Barcinno is the collaborative platform sharing the news, knowledge & events of Barcelona’s startup, tech and innovation communities.
As Barcelona’s #1 English-language tech resource, Barcinno is a unique channel for Barcelona’s rapidly growing entrepreneurial community to expand their presence locally as well as internationally.
Our name brings together Barcelona’s history as a Roman military outpost called ‘Barcino’, its present as the largest city on the Mediterranean, and its future as a world-leading innovation hub connecting the brightest minds around the world. We aim to highlight and unite the local creators, designers, and innovators who are changing the landscape of this city.
Scott started Barcinno in 2012 to share the stories of Barcelona’s startup ecosystem and to build a platform for companies seeking international exposure. Outside of Barcinno, Scott is the founder of Bourbon Creative, a done-for-you content marketing agency for startups, and professor of digital marketing at EADA Business School. You can typically find him strolling around the Born with his wife Karianne and his daughter Hayley Isabel. Follow him @scottjmackin or contact him directly.
Stewart is a Contributing Editor at Barcinno where he attempts to share his startup musings and experience as an entrepreneur. He is also the co-founder at ClubKviar, a leading online reservations service for top restaurants in Europe. You can follow him right here @stewartdmasters or contact him by email.
Hector is native of Barcelona with his heart divided between Barcelona and California. Through motivation and individual drive believes in being self-sufficient. He helps others to grow their business, pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and create impact. Follow him @hectormanzani or contact him email@example.com
Lina is the head of strategic partnerships at Barcinno. She’s a community manager and a visual artist by training, and a recent entrepreneur by choice with over 5 years of experience in the technology, innovation, and creative industries. She’s driven by the idea that creativity, innovation and management can work hand-in-hand. She’s passionate about communicating and organizing new projects and events. She has inspiring creativity, an inquiring mind and is always on the lookout for new partners and projects. Follow her @todolocreo or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sindre is a journalist at Barcinno and cover Barcelona’s startup scene as well as other innovators and entrepreneurs in the city. He recently escaped snow and everlasting winter in Norway, for a warmer and more civilized life in Barcelona, a decision he doesn’t regret. Sindre has a degree in journalism and political science, and his most recent employer was the national broadcaster in Norway – NRK. He is currently taking a masters in international business management at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Follow him @SindreHopland or send your news, tips and rumors to email@example.com
Based out of Boston, Jarrett heads up the US activities for Barcinno focusing primarily on international partnerships and investor relations for the Fast Track program. Avid sports enthusiast (all sports, especially Billiards). He has lived coast to coast in the US, travelled throughout Europe and is an Eckerd College Alum. If you are looking to share ideas or learn more about Barcinno, drop him a line or follow @mackinjj
Willow is a native of Barcelona but raised around the world…LL.M in International Law by the Chicago-Kent College of Law, and ESADE B-school alumni, he has been a transactional and corporate lawyer for several companies and law firms in Spain, specializing in counseling startups. He sees the world as a huge opportunity to be grabbed by the horns, and Barcelona is a wild bull waiting to be tamed. You will likely find him close to the beach or just wondering between hidden wine and cheese places. You can follow him @willowbcn
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos graduated as an Electronic Engineer, but the Marketing and Advertising became his passion in life, building companies from zero and making them productive in a short time. Part of his life lived in USA. Was in Lyon, France a few months cultivating his passion for languages. Currently doing a Social Media & Community Manager Master in Barcelona. He is also an artist, check his work here. Follow him at @carlosmarca or contact him firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s a glimpse of Barcelona’s vibrant startup community: