation Leader

AWS Startup Day Online Iberia | Registration

Some relevant Reads/Data/Papers
  • The venture capital & startup industry is an industry all about outliers. Companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Linkedin, Airbnb, BEA Systems, Snowflake, Twilio, etc. are the ones who bring disproportionate impact and returns. Seth Levine of the Foundry Group shares the numbers to show what this looks like in practice
  • A stats-based look behind the venture capital curtain
  • How to Craft Your Product Team at Every Stage, From Pre-Product/Market Fit to Hypergrowth
  • New rules to facilitate EU crowdfunding
  • 5 Psychological Burdens of Being an Entrepreneur
  • Meet portuguese born entrepreneur Carlos Arad

“don’t just await for the outcome
create the outcome
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