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Rafael Pires

Rafael Pires
Curious tech guy exploring the entrepreneurship world, with a passion for design and photography! Co-founder of Startup X, a non-profit organization responsible for programs like Startup Pirates, Startup Pirates Enterprise and Enthusiastic about sharing ideas and experiences. Host at Porto Startup Coffee Meetup.
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Get to know the Lisbon Challenge Spring’16 class

Lisbon Challenge is back to accelerate another batch of Startups. Entrepreneurs, investors and mentors got together and carefully handpicked 13 finalists after analyzing each...
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Founders Founders: born from the community to be a community

A few of you might have already heard something about this new initiative called Founders Founders (F2). It started last year in Porto with shy communication....
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SIGFOX Makers Tour is coming to Portugal

Following the swift nationwide deployment, SIGFOX and NarrowNet invite Portuguese makers to connect with the future of the Internet of Things on the 11th...
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Loqr is one of the 2016 SXSW Accelerator Finalists

More than 470 companies entered their web-based products for the opportunity to be part of the eighth annual SXSW Accelerator® presented by 24-7 Intouch....
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Scraim secures a €50k investment after inRes Program

After 6 weeks of intensive work in Pittsburgh and a week in Silicon Valley, the teams from inRes program came back to pitch their projects... pitching

ATTENTIVE.US wins Lisbon Challenge and secures a €100k investment

Last week, Beta-i put together a big event joining the Lisbon startup scene to showcase their startups from Lisbon Challenge and Beta-start: Fast Track Lisbon. It was a big...

What if you could request a doctor with your phone?

What if you could avoid lines in the emergency room? What if a doctor could visit you where you want, whenever necessary? From today on you can call a...

UP AWARDS GALA: A box of surprises

Last Friday the 2015 UP AWARDS Gala took place at Pavilhão do Conhecimento. We got to know the winners of each one of the 10...
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BeON Energy: winner of the KIC InnoEnergy Award

KIC InnoEnergy, an innovation engine for Europe’s energy industry, has today announced that BeON Energy, a Lisbon-based startup, has won the 2nd annual KIC InnoEnergy Iberia...
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CBC and EBAN in Copenhagen: 3 prizes for Portugal

The Creative Business Cup (CBC), a world championship for creative entrepreneurs, took place in Copenhagen this 16 to 18 November with some surprises from Portuguese...