Spain-startup.com, at least 500,000 euro projects with international projection.
The 6,7 & 8th June 2012, Madrid will welcome the #SpainStartUp & Investor Summit: First global meeting between spanish enterpreneurs & international investors
Castellana 70, 1ª planta (1st floor)
From yesterday's El País (via Google Translate) by Professor Javier Santiso. @JavierSantiso
"Spain is not without its attractions for foreign entrepreneurs. In fact, business schools are increasingly attracting talent, looming increasingly among the best in the world, including IESE, ESADE and Instituto de Empresa (IE Business school). Many startups created here, as the Swede Niklas Gustafson (founder of conzumo.com), the Norwegian Christian Nyborg (co-founder of Másmovil), Austrian Bernhard Niesner (founder of Busuu.com), the Belgian Francois Derbaix (serial entrepreneur, co-founder of Toprural), German Michael Kleindl (another entrepreneur and investor), Mexican Mauricio Prieto (co-founder of eDreams), the Colombian-American Steven Posner (another entrepreneur and investor in series) and many more. To these he must add the serial entrepreneurs from Latin America, like Argentina's Martin Varsavsky. Many like him have also become business angels, investing their assets in other startups, like the Frenchman Alexis Bonte. Others, like American Gary Stewart, driving incubators as IE Venture Lab and now Wayra accelerator for startups Telefónica. The Slovakian Marek Fodor, meanwhile, is turning Seed Rocket, an incubator based in Barcelona, where is also located Didac Lee, a Chinese-born Spanish, CEO of Inspirit and promoter of many startups. What's more, others like the Indo-American Allan Majotra, Frenchman Nicolas Goulet (along with Venezuelan Alberto Gomez) or German Pommerening Chris co-founded some of the most venture capital funds active in the country: Axon, Adara, and Active, respectively. This group should be added others, like Mexico's Jose Marin, founder of IG Expansion, one of the most active online investors, based in Madrid".