Barcelona Taxis Threaten Violence Against the Startup Community and Hotels As Uber Protests Escalate

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A group of professional Barcelona taxi drivers have channeled their angst against Uber onto the entire Barcelona startup community by threatening violence at a now-cancelled startup event hosted by Startup Party and Iniciador. Startup Party is a young, but rapidly growing offline community that hosts monthly informal gatherings and social events for Barcelona's … [Read more...]

Think global, act local reflections

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Last week, the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN) organized a multi-stakeholder platform to dialogue on the topic of local innovation for global sustainable development challenges. Citizen participation is a central tool and mechanism for the WCPUN. The objective was to discuss challenges and get local input for the global agenda, debate and connect minds … [Read more...]

Unleash Your Inner Maker at Fab10 Barcelona 2014

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Fab Lab: a digital fabrication laboratory. Nice self-explanatory play on words right? But what happens in these labs, and are they actually more than just rooms with 3D printers? Well, they are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, which aim to popularize and expand access to personal (and collaborative) manufacturing, and invention. These are the labs where this … [Read more...]

Meet The 10 Barcelona Startups That Pitched At Pirates On Shore

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World Cup be damned. Uruguay takes down England? No thanks. It was pitch night in Barcelona as Pirates on Shore arrived and friends from Wellington Partners, Nauta Capital and Active Venture Partners came out for the deal flow. Wayra Barcelona sponsored our shindig at the MediaTIC Cibernarium and the call went out for Barcelona’s best to test their merit. We were not … [Read more...]

Pirates on Shore Brings International VC’s To BaRRRcelona

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Picture a junk yard - scrap metal, beat-up old cars and abandoned heaps of unwanted machinery. Now, light it on fire and make entrepreneurs walk the plank after pitching their startup in front of Europe's most successful investors. This Burning Man-esque startup events goes down every summer in Cologne and it's called the Pirate Summit. For the last four years, the Pirate … [Read more...]

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Launches World’s First E- & Mcommerce Startup Accelerator Program

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Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, part of the European accelerator program, invites you to join their Pitch Day on June 18th in Barcelona. Startupbootcamp just launched the first E- & Mcommerce accelerator program worldwide, and wants to attract the ten most promising start-ups in the world in the E- & Mcommerce industry. "We see the world of retail changing", says Jonas de … [Read more...]

Meet The Four Startups From The First Conector Accelerator Demo Day

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Last week, Conector - Barcelona's newest startup accelerator, held their first-ever Demo Day at EADA business school.  As accelerator programs of various shapes, sizes and business models are exploding across Europe's tech landscape, there's eager anticipation to see the results.  For accelerators, the results come in the form of a Demo Day  - an afternoon where the accelerator … [Read more...]

Fest-UP Photos, Videos and Press!

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Barcelona’s first-ever, crowdsourced startup festival – an open platform for the entire Barcelona Startup Ecosystem to share their knowledge, showcase their projects and make new connections within our vibrant entrepreneurial community. All in all, more than 3.000 people attended at least one of the 45 events held in 22 locations across Barcelona – all focused on one … [Read more...]

The Fest-UP Barcelona Hero Sponsors

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Fest-UP was Barcelona's first-ever, crowdsourced startup festival - an open platform for the entire Barcelona Startup Ecosystem to share their knowledge, showcase their projects and make new connections within our vibrant entrepreneurial community. All in all, more than 3.000 people attended at least one of  the 45 events held in 22 locations across Barcelona - all focused … [Read more...]

The Jobfluent Startup Job Fair Is Back In Barcelona

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It's that time of year again. The Jobfluent Startup Job Fair is back next week for their 5th edition in Barcelona.  This edition features more than 150 jobs from over 30 organizations in Barcelona - mostly high-growth tech startups.  It's a great opportunity to interact directly with the decision makers of these growing companies and entrance for job seekers is free. As … [Read more...]