My reign in Spain

How to Change the World

These are pictures from my reign in Spain. I spoke in Madrid at the FICOD conference in mid November. I’m feeling pretty Spanish these days because I’ve been to Barcelona , Malaga, and Madrid for speeches. Terminal 4 of the Madrid airport wins the prize for coolest ceiling.

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Growth Story: What CornerJob did to become Spain’s fastest growing tech startup

The Next Web

CornerJob just landed the title of Spain’s fastest growing start-up in our Tech5 competition. Growth Story is a new 4-question format we’re doing about the moment startups found a defining metric that they could influence to really grow their company.

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Spain’s Ticketbis Raises Additional Round To Fuel International Growth


Ticketbis, a Spain-based online platform where users can easily and securely buy and sell tickets for every kind of event, such as concerts, festivals, theater plays, art performances or soccer games – earlier last month closed a round of funding worth US$6.6

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Spain Has a Tenured Faculty Problem

Brad Hargreaves

In Spain, permanent workers are almost impossible to fire or downsize, just like tenured faculty in the US higher education system. —– Uncategorized economics education pigs spain By this point we all know things are bad in PIGS. But how bad, and why?

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12 Questions: Meet Xavier (Spain)

crowdSPRING Blog

Xavier lives and works in Madrid, Spain. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and North Coast are the major creative and design centers in Spain. And for fantastic previous graphic designers work in Spain, I highly recommend visiting this page

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Tension Escalates As The Spanish Senate and Catalan Parliament Vote To Determine Their Next Moves Today


The move almost guarantees that the Spansh Senate decides on 27 October to approve measures that will allow Spain to take complete control over the semi-autonomous region's government, as Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative party hold a majority. Catalonia Europe 2017 Spain

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The rain in Spain…

Jason Ball

It’s that time of year again and I’m off for a few days of r&r in the sunny iberian peninsula. Blogging will resume the first week of September. Other

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The rain in Spain.

Jason Ball's TechBytes

It's that time of year again and I'm off for a few days of r&r in the sunny iberian peninsula. Blogging will resume the first week of September.

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GoMore Launches in Spain


This will double their user-base to over half a million, as well as granting GoMore a brand new market in Spain, which the company’s director, Matias Dalsgaard , recognizes as the first of many steps in a major international expansion.

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Workaway Camp heads to sunny Spain


The Workaway Camp will be a remote cabin in Spain surrounded by a lot of natural beauty. So if you would like a week working holiday in sunny Spain between 5-12th September then head on over to the Workaway Camp website where you can sign up to be notified when booking opens.

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On Vacation

Steve Blank

Exploring Spain. Back soon. Filed under: Family/Career. Family/Career

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International Early-Stage Startup Program In Spain


It offers teams of up to three to go to Spain for three months this autumn and develop their ideas into pilots or prototypes ready to enter international markets. Would you like to work on your start-up idea but feel like you need to break out from familiar routine?

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Looking for Investments, Piloting or Market Access in Spain? Go With Us to Murcia.


ArcticStartup is bringing a group of Nordic and Baltic startups to Murcia, Spain on March 25th-27th for a couple of days of hard-core business event trip. In Spain alone there are almost 50M people which is a lot more than all Nordic and Baltic countries combined.

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When Times Get Tough

The Entrepreneurial Mind

One of my students sent along an telling tale from Spain. It seems that when times get tough enough, 26% unemployment in the case of Spain, people become incredibly resourceful.

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Vamos a la Playa? We’re Going to Spain, Join us For Arctic Startups in the Sun


In February, when it’s cold and dark here in Northern Europe, when the international investors don’t want to come here to meet the startup companies, we’re going to put 50 companies on a plane and fly them off to Spain! When you mention February-Spain-Startups-Sun (and some parties too!),

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A Massive Cyberattack Crippled Hospitals in London

Inc Startups

A similar ransomware attack was carried out against corporate employees in Spain, according to authorities. Security

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Murcia, Spain Offers A Good Deal To Tech Companies Looking For Expansion


In late February a group of Finnish entrepreneurs gathered from their flights to the Alicate airport in south-eastern Spain. Despite it being the 6th largest city in Spain with a population a little less than the size of Helsinki''s, a before the trip I couldn''t put it on a map.

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Thoughts on Spanish Startups from La Red Innova 2011

VC Cafe

I won’t get into the details of the presentation on mobile search and its impact on ecommerce, but rather, I want to share my quick insights on the atmosphere in Spain, based on my own observations and the conversations I had with both speakers and conference attendees.

iZettle Launches in Spain. That's Seven Major European Markets For iZettle.


Hope that Google Translate did it's job and it really does mean that iZettle is coming to Spain. With Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, UK, Germany and now Spain, it means that the Swedish start-up is well on its way to conquer Europe. iZettle llega a España!

Barcelona Businesses Respond to Attacks: 'We Are Not Frightened by the Future'

Inc Startups

Terrorist attacks in Spain have left at least 14 dead. Here's how companies there and in the U.S.responded. 5000 Europe

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Voddler Expands To Spain, Also Grabs European-Wide Partnership With Nokia


million registered users in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and is now making Spain its fifth market. On this, Markus Bäcklund, Spotify's CEO says, "Spain was an obvious choice for us as our first market outside of our home market of Scandinavia.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lingua Franca Traducciones

crowdSPRING Blog

Lingua Franca Traducciones is a translating service that is based in southern Spain. We are in Spain and our service is provided in any place in Spain, and even in the world.

The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop by Yaro Starak

I’m writing you today from Castellon, a town one hour drive from Valencia in Spain. This is my first time in Spain. I’m here visiting my father, my 9-year-old little half-brother, and his mother, who is Spanish. A couple of weeks ago I was in London. Before that, I was.

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Former Salvadoran colonel asks court to halt extradition

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A former colonel in El Salvador's military is asking a federal appeals court to halt his extradition to Spain on charges he helped plot notorious killings during his country's civil war RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop by Yaro Starak

I’m writing you today from Castellon, a town one hour drive from Valencia in Spain. This is my first time in Spain. I’m here visiting my father, my 9-year-old little half-brother, and his mother, who is Spanish. A couple of weeks ago I was in London. Before that, I was. The post The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop appeared first on Laptop Lifestyle digital nomad entrepreneur lifestyle entrepreneur travel

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Hailo and MyTaxi

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Hailo is huge in the UK and Ireland and has a strong position in Spain. MyTaxi operates in Germany, Australia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. The news broke this morning that our portfolio company Hailo is combining forces with MyTaxi. The combined company, which will operate under the MyTaxi brand, will be the dominant taxi hailing app in Western Europe. So this combination is a great strategic fit and the new company will benefit from a lot of synergies.

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ERP Excitement

deal architect

Invited to be part of UNIT4/FinancialForce’s sales kickoff in Madrid, Spain and that of Plex Systems in Troy, MI, I saw wildly enthusiastic. In the last couple of weeks, in very different settings I have seen the future of ERP. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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More New Florence

deal architect

Technology at the dentist Visualization of Flickr Geotags Spain’s wind energy leadership. on the innovation blog What color is your Taffy? Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Of Lions and Beasts


Lion Statue in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain; Austin, Texas. ’ Tags: poetry dallas lions and beasts madrid poetry in barcelona spain Of Lions and Beasts. The lions stand defiantly, Overlooking the aging sea.

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Department of Cultural Differences, Book Cover Edition

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Spain. The Start-Up of You is available in over 15 countries. More forthcoming! Fun to see the current gallery of foreign covers. Cultural differences abound. Italy. Japan. Portugal. Germany. Holland. France. Russia. Brazil. Korea. Start-Up of You

More innovation on the global beaten path

deal architect

Ice Lab Spain’s High Speed AVE Trains Electronics on the Silk Road Global Landscape of. We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world.

Portuguese Food, Culture, and Technology


Now, I’m off to Spain… Tags: entrepreneurship food travel iPhone port wine porto portuguese food salted cod skype spain vinho verde wi-fi I’m still in Portugal and luck has shined on me.

More innovation off the beaten path

deal architect

Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Big Bertha – Seattle Aviation Powerhouse – Dubai Tweet Experience Hotel – Spain Starchase – various US police departments Breaking the mold – UK, Denmark, Thailand earlier.

Even more global innovation

deal architect

Google''s Project Loon Finland''s next blockbuster Spain: Mobile Banking Innovation Santander: A city of sensors. We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world.

Amazon's 'Prime Day' Promises 'More Deals Than Black Friday'

Inc Startups

Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria The e-commerce retailer plans to offer thousands of deals on July 15 in the nine countries that have the Prime loyalty program, including the U.S.,

El Salvador arrests 4 ex-soldiers in massacre of Jesuits

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadoran police say they've arrested four former soldiers wanted in Spain for the 1989 murder of six Jesuit priests in the Central American country. Five of the prie

Barcelona isn’t the new Silicon Valley – and that’s a good thing

The Next Web

In post-crisis Spain things are beginning to pick up. The country is the 4th destination for international tech talent and Barcelona, the second largest city after Madrid, is ranked at number 5 of 60 European startup hubs in Europe by the Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Judge considers extradition for former Salvadoran colonel

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A judge will hear arguments about whether a former Salvadoran colonel should be sent to Spain to stand trial for the slayings of Jesuit priests more than two decades ago duringGREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)

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Spot On Sciences Makes Taking Blood Samples Easy


It has proven invaluable in research being done in Spain that shows taking blood pressure medication at night […] The post Spot On Sciences Makes Taking Blood Samples Easy appeared first on SiliconHills. By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News The most remarkable thing to Dr. Jeanette Hill about the evolution of her company, Spot on Sciences, is the myriad ways her blood collection device, HemaSpot, is being used.

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Turning Metal Into Gold – The Alchemist


On the way back, I’ll be spending a few days in Spain to visit my cousin Ashan Pillai (wikipedia link), a prominent viola player. The shepherd boy named Santiago (which also happens to be my son’s middle name) is from Spain and he travels to Egypt to find his treasure and discovers it’s not there!? Tags: entrepreneurship ashan pillai paulo coehlo portugal spain the alchemist One of my favorite fables is written by Paulo Coehlo.

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