Startup Grind BCN 3rd Anniversary event with Scott Arpajian (CEO @ Softonic)

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Startup Grind BCN 3rd Anniversary event with Scott Arpajian (CEO @ Softonic)

This event is going to be conducted in English.

We will celebrate our third anniversary in the Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm with a very special guest: Scott Arpajian (CEO @ Softonic) plus all the usual Grind amusement: open mic + keynote + fireside chat + networking with beers & catering.

Only 300 seats available, selling fast! Get yours already if you don't want to miss out!

Take a look at the video from our second anniversary event:

Also, take a look at the photos of our previous anniversary events:


6:30 pm Opening doors + Welcome speech

7:00 pm Guest appearance (Howard Love, Derek Andersen)

7:30 pm Fireside chat

8:30 pm Networking, catering, food


Scott Arpajian - Softonic

Hosted By

Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit, Barcelona Director

Co-founder at MarsBased ( & Director at Startup Grind BCN ( and Regional Director at Startup Grind. Developer that transitioned to the dark side: business development. Ex-Deloitte, VASS, ESN. Speaks Catalan, Spanish, Italian, German & English. Other interests include: running, travelling, science of learning & languages, productivity, rock music, blogging & tacos.

Twitter: @lexrodba ( Carlos Cruz, Co-Director

Born nearby Barcelona 27 years ago, Carlos loves waking up early in the morning and getting the most out of the day. Co-director at Startup Grind and founder at Iyiyim, spends the day designing experiences to connect people. As a former ESN'r, few things satisfy him more than organizing an event to make people happy. The rest of the time you can find him playing sports, FIFA or Excel.

Twitter: @CCruzRastrojo ( Global Partner


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