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Discovering and Rediscovering (Startups) from Lisbon, Portugal to Los Angeles, CA

‘You are a Portuguese by now, so Lisbon is your home to whenever you want to return.’ – -Pedro Janela Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Expect When I Moved to Portugal in 2011

Just about 4 years ago I moved to Portugal with my partner who had secured a teaching position at the French school (Lycée Francais) in Lisbon. We had vacationed in Lisbon in 2008 and we both really connected with the … Continue reading

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Sure Signs of a Growing Startup Environment

“…our goal is to say no in 60 seconds.” Continue reading

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A Crash Course on ‘Inside the Startup Funding Game’ from The Pitchdeck Podcast

The podcast world is really evolving and we’re now seeing a great offering of all types of content with very high levels of production. Startups have all types of content, tools, online classes and more to learn as they grow their … Continue reading

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A Photo Review of Startup Events in Portugal During 2014

As we near the end of 2014, here’s a quick look at some of the startup/tech events I attended in the course of the year, further validating that the startup momentum in Portugal is growing. Have a wonderful holiday season and … Continue reading

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What Happens Inside a Startup Accelerator Program – A Coaches Viewpoint.

Startup accelerator programs, of which there are now more than 1,000 such programs in Europe alone, offer entrepreneurs a fixed-term, cohort-based program that includes coaching, mentoring, educational components, network building and culminates in a public pitch or demo day. These … Continue reading

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Q4 (already) and my 4 C’s!

Just the other day, as in last Friday, it certainly seemed like the perfect summer day in Lisbon, Portugal and now I find myself shutting the windows and thinking about wearing warmer clothing. It is October so I should not … Continue reading

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Content Creation Strategies for Everyone (Including Startups with Limited Budgets)

The other day during a mentoring session with a startup we were reviewing their marketing channels and results. Content development, in the way of blogging, is not on their list at this time as they are struggling with having limited … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 3 Years of Living and Working with Startups in Lisbon

Three years ago today I touched down in Lisbon as my new and chosen home. The plan was to move back to Europe (again) as I had studied in France while in college and had also lived in the historic … Continue reading

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