2024's PROGRAM

Startup Madeira, Turismo de Portugal, and NOVA School of Business and Economics will be soon presenting Madeira Startup Retreat (6th Edition), which takes place from January 15th > 23rd February 2024.

During the program, you will be learning (more) about:
> Startup Team Status
> Strategy & Business Diagnosis
> Value Creation
> Brand & Communication
> Product Strategy Review
> Sales Improvement
> Business Model Review
> Growth Hacking & Digital Marketing
> Soft & Hard Skills
> Leadership for Impact
> Business Measurement
> The Art of Pitching


Tourism & Travel startups


Madeira Island | JANUARY 15 > FEBRUARY 23, 2024

The agenda of the 6th edition is being updated with new names, challenges and moments that will add value to your startup! Keep checking it!

RE-shape your FUTURE

(Week 1) 15th > 20th January
Topic: Startup Assessment
Deliverable: 6-week plan
> Build a plan for the program
> Strategy & Business Diagnosis

RE-design VALUE

(Week2) 22nd > 26th January
Topic: Customer & Value Proposition
Deliverable: Review Creation & Communication
> Value Creation
> The value of your Brand & Communication



(Week3) 29th January > 1st February
Topic: Product Strategy & Sales
Deliverable: Line Up Product Value & Sales Framework
Product Strategy Review
Improve your Sales

RE-launch GROWTH

(Week4) 5th > 9th February
Topic: Doing Business & Scale
Deliverable: Business Model & Growth
Metrics & Measures
Vision & Mission

RE-expand your IMPACT

(Week5) 12th > 16th February
Topic: KPIs & Team Potential
Deliverable: Define and Measure Objectives & Foster Company Culture  

RE-connect and GO

(Week6) 19th > 23rd February
Topic: Pitch Rehearsal
Deliverable: Pitch Slide Deck & Future Steps
Art of Pitching
What’s Next
Demo Day

Startup MadeiraTurismo de Portugal and NOVA School of Business and Economics invites you to attend on February 21st, 2024, the closing session of the 6th edition of Madeira Startup Retreat, which will take place at the auditorium of Museu da Casa da Luz - Funchal. This Demo Day is a moment of celebration, where the international startups will share their ideas with investors, partners, the hotel sector, travel agencies, tourist animation companies, etc.

During 6 weeks, this acceleration program gathers 10 startups of travel, tourism and leisure: AHOY! Serviços Expressos (Brasil), Do Your Order (Switzerland), eTOLLsEU (Cyprus), Girafa.Club (Portugal), Heavnn (Estonia), PayFor.Travel (Poland), Revisior (Poland), socialbnb (Germany), Spendbase (Ukraine) and Tourdata.AI (Portugal).

For this initiative, it's also confirmed the talks of Tomás Caeiro (Startup23), Nuno Fernandes (DIG-IN), Nuno Brito Jorge (GoParity) e Pedro Mello Breyner (Portugal Ventures) which will explore topics related to trends about entrepreneurship, innovation on the restaurants sector, and impact investments and a call for tourism.

This session, in english, will also welcome on stage Carlos Abade (Turismo de Portugal), André Gonçalves (NOVA SBE) and Carlos Soares Lopes (Startup Madeira).

Join us for a networking session at Three House Hotel, in Funchal, from 18h00.