As an early Christmas present, the Barcelona tech and startup community is getting a package of exciting events to attend – holiday editions of networking events for entrepreneurs, talks sharing valuable insight on startup life and meetups for everyone from UX Designers to Growth Hackers. Just like every month, Barcelona Startup News has compiled a list of seven highlights for you. You just gotta do the registering and put on those Santa hats. It definitely is the most wonderful time of the year!
- Sat, 2 December 10:30 am @ Ironhack Campus BCN (Carrer Pamplona 96)
If you’re free this Saturday morning, why not spend it learning from some of Barcelona’s top Product and Design professionals? If you like the ‘lessons learned’ type of event, there will lots for you to take away from the stories of design and product challenges shared here. The line-up features two amazing Barcelona startups: you can get tips from Lucas Sekula (Typeform) on what not to do as a UX designer as well as insight from Elsa Camí (Workkola).
- Tue, 5 December 7:00 pm @ CocoVail Beer Hall (Carrer Arago 284)
One of Barcelona’s most popular monthly networking events returns in December with a special Christmas edition. Join tech startup founders and entrepreneurs at a relaxed event in the gorgeous CocoVail Beer Hall!
- Tue, 12 December 6:30 pm @ Arteria BCN (Carrer Bruc 147)
What was once just a networking event has turned into a mini startup conference: in December, Meltin’ Afterworks is hosting speakers Michael Jessen (Ecooltra) and Marina Belyakova (Restel), and that’s not all. The programme also includes five startup pitches, networking and the launch of MeltinLab, available soon for entrepreneurs and early stage startups. And last but not least, lots of great food and drinks!
- Wed, 13 December 7:00 pm @ Vistaprint (Carrer Bac de Roda 64 Modul D Planta 4)
The OGs return to bring together experienced marketers working in Barcelona so they can find new ways to generate leads, improve conversions and accelerate their professional growth. This time around, Dominik Pogorzelski (Head of Product Management at Restb.ai) will talk about tracking product metrics and experimenting with the product roadmap to deliver rapid growth, and Tim Cakir (Head of Growth Marketing at Restb.ai and chapter leader at Online Geniuses Barcelona) will talk about his experience implementing growth hacking techniques in Restb.ai.
- Wed, 13 December 6:30 pm @ Ironhack Campus BCN (Carrer Pamplona 96)
Can engineers benefit from learning how to code? Are coding skills indispensable in different fields of engineering? Ironhack believes that the worlds of engineering and web development are connected. They’re organizing a talk for engineers to find out more about how they can integrate coding into their daily routine.
- Thu, 14 December 6:30pm @ Mobile World Center (Carrer Fontanella 2)
This may be prove to be one of the techie-est Startup Grind Barcelona events to date. Toby Oliver, CTO at Typeform will talk about growing the engineering function at Typeform, starting the shift to the company being API driven and focusing on technological innovation. It’s a unique chance to get some insight on one of Barcelona’s coolest and most celebrated startups. Don’t miss out!
- Thu, 21 December 20:30 pm @ Hotel Barcelo Raval (Rambla del Raval 17-21)
Christmas time can get a bit depressing if you’re a freelancer and you don’t have coworkers to attend Christmas parties with. But this year, no one is getting left out. The company iyiyim is putting together an unconventional Christmas party for all the lonely freelancers out there. Join them for a night of holiday fun, and meet a bunch of amazing tech and startup people! The event is aimed at startups, freelancers, and entrepreneurs alike. You can register your team up to 15 people.