Share on networks

  • The aim of the hub is to boost the international projection of the Catalan start-up ecosystem
  • The start-ups are companies with a greater concentration of innovative activity

The Government of Catalonia, through ACCIÓ, recently presented the Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hubplatform, an online tool that has identified more than 1,000 Catalan start-ups with high potential for growth. This hub was created out of the desire to boost the international projection of the Catalan start-up ecosystem –one of the most dynamic in Europe– and help attract investment to these companies.

In this regard, Barcelona is ranked fifth in Europe in start-ups on several international lists, including EU-Startups and Startup Heatmap Europe. Start-ups are a clear factor in promoting innovation in Catalonia, as they are companies with a greater concentration of innovative activity.

Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hub will act as a nexus for all of the stakeholders in the start-up ecosystem(investors, accelerators, mentors, incubators, companies and other funding platforms) and help more efficiently guide policies to support their growth. The platform has profiles on 1,086 start-ups and information on the latest investment operations in Catalan start-ups.

According to data from Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hub, Catalan start-ups have nearly 10,000 employees in Catalonia, joint turnover of roughly €1.3 billion and 78% have been around for fewer than six years. They operate mainly in the online and mobile softwaree- commercetourism and leisurebig data and eHealth sectors.

For more information:

Share on networks

Related news

entrevista de trabajo


Catalonia exceeds 3.8 million workers in May and reduces unemployment to the lowest level since 2008

vista aerea de Barcelona


Kronos inaugurates Parc Central, the 127 million residential development in Barcelona