7 Steps To Becoming An Awesome Startup Mentor

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The Story Of One Startup Mentor Building a successful company is wicked hard. When creating a new business, you generally lack experience in one realm or another and you're limited with how far you can go learning by your own methods. While you can navigate uncharted terrain alone, it’s not the quickest and most efficient way to go about building an elusive unicorn. Any … [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...]

Barcelona Tech & Startup Events and Conferences Guide For Summer 2015

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Spring has sprung and summer is close behind. Barcelona entrepreneurs have about 12 weeks to hustle and close deals before Spain grinds to a halt for summer holidays. However, in between now and August, there are a few dozen opportunities to meet and mingle with key players in your respective industry. Tech and startup events have become so popular over the last decade because, … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Examples Of Personal Branding In Barcelona

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The term "branding" has traditionally been associated with companies - large corporations that have expensive ad agencies and consultants hard at work polishing their image and positioning their brand in the marketplace. However, an interesting by-product came about with the rise of the social media revolution: the personal brand. Don't get me wrong, personal branding has been … [Read more...]

Before The Digital Economy Comes The Digital Company

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By 2016, almost half of the world’s population is expected to be connected to the Internet. That’s over 3 billion people. This is the phenomenon that is fuelling the ‘Digital Economy’. This new digital economy is recognised by governments and by the European Commission as a powerhouse for innovation, competitiveness and growth, holding tremendous potential for entrepreneurs … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s Quest to Become The Smartest City of Them All

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Barcelona has been named the Smartest City in the world for 2015, according to a February publication by the research house, Juniper Research. The list ranks cities across a combination of “smart” capabilities, emphasizing those with smart grids, smart traffic, smart lighting, and also other aspects as social cohesion and technological capabilities. Smart City Barcelona came … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Reduce Your Employee Churn

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How much of your precious time and money do you spend looking for new employees? Does your employee churn resemble something like that of Mass Mutual Life Insurance, viz. awful? Turning your employees over as rapidly as Amazon isn’t favorable to your bottom line, with experts estimating that it can cost up to as much as twice an employee’s salary to contract and train up a … [Read more...]

Why Corporate Venturing Is Key To Fortune 500 Survival

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Creating a promising internal venture capital fund is increasingly seen by large corporations as a way to stimulate innovation and growth. While the track record of corporate VC funds has been rocky at best, in 2015, it's almost certainly a necessary initiative for the survival of Fortune 500 organizations. In order to avoid being disrupted, corporations realize they need to be … [Read more...]

Interview With The Founders of Emotions AR At The Mobile World Congress

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Augmented Reality seems like a world of wizards and nonsense, like some trivial and ephemeral fireworks but there is more. Can you give it some sense beyond 3D artifice? In reality yes, the a great challenge is to take the mystique away while making it useful, simple, common, democratic, fun,and accessible to all. Emotions AR democratizes the use of augmented reality providing … [Read more...]

Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona Events & Party Guide

Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona Events & Party Guide - Barcinno

"Because the real business of MWC happens at the bar" As the 2015 Mobile World Congress hurricane arrives in Barcelona in less than a month, we figured it was about time to put together our (2nd) annual hits list of events and parties taking place around the city in early March. Sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay close to the MWC action! Have an event to add to … [Read more...]