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Why choose Lisbon?


1st country in the world in ease of doing business across borders (Doing Business Report 2020)

2nd best country in Europe for business innovation (European Central Bank 2022)

TOP 10 best European countries to invest (Ernst & Young)


3rd european country with the highest rate of Engineering graduates (Eurostat)

7th highest English Proficiency in the world (English Proficiency Index 2021)

55,4% of tech talent is located in Lisbon metropolitan area (Global Tech Talent Trends 2022)


7th most digitalised country in Europe (Digitalisation in Europe 2020-21)

59% energy production in Portugal originated from renewable sources (REN)


4th most trusted city among 63 European Startup hubs (Startup Heatmap Trust Score Europe 2022)

4th best expat destination in terms of quality of life (Expat Insider 2022)


Designed to provide all practical tools, information and resources to simplify the process of moving or expanding operations to Lisbon, ensuring a soft landing without constraints.

It’s time to start your Soft Landing in Lisbon!!






You are a tech startup, scaleup, foreign entrepreneur or an investor from any vertical, background or origin considering setting up operations or create a team in Lisbon.

For questions related with eligibility, please contact us:

Our approach

  • Customized support in getting to know the Lisbon ecosystem and understanding the road ahead to set up an office in Lisbon and recruit your team.
  • Curated opportunities to build connections and close initial partnerships with leading law firms, advisory companies, office spaces, and more.

What to expect

  • Introductions to our specialized partners for tailored guidance in key areas.
  • Access to corporate perks such as discounts, memberships, or exclusive services.
  • Introduction to community and ecosystem key players, including VCs, local startups and scaleups, corporates, alumni.

Support on key areas:

  • Law: Legal consultation to clear out some legal doubts and help with small tasks
  • Accounting: Accounting/tax advice
  • Grant writing: Analysis of best financing options
  • Human Resources: Intermediation between candidates and tech companies, payroll and creation of localized legal contracts
  • Temporary office spaces and housing

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What to expect

  • Online sessions, on-site workshops and 1:1 meetings provided by selected partners and ecosystem expert players focused on the initial guidance and professional network necessary to set up and successfully grow your business from Lisbon.
  • Ecosystem tours, roundtables and get together events to meet members of the ecosystem and alumni and make valuable contacts.
  • Opportunity to design a customized immersive experience in Lisbon with personalized support and networking events with key stakeholders.

Immersive Bootcamp

Three days to learn everything you wanted to know about how to set up your life and business in Lisbon. Plus one-on-one sessions with our partners after the program.


Cultural Insights and Ecosystem Overview
Ecosystem Tour*
Ecosystem Tour*
Subsidies, Grants and Investment
Corporate Law
Personal Tax
Labour Law
Immigration to Portugal
Move to Lisbon – Why and How
Welcome drinks*
Corporate Tax
Build your Tech Team in Portugal
Roundtable with Launch in Lisbon alumni
Get Together*

*Activities only available for on-site participants

Note: This is an example for you to have an idea of how these 3 days are. The final agenda is shared closer to the date of the edition.

Thematic Bootcamp

Ecosystem Overview and Cultural Insights

  • Tech Ecosystem highlights
  • First steps moving to Lisbon

Labour Law

  • Employment contracts 
  • Working visas 
  • Personal income tax 
  • Social security

Corporate Tax

  • Corporate earnings tax 
  • Payroll taxes
  • Autonomous taxation, deductions, VAT, Social Security

Note: The final agenda is shared closer to the date of the edition. ​

Personal Tax

  • Corporate earnings tax 
  • Payroll taxes and special situations
  • Autonomous taxation, deductions, VAT, Social Security 

Immigration Law

  • Residency permits 
  • Requirements and fees for permit & required paperwork

Note: The final agenda is shared closer to the date of the edition. ​

Build your Tech Team in Portugal 

  • Market data (salaries, tech stack, etc)
  • Tech talent sources and recruitment

Subsidies, Funds, Grants & Investment 

  • Portugal 2030 and European Union Funding  
  • Private investment
  • Fundraising strategy

Note: The final agenda is shared closer to the date of the edition. ​ 

Cultural Insights and Ecosystem Overview

  • Introducing Lisbon's entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • What makes Lisbon special? 
  • How it is to live and work

Roundtable with  Members of the Ecosystem

  • Networking opportunities among the Unicorn Factory Lisboa’s community and members of the city’s ecosystem.

Note: The final agenda is shared closer to the date of the edition. ​

Your Tailor Made Bootcamp

A fully customized program with talks, workshops, roundtables, ecosystem tours and networking opportunities in collaboration with strategic partners and expert players of the ecosystem. Tailor-made length, format and content.

Our Partners Include

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