If you’re looking for afterwork activities, you should consider joining communities that share your interests. Being part of a community is part of Barcelona’s culture. You get to learn about different topics, meet new entrepreneurs and projects, and also discover places that you never knew about.

Here are the TOP 5 tech, entrepreneurship and marketing communities of our must discover! 

A group of people sitting at a table in a room

Description automatically generated

Itnig’s event space – 100, Pujades

TOP 5 – Entrepreneurship communities

Barcelona Startup Founder 101 (Barcelona, Spain)

« Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward. » 

*5’545 Members  

Itnig – Tech & Startup

« Itnig is a startup ecosystem, bringing entrepreneurs and talent from all over the world together. It is community for startup and tech enthusiasts. They have recently launched an early-stage fund to help global companies boost their growth – Linked to it: their weekly signature event “Pitch to Investors”. 

*1’424 Members 

Influencers and Startups| Spain

“The purpose of the group is to create the network of professionals, to share knowledge and organize events related to Digital Marketing, IT and Startups »

*3’572 Members

Barcelona Lean Startup Circle

“This group is for passionate people who are interested in lean startup, entrepreneurship, customer development, business model generation, lean ux and startup metrics. They host expert talks & Q&A, 5-minutes startup pitchs and peers’ feedback, fishbowl discussions, roundtables, workshops. »

*3’135 Members 

IQS Tech Factory Meetup Group

« This is group for anyone interested in science-based entrepreneurship. We’re talking about new ventures in the following industries: Life Sciences, Chemistry, New Materials, Food, Energy & Environment, Automatization & Motor Solutions, Advanced Industrial Techniques »

*801 Members 

TOP 5 – Technology communities

IOTA Barcelona

« IOTA, based on the revolutionary distributed ledger technology, the Tangle, is the missing link for the Internet of Everything and Web 3.0. Their goal is to create an open community of developers, entrepreneurs and investors that want to learn more about the opportunities that this technology has to offer. »

*383 Members

N26 Tech, Product & Design Events in Barcelona

« If people are interest in FinTech and want to exchange and share knowledge on current and groundbreaking technologies, product and design methodologies that are shaping the way products are designed.

*2’529 Members

Skyscanner Tech & Product Talks in Barcelona

“Discussing the latest technologies used by Internet Economy companies, the startup culture, environment, processes and challenges related to building large-scale web solutions. »

*1’137 Members

Hacks/Hackers Barcelona

“This group is for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. Also, the group aims to help members find inspiration and think in new directions, bringing together potential collaborators for projects and new ventures. »

*666 Members

Devcentralized – Decentralized applications Barcelona

« This is a group for those who are interested in developing decentralized apps or just learning about ethereum, tangle, and other blockchain technologies. We want to meet other blockchain developers in the Barcelona area so that we can talk about this new revolution. »

*1’180 Members

TOP 5 – Marketing communities

Online Geniuses Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)

« Internet marketing community with 15,000+ members with events across the globe and an online Slack community that hosts great guests such as Gary Vee, Neil Patel, Rand Fishkin and many more. »

*492 Members

Performance Barcelona – Affiliate Marketing and related

“Open to anyone working or interested in: affiliation marketing, performance (CPA, CPI, CPS, CPE etc), Media buying, programmatic, XML, Facebook ads, Snapchat Ads, Instagram Ads, Ad sense, SEO, SEM, Pops, redirects, display, native, beer, wine, good laugh… »

*371 Members

DIGITAL MARKETING BEER (Barcelona, Spain)

“This group focus is on Marketing Digital, Google Ads, Funneling, Analytics and Persuasive Copywriting.”

*1’405 Members 

Marketing Labs BCN

« The group offers events based on digital marketing and talks about Automation Marketing, Growth Hacking, Advertising, UX, Reputation, Analytics…” 

*723 Members 

I Love Marketing Barcelona

« Marketing Podcast for entrepreneurs, small business owners and starts-ups that want to learn inspirational and ACTIONABLE marketing strategies. Each Meetup, we will have the opportunity to talk about new marketing ideas, direct mail ideas, lead generation, lead conversion, getting referrals, stick strategies, email marketing, psychology, books, people and even productivity. »

*1’719 Members 

We hope you will find your pearl!

Previous ArticleNext Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I.

Investment Funds for Startups in Barcelona

You have an early-stage project ready for success, but chances are, you need funding. Without funding, reaching success is very hard, not to say almost impossible. If you are confident enough and ready to share your project with the rest of the world… Located in Barcelona, here are Tech Investment Funds for startups you can reach out to.

Man shaking hands after an investment agreement

Active Venture Partners

Active Venture Partners logo

Founded in 2004, Active Venture Partners invests in Europe and continually searches for astounding business visionaries with great ideas that will have an impact on our society. The enterprise believes that with the right support and direction an organization has more chance to turn into a pioneer than competition. Furthermore, they have an active community where they also like to join for some networking and beer. 

Apply to the Fund: You will need to contact them directly by phone +34 93 178 6868.

Galdana Ventures

Galdana Ventures logo

Galdana Ventures is a €900M fund founded in 2015. They are investing into a portion of the top level firms in the Unites States, Asia, Israel and Europe. The companies in which they choose to invest must have a competitive advantage in order to distinguish themselves. In addition, the team has over 100 years of experience in entrepreneurship and investment. 

Apply to the Fund: You can either contact them by phone +34 93 187 03 16 or by email.

ABAC Solutions

ABAC Capital logo

ABAC Solutions has been investing approximately €320M since 2015 into Spanish medium-sized organizations. The founders are disciplined investors. Therefore, their investments are well thought, and their interest must be aligned with their investment criteria. You need to make sure you check all the boxes before applying.  

Apply to the Fund: In order to get in touch with ABAC Capital, you need to complete this form.

Nauta Capital

Nauta Capital logo

Since 2004, Nauta Capital is looking for passionate entrepreneurs who are looking for a challenge which is achievable with limited funding. The enterprise is passionate about capital-efficient disruptors that are reimagining large industries where technology has had limited impact. Additionally, they invest into European B2B software companies. They are eager to find motivated and innovative teams. 

Apply to the Fund: You can either get in touch with one of Nauta Capital’s employee or reach to them through their application form.

Inveready

Inveready logo

Active since 2008, Inveready invests into early-stage technology based companies. More particularly, they invest “through 4 verticals: Venture Capital in Digital Technology, in Life Sciences, Venture Debt and Hybrid Financing“. They detain more than €400M of assets under management. In 2017, the enterprise received the Best Venture Capital firm in Spain.

Apply to the fund: You can send your deck here.

Lánzame Capital

Lánzame logo

Lánzame Capital is a pledge fund which invest into startups. The fund is detained by private investors who all come from different industries. They believe it can sometimes be difficult to obtain a fund for your project. This is why they created this platform in order to build a bridge between entrepreneurs and investors.

Apply to the fund: The investors will consider your project once you have send it here.

VentureCap

VentureCap logo

Venture Cap was founded in 2000 and has been investing into growing startups since then. The fund was created by entrepreneurs who wanted to transmit their knowledge to new teams as well as helping them accelerate their growth. Being apart of the investment funds for startups in Barcelona, VentureCap looks into 4 sectors: E-commerce, Health, Technology and Education.

Apply to the fund: You can contact them here.

Nero Ventures

Nero Ventures logo

Nero Ventures is a venture capital fund which focuses on technology-based companies.They help them creating value and realising their business vision. The firm invest into early stage startups. More precisely, they either invest into “Enterprise software technology B2B” or “Consumer software technology B2B2C“. More information on their website.

Apply to the fund: They would prefer if you are recommended by someone of their knowledge. You can get in touch with them by phone + 34 933 65 81 78.

Itnig Fund

Itnig logo

Itnig Funds invests 100.000€ per company and they offer their support without getting in the middle. They focus on understanding the market opportunity and making sure they fully align with the team. Moreover, they look for intuitive and fast movers, talent developers, hard workers, customer oriented, bottom line focused and growth obsessed. All at the same time!

The Pitch to Investors event is linked to Itnig’s Fund. Every Thursday, entrepreneurs have the opportunity to pitch their project in front of investors and an audience. You get an instant feedback from investors. Afterwards, you have time to network and have a beer.

Apply to the Fund: You will need to go to their website and apply as an entrepreneur. Then, they will send you a video interview request by email – you will answer to questions pre-registered. After that, they might invite your to the Pitch to Investors. Investors will get back to you if the project catch their interest.

To sum up, these investments funds are always looking for a unique project which detains the one competitive advantage on the market. We hope the investment funds for startups in Barcelona will be in your favour. In other words, good luck with your project and thank you for reading!

#Startups Barcelona #Funds startups