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1. Apply your project

2. Pitch to the Panel

3. Exhibit at Web Summit

AND THE WINNER IS

BRAINEC

 SPONSORS

Abaco Consultores

Salsa Jeans

Licor Beirão

ARPA Elastic Solutions

Besteam

Monte Prado

FINALISTS

Brainec

CarboAPP

Heptasense

Kiss My Score

MaRIA

Plicca

Porter

PowerUPP

Strain

UMUV

YouClap

ZECA

This is APPSTATION challenge aims to select the most innovative APP on the market
and present it at the world’s largest technology conference, Web Summit.

This is a challenge open to any Startup, regardless of their area of business.

IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE PITCH

BECOME(1)

1. SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT

If you are  building a masterspiece, this challenge is for you.
We’re looking foward to listen how your APP can change the world!

This challenge is open to any Startup with a disruptive concept,
regardless their business area.

Don’t miss the chance to jump out of the box, apply now.

2. PITCH TO THE PANEL

After the close of the registration period, the panel of jury will select
the most brilliant concepts and ideas, divided in two rounds.

In the first round, 36 pre-finalist projects will be selected and evaluated by the jury panel,
in order to find the 12 finalists.

The second round will be composed by the finalist projects that should pitch their idea
to the panel, for the big winner be selected.

3. EXHIBIT AT WEB SUMMIT

The winner of this challenge will have the opportunity to receive mentoring
for one week, in order to improve their offer, business case and APP,
that will be introduced at the biggest tech event in the world, Web Summit.

… AND RECEIVE MANY MORE AMAZING PRIZES!!

Winners will receive experts’ mentoring, in order to improve their offer, business case and APP, a chance to participate for free at Websummit, prizes in money, gadgets and the opportunity to have paid internships at APPstation sponsors. The best ideas will also be eligible for possible investments.

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OUR JURY & MENTORING TEAM

Pedro Lourenço

• Board Member •
• Ideias Glaciares •

Daniel Redondo

• CEO •
• Licor Beirão •

Jorge Peres

• Communication Designer 
• RTP •

Paula Silva

• IT Application Manager
• SALSA •

João Moreira
• CEO 

• Abaco Consultores •

Firmino Silva
• Invited Assistant Lecturer 

• ISCAP •

Vera Cunha
• 
Edge Solutions Director 
• Abaco Consultores •

Fernando Lopes

• Business Plan •

José Rui Gomes

• IT Manager •
• Universidade do Minho •

Filipe Ayres
• Digital Transformation Evangelist
 
• Sonangol E.P. •

Cheila Hó
• Counselor & IT Consultant
 

Cristiana Reynolds
• General Counsel / Legal Director

• 
Rejuvenation Water 

Cristina Moura Rebelo
• TV Manager at IT

• Altice Portugal •

Ana Oliveira
• Content & Communication Manager
• Porto Business School •

Pedro Fernandes
• Innovation •

 

Nuno Camacho
• Design & Usability •

 

Fernando Cavaleiro
•Development

 

Sílvia Marques
• BI Competency Leader 

• Abaco Consultores •

Nuno Carvalho
• Director •
• Abaco Evolution •

Rosa Casalinho
• Finance SAP Competency Leader 
• Abaco Consultores •

Ricardo Almeida
• Software 
Engineering
Methodologies •

Fátima Linhares
• Logistics Competency Leader
• Abaco Consultores •

Laura Azevedo
• Success Factors Competency Leader 
• Abaco Consultores •

Cláudia Gesto
• PM Competency Leader
 
• Abaco Consultores •

Maria João Cunha
• Executive Editor •
• Renascença •

Raquel Fernandes
• SAP Consultant/Solution Architect •
• Ábaco Consultores •

Manuel Machado
• CEO •
• ARPA Elastic Solutions •

Guilherme Teixeira
• CIO, CDO, CTO, MSc •
• Grupo Casais •

Fernando Teixeira
• CEO at Brasil •
• Abaco Consultores•

Dates(1)

MEET OUR PARTNERS 

Startup Lisboa

U.Porto Inovação

UPTEC

WoMen in Business

Canal Superior

Associação Académica do Instituto Politécnico de Viseu

Núcleo de Biomédica da Nova

Núcleo de Informática FCT UNL

Associação Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica

Associação Académica da Universidade Aberta

Parque do Alentejo de Ciência e Tecnologia

• become a partner •
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NEWS

PHOTOS

FAQ’S

What does This is APPStation challenge have to offer?

Winners will receive experts’ mentoring, in order to improve their offer, business case and APP, a chance to participate for free at Websummit, prizes in money, gadgets and the opportunity to have paid internships at APPstation sponsors. The best ideas will also be eligible for possible investments.

My APP isn't finished. Can I apply?

Yes! This contest is open to projects already developed or under development.

Do I need a Team to apply for this challenge?

You can participate individually or in team.

Are there restrictions on the application?

Applications from persons belonging to the staff and governing bodies of the challenge organization are not accepted; and all relatives in direct line of the members of the Jury and the organization.

Where can I submit my application?

You can apply for this challenge here.

What information do I need to submit in the application process?

In order to complete your application, you need to include the following details: Your Name; Your Email; Phone; Your StartUp name; StartUp Website; Business Area; a short description of your project and also attach your project presentation (.pdf), video, dinamic presentantion or other.

When will I know that my application was accepted?

The 12 finalists will be announced on September 17th.

What is the official language of the program?

You can submit your application in English or Portuguese.