• The Hackathon that joins the best with the best!

  • LECathon

    The LECathon is a corporate acceleration program for teams with students and alumni from The Lisbon MBA and Técnico Lisboa to develop and implement innovative entrepreneurial solutions to a business challenge defined this year by Brisa (e.g. increasing use of via verde). It is an initiative of The Lisbon MBA Entrepreneurship Club (LEC) for students and alumni with an interest in starting a business.


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    Venue: Nova SBE



    Two day event on 18th and 19th of February

    Bringing interdisciplinary teams together to ideate and pitch entrepreneurial ideas to address the challenge. Up to six teams will be selected to continue to the next stage of the program.


    Eight to ten weeks to develop the business plan

    Each team will be assigned a technical mentor from Brisa, who can help advise on the feasibility of the solution. Teams will also participate in pre-acceleration workshops and be supported by LECathon mentors.

    Incubation (MVP development)

    Collaboration with our partner to develop a first prototype

    Brisa will invite teams to develop a minimum viable product (MVP) for their idea, with continued support from their Brisa and LEC mentors. Teams may work from Brisa’s offices to facilitate coordination and integration of the solution.


    The winning team will win a trip to an European Incubator​

    Prize includes flight and accommodation for the members of the team and 1 week of incubation at an incubator in Europe. Participants will also have the opportunity to have Brisa as their first customer.

  • Interested in the LECathon 2017?

    This edition of the LECathon is underway, do you wish to be a part of the next edition?

  • Finalists

    These startups have advanced to the next stage of acceleration

  • The best management and engineering institutions working on mobility

  • The Lisbon MBA Entrepreneurship Club

    The LEC aims to support students and alumni from The Lisbon MBA interested in starting their own company or joining an early-stage startup. It intends to provide the resources, mentorship, community and events such as the LECathon to ensure success.

    We test your ideas

    Mission: Validate new concepts

    We will provide you with ways to test your ideas not only with other LEC club members but also with external specialists on the areas you require.

    We guide you through the first steps

    Mission: Avoid common mistakes

    For those starting a company for the first time we share important information regarding the basics of company creation and setup.

    We provide content and advice

    Objective: Learn from other successful entrepreneurs

    Inspiring speakers, workshops (financing, growth hacking, legal frameworks, etc...) there is a lot happening here and you can also be a part of it.

    We connect you with the Ecosystem

    Objective: Provide the needed resources

    Knowing the right person and finding the right connections are essential for succeeding. You will have access to the network of the leading MBA program.

  • Presidents

    We've got a top notch executive team!

    Daniel Griswold


    The Lisbon MBA International 2016 Full-time Student

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    Francisco B. Lourido


    The Lisbon MBA 2014/2016 Part-time Student

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    Nuno Ribeiro


    The Lisbon MBA 2014/2016 Part-time Student

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  • Board Members

    And great supporters on the board also!

    Abdellaziz Morsly

    Investment Banker

    Anabela Possidonio

    The Lisbon MBA Executive Director

    Carlos Mesquita


    Jaime Parodi

    Computer Engineer

    Manuel A. Coutinho

    Communication Designer

    Mariana Brilhante

    Social Entrepreneur

    Sara de Praetere


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