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How to Startup in the Tourism Industry?

Tuesday 18 February 2020

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Started 18:30 PM

Finished 21:00 PM

Organized by Techstars Startup Programs

Venue: Porto Design Factory

Address: R. Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida 537
4200-072 Porto

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About this event

Want to start a business / startup but don’t know how to do it? Would you like to know all the challenges that the tourism industry is facing from top experts in the industry?

 Techstars Startup Weekend Lisbon Tourism and Portugal Tourism Minds, joined forces and designed an evening workshop with a brief experience of how to startup in the tourism industry! 

In this workshop, you will Learn the Zero to Hero Methodology which is supported globally by Techstars and Google for Startups. Additionally, our partner NEST - Tourism Innovation Center,   will bring the main challenges that the Portuguese Tourism Industry is facing.


18h30 - 19hrs - Registering

After Check-in, meet the other amazing entrepreneurs and network!

19h - 19h30 Tourism Challenges by NEST

NEST - Tourism Innovation Center, our main partner, will do an overview of the tourism industry and bring us some of the main challenges that government & companies are facing and understand how startups could collaborate with them as a problem-solving team.

19h30 - 20h How to Start a Startup by Startup Weekend Organizers

Learn the Zero to Hero journey, the methodology used globally at the Startup Weekends which is supported by Techstars, Google for Startups and that most of the startups used to start their own companies!

20h00 - 20h30 - Q&A and Networking

The last session will be all about sharing! You can ask questions to our specialists in tourism & innovation and also network among other members...

About the Techstars Startup Weekend Lisbon Travel Tech brought to you by NEST Portugal

Beginning with Friday night (April 3rd - 5th) pitches and then with brainstorming, business plan development and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate on Sunday night with demos and presentations.

 In one weekend, participants will learn and apply the Startup Weekend methodology in which they will have their ideas, form multidisciplinary teams with designers, developers and business integrants, create business models, validate the business opportunity with their potential customers, create a working prototype and find customers for it.

Through the whole journey, participants would be supported by top specialists in innovation and tourism industries and, at the end of the event, they would pitch their business to a jury of investors and tourism executives to get the final feedback.

More info here: http://bit.ly/swlisbontraveltech 

About Portugal Tourism Minds

Portugal Tourism Minds is an initiative, from Startup Porto, that addresses several challenges related with the sustainable development of the tourism ecosystem: from new digital strategies for companies and tourist destinations to the optimization of business operations in tourism.

To address these challenges we have created 2 different acceleration programs, each with a specific focus. Each program will be 4 months long, with a tailor-made education stream and the ability to foster future collaboration between all the participants in the program.

Applications will close on the 21st, more info here: http://portugaltourismminds.pgh.ipp.pt/

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