Startupbootcamp Barcelona Swings Into Action With Its First Pitch Day in BCN

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On November 7, Startupbootcamp  Internet of Things & Data is welcoming promising young startups to their first Barcelona Pitch Day. The Startupbootcamp Barcelona team will select the 10 best teams from all of the applications, and those teams will be invited to pitch, get feedback and learn more about the Startupbootcamp program. The teams chosen for the event will have the … [Read more...]

Boston Accelerator Dat Venture Is Recruiting Spanish Startups To The US

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A new channel to accelerate Spanish startups overseas and enter the US market has emerged from my hometown of Boston. In collaboration with Harvard University and Efron Consulting, the Boston accelerator Dat Venture is designed to help Spanish entrepreneurs develop their business models and spur international innovation. The mission is to connect international talent … [Read more...]

To Do or Not To Do, There Is No Trying

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The following is a guest post created by the team at Tetuan Valley Startup School Barcelona, a 6-week program for young wanna-be-entrepreneurs who want to experience what is it like to build a startup. Many of us are struck with one of those ideas that we are convinced will change the world. We can't wait to make it happen! But... but where do we start? What comes next? Most … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Typeform (@Typeform)

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Put your hands up if you like filling out online questionnaires. Not many hands, right? I get it, believe me, I do. Why is it that when the rest of web seems to have come leaps and bounds, that the majority of online forms still look like they were designed in the 1800’s? On top of that, questionnaires are pretty mind numbing to fill out at the best of times, especially when … [Read more...]

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...]

European Accelerator Startupbootcamp Announces New Data & IoT Program in Barcelona

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After much anticipation, Startupbootcamp, the pan-European accelerator, announced the launch of their newest program scheduled to begin accepting startups this January in Barcelona. The newest addition to the SBC family will have a core focus in accelerating Big Data and Internet of Things projects and is led by the tenured Barcelona-based entrepreneur and investor Angel … [Read more...]

Did You Hear? Barcelona Startup Icebergs Was Acquired By Pinterest

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Barcelona startup Icebergs has been acquired by Pinterest. The founders, Cesar Isern and Albert Pereta, launched Icebergs last year to enable creative professionals to organize, share and collaborate on their projects in the cloud. As an acquihire, the details of the transaction are a secret, however it does mean that Icerbergs as we know it will cease to exist on September … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s CONDUCTR Picks Up €100K Investment From ITNET & Conector Mentors

Conductr DJ iPad App Barcelona Startup - Barcinno

Barcelona-based startup Patchworks has raised €100.000 on its first investment round for their app Conductr. Carlos Blanco's Grupo ITNET and several mentors from the Barcelona accelerator Conector provided the funds that will be invested in product development and marketing the already popular iPad app for DJs and musicians. Conductr is an app that controls music production … [Read more...]

Barcelona VC Nauta Capital Announces €2.5M Investment In Language Learning Platform ABA English

Barcelona VC Nauta Capital Invests ABA English

Nauta Capital has announced a €2.5M investment in language technology company ABA English. The Barcelona-based ABA English takes a multi-dimensional approach to learning English that combines original films and video classes to compliment their proprietary Listen-Record-Compare technology. With more than 1.000.000 satisfied students in 170 countries worldwide, they've certainly … [Read more...]

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...]