Hello and happy rainy Monday! A few events on the horizon as we get closer to MWC and 4YFN:
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We’re constantly updating our Official MWC Party Guide with all the hottest off-MWC events taking place in BCN.
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Ok, let’s take a look at the latest Barcelona startup news from this week:
THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS:
Startup & Investment News
- Barcelona-based startup Badi lands $10M to expand its room rental platform across Europe
- Barcelona startup and mobile app Dribo gets €250k funding
- Barcelona startup Gymforless is acquired by Sodexo Spain
- Glovo is set to take over Cabify’s Express business in Peru
- Reloadly launches new app for topping up mobile phones around the world
- Barcelona startup Tiendeo moves to new office in Barceloneta as it outgrows space in Pier01
- Catalan startup Billage selected as finalist for Solpheo Hub accelerator
- Barcelona startup Datumize chosen as one of 10 startups to participate in SANTALUCÍA IMPULSA accelerator
- Nekko Capital, a new VC firm based in Barcelona, is set to close its first fund of €60M before summer
- Barcelona firm Abec Capital launches Abac Nest, a new fund aimed at Spanish seed-stage startups
- Barcelona startup profiles, interviews & success stories:
- The Catalan economy grew 3.4% in 2017
- German firm Agrolab cancels planned construction of €6M lab in Catalonia that would have created 200 jobs, opting for Burgos instead and citing the political crisis as main reason
- New competition for AVE! Renfe plans to launch new and cheaper high speed train for Barcelona-Madrid route
Tue, 13 Feb @ 18:30: What’s Blockchain For Business?
Tue, 13 Feb @ 18:30: Startup Grind: Streams Global Conference
Wed, 14 Feb @ 8:30: Tecnología e innovación para la sostenibilidad| #LABTech4Climate
Thu, 15 Feb @ 8:30: Tecnología y salud con Impacto Social | #LABTech4Health
Thu, 15 Feb @ 19:00: Real Work/Life Balance in the Studio, with Anton Repponen
Thu, 15 Feb @ 19:00: VR short films and storytelling
Fri, 16 Feb @ 19:00: Discover the true value of cryptocurrencies and how to invest in them
Sat, 17 Feb @ 9:00: Google Design Sprints: Learn the most hyped method of Silicon Valley
See the full Event Calendar here
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Barcelona Startup News February 12 2018 cover all the latest stories about Barcelona’s Tech & Startup scene from February 5th 2018 until February 12th, 2018. If you want to read more stories about the city’s startup, tech and innovation scene, check out all Barcelona startup news here.