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A leading business angel in Spain’s startup ecosystem, Carlos Blanco shares some wisdom for entrepreneurs seeking funds to grow their companies. Read more

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Phin Mpofu speaking at the 2017 Barcelona Startup Grind Tech Conference.

Photo courtesy of Barcelona Startup Grind.

An entrepreneur’s journey is a tough, long and winding trail filled with lots of potholes and obstacles. And, all too often, it’s a lonely one. With over 90% of startups failing within a few years, it's understandable why many people get discouraged. Read more

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Founders of Housfy, Albert Bosch (left) and Miquel Mora (right).

Co-founder and CEO of Housfy, Albert Bosch, explains his business. Read more

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Salvatore Mazza, founder of La web del Born, shares his entrepreneurial journey. Read more

Tori Sparks guides us through the ins and outs of being ‘autónomo’ in Spain. Read more

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We speak to the founder of the Barcelona Hair Academy, Swedish-native Emma Kareliussen. Read more

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Barcelona resident and professional life coach, Sam Mednick, answers your questions on life in the city. Read more

LIVING

Toby Paramor tells us about his experience setting up and running Stoke Travel, a surf, festival and events business. Read more

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We speak to Swedish entrepreneur and founder of donandmerit.com, Johanna Thörnblad. Read more

Community

Say goodbye to bank loans. Now, with crowdfunding, all you need is the average Joe to finance your idea. Read more

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Meet Mariona Martinez and Marc Navarra, founders of Bamboo Bikes Barcelona, a crowdfunding success story. Read more

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A growing number of foreigners are setting up businesses in Barcelona. Photos by Lee Woolcock. Read more

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Last month, Ed Hamilton launched Lavalocker, a new dry-cleaning and laundry concept aimed at making life simpler in Barcelona Read more

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We talk to the two women behind Cubick, an accommodation and events services company aimed at international visitors to Barcelona Read more

LIVING

Eugenia Espinosa is a psychologist dedicated to helping people with a wide array of issues, some of which are related to immigration and acculturation Read more

Business & Working

Based on her own experiences of trying to find a space for her new yoga studio in Barcelona, Heather Anderson tells us about some of the pitfalls of looking for business premises in Barcelona, along with suggestions for success. Read more

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Manuel Gómez is the director of the water filter company Arpa Quality Urban Aqua in Barcelona—he tells us how the company got started and his experience of doing business in Barcelona Read more

LIVING

The Beer Shop—Barcelona's newest international beer emporium

Photo by Andrew Pollen

Just opened in Sant Gervasi is The Beer Shop, an enterprise put together by Jorge Blanes in an attempt to entice locals with foreign brews Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

The man behind Hairdates, a website that helps you check out local hairdressers and make your appointments, tell us how the company was created Read more

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We hear from Anthony Llobet, owner of four hair salons on Barcelona and a growing star in the Spanish media and fashion sectors for his hair-cutting skills and expertise—he explains his experience as a Barcelona entrepreneur Read more

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