When it comes to solving Spain’s unemployment problem, creating a startup-friendly environment is one of the priorities of Spanish politicians on all levels, from local city governments to the central government. And within Spain (and Europe) Barcelona is definitely one of the hot spots and hubs for startups, and events like the Mobile World Congress, 4YFN and the Smart City … [Read more...]
About Sven Huber
Sven Huber is German by passport, European by heart and lives in Barcelona since 1999. With a masters degree en chemical engineering, a MBA from IESE Business School and a background in consulting, Sven joint in 2001 Bertelsmann, Europe’s leading media company, where he held various management positions, mainly in Marketing, Business Development and General Management. In 2011 he left Bertelsmann to create Boolino a cultural and educational project whose objective is to foster children’s reading. Sven also acts as a business angel, focusing on education-oriented and software companies, and he founded in 2014 ¡GROW-UP Spain!, a new initiative to bring together Spain top startups with international investors. The first ¡GROW-UP Spain! event will take place in Barcelona on February 12-13, 2015. Sven has two kids, Lucas and Claudia, loves skiing, interesting people and Spanish wine.