This was our first full year of activity and we were able to witness some interesting developments on our startup ecosystem. It’s time to wrap-up and review some highlights of 2015.

1JANUARY

2FEBRUARY

3MARCH

  • The Portuguese Ecosystem was part of the SXSW program.
  • Tradiio raised $975,000.
  • Farfetch, the Unicorn – A $1Billion Milestone for the Portuguese Startup Scene.
  • Portugal didn’t miss the CeBIT’s boat.
  • JOBBOX.io, now Landing.Jobs, raised €750.000 in seed investment.
  • Microsoft brought the Portuguese startup ecosystem together with Ativar Portugal Startups program.

4APRIL

5MAY

6JUNE

7JULY

8AUGUST

9SEPTEMBER

10OCTOBER

  • Talkdesk announced $21M in Series A.
  • Lapa was a big achiever on Indiegogo.
  • Pathena invested in ebankIT.
  • Healthium closed first investment round with Primavera Bss.
  • Stuk.io was invested by Portugal Ventures.
  • A bridge was created between Portugal and Silicon Valley with West to West.
  • Pro-Drone won best pitch at The Business Booster in Berlin.
  • Loqr raised a pre-seed investment round.
  • 9 Portuguese Startups were at Digital Tech Summit.
  • Google acquired Portuguese Digisfera.
  • Codacy raised €1M in a seed extension round.
  • New accelerator launched: Protechting.

11NOVEMBER

12DECEMBER