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Startup Digest Portugal - Lisbon Entrepreneurship Week - #20

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Startup Digest Portugal

The personalized insider newsletter for all things startup in Portugal.

Welcome back!
Lisbon Entrepreneurship Week Kicks off next May 24. For the upcoming 6 days, the city of Lisbon will be filled with events and initiatives to promote entrepreneurship and the city’s economy and foster interaction between the different players of the ecosystem.
A large number of interesting events, all online. Check the agenda and hope to ‘see’ you there.
Week highlights go to:
👉 Productized open some Volunteer Opportunities for their events in Lisbon next May 27 & 28 for the following areas: Event Production Assistant; Social Media; Photographer/Videographer and Sketcher. Fill out the form.
👉 Portugal Digital Awards applications are open. 21 different categories inserted in 4 areas: Digital Transformation Awards, Digital Industry Awards, Digital Grand Awards and Sustainability Awards
Give a look to the ‘Local & International Deadlines’ section to be sure to catch all the right opportunities for your start-up. 
A recent change in our software cut our “suggest an event” link. If you want to share an event, please send us an email at Complaints and questions about any of the above go to the same address.
Keep strong, wash your hands & use a mask, take care of each other, and go do great stuff!

Quote of the Day
“All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come
Victor Hugo
Congrats ✌
RealFevr closed a €2.2 million Series A funding round
Trash4Goods was highlighted in LG’s international newsletter
MAGNEVANE #1 best Startup @Unicorn Battle Cup
Reads/Podcasts/Videos 📖 🎧 🎬
📖 All the tools you need to design your business
📖 an interview on product management at Stripe: Go deep, move fast, and build multi-decade abstractions
📖 Discover Porto & Lisbon @Startup Heatmap Europe
📖 Innovation, one year after covid among players in Portugal’s tech community: survey results
📖 Exploring central bank digital currencies: SWIFT and Accenture publish joint paper
📖 Cristina Fonseca+99 female VC partners in Europe: the complete list
📖 Returning to the office should be an opportunity to set smart limits on hours and workload
🎧 April Dunford, Author and Positioning Expert, on: The Most Common Questions Founders Ask on Product Positioning.
🎬 The single biggest reason why start-ups succeed | Bill Gross
🎬 How to Get Startup Ideas
Local & International Applications Deadlines ⏳
📌 Lisboa’s Growth Program by MadeOfLisboa. +500K in benefits for entrepreneurs! Apply here
📌 DEMIUM’s Call Porto & Lisbon Demium is looking for amazing startups all over Portugal. Apply if: Your project idea is scalable; Your project has at least 2 co-founders; Co-founders are full time on the project or are transitioning to full time; At least one of the co-founders lives in Portugal. Applications until May 24 (Porto) & Jun 8 (Lisbon - International Programme)
📌 Immediate call is addressed to digital startups, future entrepreneurs and researchers that are ready to develop their innovative projects within the fields of media communications, entertainment and content gamification. Application deadline May 25
📌 Set.Up In(dustry) Acceleration Programme of Business Ideas and Industrial Incubation. Do you have a business idea with industrial application? Do you seek industrial partners to implement your business idea? We have the right programme for you! Join us and stay IN at Indústria de Guimarães. The deadline is May 26
📌 Jump Start is a PRIO programme looking for startups with solutions in sustainability, energy transition, and digital transformation - the 3 winners get a minimum grant of 10,000€ to develop a pilot together with PRIO! Apply until May 31
📌 Indico Pre-Seed Program powered by @GoogleforStartups, the 6-month acceleration program supports the best tech founders to transform their MVP into a solid business model, grow their team and gain their first customers. Apply now to take your startup to the next level with expert support and investor advice, and get access to the thriving community of Indico Portfolio to expand your network. The deadline is Jun 1
📌 ESA Space Solutions Portugal has launched the SPARK 4 Business open call to support business ideas based on innovative utilization of space services and technologies in non-space markets, such as transport, energy, health, agriculture, environment and safety. To submit your proposal apply until Jun 2
📌 OVHcloud Startup Pitch Contest 2021 is now open! OVHcloud launched a Pitch Contest, it’s international, with a 10K€ prize money and 1on1 meeting with our CEO! Application deadline Jun 6
📌 Corporate Startup Stars Awards For the second year running, Mind the Bridge and ICC will work together to identify the world’s top 50 Corporate Startup Stars, including the most active corporates in open innovation. Application deadline Jun 20
📌 Applications for the 2nd pitch day of the Portugal FinLab 3rd edition. This initiative aims to bring innovators in the financial sector – start-ups or incumbent institutions – and the Portuguese regulatory authorities together. Visit Portugal FinLab and apply until Jun 25
📌 Zinc VC - Venture Builder Are you passionate about children & young people’s mental and emotional health? Would you like to be supported in building a business that transforms people’s lives? Apply until Jun 25 for the Zinc.VC next pre-team, pre-idea Venture Builder Programme 
📌 EUREKA Artificial intelligence clusters call for projects. Deadline Jun 29
📌 GLOBAL RURAL TOURISM STARTUP COMPETITION Accelerating Rural Development through tourism to achieve the SDGs Creating opportunities in Rural Destinations through innovation and digital transformation in tourism. Apply before Jul1
📌 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
📌 Newchip Accelerator has helped over 1K startups build, scale, and succeed – collectively raising $150 million. Your biz could be next: Apply to join here
📌 Building a Community and need help to grow? The Product Folks got your back with everything you need, with mentorship, funding and everything else. Apply here.
📌 LeadershIP4SMEs 1st call for applications to select 15 start-up and 15 SMEs looking for support to valorize their intellectual property rights allowing innovative SMEs and start-ups to efficiently leverage their IP assets to enhance access to funding and stimulate hyper growth. Apply here
📌 CTT 1520 Startup Program. Apply here
📌 Attention late seed and Series A founders! @playfaircapital is sponsoring up to 3 diversity applications to TheEuropas by covering your entry fee. Apply here
📌 EU to launch a new support scheme for women in deep tech and call for mentors to support women leading #DeepTech start-ups in Europe & help grow their companies into tomorrow’s deep tech champions. #WomenTechEU is funded under #HorizonEurope.
Plan your week 📅
Data webinar: The science behind Netflix suggestions
The InternationalExhibition for SustainableMobility Solutions
Choosing the right kind of VC fund for your company, with Mercè Tell (Managing Partner @ Nekko Capital) at Startup Grind Barcelona
Bootcamp Warm-Up: Data Literacy
Lessons learned - Short story about measuring DevOps performance
Fireside Chat: Explainable AI in Financial Services
Seedstars | World Competition 2020/21 Grand Finale
Future Shapers - May 24..28
Cascais Conecta - FatorC
Webinar: Indico 2021 Pre-Seed Program Presentation and Q&A. May 25
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