In recent years, Barcelona has emerged as one of Europe’s leading tech hubs, with particular strength in industries such as biotech, gaming and infrastructure.
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With over 1,300 tech startups, Barcelona’s ecosystem is booming. From gaming to mobile tech, investors are splashing the cash; Barcelona ranks fourth in Europe in capital investment. A rich history of renowned science and health research institutions has meant that a quarter of all biotech companies in Spain now call Catalonia home. With government initiatives galore and an international talent pool, it has never been easier to build your business in Barcelona.
In Startup Guide Barcelona, we dive into the city’s thriving community of creators to give you the tools you need to succeed, including valuable insight on the most innovative startups, founders, investors, programs, schools and coworking spaces the city has to offer.
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Published February 2020
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