A students at IPN (João Parreira, Book in Loop) had a lecture about creating a startup in Portugal. The main ideas were:
1. Market research is essential part in startup. It is important to make new market research if one feels that something have been changed in business processes.
2. It is very important to find a persons that can help in startup. There are a lot of "helpers" but as a rule they do not create any company by themselves.
3. It is crucial to find a partnership in the project. The partnership can drive the project forward.
4. Financing a project is very important concerning that there are a lot of different schemes and these schemes can change project flow.