In Barcelona, we have amazing talent, entrepreneurs, and projects that can compete with Silicon Valley companies.
Our goal is to help our startups, those based in Spain and the rest of Europe, to get a foothold in Silicon Valley, to connect with investors and, eventually, be invested in. The startups who join us leverage on our network of mentors, investors, business leaders, and industry insiders.
We are looking for early-stage and top-class founders attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology to join our Accelerator Program so we can help them unlock smart capital from US investors.
Startups that focus on AI, Ed Tech, Big Data, Ag Tech, FinTech, SaaS, Health Tech, Biotech, Internet of Things
Funding raised > 200K €
Products and services are already in the market with established local traction.
Products with a clear technology differentiator or a registered proprietary IP.
Startups who are ready to take their company to the next level and need the necessary funding to expand.
Here's what some of our mentors and some of our startups have to say that took part in our Silicon Valley Acceleration Program 2018.
JORDI MARTINEZ, CEO & FOUNDER After being selected in the BV Acceleration Program, we have been able to live an authentic experience in the USA. We learned about Silicon Valley - its functions and mentality, discovered key points, created connections, and accelerated our economic growth.
RICARDO TELLEZ, CEO & FOUNDER With Barcelona Ventures program to Silicon Valley, I completely understood and experienced how the investment system in Silicon Valley works. The mentors are super dedicated and very focused about helping us succeed.
OONAGH MCNERNEY, CEO & CO-FOUNDER The quality of the mentorship has been top class and we have learned a tremendous amount throughout the program. The Silicon Valley part of the program has opened up a whole ecosystem for us of strategic, legal and market advisors, and has put as at the doorway of funding opportunities for the future.
ALFONSO DE LA NUEZ
CEO & CO-FOUNDER OF USERZOOM
CO-AUTHOR OF "CROSSING THE CHASM"
Here are some of our team members and mentors you will get the chance to meet and learn from our Silicon Valley Accelerator Program.
The team and network is composed of individuals with deep industry, investment, or entrepreneurship experience from different industries and countries.
We are thrilled and we look forward to working together with you!
A LAUNCH PAD TO THE US MARKET
ACCESS TO ADVISORS, LAWYERS, INVESTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND OTHERS
INVESTMENT FROM OUR INVESTMENT CLUB MEMBERS
6-MONTH PROGRAM TO COVER KEY SCALING NEEDS
INCLUDING DEMO DAYS
ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING WITH SILICON VALLEY ANGEL INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS
Barcelona Ventures' Investment Club is where accredited investors gain access to Europe's most promising startups and co-invest together with experienced angel investors and venture capitalists.
The future looks good for investment in Europe's pioneering startups with venture capital fundraising and investments on the rise, impressive exits and returns, and supportive new EU initiatives.
ACCESS TO HOT DEALS Learn about startup investment opportunities in Barcelona and the rest of Europe, including their business overview, pitch decks, team information, etc.
BECOME MENTORS AND ADVISORS IN THE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM Have the opportunity to become a mentor and advisor to a startup matched to your experience and background.
DEMO DAYS Experience the live presentations of the startup Founders during the acceleration period.
AND MUCH MORE BENEFITS
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Barcelona Ventures Silicon Valley LLC
1350 Old Bayshore Hwy., Ste. 520,
Burlingame, California 94010