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...]

Meet the 5 Barcelona Startups That Presented at the 2nd Conector Accelerator Demo Day

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Last week, Conector – Barcelona’s high-growth startup accelerator, held their second Demo Day of 2014 at IESE business school. As accelerator programs of various shapes, sizes and business models are expanding across Europe, there’s always eager anticipation to see the results. For most accelerators, those results first appear in the form of a Demo Day  – an afternoon where the … [Read more...]

Barcelona Growth Centre Celebrates Its Launch With Fest-UP Fall Edition

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Fall has finally arrived in Barcelona and with autumn comes new changes. The Poble Nou building formerly known as MediaTIC is re-launching this month as the Barcelona Growth Centre. The innovative 6-story hub will be home to a variety of organizations and initiatives aimed at attracting more business to Barcelona and educating its citizens. To celebrate the occasion, the … [Read more...]

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 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...]