It’s true! The 4th edition will happen from 6th October until 19th November of 2021! For the 4th year in a row, Madeira Startup Retreat aims to bring together 10 Travel & Tourism Startups! In 2021, for 6-weeks, the team of each startup will relocate, work and share business & knowledge experience in Madeira Island, […]
Carrying on with the 3rd week’s topic “Growth Hacking“, on January 28th Gil Belford – General Manager at Fever & Lisboa Secreta – joined our entrepreneurs for a workshop on Business Model Review & Growth. To start the day, as usual, each startup did a 3-minute flash pitch, and after introductions were made, it was time […]
Madeira Startup Retreat is nominated for the South Europe Startup Awards, for Best Startup Ecosystem Initiative! The National Winner of the country, per category, is going to compete on the Regional Level! The public voting is running until December 8th! You can vote HERE
From Monday to Tuesday, March 18th and 19th, we welcomed Diogo Silva and Jesper Carvalho Andersen to guide the teams through how to pitch and how to impact, respectively.
On Friday, March 15th, the entrepreneurs from instaviagem, Vinicyus Vieira, Priscila Mattos and Fernando Palacios conducted the workshop #Unskippable > how to develop your Instagram account into a purposeful content system! We couldn’t have asked for a better workshop: #pratical and #intuitive!
Tuesday, March 12th, we kept the ball rolling on RE-discover MONEY week! We started it by giving a warm welcome to Pedro Monteiro de Barros, Head of Finance at Codacy. Per usual, the day started with a pitch presentation from each startup, followed by our mentor’s talk about Startup Finances.
Week 6 ‘RE-discover MONEY is officially on! It all started on Monday, March 11th! We started by welcoming Jorge Dias Fernandes, CEO of Expedita, and Luís Duarte Silva, CEO of XIS Group, to our retreat.
The fourth week ended with a splash. Literally! On Friday, March 1st, our startups went into open seas on a mission to watch some of the 28 species that live on this part of the Atlantic.
The main gold of the 4th week was to RE-start SOMETHING! Based on Google Ventures Design, this Sprint lasted for 3 days (25th, 26th, and 27th February). The startups started by identifying an issue, think about solutions and create a prototype that could be tested and validated. To guide this Sprint we welcomed Joana Roquette, Assistant Project Manager […]
RE-launch GROWTH‘s week is on! On February 18th, we welcomed Gil Belford, General Manager at Fever Portugal & Lisboa Secreta. Gil shared his experience as a mentor and entrepreneur and explored both the good and the bad moments in his entrepreneurial life.