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Portugal Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
14th
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2
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
28th
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1
worldwide
Population
10.1
million

top industries
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Hardware & IoT
#6 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#20 worldwide
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Foodtech
#20 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Portugal Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 28 globally, and shows a negative momentum -1 spots since 2021. Portugal also ranks at number 14 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 10 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Portugal and the top ranked city in Portugal is Lisbon at 83 globally. Lisbon is followed by Porto at 136 and Braga at 432.

Portugal is an ideal place to locate for Hardware & IoT, Energy & Environment and Foodtech startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 107 Hardware & IoT startups in Portugal, 43 Energy & Environment startups in Portugal and 33 Foodtech startups in Portugal, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 332 startups in Portugal, 5 accelerators in Portugal, 37 coworking spaces in Portugal, 9 organizations in Portugal and 2 leaders in Portugal.

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Use freekick to watch the newest soccer highlights - Fast and simple scroll curated list - Watch videos in-list - Auto-play videos - Watch in portrait or landscape mode - Share videos with your friends Read more
Jscrambler is the leading client-side security solution for JavaScript protection and webpage real-time monitoring. Read more
Unbabel allows modern enterprises to understand and be understood by their customers in dozens of languages. Read more
Uniplaces.com is an international platform, on a mission to organise the world of student accommodation. We bring students and property managers together on a simple and user-friendly platform. Being focused on the student niche means we can tailor our product to appeal directly to student communities. In doing so we aim to become the leading accommodation platform for the 160m students worldwide. As the world's student population is rapidly becoming more mobile, we are solving a large and growing need. This is what we aim for every day: "I also want to thank you for all your help. I really had no clue on how to find a room and you make it very simple. So thank you." Alejandra, student in Lisbon. Read more
Building the world-leading tech-based B2B marketplace driven by disruptive supply chain technology. In 5 years, 1M SMB's. 30M € revenue 2019 Read more
Platforme is the new standard for made-to-order production (MTO). Read more
Balancer Labs is a non-custodial portfolio manager, liquidity provider, and price sensor. Read more
Casafari tracks the entire real estate market by aggregating and matching properties from different sources. Read more
Infraspeak provides facility management software that speed up and simplify the process of registering and transmission the information. Read more
MALO CLINIC was established in 1995 by Dr. Paulo Malo. Today is world’s leader in Implantology and Dental Cosmetic as well as an Read more
Veniam allows auto OEMs worldwide to expand coverage, improve quality of service, reduce data costs, and provide customers with new in-vehicle experiences through their intelligent networking platform. Read more
Biosurfit develops breakthrough technologies that enable fast, precise and affordable blood analysis at the point of care. Read more
Cheap and refurbished mobile phones - Forall Phones Read more
DreamShaper is an online Project Based Learning tool that guides students through practical and engaging learning experiences. Read more
Fantasy Football Mobile App & The First Football Video NFTs Marketplace, backed by IP. Read more
Stratio Automotive applies machine learning models to enable the industry to produce better vehicles, decrease product development cycle, and optimize engineering resources. They fuse automotive engineering with scientific research to automate anomaly and fault detection. Read more
Didimo is the world’s leading platform for the automated generation of high-fidelity, user-based digital human avatars. Read more
Provides custom made shoe experience Read more
HiJiffy - Chatbots for hotels in Facebook Messenger Read more
Loqr preemptively avoids fraud in financial transactions by leveraging continuous client authentication with smartphones. Simple to use and highly reliable! Read more
Eneida designs and develops smart sensors and artificial intelligence applications for resilient and agile low voltage grid. Read more
WINEGRID is a WATGRID trademark for the winemaking market. Read more
Quality and freshness delivered to your door! Read more
MOVELIFE is nutritional software to food service and food manufacturing. Read more
The platform that connects nurses to available shifts. Read more
Replai powers the world's gaming and esports leaders to build enthusiastic fans through AI. Read more
EatTasty uses under-utilized kitchen space for outsourcing the production of its daily lunch menus for hyperlocal delivery. Read more
Empowering restaurants to sell their dishes online, on their terms. Read more
Crowlending investment platform for sustainable projects Read more
With Homeit, you can forget your keys. Smart keys for smart homes Read more
sheerME is your go to app for all your Wellness, Beauty and Fitness needs. Read more
beamian develops technology with the goal of both easing the event planning process and improving its results. Read more
Smart IoT platform Powered by wind & solar Read more
A social marketplace where everyone can sell, buy and contribute to a better world. Read more
Perceive3D develops CAS systems by using augmented reality and intelligent video processing for navigation in arthroscopy and open surgery. Read more
Sensei offers a scalable, seamless store-wide solution that empowers the stores of the future to be check-out and cash free. Read more
HUUB is democratising Supply Chain through Technology by allowing Fashion Brands to manage its physical and data flow in a unified ecosystem Read more
Relive is a real estate technology company focused on increasing agents’ productivity through a mobile App. Read more
Tailored solutions for data collection and analysis for optimizing blade O&M Read more
Music Production Managed Marketplace Read more
We enable the body to speak in XR using neuroscience research and machine learning. Our biometric algorithms translate subliminal body language into psychographics, so that you can know whether your users are excited, angry, or bored of their minds in the context of any immersive content. We are currently developing an edutainment app called the Attention Lab that showcases our neurotech by featuring gamified experiments that teach players how their brains work. Virtuleap is a Boost VC Tribe 11 company and a member of the CMS equIP startup program. Read more
PetaPilot develops software for Analytics and Digital Audit Read more
Advertio aims to set a new standard in digital advertising, by creating a performance advertising platform. Read more
Heden provides co-working space. Read more
Codavel helps mobile apps ensuring they deliver a fast experience to every user, no matter what's the user network, device or location. Read more
Lapa Studio is a software & hardware company that aims to transform the way people search. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Portugal Ranked by StartupBlink

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Global Rank & ChangeTotal ScoreQuantity ScoreQuality ScoreBusiness Score
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83rd
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1
8.300
1.37
3.83
3.10
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136th
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16
5.384
0.57
1.72
3.10
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432nd
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136
1.016
0.17
0.08
0.77
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441st
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56
0.958
0.09
0.15
0.72
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667th
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84
0.421
0.06
0.04
0.32
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949th
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242
0.179
0.03
0.02
0.14
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0.173
0.02
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0.13
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