Xhockware one of the
participating teams of the 2014 edition of inRes
Challenge: the Eight Finalists Compete for a Spot in the Web Summit 2016
A CMU Portugal inRes team, Xhockware, is one of the finalist
startups competing today for a place in the Web Summit 2016, in Lisbon. The eight
selected startups will present their final pitch today, the last challenge in
“It was extremely difficult to select the eight finalists.
There were at least another 30 that could have been chosen, which proves the
increasing quality of the Portuguese startup ecosystem”, admitted Jason Nadal, Development
and Entrepreneurship director of Microsoft Portugal.
Xhockware is a startup created in Porto, incubated at the
Science and Technology Park of the Universidade do Porto, Portugal, and one of
the participating teams of the 2014 edition of inRes. Xhockware’s project
youbeep, is a patented new checkout system, compatible with every existing
checkout, and available free to anyone with a smartphone, allowing shoppers to
checkout a full shopping cart, pay and leave the store in under a minute.
Read the article in Portuguese at Observador Online (October