The Startup Ecosystem Leadership Forum Hosted in Lisbon

Government and private innovation policy leader event to occur following Web Summit.
Startup Genome
on October 03, 2023

Startup Portugal and Startup Genome have joined forces with The Next Web, Dealroom, and PwC Portugal to host the 2023 Startup Ecosystem Leadership Forum on the evening of November 14 in Lisbon, during the Web Summit conference. The forum brings together a network of government leaders and private sector representatives from over 60 countries to foster dialogue on startup ecosystem development. The most recent Ecosystem Leadership Forums took place at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2023 in Melbourne and The Next Web 2023 in Amsterdam.

The event will facilitate exchange on key challenges, best practices, and global collaboration opportunities at multiple levels, including government policy and program design, ecosystem and community practices, & startup support organizations and programs. It will include interactive content on specific topics such as Funding Policy, Program Portfolio Strategy, and Scaleup Ecosystem Development. This event is part of broader efforts by Startup Genome and Startup Portugal to further connect the Portuguese ecosystem with key global leaders and markets, including The United States, United Kingdom, and Southeast Asia.

"The 2023 Ecosystem Leadership Forum hosted by Startup Portugal alongside Startup Genome, TNW, Dealroom and PwC builds bridges between global ecosystems with shared learnings — working together as one global community to ensure tech startups are a force for good everywhere," shares António Dias Martins, Executive Director of Startup Portugal. "This will be a unique opportunity to collaborate with other countries and to position Portugal as a main ecosystem in Europe."

"We are incredibly excited to be working with an amazing group of organizations to throw the next Startup Genome Ecosystem Leadership Forum in Lisbon," shares JF Gauthier, Founder & CEO of Startup Genome. "Our leadership, data and analytics serve as the foundation for discussions and a clear focus on driving action."

The conference will be held at PwC Portugal’s Palácio Sottomayor office, a nineteenth century palace in the city center. Join to gain access to a wealth of knowledge and build your network. Apply here to attend.

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