Bringing innovation to the restaurant ecosystem

Applications to From Start-to-Table acceleration program are closed.

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Demo Day on December 11th
From Start to Table

Are you changing the future of the restaurant business?

Restaurants don’t simply serve up food. They exist for the hospitality experience customers are looking for. From Start-to-Table is an acceleration program for restaurant ecosystem startups at the intersection of guest experience and technology.

“Restaurants aren’t unlike tech companies. When you solve problems by creating innovative solutions, that’s technology.”

Chef David Barzeley
From Start to Table

What we´re looking for

Tech & non-tech projects operating in the restaurant ecosystem.

  • New & Innovative Restaurant Concepts
  • Purchasing & Inventory
  • Ordering & Delivery
  • POS
  • Smart Kitchens
  • Food Waste Management
  • Human Resources
  • Search & Discovery
  • Reservations & Waitlist
  • Loyalty & Rewards
  • Payments
  • Reviews & Reputation Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Marketing Analytics & CRM

If you're not sure wether or not your project fits our program don't be affraid to ask. Send us an email or read our Rules of Procedure.

If you have a project aiming to feed the modern restaurant ecosystem, apply today.

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Why should you apply?

get-funded

Get Funded

Validate and prototype your project with potential customers and win a 10.000€ prize money

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Tight-knit community

Get one-on-one mentorship with industry experts in finance, PR, branding, consumer trends and legal matters

network

Best-in-class

Join the community of like-minded entrepreneurs and alumni of Startup Lisboa

curriculum

Leading curriculum

Gain the support, tools and resources to launch and grow your business

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Hands-on experience

Attend educational workshops, exciting field trips and inspirational talks

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Exclusive benefits

Benefit from the exclusive perks provided by our partners.

Applications close Sunday, September 30, at 11:59 GMT+1.

From Start to Table

Program timeline

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Applications

August 27 - September 30

Applicants have a game-changing approach to solving a problem or matching a trend in the restaurant ecosystem segment.

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Selection & judging

October 10 - October 11

A team of food & restaurant lovers at Startup Lisboa will revise all applications. A judging panel selects the 20 projects (10 tech & 10 non-tech) to enter the 9-week acceleration program.

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Acceleration Program

October 15 - December 10

Throughout 9 weeks, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to work on prototyping and validation of their project, access to a vast network of mentors from the most diverse areas needed to develop the business, ecosystem specialists and investors, as well as advantages and services offered by partners.

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Demo Day

December 11

Pitch to an audience of investors, industry leaders, media and entrepreneurs.

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1 Tech Winner

  • 10.000€ prize money
  • 6 months incubation in Startup Lisboa
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1 Non-tech Winner

  • 10.000€ prize money
  • 6 months incubation in Startup Lisboa
From Start to Table

Join a like-minded community

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We are a private non-profit association that provides entrepreneurs with office space as well as a support structure - mentoring, strategic partnerships and perks, access to investment, networking activities and a community based on knowledge and sharing.

Lisbon’s incubator by the numbers

280

supported startups

80M€

money raised

1500

jobs created
From Start to Table

Mentorship & Partners

Main Partner
Innovation Partner
Partners
Mentors
ana

Ana Santiago

Startup Lisboa
andreCosta

André Costa

Startup Lisboa
Barbara-vidal

Bárbara Vidal

Wine With a View
BrunoCarrilho

Bruno Carrilho

Cerveja Musa
claudiaAlmeida

Cláudia Almeida

Entrepreneur
catarinaViolante

Catarina Violante

Mellow Inc
DiogoCunhadeSa

Diogo Cunha de Sá

Central Cervejas
Duarte-DÉca-Leal

Duarte D'Eça Leal

The Independente Collective
francoisXavier

Francois-Xavier Maho

Central Cervejas
FilipeBolina

Filipe Bonina

Central Cervejas
GilBelford

Gil Belford

Fever Labs Inc.
HugoAugusto

Hugo Augusto

Techstars
JaimeFreitas

Jaime Freitas

Hoppy House Brewing
joaoCepeda

João Cepeda

Time Out Market
jglovo

José Félix

Glovo
joanaDamaso

Joana Dâmaso

For the Modern Foodies
MadalenaRugeroni

Madalena Rugeroni

Misk
marcoNanita

Marco Nanita

Delta Cafés
martaMiraldes

Marta Miraldes

Startup Lisboa
miguelFontes

Miguel Fontes

Startup Lisboa
perez

Miguel Peres

Restaurateur
miguelRibeiro

Miguel Alves Ribeiro

Zomato
nunoDantasMelo

Nuno Dantas Melo

Cerveja Musa
nunoPintoMagalhaes

Nuno Pinto de Magalhães

Central de Cervejas
RuiCosta_

Rui Rocha Costa

EatTasty
ruinabeiro

Rui Miguel Nabeiro

Delta Cafés
ruiSanches

Rui Sanches

Grupo Multifood
renataMilitão

Renata Militão

Rice Me
sofiaPitta

Sofia Pitta

Misk
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