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The 85 Most Well-Known Startups from Lisbon

Lisbon is home to hundreds of startups and you can find the best 85 in this article.

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Countless startups in Lisbon are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 85 well-known and fast-growing companies in Lisbon that impressed investors.


85 Startups in Lisbon

1) Unbabel

1) Unbabel

Unbabel enables modern businesses to communicate in dozens of languages and to be understood by their customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Bruno Prezado, Hugo Silva, João Graça, Sofia Pessanha, Vasco Pedro
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, B2B, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Translation Service
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $91,180,004
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 37

You can find their website here.

2) Balancer Labs

2) Balancer Labs

Balancer Labs is a price sensor, liquidity provider, and non-custodial portfolio manager.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Fernando Martinelli
  • Industries: Financial Services
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $32,250,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

3) Utrust

3) Utrust

The simplest way to pay with crypto and accept it. The money of the future has arrived.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Artur Goulão, Filipe Castro, Nuno Correia, Roberto Machado
  • Industries: Cryptocurrency, E-Commerce, FinTech, Mobile Payments, Payments
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $21,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

4) Virtuleap

4) Virtuleap

Virtuleap uses virtual reality to improve brain health.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Amir Bozorgzadeh, Hossein Jalali, Roland Dubois, Thomas Balouet
  • Industries: Apps, Big Data, Biometrics, Education, Edutainment, Fitness, Health Care, Home Health Care, Wellness
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,124,500
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

5) Kitch

5) Kitch

Providing restaurants with the ability to sell their dishes online on their own terms.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Nuno Rodrigues, Rui Bento
  • Industries: Food Delivery
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 4,250,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

6) Sensei

6) Sensei

Sensei provides a scalable, seamless store-wide solution that enables future stores to be cashless and check-out free.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Joana Rafael, Nuno Moutinho, Paulo Carreira, Vasco Portugal
  • Industries: Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Retail, Retail Technology
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 6,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

7) DocDigitizer

7) DocDigitizer

DocDigitizer is a Cognitive Data Capture SaaS with SLAs guaranteeing 100 percent accuracy, zero set-up, and full Pay-per-Use pricing.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Gonçalo Caeiro, João Fernandes
  • Industries: Artificial Intelligence, Document Management, FinTech, Machine Learning, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 390,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

8) BrainTrust

8) BrainTrust

Braintrust is a business angels club based in Europe that focuses on early-stage firms.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $5,000,000

You can find their website here.

9) Collab

9) Collab

Collab was built on a straightforward mission: to provide disruptive innovation to enterprise contact centers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $3,000,000

You can find their website here.

10) Codacy

10) Codacy

Codacy is an automated code review solution that helps developers minimize technical debt and save time during code reviews.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Jaime Jorge, Joao Caxaria
  • Industries: B2B, Developer Tools, SaaS, Software
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $14,400,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

11) CBV

11) CBV

CBV is a producer and creator of television formats in Portugal.

Details of the startup:

  • Funding amount: $37,477,845

You can find their website here.

12) GoParity

12) GoParity

Personal finance and investing tool that links individuals and businesses with nonprofits seeking financing for sustainable projects.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Nuno Brito Jorge
  • Industries: CleanTech, Crowdfunding, FinTech, Sustainability
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: € 900,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

13) Landing.jobs

13) Landing.jobs

We're a candidate-driven tech employment marketplace that connects the top tech talent with the best employers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,066,950

You can find their website here.

14) CASAFARI

14) CASAFARI

Casafari keeps track of the entire real estate market by combining and matching listings from various sources.

Details of the startup:

  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Dmitry Moskalchuk, Mila Suharev, Nils Henning
  • Industries: Real Estate
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: € 5,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

15) Stratio Automotive

15) Stratio Automotive

We're utilizing machine learning to automate anomaly and problem detection by combining automotive engineering and scientific research.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $3,365,458

You can find their website here.

16) EatTasty

16) EatTasty

EatTasty outsources the manufacturing of its daily lunch meals for hyperlocal delivery to underutilized kitchen space.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,370,357

You can find their website here.

17) Probely

17) Probely

Probely is a web vulnerability scanning tool that is aimed at businesses that create online services.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,443,888

You can find their website here.

18) Forall Phones

18) Forall Phones

We're on a mission to make premium technology accessible to everyone while also inspiring them to live happier lives.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $5,034,734

You can find their website here.

19) Swogo

19) Swogo

Swogo helps the world's most successful merchants enhance their margins by powering bundle recommendations.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,837,098

You can find their website here.

20) Muzzley

20) Muzzley

Muzzley is a complete SaaS and PaaS solution for consumer IoT, as well as a single intelligent entry point for connected devices.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,896,500

You can find their website here.

21) Biosurfit

21) Biosurfit

Biosurfit creates ground-breaking technology that enable rapid, accurate, and cost-effective blood analysis at the point of care.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $11,308,494

You can find their website here.

22) 20tree

22) 20tree

20tree uses artificial intelligence (AI), satellite photography, and computing power to assist forest industry firms, NGOs, and governments in making better decisions.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $120,000

You can find their website here.

23) Mapidea

23) Mapidea

Mapidea is a location intelligence software as a service (SaaS) for smart businesses (not GIS experts). There is no IT, no setup, and excellent analytics.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $552,162

You can find their website here.

24) Glartek

24) Glartek

An industrial IoT platform that grants superpowers through augmented reality, allowing you to save time and money in your business.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,447,295

You can find their website here.

25) Climber

25) Climber

For small hotel chains, Climber is a Revenue Management Software.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $541,928

You can find their website here.

26) GuestU

26) GuestU

The GuestU Phone is the ideal smartphone for hotel visitors. A dream amenity that provides free wifi, concierge services, and controls smart devices for visitors.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,084,643

You can find their website here.

27) Noesis

27) Noesis

NOESIS is a Portuguese IT consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses improve their competitiveness.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $25,500,001

You can find their website here.

28) Zaask

28) Zaask

Zaask is a revolutionary new method to find and employ local service workers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,647,728

You can find their website here.

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29) Jungle

29) Jungle

Jungle employs custom AI models to identify underperforming assets and predict when they will fail.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $125,000

You can find their website here.

30) GetSocial

30) GetSocial

GetSocial is a social analytics software that assists content providers in making more informed decisions about which stories to share on social media.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $848,938

You can find their website here.

31) advertio

31) advertio

By building a performance advertising platform, Advertio hopes to set a new standard in digital advertising.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $725,000

You can find their website here.

32) UpHill

32) UpHill

Healthcare teams receive clinical training and analysis.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $735,063

You can find their website here.

33) HiJiffy

33) HiJiffy

For the hospitality industry, there is a Messenger Concierge.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $349,597

You can find their website here.

34) Visor.ai

34) Visor.ai

Visor.ai uses artificial intelligence and chatbots to help businesses automate interactions.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $127,169

You can find their website here.

35) GOVWISE

35) GOVWISE

GOVWISE is a sales forecasting tool for businesses that sell to the government.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $137,396

You can find their website here.

36) AKTO

36) AKTO

In Sport and eSport contexts, a technology-based e-learning platform with a gamification approach to teaching is available.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $341,054

You can find their website here.

37) Cuckuu

37) Cuckuu

Cuckuu is a free iOS and Android mobile app. Cuckuu is a new, innovative, social alarm clock that you may use every day!

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,164,771

You can find their website here.

38) Vawlt Technologies

38) Vawlt Technologies

Vawlt is a dynamic storage platform that makes managing numerous clouds easier while also boosting data security.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $560,167

You can find their website here.

39) Mobiag

39) Mobiag

Mobiag creates and sells SaaS-based operations management software for carsharing firms.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $55,691

You can find their website here.

40) FarmCloud

40) FarmCloud

Retrofit local offline livestock controls to the Internet of Things with a plug-and-play solution for any brand of climatic, feed, and weight computers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $552,580

You can find their website here.

41) Codeplace

41) Codeplace

Codeplace teaches you web programming by guiding you through the creation of real software projects from start to finish.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $868,312

You can find their website here.

42) Charge2C-NewCap

42) Charge2C-NewCap

C2C-NewCap intends to create high-efficiency energy solutions by developing next-generation devices for storing electrical energy.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $221,804

You can find their website here.

43) Tap My Back

43) Tap My Back

Managers can use Tap My Back to boost employee engagement, workplace performance, and team motivation by using employee recognition software.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $66,036

You can find their website here.

44) Meta Innovation Consulting Group

44) Meta Innovation Consulting Group

MetaICG assists companies in bringing technology goods and services to market swiftly, reliably, and affordably.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $89,363

You can find their website here.

45) Digital Works

45) Digital Works

Digital Works is a digital agency that works with over 100 brands all around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $198,356

You can find their website here.

46) THOUGHTS feels good

46) THOUGHTS feels good

Smartphone application software, computer software, and media content production, as well as IT and design services are all available.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $74,926

You can find their website here.

47) SKORR

47) SKORR

SKORR is an app that allows you to manage your internet presence. It tracks, monitors, and enhances your internet visibility.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $1,000,000

You can find their website here.

48) Heptasense

48) Heptasense

Security camera-based SaaS software for analyzing people's activity.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

49) Doinn

49) Doinn

Housekeeping services for short-term rental property managers

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

50) Secret City Trails

50) Secret City Trails

Secret City Trails is a gaming store where you can buy and sell city exploration games.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

51) Pleez

51) Pleez

Startup in the food-tech industry

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

52) Logistema

52) Logistema

Logistema is a supply chain management and logistics consultancy firm.

Details of the startup:

  • Funding amount: $54,620

You can find their website here.

53) SPEAK

53) SPEAK

SPEAK is a crowdsourced language exchange that breaks down barriers, encourages multilingualism, and promotes equality amongst migrants, refugees, and locals.

You can find their website here.

54) muse.ai

54) muse.ai

muse.ai is a global startup that is developing advanced artificial intelligence for interpreting video footage around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

55) Content Ignition

55) Content Ignition

We use content to engage consumers online and generate high-quality opt-in leads.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100

You can find their website here.

56) Shiptimize

56) Shiptimize

The Digital Delivery Management Solution streamlines the shipping process so that online retailers can focus on growing their companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

57) InsurAds

57) InsurAds

The World's First Time and Attention Insurance and Time Monetization Platform for Publishers.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

58) GitScrum

58) GitScrum

GitScrum is a project management software designed for agile teams.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

59) Build Up Labs

59) Build Up Labs

A startup studio that creates, builds, and grows multiple startups at the same time.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

60) Xpand IT

60) Xpand IT

Xpand IT is an IT firm that emphasizes technical knowledge as a critical differentiator in the generation of business value.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100

You can find their website here.

61) FACEinHOLE

61) FACEinHOLE

FaceinHOLE is a photo editing tool that allows users to upload images and apply them to a variety of backgrounds.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

62) BeON energy

62) BeON energy

BeON energy creates pluginverters and solar kits that allow a solar panel to be safely plugged into a wall outlet, effectively turning it into a home appliance.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

63) Preze

63) Preze

Preze is the first 100% Portuguese Cannabis company to be granted a cultivation license.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

64) Betarena

64) Betarena

For the sports betting community, there is a social network and competition.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

65) Novabase Business Solutions

65) Novabase Business Solutions

Novabase was founded in 1989 as a Portuguese IT business services company.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 5001-10000

You can find their website here.

66) Builtrix

66) Builtrix

Your go-to partner for bettering your building's water and energy management, operational efficiency, and financial health.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

67) Mobipium

67) Mobipium

Mobipium is a subscription-based mobile network.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100

You can find their website here.

68) Eventfuel

68) Eventfuel

Corporate event planners may use the Eventfuel platform to quickly create events and report on them with a single click.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

69) BindTuning

69) BindTuning

BindTuning is a website that sells.Net-based CMS themes.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

70) Saphety

70) Saphety

Saphety is a provider of global network solutions that improves the productivity and reliability of businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 101-250

You can find their website here.

71) ComparaJa

71) ComparaJa

In Portugal, there is a convenient, comprehensive, and informative financial product comparison tool.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 51-100

You can find their website here.

72) Closer

72) Closer

Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, and Business Intelligence are all areas of concentration for this Data Science firm.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 101-250

You can find their website here.

73) Surf Office

73) Surf Office

In Europe, productive company retreats and team off-sites are available.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

74) EYESO

74) EYESO

EYESO is developing cutting-edge tools based on blockchain technology to assist creatives in connecting with their audiences and being compensated for their efforts.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

75) Crowdfunding Portugal

75) Crowdfunding Portugal

PPL is the leading Crowdfunding site in Portugal.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

76) Papersoft

76) Papersoft

Process dematerialization that is focused on the business rather than the technology.

You can find their website here.

77) Tripwix

77) Tripwix

Tripwix has curated a portfolio of individually inspected and hosted luxury houses in destinations all over the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

78) FARMCONTROL

78) FARMCONTROL

FarmControl allows any agricultural operation to track and measure all environmental and operational variables.

You can find their website here.

79) ripatrip

79) ripatrip

Platform for adventure trip search and discovery.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

80) B-Guest

80) B-Guest

Guest Engagement Platform is a suite of services that hotels may use to cut costs, improve revenue, and make their customers happier.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

81) KoalaRest

81) KoalaRest

The Koala Rest is a start-up that has made perfect sleep a reality for everyone.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

82) Vixtape

82) Vixtape

Project Vixtape turns televisions into digital canvases that display a mix of art, cultural content, and advertising messages.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

83) Comparamais

83) Comparamais

A pricing comparison website headquartered in Portugal.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

84) Art Curator Grid

84) Art Curator Grid

The first social art network devoted only to curators of contemporary art.

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 1-10

You can find their website here.

85) SNOWPASS

85) SNOWPASS

The TripAdvisor of Ski Resorts

Details of the startup:

  • Number of employees: 11-50

You can find their website here.

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