Portugal

Panoramic view from the city of Porto in Portugal. Image credit: Shutterstock

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Accelerators

Big Data

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

A final invention? How AI is changing the world

We take a look at three industries where AI could become a game changer, as well as the best AI initiatives in those industries that are already seeing momentum
Jul 27, 2015

Entrepreneurship

An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017

Dublin vs. Lisbon: Forget Web Summit, which is the better fit for startups?

The Irish and Portuguese capitals have a new rivalry thanks to Web Summit's move. But is Dublin's tech prowess insurmountable for up-and-coming Lisbon?
Nov 15, 2016

The European Space Agency’s incubator network says the sky’s the limit

ESA is about to open its 11th Business Incubator Centre in the Madrid Region, laying a fabric of space for transferring tech back to humans on the ground
Oct 19, 2015
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Industry

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Balderton report on Euro tech talent shows major gaps in Ireland, burgeoning strength in the Nordics

Europe's talent is locked in the London-Paris-Berlin triangle, although the best bet for some developers might be to check out other countries
Dec 12, 2016

Internet of (Moving) Things startup Veniam nabs $4.9 million in funding

The company can turn all a city’s vehicles into WiFi hotspots
Dec 03, 2014

Innovation

Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Portugal startup Unbabel’s AI puts Google Translate to shame

Unbabel's machine learning algorithm learns from its translation mistakes and promises a formidable new standard for digital translation
Feb 25, 2016

Lists

New startup ecosystem mapping tools are redefining networking

These 5 mapping tools are helping startup ecosystems around the globe become better connected
Jul 26, 2015

Furry ambitions: 10 European startups for you and your pet

Although pet startups in Europe haven’t (yet) made any huge headlines, there’s still an abundance of activity in this space worth highlighting.
Jan 26, 2015
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10 smart cities that are actually smart

Here, Geektime highlights the 10 smart city projects around the world that excite us the most
Dec 22, 2014

News

Beyond Google Translate: Portuguese translation startup Unbabel raises fresh $5 million

Unbabel's machine translation technology might be the best any startup has to offer right now
Oct 31, 2016

BlaBlaCar raises $200M to expand in Asia, Latin America

India is a major market for BlaBlaCar, where over 350,000 seats have been offered on its platform across 700 cities.
Sep 19, 2015

TripAdvisor gobbles up Brazilian market, acquires restaurant booking site BestTables

According to local media in the Portuguese press, BestTables had few resources to stay afloat within the ever competitive field of online restaurant booking
Apr 13, 2015

Robotics

An attendee, center left, speaks with an attendant, center right, as he tries out SoftBank Group Corp.'s Pepper the humanoid robot using a Google Inc. Cardboard virtual reality headset at a media briefing in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Why machines will never fully replace humans

Still, there are companies developing applications that blend the best of machines and human effort in novel ways
Jun 13, 2017

Beyond Google Translate: Portuguese translation startup Unbabel raises fresh $5 million

Unbabel's machine translation technology might be the best any startup has to offer right now
Oct 31, 2016
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Space

Venture Capital

Portugal’s António Costa unveils new €200 million venture fund for Lisbon startups at Web Summit

The money will match investments from foreign investors to help Portuguese startups scale abroad
Nov 08, 2016

The Portuguese tech ecosystem is growing up: no Eunicorns yet, but 40 ‘scale-ups’ and counting (report)

Startup Europe Partnership has done some research on Portugal, where one of Europe’s most vibrant tech ecosystems is taking shape. Heres a look at their latest report.
Dec 04, 2015
"I see a Cambrian explosion of startups in Europe." - Fran Salzgeber, Head of Technology Transfer for the European Space Agency

This man is bringing space tech back to Earth

If you want to understand what's happening in space technology, you should talk to the European Space Agency's Frank Salzgeber
Oct 18, 2015

Events

Portugal’s António Costa unveils new €200 million venture fund for Lisbon startups at Web Summit

The money will match investments from foreign investors to help Portuguese startups scale abroad
Nov 08, 2016

IoT

Internet of (Moving) Things startup Veniam nabs $4.9 million in funding

The company can turn all a city’s vehicles into WiFi hotspots
Dec 03, 2014

Social Media

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016