Calling All Barcelona Startups: Register NOW for the FEST-UP Startup Expo!

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In less than two weeks, Barcelona will host its first-ever crowd-sourced startup festival: Fest-UP! With more than 45 confirmed events taking place the week of May 5th – 10th, Fest-UP is a platform for the change-makers of the Barcelona Startup Ecosystem to showcase their projects, share their knowledge, and get to know one another a little bit better. In order to truly … [Read more...]

The Barcelona Startup Ecosystem Rallies Around Fest-UP!

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Fest-UP, running May 5th–10th, 2014, is a PLATFORM for the Barcelona Startup Ecosystem to show off their projects, share their knowledge and get to know one another a little bit better.  It’s also making history as Barcelona’s first-ever CROWDSOURCED startup festival! Since the call went out, there have been over 40 confirmed events taking place during Fest-UP week!  The … [Read more...]

Foundum and White Bull Join Forces To Connect Global Startup Ecosystems

Foundum and White Bull  - Barcinno

Foundum, the first online platform that matches innovative, high-growth entrepreneurs with relevant investors, advisors and startup supporters; and White Bull Summits, renowned for its intimate, high-caliber events, connecting top entrepreneurs with global investment have announced their partnership. The mission: to create the world’s most comprehensive platform for global … [Read more...]

Creator Street Challenge – Join The Social Startup Movement

Social Entrepreneurship Barcelona on Barcinno

Social start-ups are popping up everywhere and proposing new ways to tackle society's biggest challenges like: fostering social engagement, creating new social and digital currencies, developing new ways of learning, collaborating and connecting with people. However it is not easy for these startups to gain critical mass and keep up with evolving needs of the people they aim to … [Read more...]

Heard@ ESADE’s 7th Annual Social Innovation Conference

ESADE’s 7th Annual Social Innovation Conference - Barcinno

ESADE held their 7th annual Social Institute Conference last week to share knowledge, inspire future projects and activate the international audience.  Social Innovation is about addressing the challenges imposed on society related to housing, education, food, employment, poverty, safety and health. It shakes off indifference to rethink and improve upon the status quo: … [Read more...]

Startup Weekend Barcelona 2014: How It Went Down

Startup Weekend Barcelona 2014 - Barcinno

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour beast designed to offer a hands-on, experimental education to technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  It starts on a Friday night with brainstorming, recruiting and splitting up into teams.  The rest of the weekend is an all out sprint to create a business plan and make a prototype before the judges show up on Sunday at 5pm.  Mentors come and go … [Read more...]

Announcing Fest-UP! BCN’s Startup Festival

Fest-UP Barcelona Startups Events - Barcinno

Building a sustainable startup ecosystem is not an accidental occurrence. It takes hard work and requires the right mix of philosophy, leadership and dedication over a long period of time. It is also not created by entrepreneurs alone. A vibrant startup community requires the deliberate participation of universities, governments, investors, mentors, service providers and large … [Read more...]

The Makers of Barcelona Launch The First FabCafe in Europe

MOB Launches the first FabCafe in Europe

Our friends over at MOB – the Makers of Barcelona – have been working on something extremely cool and never before seen outside of Japan and China.  Tonight marks the official launch of FabCafe in Barcelona, the first one ever in Europe and one of only three in the world. What is a FabCafe, you ask? Founded in 2011 in Tokyo, Japan, FabCafe is a place where you can print your … [Read more...]

Powered by Google For Entrepreneurs: NEXT is Coming to Barcelona!

Google For Entrepreneurs NEXT is Coming to Barcelona

Exciting news for the Barcelona startup community; itnig - the hacker accelerator will be home to the upcoming NEXT program.  Powered by Google Entrepreneurs, NEXT is the #1 pre-accelerator program that helps committed early stage startup teams to get into accelerators or find seed investment. The program consists of 3 hour weekly sessions for five weeks and participating teams … [Read more...]