Just like every month, Barcelona techies and startup people have a plethora of events to choose from. November brings, among other events, a prestigious summit focused on the sharing economy and smart cities, the yearly Startup Grind Barcelona conference, a social impact forum for startups and investors, as well as a large-scale European blockchain convention. Learn, be inspired, make friends, meet potential new business partners and don’t forget to enjoy yourself! See you there!
- Thu-Fri, 8-9 November @ UAB Casa de Convalescència (Carrer Sant Antoni Maria Claret 171)
- Mon-Thu, 12-15 November @ multiple locations ( Museu del Disseny DHUB, MediaTIC, Smart City Expo World Congress, etc)
The third edition of the Sharing Cities Summit will gather Mayors and Deputy Mayors from leading cities from around the world, and actors of the sharing ecosystem, to discuss how the continuous growth of sharing economies impacts the life and economic development of cities. The participants will consider what innovative measures can be taken to meet the challenges and opportunities we face. This year’s Summit will focus on defining a “Declaration of principles and commitments for a Sharing City”, and will stimulate concrete collaboration between cities.
- Wed, 14 November @ Auditori AXA (Avinguda Diagonal 547)
Meet top investors, entrepreneurs, developers, and journalists from all around the world in the second edition of the Startup Grind Barcelona Conference! It’s the only tech event in Barcelona where you’ll have the chance to learn from the best companies – Google, Shazam, N26, Dow Jones, Codeacademy, etc. – about how they face the technological challenges of the present and the future, regarding hiring developers, offshoring development, implementing blockchain, untangling what they did with ICOs, fighting fake news, and much more. Use the code BCNSN98329832 to save €64 on your tickets!
- Fri-Sat, 16-18 November @ Cahoot Coworking (Carrer Floridablanca 92)
Interested in entrepreneurship? In just 3 days, you can experience all the highs, lows, and excitement of a startup with experts, mentors, and sponsors at Startup Weekend Barcelona. Join 80 smart, passionate people in an authentic co-working space and take the first, critical steps towards founding, planning, and launching your business. You’ll discover where you are on the journey, test (not just read about!) your ideas in a creative, supportive environment, and join a community of over 193,000 alumni in 150 countries. Spots are limited by type, so sign-up before they’re gone!
- Thu, 22 November @ Museo Marítimo de Barcelona (Av. de les Drassanes)
Purpose and disruption – these are the key points of Ship2B’s referential event focusing on social impact entrepreneurship and investment in Spain. Ship2B Impact Forum will gather the C-level management of large companies, business angels, family offices and investment funds with the objective to demonstrate how social impact startups are changing innovation strategies on a national and a global scale. It’s a full day event with inspirational speakers, a startup expo and excellent networking opportunities. A must attend for anyone in the social impact ecosystem!
- Thu, 29 November @ Hotel NH Collection Barcelona Tower (Gran Via 144, Hospitalet de Llobregat)
European Blockchain Convention will be the first European conference in Spain to bring together the blockchain world and raise issues that have to be solved before blockchain can reach its full potential. “We want to bring together people from all sectors of blockchain, as well as people that could potentially be involved, and people that should be involved. We have politicians coming from the European Parliament, we have Central Banks coming from Spain, England, Lithuania and Switzerland, and we’re inviting people from the very different sectors,” – says Co-Founder Victoria Gago. Use our discount code BCNSTARTN8102 to get 30% off your tickets!
- Thu-Fri, 29-30 November @ Arena Berlin (Eichenstraße 4, Berlin, Germany)
It may not be in Barcelona, but TechCrunch Disrupt is a startup event we just can’t avoid mentioning. It’s TechCrunch’s flagship event where startup founders, investors, tech leaders and startup enthusiasts meet up to connect and shape the future of technology and innovation together. This year, on November 29-30, TC is bringing the renowned symposium to one of Europe’s most active tech hubs, Berlin. The event is designed to be an excellent platform for startups looking for funding, press coverage or an addition to their team. If you only go to one startup event outside of Barcelona this year, make it Disrupt!