Quando andava na faculdade a intranet era um bicho de sete cabeças? Chegava a exasperar e a pensar que mal tinha feito ao mundo para ter um serviço tão...mau?
Estava eu no mês de Agosto, todos os meus amigos na praia e eu à procura de um estágio de Verão para aprender algo de novo e, claro, fortalecer o meu currículo. Decidi candidatar-me à Fábrica de Startups, um espaço que tem programas de ideation e aceleração, assim como incubação para startups, umas pessoas jovens e outras não tanto, mas todos com uma enorme vontade de aprender uns com os outros, criarem e desenvolverem os seus negócios com a esperança de um dia serem milionários.
Florian and Stefan (counting second and third to the left on the picture) are the new super heroes in town. When you are in need of advice because you don't know what to do with your new idea for an app, they will come to your rescue.
But the usual question is, why Lisbon?
Mário Mouraz é co-fundador da Climber Hotel e daquele tipo de pessoas que não para por um segundo. Pratica vários desportos, vai de bicicleta para o trabalho todos os dias (muito desafiante quando se vive em Lisboa, a cidade das sete colinas) e adora escalada. É por isso que a sua startup se chama Climber Hotel.
Fez a licenciatura em Gestão no ISCAL (instituto superior de contabilidade e administração de Lisboa) e mestrado em Hospitality Management (Gestão de Hotelaria) na EADA Business School Barcelona.
Getting a personal introduction to a strategic investor or business partner means everything to an entrepreneur. Connecting and networking with other entrepreneurs can benefit you in several ways - from new perspectives that spark business growth, to new contacts and mentors to bounce ideas off.
Follow these easy steps to connect and network with fellow entrepreneurs from the ground up.
Imagine a millionaire. How great would it be to have the lifestyle you always wanted? Now imagine could do this in your 20s.
Here are some easy steps to follow in order to start your journey towards becoming a millionaire.
We have to stop believing entrepreneurship is this magical, elusive skill or personality trait that only a few people possess. We need to get it into a digestible process that people can learn like any other skill, regardless of their background, ethnicity or religion.
All you need is some basic business know-how and an entrepreneurial mentality, both of which can, in fact, be taught!
Stewart's workshops have a tendency to have an element of surprise. If you think you'll just sit down and listen to what he has to say, think again.
"Do you want to play a game?" asks Stewart.
In moving beyond friends and family for investment each entrepreneur has to become a great story teller. You may not be PT Barnam, but the story of your startup, and your ability to tell it, is your greatest asset at this point. It is something you should prioritise, practice and refine every time you do it. It is also something you should make customer centric, with the scope, style and timing for your story being uniquely aligned to the audience with which you engage.
You've got a good idea. You're taking it to market for the first time. You're nervous and you aren't sure what's going to happen next. You want to raise money but you know you need those metrics to go your way before you start the courting process. It's a familiar story and a lot of those nerves are justified because 9 out of 10 startups are going to fail and they are going to fail in the first two years because they don't achieve Product Market Fit.