Lisbon has fast become a hub for start-ups with a thriving community of entrepreneurs and digital nomads now choosing the city as their next base. If you are looking for a destination with a thriving creative scene then Lisbon is the perfect place to soak up inspiration.
You can now find a number of coworking spaces to suit your working needs, meet ups and other events to help connect you with everything going on in the city. The arrival of major tech event Web Summit in 2016 has further supported the growth of Lisbon’s start up community and popularity as a business destination.
Your City Guide
The Original – Cowork Lisboa – Flex desk from €100 a month – Based in the LX factory this co- work space has been in the city since 2010 and is home to an established and diverse community of freelancers and entrepreneurs.
Boutique – Felisa – perfect if you just need an office or meeting room for the day or if you’re in town for a month. Membership starts from €20 a day or €75 a month which includes 3 hours of meeting room access.
Breakfast – Poi Café– in the Alfama district, this is a great spot for breakfast and coffee.
Lunch- Tease Bakery– great for lunch and their legendary cakes are not to be missed.
Dinner – Prado – in the Baixa district, this restaurant has the wow factor. From the lush green interiors, to the seasonal Portuguese menu, this is perfect for a dinner meeting.
For drinks with a view – H10 Duque de Loulé – watch the sun going down at the elegant rooftop bar.
Professional Women’s Network Lisbon– monthly meet up and regular workshops for women in business.
Lisbon Digital Nomads– a social group for anyone working remotely in Lisbon and looking to make new connections.
Lean in Women Lisbon International– a local networking group with an international outlook for entrepreneurs and anyone interested in starting a business.
Tech Art Lisboa– meet up for makers, tech artists, creative technologists and anyone interested in the cross-over between art and tech.
Little Yoga Space
For a moment of calm, head to Little Yoga Space in the historic heart of the city. They offer a variety of yoga and pilates classes and workshops as well as a range of holistic therapies to help restore body and mind. All levels are welcome.