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Scott from Barcinno
Barcelona's Weekly Tech Update
By Scott from Barcinno • Issue #306 • View online
Hello and happy Monday!
IQS Tech Fest: Join The New Industrial Revolution
Get ready to join the new Industrial Revolution at IQS Tech Fest, Europe’s First Festival of Industrial Startups, on Thursday, January 23 in the Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm.
The alliance between innovation, science and technology can transform the world. This is why IQS Tech Factory, the first industrial accelerator in Spain, will celebrate how technology has shaped our lives and imagine what will come next, emphasizing how technology is a way to address the challenges of our society.
At IQS Tech Fest, the most innovative entrepreneurs and innovation experts of our era will gather in Barcelona, making our city the cradle of industrial entrepreneurship once again. The event will feature startups that can change our future, keynotes, round tables, an investment forum, and the IQS Next Tech Demo Day where The Most Promising Industrial Startup of the Year will be selected. Secure your ticket now at a 30% discount with our exclusive code: BARCINNO30IQSTF2020
Analysis of the Barcelona & Catalan Startup Hub 2019
ACCIO published an analysis of our local startup hub here in Barcelona. Main takeaways:
  • Barcelona is the main startup hub of Southern Europe
  • 1,500 startups (approx 10% scaleups)
  • €2.8B capital raised since 2015
  • 3 unicorns in 15 years (eDreams, Letgo, Glovo)
  • 5th most preferred hub for international digital talent digital
  • 22% of founders are women 
Get the full report (in Catalan) here.
Ok, that’s it from me. Have a great week and see you out there!

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Startup Grind Barcelona is back with a bang for 2020! Feat: Iñaki Arrola (Founder of, Founder of Vitamina K, Managing Partner @ K Fund). Save 40% on your ticket with the code BarcinnoRocks here.
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2020 Q1 Key Events:
See the full event calendar here.
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Startup Jobs In Barcelona
Job of the week: Agile Content is a multinational growing team, included in the “Europe’s 1000 fastest-growing companies”, according to the Financial Times. If you want to be part of thrilling projects and products within the tech and TV industry, come and join them here!
See the full job board here.
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