Bizay, a Lisbon-based customised products marketplace for SMBs, has raised €32 million in Series C financing. The round was co-led by Indico and the European Investment Bank with support from Iberis Capital and existing investors including LeadX Capital Partners, Omnes Capital and Pathena. The Portugeuese company aims to become the ‘Amazon’ for fulfilling the needs […]
Remote, a fully distributed HR tech startup with Dutch and Portuguese founders, has raised $11 million in seed funding to expand into 40 new international markets. The round was led by Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from Index Ventures, General Catalyst, Liquid2, INKEF Ventures, Remote First Capital, plus angel investors from GitLab and HackerOne. The […]
Indico Capital Partners and Google have teamed up to launch an accelerator for the Portuguese tech ecosystem. Based in Lisbon and managed by Indico, the six-month accelerator program will be part of a year-long incubation period at the Portuguese VC firm. Organisers will select between six and ten pre-seed startups that are trying to address […]
Landing.Jobs, a Lisbon-based recruitment marketplace, has raised €2 million from the Portuguese investment group LC Ventures and German firm Jacobo UG. The startup focuses on the tech job market in Europe, matching talent with employers. So far the marketplace has matched around 3000 jobseekers with new positions. Landing.Jobs positions itself as a useful agent in […]
Secret City Trails, a Portuguese startup turning tourism into playtime, has raised €200,000 from Transavia Ventures, the fund of Transavia Airlines. “Imagine, as a traveller, instead of following a tour guide that takes you past busy and crowded sights, at fixed starting times and most likely with a large group — play a city discovery […]
Lisbon-based Codacy has raised $7.7 million in a funding round led by Join Capital, with support from EQT Ventures, Armilar Venture Partners, Faber Ventures, and Caixa Capital. Founded in 2014 by CEO Jaime Jorge and CTO João Caxaria, Codacy is a SaaS platform that automates code review, which not only increases efficiency of individual developers […]
We spent a few days talking to the movers and shakers in Lisbon, one of Europe’s most promising tech startup ecosystems. Here’s what we found.