Qwixi

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In the footsteps of history and culture. Qwixi is an app for active tourists, that allows you to travel around the world independently while listening to audio tours created by great guides. This is the best way to discover new cities and places by yourself, especially if you don’t have time to hire a traditional […]

Localie

Posted Posted in 2020

“Just like you’re visiting a friend!” Localie is an online platform with one-to-one tailored experiences and tours. By matching local guides with travelers, it offers personalized routes designed accordingly to each travelers’ interests. At Localie, travelers can find full-day affordable tours, that cost the same for 1 up to 4 people in every destination, allowing […]

Local Cave

Posted Posted in 2020

How to be the perfect host? Local Cave knows it! This is an online tool that improves communication between hotels and guests. Providing different solutions for hoteliers by gathering, among other services, automated communication, online customized check-ins and sales service in one single platform. Local Cave aims to enhance service quality and increase hotel’s revenue. […]

3rd Edition: Meet the 2020’s Startups!

Posted Posted in 2020

Get ready for the 3rd edition of Madeira Startup Retreat, we’re just about to kick-off! In just a few weeks, Madeira is once again welcoming 11 national & international startups from 11 countries: Australia, Brazil, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, UK and USA. Over the next days, we’ll be daily posting about each […]

To Wrap Up > Let’s Cook!

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The demo day might have marked the end of the 2nd edition of Madeira Startup Retreat, but the entrepreneurs still weren’t ready to say their goodbyes. On Thursday, March 28th, Chef Octávio Freitas – who had previously done a workshop on Gastronomic Globalization  – welcomed the participants at the Four Views Baía Hotel for a […]

Demo Day

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Even though we’re still getting used to our daily routine, we must yet talk about Demo Day! Wednesday, March 27th, marked the culmination of two months of hard work, intensive workshops, fruitful mentoring sessions, adventurous activities and relaxing moments – and all these were celebrated with the Demo Day event, at the Auditorium of Museu […]

Rehearsing the Pitch

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On Tuesday, March 26, we welcomed José Damião,  Science Park Manager at Madan Parque, for the last workshop of the Madeira Startup Retreat, ‘Review your Pitch presentation’. The morning started with a presentation from Micaela Vieira, Project Manager at Startup Madeira, on tips on public speaking and pitching, but most importantly, on how she was […]