Summer may have arrived late but it’s finally here, and it seems to have injected the entire city with some new energy. The Barcelona tech and startup community is bright and bubbly, like the cava we’ll be sipping at this month’s many events. Kick off summer the right way by hanging out with entrepreneurs, listening to talks by renowned experts and partying into the night.
- Mon, 3 June 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm @ Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm (Carrer Rosselló 515)
Who knew beers and data go together so well? This month’s edition of Data Beers brings you four talks by data experts on a range of data-related topics. One highlight of the evening will be a speech titled Beyond surveillance capitalism and datacracy: digital democracy and data commons by Antonio Calleja López, co-coordinator at Tecnopolitica.net and co-founder at Heuristica.barcelona. Other presenters include Damien Tavan, Data Scientist/Engineer CTO at Nnergix, Pablo Martinez Co-Founder at 300.000km, Carmen Herrero, Lead Data Scientist at mango.com and Lourdes Hernández Vozmediano, CEO datahack.
Startup Grind: Why Getting to Product-Market Fit Is No Longer Enough in 2019 and Beyond, with Paul Campillo (Typeform)
- Tue, 4 June 6:30 pm @ Movistar Centre (Carrer Fontanella 2)
This month, Startup Grind will take a break from the usual fireside chat format to bring you a talk by Paul Campillo, Typeform’s Storyteller. The copy expert who helped develop Typeform’s original tone of voice and created the SaaS startup’s new brand story will share with you the philosophy behind his way of working. If you’re interested in copywriting, content marketing, brand development or just want to get a bit of insight into a successful Barcelona startup like Typeform, this month’s SGBCN event is for you. After the talk, stick around for a few beers and a healthy dose of networking!
- Wed, 5 June 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm @ Gallery Hotel (Carrer Rosselló, 249)
As summer returns to Barcelona, so does Startup My Rooftop. The networking event slash startup party with the best views of Barcelona welcomes everyone who wants to mingle with entrepreneurs, hear startup pitches or pitch their own project. It’s a perfect midweek break for all of us busy stratupreneurs – don’t deny yourself the pleasure.
- Thu, 13 June – Frid, 14 June @ Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona (Avinguda d’Icària 195)
Struggling to hire talent? Recruitment is one of the biggest challenges that startups and scale-ups face – but don’t worry, the competition is in the same pickle. If you want to learn how to attract and engage the right talent for your company, sign up for Hired!bcn, Barcelona’s talent acquisition and recruitment conference. In two days, you’ll learn lots of recruiting hacks from international experts, and you’ll become an expert yourself on topics like sourcing, engaging talent, hiring for diversity and more. Check out the program for the list of workshops and round table discussions.
- Thu, 13 June 9:00 am – 10:00 pm @ WeWork (Carrer Ciutat de Granada 121)
Are you a startup founder, a solopreneur or a digital nomad looking for a coworking space in Barcelona? You’re in luck. Coworking Days is a fantastic opportunity to test out coworking spaces for free – for an entire day. Every two weeks, you get a chance to spend a day in one of Barcelona’s coolest coworks. This time around, the host will be the famous international coworKING, WeWork. Give the space a try and network with your fellow coworkers! The event is free to attend, but don’t forget to get a ticket on Facebook to secure your spot!
- Wed, 19 June 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm @ CoBuilder Hub (Passatge Gaiolà 13)
CoBuilder Hub has a special event in store for those looking to learn about KPI tracking for rapid, exponential and efficient growth. This insightful session, presented by Oshcar Vidal, will give you some essential pointers on how to achieve customers success that increases sustainable proven value for both the customers and the company. The number one KPI every customer success team should be measuring is precisely this value – and Oshcar will give you an overview of how it can help you develop an efficient growth strategy.
- Fri, 21 June 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SheStartup is more than a networking event, a conference, a job fair or a party for women. It’s all of those in one, and more! Take the opportunity to meet Barcelona’s hottest tech companies – like Typeform, Letgo, King, Haufe and Xing – introduce yourself to them and attend their masterclasses. All these companies are on the lookout for developers, data scientists, product managers, UX/UI specialists, social media experts, designers, digital marketers and more. If you’re a talented woman with valuable tech or other skills, SheStartup is the only event you need to be at this month. Don’t forget to submit your professional details here so the companies that are hiring will have their eye on you. Men who promote the inclusion of more women in tech are welcome, too!