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Javier Suárez (CPO & Co-Founder of TravelPerk)
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Startup Grind is the most significant community of entrepreneurs, in partnership with Google for Startups. Our mission is to help every entrepreneur in the world. We do so by hosting a monthly recurring event and inspiring, educating and connecting entrepreneurs. The Barcelona chapter was granted the "Best Chapter of the Year" award in 2016, with the average assistance of +130 attendees per event, having held over 50 events since April 2014 and helping local entrepreneurs to take their projects to the next level. The event will go as follows: 1. First, we have an open mic session where any attendee is free to speak up his mind or ask for a piece of advice from the community and receive feedback. 2. Then, the fireside chat interview, hosted by our Chapter Director Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit. 3. And last but not least, we host a networking session in which attendees talk to each other freely over some beers and delicious empanadas. There's no Startup Grind where you don't leave with new friends and exciting connections. Follow #SGBCN; the official Startup Grind Barcelona hashtag. See you there and happy grinding! *Note: all our events are conducted in English and do not offer refunds. If you need an invoice email us at [masked] after buying the ticket Agenda 6:30 pm: Open doors + welcome snack 6:45 pm: Open mic 7:00 pm: Fireside chat 8:00 pm: Networking, catering & cervecing --- Speaker Javier Suárez - Travelperk (CPO and Co-Founder) Javier Suarez is the CPO and Co-Founder of TravelPerk, named Europe’s fastest-growing tech startup by SaaS1000. TravelPerk has raised $75m to date by some of the world’s leading investors including Spark Capital. Prior to TravelPerk, he worked in several strategic roles within Mostly recently, leading the company's #1 priority as a founding member of the the global innovation team. Host Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit - MarsBased, Startup Grind (CEO) CMO & co-founder at MarsBased, and Regional Director at Startup Grind for Southwestern Europe. MarsBased is a 10-people full-remote development consultancy from Barcelona specialised in web and mobile applications developed with Ruby on Rails and Javascript frameworks. Àlex runs the sales/marketing area and is in charge of communications & growth of the company. --- Global Partner Google for Startups ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Republic of Estonia, E-Residency ( E-Residency is a new digital nation for global citizens, powered by the Republic of Estonia. Become an e-Resident and get access to a totally digital environment that allows you to run a location independent business in the EU from anywhere in the world without paperwork, and in English. Local Sponsorss MarsBased ( MarsBased is the technological partner of Startup Grind Barcelona. MarsBased is a web & mobile development consultancy highly specialised in Ruby on Rails, Angular, Ionic & Javascript applications. Ikoula ( We believe in the Cloud and that's why we support communities promoting it, as well as entrepreneurs with technological deployment needs at all levels. We offer Cloud SSD platforms (public, private and hybrid), VPS, dedicated servers, domains, hosting, security solutions and email. Our infrastructure in France is 100% owned, with presence in the US, Asia and many other European countries to achieve the best possible latency. Join us, we are over 25,000! Page Personnel ( Page Personnel operates in 36 countries worldwide. We have been providing specialist recruitment services in IT, Digital, Marketing, Sales, etc. Along with Michael Page and Page Executive, Page Personnel is part of PageGroup, which has been established four decades ago in the United Kingdom. Partners Movistar Centre ( Movistar Centre is an initiative of Telefónica and is conceived as an open space for citizens. It offers a wide agenda of activities related to the world of technology and innovation, emphasizing the changes we are experiencing thanks to the digitalization of our environment. A place to visit and experiment, to share new approaches and opportunities, to enjoy and learn. Las Historias de Sofía ( Las Historias de Sofía is a solidarity project with the objective of supporting struggling children and their families so they can improve their quality of life. Estrella Damm ( Estrella Damm is the star product of the The Damm group, a beer produced with the original recipe from 1876. Estrella Damm supports local acts from Barcelona such as the Sonar Festival, FC Barcelona and MACBA es viu, among many others. iyiyim ( Iyiyim is an event consulting company specialized in organizing events and designing experiences. We put at your disposal all our expertise, resources and contacts in Barcelona to create memorable events. O'Reilly Media ( Get discounts & offers on online courses, ebooks and conference passes with O'Reilly media. Muns ( In the Muns you'll find the freshest ingredients, all natural, without additives nor preservatives embodied in delicious Argentinian empanadillas. The Muns offer a healthy gastronomical alternative to enjoy in every moment, anywhere you want. Spaces ( We offer creative working environments with a unique entrepreneurial spirit. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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