The tech startup scene in Barcelona is already dynamic and well developed. Working for a tech startup comes with its own set of perks including fun and challenging work environment, a chance to be a part of the next big thing, dealing with the latest technologies and much more.
On the other hand, you have to deal with long working hours, small team and space. In this case, if you are joining a startup you need to make sure that it is a truly great place to work. A lot of interesting startups becoming hiring ground for new talents in Barcelona, Spain lately.
Having said that, take a look at the list of the hottest startups to work for in Barcelona this year.
Founders: Gerard Olivé, Miguel Vicente, Oscar Pierre, Sacha Michaud
Glovo allows customers to track their deliveries in real time and locate the nearest glover (courier). This platform is present in Spain, Italy, Portugal, France, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, and many more to come. The company’s on-demand mobile application connects customers with independent local couriers, who acquire goods from any restaurant or shop in a city and also deliver urgent packages for a variable fee.
Founder: Carlos Pierre Trias de Bes
Funding: € 41M
Badi is the leading online room-rental marketplace that makes city living accessible for everyone and everywhere by offering a seamless user experience in a supply constrained market. Moreover, it is the first PropTech startup to implement Artificial Intelligence to obtain greater effectiveness when connecting profiles seeking for long-term rentals solutions.
Founders: David Casellas, Josep Coll
Funding: € 57.6M
Red Points is a Brand Intelligence company that provides a technology solution protecting brands from online counterfeiting, digital piracy and distribution fraud. It’s proprietary SaaS platform currently removes hundreds of thousands of incidents of illegal products and content from the web monthly, across over 100 online marketplaces and social networks. At present, it is used by over 550 brands worldwide including Bang & Olufsen, MVMT and DOPE.
Founders: David Rodriguez, Gerard Olivé, Mauro Maltagliati, Miguel Vicente
Funding: € 59.7M
The company is on a mission to help people find the right job, in the shortest timeframe. CornerJob is a job matching platform that enables users to find geolocated job offers, apply to them, chat directly with the recruiters and quickly get an answer.
Founders: Avi Meir, Javier Suarez, Ron Levin
Funding: € 65.3M
TravelPerk is a next-generation business travel booking & management platform for companies of any size. It is backed by world-class investors such as Spark Capital, investors in Slack, Trello and Twitter. The company is co-founded and funded by a team of entrepreneurial executives with deep market expertise, including leadership-level experience, at one of the most successful players in the online travel industry.
Founders: Alexander Dunaev, Boris Batine
Funding: € 45.5M
ID Finance is a fast-growing FinTech company specialising in online lending in emerging and growing markets. The company’s proprietary scoring engine analyses vast amounts of data, including behavioural biometrics, identifies anomalies and increases the efficiency of risk assessment by 50%. The company currently has offices in Spain, Poland, Georgia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Brazil and Mexico.
Founders: David Okuniev, Robert Muñoz
Funding: € 47.2M
Typeform turns average forms & surveys into a powerful brand communication tool for your business. The company works on the future of online forms. This platform helps you create forms, surveys, quizzes to grow your audience, improve just about anything, and validate your best ideas.
Founders: Marc Soler Obradors
Funding: € 27.1M
21Buttons is the ultimate fashion social and shopping network. This fashion social-commerce app allows the user to buy everything that friends and favourite influencers have shared with just a click.
Founders: Angel Esteban Soto, Damià Garcia I Priu, Xavi Hernando Bonvehi
Restb.ai is a computer vision company specialising in image recognition for real estate. The company’s plug-n-play solution identifies, categorizes, and delivers results on property-related images with an accuracy of up to 99%. The technology improves the customer experience by providing a deep, rich and well-structured source of property search results.
The Hotels Network
Founders: Juanjo Rodriguez, Marc Rollan Serrano
The Hotels Network offers hotels the latest technology to increase their direct bookings by adding a layer of tools to its website and booking engine. The tools provide a comparison of reviews and prices, a full suite of personalisation options, and predictive analytics.
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