After an intensive 3 days of Hackathon, it was finally time to pitch the solutions. We had 7 teams: Team Monkey, Team Cow, Team Pig, Team Elephant, Team Chicken, Team Sheep and Team Snake. The morning started with a great energizer: Charades. Definitely, a great and funny way to start the third day. Who knew […]
On the second day Vera Chaves and Tiago Santa Clara, from imatch, worked closely and brought a lot of energy to the Hackathon. Our morning started with a World Cafe. The teams had the opportunity to discuss their challenge solutions ideas with 5 experts. This way they shared experiences, tips, local notion, and feedback. Each […]
On the 29th, 30th and 31st of January, Altice is our Hackathon partner. The 1st Hackathon of Madeira Startup Retreat is already taking place @ Colégio dos Jesuítas. Yesterday (29th) Altice, represented here by Frederico Santos, Paulo Chainho, and Filipe Freitas, presented the 4 challenges. After mixing up the teams it was time to choose […]
It’s true! We all are REbootING our energy in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean… During the stay in Madeira, at the Madeira Startup Retreat, all of these startups will work on the future of their business and still have time for adventures and experience unique activities. There are plenty of activities to do while in […]
This week is all about re-engaging your Team & Culture. Be the change > Leadership > Culture > Identity On Monday Pedro Moura talked about Vision, Mission, and Identity. The Co-founder & Executive Partner of MapIdea, explained the importance of the need for an identity, speed, and focus. Each startup had to (re)think about their Mission, Vision, and […]
One of the aims of Madeira Startup Retreat is also to bring along local entrepreneurs. Through the next weeks, entrepreneurs of Madeira will be invited to join the Retreat. In a 10 minute presentation, they will explain their business and their local experience. Last week we welcomed Lígia Gonçalves, from WalkMe.Guide. This mobile application aims to […]
The 1st week went by so fast. It was definitely an intensive week but it was also fun. So, since Monday, all the startups started their engines: > Welcome & assessment > Learn methodologies > Tourism & travel industry future and trends
The following 8 weeks welcomes 10 international startups Organized by Startup Madeira, in partnership with Turismo de Portugal and NOVA School of Business and Economics, Madeira Startup Retreat has begun last Monday, January 15th, @ Colégio dos Jesuítas, Funchal. This 1st edition counts with 10 international startups from 8 countries: Austria, The Netherlands, India, Italy, Macedónia, […]
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