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Portuguese changed sports habits. AirCourts with 40% increase in demand for paddle tennis courts

“And tennis doubled the reserves. People came back from confinement with more desire to play sports. There are new paddle clubs everywhere in Portugal, ”said founder and CEO, André Duarte, to Jornal Económico.

Forbes: The richest entrepreneurs in the USA with a fortune of 23,3 billion. Find out who they are

The fortunes of the richest women in the United States have a difference of 329,9 billion euros to those of men, but they have not given up creating empires in various sectors. Between the ages of 60 and 90, these are the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the United States.

Católica Porto students create “Netflix do Direito” project

Created by students from the Faculty of Law, this initiative will be funded by the Bolsa Startup Voucher and will include video classes, case studies and seminars. It will be online in the first quarter of 2021 and will have a monthly subscription.

Pedro Nunes Institute wins European Commission award

The winners of the prize, which aims to “identify good regional development practices, highlighting innovative projects supported by European funds”, were announced today, in Brussels, by the European Commission, at the official ceremony of the Regiostars, framed in the European Week of the Regions.

More than 35 startups embark on an attempt to innovate tourism in the Algarve and the Alentejo

The networking event “Net Me Up” takes place this Wednesday in Albufeira and is attended by the Secretary of State for Tourism, entrepreneurs, investors and potential customers of these companies.

Innovation consultants are born to scale companies

Beta-i and Business Avenue are two examples of companies that were born or changed their image this year with the mission of helping large groups to collaborate with startups and streamline business models, incorporating technology.

World Mental Health Day. Portuguese startup launches app for psychological support

Hug-a-Group is celebrating the date by offering 150 monthly subscriptions in the first month. Pedro Trincão Marques, co-founder and CEO of the company, told Jornal Económico how the panic attacks and anxiety crises he felt led him to create a business with social impact.

Web Summit will take place only in online format this year

"Lisbon continues to be the home of the Web Summit, but with the growth of infections and outbreaks of Covid-19 in Europe, we have to think about what is best for the Portuguese and for our participants", said the founder of the event, Paddy Cosgrave.

PremiumCuatrecasas kicks off with startup bootcamp

In this edition of the acceleration program, six startups receive expert support and mentoring.

Fintech CodingLibra launches digital cryptocurrency vault

The Portuguese startup is preparing to close partnerships in Angola, Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya, Costa Rica and Argentina and wants to employ at least 30 people by 2034. “The area of ​​electronic money, transfer, liquidity and custody of digital assets is also an emerging area where know-how - in Portugal and internationally - is low ”, alert the founders to Jornal Económico.

EEPA Awards: These are the projects that will represent Portugal in the European final

“Portugal Bike Value” and “HOSPES by AHP” were the two national winners of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2020, an initiative of the European Commission that is coordinated by IAPMEI.

'App' says no to waste and saves tons of food

Too Good to Go intends to give a second life to food, thus avoiding waste. In the first year, in Portugal, it already redeemed 180 thousand meals.

Premium'Business angels' warn that OE does not promote investment

Entities representing these investors in Portugal presented the Government with several proposals to stimulate investment in startups and SMEs.

French startup wants to build the world's largest insect farm

Ynsect creates earthworm meals that produce protein for livestock, pet food and fertilizers, and will use the funds to build what they say will be the largest 'insect farm' in the world.

Beta-i creates program for entrepreneurs with ideas for tourism

The innovation consultant is receiving applications from startups until the end of this week.

About 95% of companies recognize that innovative projects fail before they are launched

A study by Kaspersky, the Russian cybersecurity company, attempted to identify the main difficulties in the success of innovative projects globally, with the lack of planning and concerns about computer security being the two main points mentioned.
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