Better Know A #Barcelona #Startup: Conductr (@C0NDUCTR)

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This post was written in collaboration with the founders of Conductr, Julià Carboneras Girgas, Oriol Rosell and Albert Minguell Colome. Music has been the pursuit of each generation to leave its stamp on the timeline of humanity. Each generation has advanced in music production capability using the best of the contemporary technology. A couple of decades back, music was … [Read more...]

Better Know A #Barcelona #Startup: Megafounder (@megafounder)

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It’s clear that there is something special about crowdfunding dynamics; a group of passionate people coming together to help bring projects to life. Whether it’s the coolest cooler in the world or even some dude making a potato salad for the masses, people around the world are prepared to invest in projects they really believe in. When campaigns succeed, backers get exclusive … [Read more...]

Better Know A #Barcelona #Startup: Kompyte (@Kompyte)

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As founders, we all have those moments where we go a little batshit crazy over the competition. We waste too much time researching and focusing on what our competitors are doing rather than on the goals of our own company. That’s why the folks at Kompyte have just rolled out a series of tools that help monitor the online activity of your competition allowing you to save time … [Read more...]

Better Know A #Barcelona #Startup: Trovel (@Trovel)

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With the amount of self-made millionaires on the rise, the luxury market is on an upward trend. According to BCG the global luxury market already accounts for €1.3 trillion worldwide with luxury travel as the largest single category worth €335 billion and growing at an impressive rate of 5-6%. So where online do you buy that private jet you’ve always wanted coupled with a … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Adverway @Adverway

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Marketing’s not all fun and games, but it certainly can include them. With the growth of the web and the decrease in our attention spans (*opens Facebook tab*), social games have snuck on to brand media plans. They’re smart ways to entertain and engage—players spend an average of 7 to 30 minutes on an advergame. They’re also expensive. That amount of time holds a lot of value. … [Read more...]

Nutrino, Your Personalized Nutrition App That Answers The Question: “What Should I Eat?”

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Nutrino 2.0 becomes the first app that answers the pressing question of “what should I eat?” Based on the user’s individual profile, exercise levels, eating habits, preferences and goals, the app is able to recommend what your next meal of the day should be. Nutrino is a 24/7 Health Coach that allows the user to track their food intake while also advising him or her what … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Wefitter (@WeFitter)

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Can someone remind me why I go through the pain of pushing myself to exercise every night? I’m sure there was something more to it than burning calories and de-stressing to avoid mid-day meltdowns. Oh that’s it; I have thousands of Nike fuel points, awesome! But what can I do with them exactly? Exchange them for gold bullion? Doesn't seem so… Over a year ago the founders of … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Quipu (@getquipu)

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I don't know about you but I’d rather be tied in chains and roaming the lands of Hades than taking care of our accounting. I tried, I failed and I don't want to do it again. Hearing the words "IVA", "Social Security" or "IRPF" is enough to set me off. It’s pure evil I tell you. Not so long ago, I met a group of people who share my same views on said subject matter. They are … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Mammoth Hunters (@MammothHunters1)

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I’ll admit that Mammoth Hunters is one of the odder names I’ve come across for a tech start up, but the founding team assures me that it perfectly conveys what they are trying to accomplish and embodies their spirit. It also works as a perfect starting point for the history behind the dream of three guys: Néstor, Xavi and Oriol. Oriol has a PhD in Molecular Biology and is an … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Agroptima (@Agroptima)

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The age-old agriculture industry has been seeing a lot of evolution in the past years with farmers leveraging the power of Big Data and Internet of Things, resulting in improved crop yields and a movement towards what is being coined as Precision Agriculture. With hefty acquisitions such as Climate Corp by Monsanto for nigh on a billion dollars, we are starting to seeing a … [Read more...]