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Portugal Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Hardware & IoT
#6 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#20 worldwide
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#20 worldwide

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The Portugal Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 27 globally, and shows a positive momentum 4 spots since 2020. Portugal also ranks at number 12 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 6 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Portugal and the top ranked city in Portugal is Lisbon at 82 globally. Lisbon is followed by Porto at 120 and Braga at 296.

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 103 Hardware & IoT startups in Portugal, 32 Energy & Environment startups in Portugal and 32 Foodtech startups in Portugal, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 282 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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277 startups in representative sample 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
Primetag specializes in the fields of advertising, media, image monetization, internet, and influencer marketing. Read more
Remote job marketplace connecting over 2 million professionals with awesome companies Read more
Casafari tracks the entire real estate market by aggregating and matching properties from different sources. Read more
The payments infrastructure for interoperability. We're connecting the entire payments value chain through a single software platform, providing fine-grained control over demanding payment operations. Read more
Indie Campers aims to provide the freedom of movement and instil the pleasure of road travel, inspiring and connecting travellers worldwide. Read more
Jscrambler is the leading client-side security solution for JavaScript protection and webpage real-time monitoring. Read more
360 Imprimir is a one-stop online shop for small business marketing products, offering a convenient, fast and affordable service Read more
Proj4me is a simple, complete and innovative web-software (SaaS) for project and task management. Read more
SMARKIO operates a digital marketing platform that helps marketers to generate leads and increase the performance of campaigns. Read more
DocDigitizer unburdens humans from robotic work DocDigitizer is a cognitive data capture service that turns any unstructured text data into business-critical information making digital transformation possible DocDigitizer guarantees accuracy SLAs, Zero Set-up and Pay-per-Use. Read more
Invest in sports betting by automatically copying experts. Betmarkets is a web platform that allows you to invest in sports betting by copying sports betting experts. We developed an engine that replicates experts’ bets in less than a second and integrated it in a platform that (1) is automated, (2) doesn’t require betting accounts, (3) produces reporting output, (4) is free-to-use. Users only need to register, fund the account and select which experts to follow. After raising $221k and being selected by the Web Summit as one of the three best startups exhibiting in the last day of the conference, we have launched mid-November and achieved +1,000 users in 12 days. Read more
Hole19 helps Golf courses understand their customers. Golf courses know next to nothing about their golfers. They lack an effective method of engaging and acquiring new customers. Hole19's clubhouse and mobile caddy gives golf courses a platform to offer their clients a value added service. These then connect to Hole19 Premiere, a cloud-based solution giving golf courses access to real time customer analytics to help them make better decisions and facilitate engagement with their clients.  Read more
MYGON - Real Time Local Deals Platform - connects merchants to users. We work with merchants to set up campaigns that allow them to attract users when they need them. Users can use the free MYGON app to discover 000's of deals nearby available to enjoy immediately, and to easily book the offer without having to pay in advance. In 9 months with over 1500 merchants MYGON is already the largest network of offers in Portugal. Available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and website: Read more
We’re a candidate-driven tech jobs marketplace, matching the best tech professionals to the best companies out there. Read more
Infraspeak provides facility management software that speed up and simplify the process of registering and transmission the information. Read more
Advanced tool for e-commerce stores, which allows customers to follow their favourite products and later be notified of their price changes. Read more
Provides custom made shoe experience Read more
Rad Season is the ultimate hub for the world's most epic cultural, music and action sports events Read more
Mobipium is THE Mobile Performance Network. We’re Young and Fast, leading an effervescent market with unprecedented methods and approach. Our tremendous results have made it easy to build our most valuable asset: a precious network of advertisers and affiliates. Read more
HiJiffy - Chatbots for hotels in Facebook Messenger Read more
Alfredo is a business suite platform for real estate professionals, designed to save you time and money. Join the 10 000+ customers on Alfredo AI. Read more
A social marketplace where everyone can sell, buy and contribute to a better world. Read more
Commop is a company that has the Communications Management Platform Commop, Read more
Crowlending investment platform for sustainable projects Read more
MOVELIFE is nutritional software to food service and food manufacturing. Read more
Probely helps those who build online services by scanning web applications to find vulnerabilities or security issues, and providing guidence on how to fix them. Read more
Ticketing online solutions based on realtime information and last minute sales. For any type of event, at any place, allow your guests to get their ticket on smart phones. Flexible, fast and safe!  Read more
Cheap and refurbished mobile phones - Forall Phones Read more
APWin is a free platform with football content from leagues all over the world. In addition to that, we have a tool that, with the help of Artificial Intelligence, allows the user to understand his performance with the most granular data in the market. Read more
Iberian Escapes is an inbound luxury tour operator, providing travel, concierge, & events services to the corporate and private market Read more
Bugle is an online training SaaS allowing organizations to run online academies for customers, sales reps, partners or employees. Read more
PeekMed provides 3D orthopedic surgical planning tools. This technology helps the orthopedic surgeon to intuitively and freely manipulate the 3D model created through the imaging study of the patient. The osteosynthesis material of various companies can be added to the planning in the system, allowing the orthopedic surgeon to analyze the surgery’s impact. Read more
SeaBookings is the website to book the best watersports and boat tours. Read more
We support companies driving innovation and efficiency through R&D and IT Outsourcing services in the following areas: Telecom, Energy, Mobility and Knowledge. We also help them in achieving higher levels of performance, both by stimulating innovation and efficiency. Read more
Lusomusic is creating a music platform to learning piano and other instruments such as guitar, bass and drums. The teaching approach is by gamification, with artificial intelligence tutoring and framed in social networks. You can learn piano by connecting your keyboard to your computer, tablet or smartphone. The main challenges are: Making musical practice more appealing Create a standard method to learn music by gamification Create an artificial intelligence algorithm for mentoring Create a platform that allows visibility in social networks to the performances of each player It is intended, by gamification, to create a structured method of learning, stimulating and using artificial intelligence that suits the game difficulty to the implementation level of the user. The method aspires to use these technological tools to accelerate the learning curve and avoid the student to give up the process. This way the learning music becomes more efficient and more affordable for students. Read more
With Homeit, you can forget your keys. Smart keys for smart homes Read more
Survs is a web-based tool to create, distribute, and analyze online surveys. Its friendly interface and compelling features provide everything you need to get feedback from your audience. • Build surveys with our easy-to-use interface and customizable themes. • Collect responses via email, on social networks, or right from your website. • Analyze results in real-time, share findings, and export in multiple formats. Read more
BindTuning is an online theme store dedicated to creating a community where the industry’s best designers sell and share their designs regardless of platform using the BindEngine® technology. BindTuning supports over a dozen web content management systems including Microsoft SharePoint, Office365, DotNetNuke, Kentico, Umbraco, Orchard and others. It is a one-stop shop where you can select a design of your choice, customize the look, and know that it will work on a dozen platforms and any device. Read more
Measure your brain’s performance while playing! Read more
Platforme is the new standard for made-to-order production (MTO). Read more
The Digital Delivery Management Solution that automates the shipping process so online stores can spend more time growing their businesses. Read more
Secret City Trails is a marketplace for city discovery games. 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
Quality and freshness delivered to your door! Read more
beamian develops technology with the goal of both easing the event planning process and improving its results. Read more
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