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Lapa Studio Lda

Lapa steps into the future by enabling you to help and be helped, anywhere and anytime something is lost.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Computers and Peripherals
  • Location Porto, Porto District, PT
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded August 2013
  • Employees 510737056
  • Website lapa-app.com

Company Summary

Lapa Studio Lda is a startup based on Porto, Portugal, founded on 8th August 2013 by two Computer Engineers, João Lobato Oliveira and Luís Certo, in partnership with two Designers, Cassandra Carvas and Miguel Gomes, who got together to create a fun and social device that will help people to never lose their stuff again. The Lapa project started in November 2012 and has already raised $100.000 on a Crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo in 3 months.

Team

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    João Lobato Oliveira
    CEO and Hardware Development

    João Lobato Oliveira is a PhD in Computer Science, under the topic of Musical Robotics, and a Master in Electrotechnic Engineering, with minor in Telecommunications - both accomplished in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP). Besides Lapa Studio's CEO he is currently finishing a Pos-doc project in partnership with Honda Research Institute - Japan (HRI).

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    Luís Certo
    CTO and App/Web Development

    Luís Certo is a last-year PhD student in Computer Science, under the topic of Urban Mobility Visualization and Data Mining, and a Master in Informatics Engineering, both in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. He was co-developer of allSchedules, a mobile application for schedule consulting for public transports (www.allschedulesapp.com).

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    Cassandra Carvas
    Graphic Design

    Cassandra Carvas is a Master in Architecture accomplished in the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP). She won the 1st prize in the "Wifi Centro de Tecnologia" (contest in AllesWirdGut Architektur).

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    Miguel Gomes
    Product Design

    Miguel Gomes is a Master in Architecture accomplished in the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP). He won a honorable award in "HOAX" (Performance Architecture contest).

Advisors

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    Amilcar Fernandes
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    José Carlos Ribeiro
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed