Meet The 11 Newest Startups To Enter The Conector Barcelona Accelerator Program

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This week marks the official start of Conector Barcelona's 3rd acceleration program for Spanish startups since they launched in December 2013. The 2015 class will welcome 11 new projects into the program, although only 7 will actually reside in Barcelona. The remaining 4 will be mentored and monitored virtually across Spain. There's been a lot of buzz around the Conector … [Read more...]

Meet The First 10 Teams Of Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Barcelona

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The future of the Internet is emerging in Barcelona. It's like a movie but in real time. Located in the Growth Center mStartup floor the ten startup teams that have been selected are getting ready for the start of Startupbootcamp IoT & Data. The protagonists are fifty entrepreneurs with a "high level of motivation, dedication, willingness to work hard and the ability … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Imersivo

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This post was written in collaboration with German Leon, co-founder of Imersivo, Exipple and former European Director of Oblong Industries. From the creators of Minority Report comes Imersivo, a Barcelona startup that has its sights set on revolutionizing retail experiences as we know them. The innovative project was founded just last year in conjunction with one of the … [Read more...]

Better Know A Barcelona Startup: Boolino

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Barcelona startup Boolino, coined as the “Google for children's books”, has its sight set on being the world’s largest online platform for children’s books, for both the physical and digital landscapes. Acting as a bridge between the content and the buyers, Boolino brings both content creators and parents closer together by providing a marketing platform for publishers and a … [Read more...]

7 Venture Capital Firms Investing In Barcelona Start-ups Right Now!

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Before we present the venture capitalists and angel investors that are looking to invest in Barcelona start-ups, let’s give you a few tips for you to choose the right investor. Did I just say that YOU can choose? Yes, I know we are in trying times, but you do NOT want the wrong investor. Signing an investor to your start-up is almost as big a commitment as having a baby with … [Read more...]

Dribble Dots Launches First Dual Spain/UK Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

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Dribble Dots has what it takes for a new business to get initial traction in the global marketplace. The product: gourmet cooking oils. The slogan: How do you Dribble? However the fººº you want. And the passion: until now, founders Jason Clevering and Michelle Fabregas have been hard at work doing everything on their own from sales to distribution, branding to marketing, as … [Read more...]

Fest-UP Fall 2014 Arrives at the Barcelona Growth Centre Today!

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Today, Thursday, November 27th, kicks off the Fall 2014 edition of Fest-UP: Barcelona's Startup Community Festival!  Don't miss your chance to visit the new mStartup space and meet the newest class of Barcelona startups as they exhibit their projects at the Barcinno Startup Expo. All the details are below and the fun begins at 12:00.  See you there! What is Fest-UP? Fest-UP … [Read more...]

Taking The Stress Out of Parking: Interview with the Founders of Barcelona Startup Parkimeter

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The age-old problem of finding a place to park predates the invention of the automobile itself. Even the rough riders of the wild west sometimes had difficulty finding a post to tie up their steeds. “If only there were an app for this,” they must have been thinking. Fast forward a couple hundred years and trying to find parking in a congested urban area is a maddening … [Read more...]

Fest-UP Barcelona Announces the 2014 Fall Edition Heroes

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Fest-UP is Barcelona's startup community festival - an opportunity for the entire Barcelona Startup Ecosystem to share their knowledge, showcase their projects and make new connections within our vibrant entrepreneurial community. In May 2014, more than 3.000 people attended at least one of  the 45 events held in 22 locations across Barcelona - all focused on one goal: … [Read more...]