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The Long Road to Becoming a CTO- Perfecting the Skills

The company’s tech guru, the smartest developer in the room, the main tech person, usually the co-founder of a startup, the number one thinker behind the product itself… the title alone can be somewhat overwhelming. Are you still a coder or a leader who’s learning and evolving keeping ahead of the pack? Strategic Vision – … Continued

Tips and Tools / Your Startup Blueprint — 2 March, 2021

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Ashiato: 5 things we’ve learned during the coronavirus crisis

Don’t lose focus You may have lots of ups and downs during the lifetime of your company, especially in a situation like this, but having clear and achievable objectives will allow you and your team to stay on track. Dare to learn Ok, so things are moving much slower than expected, but that’s not a reason … Continued

Tips and Tools — 25 June, 2020

VRIBUS: what the current global crisis has taught us

At VRIBUS we use virtual training to help people face their fears and if the current global crisis has taught us anything, it’s that virtual and online services should be made available for everyone and for a much wider range of services. The global #StayAtHome campaign has shown that not only can a lot of … Continued

Tips and Tools — 18 June, 2020

Network Me’s 3 key pointers to making it through the current crisis

Network Me creates employer branding solutions that will attract higher-education students to various companies and a big part of that process is to be present in universities. In March we planned to host seven events at different schools in Lisbon, but they were all cancelled. “We’re screwed,” we thought, but after a few days we … Continued

Tips and Tools — 11 June, 2020


Madrid is on its way up – now’s the time to hop on board

Madrid is renowned for its art museums, restaurants, plazas and extensive history, but perhaps not so much for its startup ecosystem. That’s all changing, however, thanks to initiatives laid out to encourage new businesses. After the financial crisis of 2008, Spain took over half a decade to get back on its feet, but is now … Continued

Tips and Tools — 19 December, 2019

Why aren’t there more women founding startups?

According to the European Commission’s 2018 figures, women make up 51% of the population of the EU, yet only a third of the total number of those who are self-employed are female. This is despite the fact that startups set up by women performed 63% better than those founded solely by men, according to the … Continued

Tips and Tools — 5 December, 2019

Want to make startup history? Barcelona is the place to be

With reasonable operating costs and increasing availability of capital, Barcelona continues to gain momentum as an international startup hub. The city is frequently ranked one of Europe’s best for new businesses, thanks to its established infrastructure, large talent pool and low cost of living. The vibrant cultural scene, excellent food and a coastal Mediterranean location … Continued

Tips and Tools — 4 December, 2019

Customer acquisition tips for early stage startups on a tight budget

Marta Frenna, CEO of Greyhounders, a Madrid-based Demium startup, gives us the lowdown on their launch customer acquisition strategy, on a shoestring.   But first, a word about the startup that is disrupting the optical prescription glasses industry in Spain…. Set up in 2018 by Marta, Marco Resino and Juanjo Ruano and incubated in the … Continued

Tips and Tools — 28 November, 2019

What investors are looking for in early stage startups

Keeping an eye on that early investment prize is crucial when developing a business. And actually securing seed investment? That can be an overwhelming task, but we’re here to help. At Demium we create startups from scratch, which means teams and ideas are refined and validated before investment is considered. Then, when the time comes, … Continued

Tips and Tools — 7 November, 2019

Starting a company? Here’s why you should do it at Demium Lisbon

While Lisbon’s emergence as a startup hub is fairly recent, there’s no doubt that the City of Seven Hills is fast becoming Europe’s answer to Silicon Valley. According to the 2018 EU Startup Monitor report, the Portuguese capital now ranks fifth – after London, Berlin, Paris and Copenhagen – as Europe’s biggest startup hub. So … Continued

Demium Startups / Tips and Tools — 31 October, 2019

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