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Business Barcelona

Barcelona's strategic location, global market access, and robust infrastructure have established it as ahighly sought-after destination for businesses across various industries. The city's competitive advantages and favorable business environment make it an attractive choice for international companies and foreign direct investment. Barcelona's prime location on the Mediterranean coast provides businesses with convenient access to major markets, facilitating trade and expansion opportunities on a global scal

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Beyond its thriving startup community, Barcelona offers a diverse and dynamic business landscape with networking opportunities, industry events like the World Mobile Congress, and professional associations. The city's business community thrives on collaboration, knowledge sharing, and fostering connections. Whether through industry-specific forums, business conferences, or networking events, Barcelona provides a platform for businesses to interact, learn from one another, and forge valuable partnership

The City of Startups

In recent years, Barcelona has also emerged as a thriving startup hub, attracting entrepreneurs and investors from around the world. The city's vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, coupled with a wealthof resources and support, has created a fertile ground for startups to flourish. Barcelona's entrepreneurial scene is characterized by incubators, accelerators, and venture capital firms that fuelinnovation and facilitate the growth of new businesses.

Barcelona’s Most Successful Startups


One of Barcelona’s top startups, Glovo was founded in 2015 and reached unicorn status in 2019, and is valued at over $1B. A delivery app that seeks to connect users with local businesses and ultimately make cities more accessible, Glovo boasts over 2,000 employees worldwide and over 3.5 million customers. Since 2015, Glovo has launched in 21 countries and over 875 cities and is currently the largest on-demand platform founded in mainland Europe.


The other unicorn to come out of Barcelona, Letgo is a secondhand market app valued at $1.5B. A free service that aims to make it easier for users to buy and sell locally, Letgo has had over 100 million downloads and has over 400 million listings. In addition, Letgo’s platform supports sustainability by making secondhand goods more accessible to the public at large. They currently have offices in both Barcelona and New York.