Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Wineissocial

Wineissocial

I love wine. There I said it. Wine, wine, wine. I’m not worried that in some countries I’d be considered a raging alcoholic because I live in Spainwhere we drink vino with breakfast. In case you aren't aware, it’s been proven by real life scientists that drinking a glass bottle of wine a day is good for the health. When it comes to choosing wine it can be hit and miss. … [Read more...]

Heard@ Intrapreneurship Conference: Ambassadors Of Change

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"There's no such thing as failure in intrapreneurship, just opportunities to pivot." With this one-liner, speaker Neil Fogarty kicked off and set the tone of the Intrapreneurship Conference in Barcelona.  Over the course of two days, attendees from all over the world focused on asking the right questions and continued the conversation to help ‘trouble makers’ accelerate … [Read more...]

Quitting, Sucking and Failing Your Way to a Better Life

Michael-wolfe barcelona

Last Tuesday, the Barcelona Internet Startups (BIS) group hosted their final major event of 2013 at Garrigues Law with a presentation from entrepreneur Michael Wolfe titled Quitting, Sucking, and Failing Your Way to a Better Life. In front of a packed international audience, Wolfe shared his first-hand insights as a serial entrepreneur and founder in Silicon Valley and … [Read more...]

Why Startup Job Titles Mean Diddly-Squat

Startup job titles

Supreme leader, Chief of staff, President, believe me I’ve met them all. I’m not referring to my previous life as an international figurehead, but rather to the many and oh so varied startup job titles I’ve come across. Although these commanding titles are better suited for the military/political world, I’m seeing them adopted by startup teams, ever so slightly distorting the … [Read more...]

Barcelona Startups Lawyeah & TutoToons Are Ready For Their Close-up

Barcinno startup videos, Barcelona

Another week down and another two Barcelona startups have filmed their 60 Second Startup Video at the Mobile World Centre, site of Jobfluent's 4th Startup Jobfair (it was a packed house and a great event so please disregard the background noise). Of course, none of this would be possible without the support of Barcelona's very own video experts, BCN Startup Video.  Matt … [Read more...]

The Art of Sharing Knowledge: Introducing The Barcelona Knowledge Hub

Sharing-knowledge

Another organization just set up shop in Barcelona to promote knowledge-sharing and innovation. Barcelona Knowledge Hub was officially launched last week and is located in the beautiful cloister premises in the Carrer del Carmen. It is a collaboration between Academia Europaea and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI): two organizations that have knowledge … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Voz.io

Customer service in the cloud

Never underestimate the power of customer service. It is undoubtedly one of the post dominant marketing tools alive yet companies still provide inhuman levels of service causing us to gawk, splutter and explode into rage. In case you hadn’t figured, this is not an experience that helps retain customers (Orange and crew please take note of this…) If you’re interested in the … [Read more...]

Discover Barcelona’s Educational Technology Startups

Educational Technology | Barcinno

In the summer of 2013, a design-oriented, multinational brand manager and ESADE MBA student named Louis Powell took a hard look at Barcelona's tech and startup ecosystem during an internship with itnig.  Over the next few weeks, Barcinno will publish his findings and opinions to encourage discussion and a reflection of our community as we head into the new year. Thank you to … [Read more...]