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StartUp Portimão promotes several initiatives and free training sessions

These initiatives are aimed at all entrepreneurs who wish to develop their idea, project or business, and those interested in deepening and developing fundamental themes to put into practice in their company.

Brands and Patents Workshop

June 24, 2020 – 10:30 am

Susana Gama and Luís Ribeiro – Gastão da Cunha Ferreira

Empower entrepreneurs to the specifications of registering a brand and patents


Workshop “E-commerce”

June 19, 2020 – 15h00

Tiago Nicho – Market Brand

Framework, legal issues, good practices


Workshop How to Be a Successful Leader

June 4, 2020 – 14:30

Raquel Oliveira – Territórios Criativos

Leadership and Team Management


Workshop – Personal Knowledge and Organizational Change

May 29, 2020 – 15h00

Beto Jaques – Life & Executive Master Coach

Trainer, NeuroCoaching, Mentoring & Consulting.


1st Online Acceleration Bootcamp

April 21-22, May 4-5, 2020

This 1st Online Acceleration Bootcamp in the Algarve was undoubtedly a positive sign in pandemic time and demonstrated that good ideas and entrepreneurial spirit can make all the difference!

There were 4 full days, with 36 hours of work, 12 projects, 18 speed mentoring mentors, 8 speakers in 3 sessions open to the public and 8 judges, who appreciated the final pitches of the entrepreneurs.

  • More information here


Webinar – IFD Dissemination session of The Financial Instruments of Development

April 28, 2020 – 15h00


Webinar – The Value of SDGs to Business (Opportunities, Scope and Impact)

April 15, 2020 – 14h00

Julius Maria Muhorro

Masterclass – How to Write Better for the Web

April 3, 2020 – 15h00

Analita Alves dos Santos


Webinar – Your network of contacts determines your income

March 11, 2020 – 11:00 AM

Julius Maria Muhorro


Conference: “StartUp Portimão – Accelerate your Business!”

March 6, 2020 – 12:00 PM

Present the objectives and highlight the ability to boost future projects. The central theme – Entrepreneurship as an attitude and way of being in life, communicating the added value of this ecosystem, as well as the importance of an entrepreneurial attitude.


V Start Work

March 5-7, 2020

Portimão Arena


Workshop – Tools to Optimize SME Management

February 27, 2020 – 10:00 AM

Ivandro Alves


Lagoa Employment and Entrepreneurship Fair

February 7-8, 2020

Arade Congress Center


Finance session for entrepreneurs

January 22, 2020

Pedro Baião


Lecture – Communicate: you are the brand

January 15, 2020 – 10:00 AM

Ana Rosa – Nova Vita


Kings Lunch

January 7, 2020

Algarve International Kartódromo

Lunch conviviality between the promoters of StartUp Portimão, entrepreneurs and guests.


2nd anniversary and open day of StartUp Portimão

August 12th 2019, 4 pm

StartUp Portimão is pleased to invite the entrepreneurial community to the celebrations of its 2nd Anniversary, on August 12th, at 4 pm, at the Algarve International Autodrome.

The incubator of the municipality of Portimão opens the doors of its facilities to all interested parties, where they can also get in touch with the people who accelerate their ideas and project their future.

Let’s get the community of entrepreneurs, partners and friends together to celebrate the date, take stock of the activity with the county’s incubator’s top drivers and of course blow out the cake candles!

16h00 – Opening

Isilda Gomes, Mayor of Portimão
Paulo Pinheiro, Administrator of Parkalgar
Luís Matos Martins, CEO of Creative Territories
Jorge Batista, Route Technologies
Rodrigo Borges and John Santos, Insidebike
5:15 pm – Birthday Cake

17h30 – Guided Tour of the Facilities

Digital Connection: Global Needs, Regional Solutions

12 July 2019

StartUp Portimão and the companies Hyperstage.ai (Sara Rijo), Inboundware (Ana Raquel Melo) Route Technologies (Jorge Batista) Tecnologias Imaginadas (Luis Silva) and Thinkerdots (Tiago Fernandes) participated in the Digital Technologies Exhibition during the session. “Digital Connection: Global Needs, Regional Solutions” organized by Iapmei – Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation at NERA in Loulé, where about 150 professionals attended. The Secretary of State for Economy, João Correia Neves, was in charge of the closing session, paid a visit to the Digital Technologies Exhibition spaces and got to know StartUp Portimão and the companies installed.

Sara Rijo of Hyperstage.ai gave a presentation with the theme “Artificial Intelligence – The future today”, in front of a crowded room. Hyperstage is a startup dedicated to helping companies implement artificial intelligence and their digital transformation.

How to Improve Your Marketing Using Hubspot Free Resources

23 July 2019, from 18h00 to 20h30

Learn how to use the free versions of Hubspot CRM and Marketing Hub to improve your Marketing by creating a Strategy that unites Marketing, Technology, and Sales. Content Strategy is a key part that must precede the choice of marketing tools and tactics.

Hubspot is the pioneering Digital Marketing tool in Inbound Marketing and offers several versions of tools. This mini-workshop will focus on CRM and Marketing tools. We will integrate a blog, landing page and email marketing strategy into one platform.
The Workshop is organized by trainer Raquel Melo, CEO of Inboundware, in partnership with StartUp Portimão.

Recurring Initiatives

Every Thursday 6 pm-9pm

Don’t miss FreeCodeCamp Portimão on Thursdays at StartUp Portimão! This is a meeting point for those who want to experiment and learn programming, by integrating the network of cities that in Portugal and, in other countries, stimulates a study group.

Two Startup Portimão entrepreneurs, Tiago Fernandes and Jorge Batista set up a “Free Code Camp” study group open to the participation of all interested parties.

FreeCodeCamp Portimão Facebook page!