Tag Archives: The Lisbon Challenge

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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The Final Week of The Lisbon Challenge Spring 2015 (4th Edition)

It’s upon us, the final week of The Lisbon Challenge Spring 2015 edition and the 3-month accelerator program has progressed rapidly. From my vantage point as a coach and a mentor, I’d say that this edition went even faster than … 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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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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