Barcelona’s thethings.io Raises €250K To Power The Internet Of Things Movement

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Barcelona startup thethings.io has announced a €250.000 seed round to become the Amazon Web Services for the IoT world. Led by CEO Marc Pous, thethings.io helps businesses (and individuals) connect their devices to the Internet so they can easily interact with other "smart" devices. The team currently resides in the Wayra Barcelona accelerator program, which also participated … [Read more...]

Netcentric Is On A Hiring Spree – 30 New Jobs In Barcelona! – {sponsored}

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Since its founding in 2012, Netcentric has been on an absolute meteoric growth spurt. The high-powered IT solutions provider has grown from 18 to over 150 employees with offices all across Europe. Barcelona is the fastest-growing branch and continues to expand rapidly: In July, they move into their new office space, occupying three floors and making way for more than 200 web … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About Challengers 2015

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In less than 10 days, history is going to be made in Barcelona. For the first time ever, Challengers - an international closed-door startup & tech lifestyle experience - will kick off and make Barcelona its home for pushing the limits of what's possible. For lack of a better definition, Challengers is a conference, but it aspires to be something more. Something different. A … [Read more...]

The True Importance Of The Barcelona Startup Map Project – {sponsored}

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A healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem is without a doubt the single most influential factor for long-term economic growth and sustainable innovation for cities and countries worldwide. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the global epicenters of innovation: Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, London, Seattle, Boston. These cities, and the professionals that inhabit them, made a conscious … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s FOREX Startup Kantox Raises $11M Series B

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Another London-headquartered fintech startup, albeit one with a development and marketing team in Spain, has raised more capital of its own. This time it’s the turn of Kantox. The currency exchange marketplace for SMEs right up to ‘mid cap’ companies has raised $11 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Partech Ventures, and IDinvest Partners, while Cabiedes & … [Read more...]

Barcelona Startup Jobs: Senior UX Strategist @TravelPerk

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Company:  TravelPerk Area: Business Travel Location: Barcelona Job type: User Experience Position: Senior UX Strategist At TravelPerk, we want to become the most user-centric travel company on earth. We are looking for a dynamic Senior User Experience Strategist for our HQ in Barcelona. What will you do in a typical day? Work closely with the product and engineering … [Read more...]

Could Wallapop Be Barcelona’s First Billion Dollar Startup?

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Do you Walla? If you live in Spain it's highly likely that you already have the secondhand marketplace app Wallapop installed on your phone. Between their cheeky TV ads to their irresistible UI that just lets you keep scrolling, Wallapop has seemingly come out of nowhere to blow past Spain's long list of competitors in the already crowded classified ads arena. In fact, the … [Read more...]

Barcelona Startup Lodgify Raises €600k To Become the Shopify For Vacation Rentals

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Barcelona startup Lodgify has announced today the closing of a €600,000 seed investment  to become the "Shopify of the vacation rental industry." The round was led by angel investor Chris Hitchen, HOWZAT Partners, Venrex Investment Management and other notable angel investors including Roland Zeller, former CEO of travel.ch and Kilian Thalhammer, former managing director of … [Read more...]

Why Data Is The Backbone of Barcelona’s Smartcity Future

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Despite the lingering economic crisis in Spain, Barcelona - a relatively small city with an urban population of 1.6 million - seems to be prospering in its golden age that arrived in the 1990s. Barcelona is currently #11 on the list of most visited cities in the world.  It's considered among the top 10 places in the world to do business, sits 11th for global scientific … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Barcelona Companies Should Join Barcinno Channels

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Barcinno has been a collaborative and experimental platform since day 1. What began as a simple Wordpress blog has evolved into an influential resource and de facto landing zone for anyone interested in Barcelona tech, startups and innovation. Keeping with our experimental culture, we're opening our platform up to the community so that together we can highlight and amplify the … [Read more...]