Startup Weekend FIWARE Lisbon

    Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014

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Startup Weekend FIWARE Lisbon

Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014

Friday, November 14 - 16, 2014
Event starts at 6:00 pm

Beta-i Headquarters
Central Station
Rua Moeda, 1200-275
Lisbon, Portugal

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Join us in the FIWARE open ecosystem and be part of the Internet’s Future

Don’t miss the chance to learn about FIWARE and its open ecosystem during this Startup Weekend! FIWARE is a new, open source developer platform, which provides simple yet powerful APIs, a single meeting point for innovation and multiple FIWARE providers. The results of this weekend may be used to apply for the Open Calls of SOUL-FI or one of the others 15 FIWARE Accelerator Program that have around 80 million Euros available for webentrepreneurs and SMEs. Besides the direct funding, this Accelerator Programme also offers mentoring and networking to create innovative Internet application using FIWARE technologies.

Take part on the Startup Weekend FIWARE Lisbon, to build the NEXT BIG THINK and to be part of FIWARE open ecosystem and benefit from its accelerator programme!
  A select jury will award the most promising teams and the best projects with great prizes that will help you in the first stages of the business development. It is mandatory that all teams use FIWARE technologies.  To learn about FIWARE we invite the developers to take part in the FIWARE Bootcamp Lisbon that will be held on 13-14 November 2014, also in Beta-i headquarters.  

The working language of the event is English.

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Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend


Friday November 14th

6:00 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

6:30 pm
Welcome and introduction to FIWARE
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders. Introduction to FIWARE Technologies and accelerators.

7:30 pm
Dinner and Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants.

8:00 pm
Pitches Start
60 seconds to present your idea

9:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:45 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:30 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday November 15th

9:00 am
Venue Opens
and work begins!

2:00 pm
Coach meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help you

7:30 pm

Sunday November 16th

2:00 am
Finished for the day.

9:00 am
Venue Opens
Last day of work starts

10:30 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:00 pm

3:30 pm
Pitch preparation & technology check
Deadline to handle the presentations

4:00 pm
Final Presentations

6:00 pm
Judging & awards

6:30 pm

7:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Judges

Gonçalo Araújo Fernandes

Coaches and Mentors

Hugo Conceição Silva

Sandrine Bisson Marvão

Afonso Dias Alves

Erno Kuusela

Ari Okkonen

Miguel Jiménez

Álvaro Alonso

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Lisbon is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Ricardo
  • Susana
  • Nuno
  • João
  • Manuel
  • Sofia
  • Duarte
  • Carlos
  • Paulo


André Marquet
Founder & CEO @ Productized

André Marquet has a degree in Telecommunications and a Master in Computer Engineering, started his career as a computer networks researcher at INESC, then worked as a pre-sales engineer at Efacec, AICEP, Nokia, then moved into Product Management at Wit Software, Huawei, and co-founded and had an executive role at Beta-i. He is an invited lecturer on product discovery and entrepreneurship at leading training events and universities and a regular contributor to several blogs and magazines. He is the organizer of Productized Conference, a leading conference on product management that gathers over 500 product managers, founders and all kinds of innovators from all over the world for training and thought-leadership on business design and innovation.

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