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A week dedicated to the promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and technology. With initiatives aimed at several segments, the agenda reinforces the role of Porto as a reference to the Scaleup movement on a national and international level.

SAVE THE DATE - May 5 to 11

We want this week to be a complete experience for everyone, so more activities are being prepared and will be announced.

AGENDA

Hack For Good

Hack For Good

A Hackathon, a development marathon organized by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to foster the development of technological solutions to real social challenges.

Hack For Good

Hack For Good

A Hackathon, a development marathon organized by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to foster the development of technological solutions to real social challenges.

18:30 – 20:00 | Warm Up Party - Start & Scale Week 2018

18:30 – 20:00 | Warm Up Party - Start & Scale Week 2018

Let’s gather for a warm up party, with drinks and music, for a networking event where the community will be celebrated. We’d love to have you with us. Join us!

10:00 - 12:00 | How We Acquired Agility In Our Industry

10:00 - 12:00 | How we acquired Agility in our industry

Business Agility has become a buzzword. But how do we find agility useful and how did we acquire agility? In this Masterclass, organized in partnership with XP 2018, we’ll explore how we have changed our way of work including Agile, Lean, TPS and other movements.

14:00 - 19:00 | Scaleup Walking Tour With Porto Tech Hub

14:00 - 19:00 | Scaleup walking tour with Porto Tech Hub

We joined forces with Porto Tech Hub to bring you the opportunity to get to know some of the Scaleups you can find in the city. Join us in this walking tour and discover this companies from the inside.

13:30 – 18:30 | Industry Tour

13:30 – 18:30 | Industry Tour

We’ll visit different industries in the region to discover their best practices on innovation and promote cooperation between different players.

09:00 - 18:00 | FIWARE Global Summit

09:00 - 18:00 | FIWARE Global Summit

FIWARE Global Summit gathers developers, entrepreneurs, political decision makers, thought leaders, business executives and investors to exchange views and developments on how smart IoT and Open Data solutions can be implemented in the areas of Smart Cities, Industry 4.0 and Agriculture.

19:00 | Industry Dinner

19:00 | Industry Dinner

A dinner aimed at bringing together industry, investors and technology-based companies.

[INVITE ONLY]

09:00 - 13:00 | SCALEUP FOR EUROPE CONFERENCE - THE CITY AS A MARKET

09:00 - 13:00 | SCALEUP FOR EUROPE CONFERENCE - THE CITY AS A MARKET

Though smart cities is a growing topic, leveraging on IoT and data, cities are not frequently seen as an industry. There are opportunities in increasing the collaboration between companies and cities, boosting business connections for companies, and access to new products and services for cities.

18:00 - 20:00 | Scale Me Up! With Filipe Araújo

18:00 - 20:00 | Scale Me Up! with Filipe Araújo

Instead of the “usual” scaling-up of a startup, this time Porto’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is the one to bre scaled. This means the participants will share their constructive feedbacks & plans for the future of the Porto’s startup environment with the Vice Mayor and City Councillor for Innovation and Environment, Filipe Araújo.

09:30 - 18:00 | Doing Business

09:30 - 18:00 | Doing Business

Business meetings between startups and corporates to explore synergies.

10:00 - 13:00 | Problem Solving With Data Science

10:00 - 13:00 | Problem solving with Data Science

Data Scientists are the new generation of problem solvers, joining statistics, tech and domain understanding. Which problems are being solved and what exactly is needed to solve them?

10:00 - 13:00 | Scaling With The City Workshop

10:00 - 13:00 | Scaling with the city workshop

At “Scaling with the city” you will explore needs and pain-points of the city and understand the stakeholders involved in the city environment.
You’ll be able to deconstruct your solution by analysing your technology under a new perspective, oriented to the city as a customer.

18:30 - 20:30 | Porto Startup Coffee Meetup #74

18:30 - 20:30 | Porto Startup Coffee Meetup #74

Porto Startup Coffee Meetup will have a special edition with a special agenda. Organized in partnership with Porto Design Accelerator and Porto Tech Hub.

10:00 - 13:00 | Masterclass: Rewarding Talent

10:00 - 13:00 | Masterclass: Rewarding Talent

For tech companies, the most critical ingredient to become the next global giant is access to talent. Did you know that EU startup employees own only half as much equity as their US counterparts? We can do better…

14:30 - 17:30 | Masterclass: Defense-in-depth Techniques For Modern Web Applications And Google's Journey With CSP

14:30 - 17:30 | Masterclass: Defense-in-depth techniques for modern web applications and Google's journey with CSP

In this masterclass, we’ll learn about promising new defense-in-depth techniques to protect modern web applications from old and new classes of bugs.

22:30 | Closing Party - Start & Scale Week 2018

22:30 | Closing Party - Start & Scale Week 2018

We close the week by gathering technology with arts. Everyone is invited to join, watch art performances, grab a drink and meet artists and tech people.

Join us! We’d love to have you with us.

23:59 | Ninja Challenge - The First Two Exercises Are Released

23:59 | Ninja Challenge - The first two exercises are released

The finest Ninjas from across the realm will compete to crown the best JavaScript Hacker. Be a part of history and earn prizes while doing so.

Co-financed by:
norte2020
portugal2020
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