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Made in Portugal
A wave of entrepreneurship and optimism in the future is seeing web and ICT startups sprout up all over the country, particularly in Lisbon and Porto.
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These startups are finding support and encouragement through a strong startup ecosystem readily available to provide funding and mentoring, including:  

The European Union is also committed to strengthening the business environment for startups in Europe through the many instruments available today such as the HORIZON 2020 Programme, the Startup Europe Initiative, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs and relevant FP7 projects (Future Internet Public-Private Partnership phase 3 for instance). Budding entrepreneurs can find out more at the Startup Europe roadshow heading to Lisbon on July 10th.

Discover the latest generation of young Portuguese entrepreneurs who are blazing their own trail with these inspirational success stories:

  • With Aptoide app users no longer need to keep all their Android apps on a single, centralised store…
  • Tuizzi, an online platform that has been described as the booking.com of outdoor advertising.
  • See how Net Peças revolutionizes the car repairing.
  • Compare o Mercado is yet another breakout startup.
  • Discover Wisergo, an online marketplace for customised travel packages.
  • See how free app Buzzstreets adopts innovative ways of monitoring traffic.

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