The Next Web

Catalan startups at the Europe's leading tech festival


Health 20

Ten selected startup companies from Catalonia will be showcased at The Next Web Conference 2017 from May 17th through 20th. These companies span across several verticals, including Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, IoT, Music, eCommerce and AdTech. Each will be represented by their founders at the Catalonia Pavilion at TNW. On Thursday May 18th, we will be hosting our private event. This will provide a more direct and intimate setting with the ten founders. Additionally, it will be an excellent opportunity to engage the leaders and representatives of Catalonia’s innovation and startup ecosystem amid food and drinks after the inspirational pitch.

Startups

BADIAPP

Founded in June of 2015 and based in Barcelona, Badi revolutionizes cities with an original and exciting way of flat sharing making city-center living affordable for everyone by changing how flat sharers connect and interact. The platform enables you to list or look for available rooms in shared flats and find flatmates according to your age, tastes and hobbies. We are a peer-to-peer marketplace of non-vacational shared flats and we play a fundamental role in eliminating barriers and intermediaries between individuals in the real estate market.

BROOMX TECHNOLOGIES

Makers of MK Player360: a unique projection system to enjoy VR & 360 content in a much more natural & social way, without using VR headsets or any other device. With MK Player360 you can create amazing 4D experiences at a consumer price-point, with projections covering all the surface users can see to be enjoyed with family, friends or alone.

DEFYU

DefyU is a free gaming platform that gives sports fans the ability to connect and compete against millions of people globally and win epic prizes. Our product merges the concepts of gaming, fantasy sports and community – think Candy Crush, EPL Fantasy Sports and Facebook.

Imersivo

Imersivo, Spanish StartUp is born to support retailers in creating innovative physical points of sale and in the digital transformation of their stores Imersivo create an omnichannel solution that provides a new shopping experience to end customers and combines the advantages of the digital and face-to-face world. Imersivo has developed the standalone digital store, a 24/7 physical point of sale, through an intelligent 3rd generation vending machine. It is able to attract customers, interact with them by means of the digital content of the brand and generate sales conversion with immediate product delivery. And no staff cost! In addition, Imersivo offers the analytics and a personalized personal shopper depending on the person.

MOCA Platform

MOCA is a location-based analytics and marketing platform based on machine learning. MOCA connects on-line and off-line worlds allowing companies to personalize, segment and deliver communications across the mobile channel in order to monetize it.

OVALSOUND

Oval Sound offers the environment to extend the artistic, emotional and the expressive willlingness of the users in a progressive, natural and easy way. Oval Sound provides the technology and tools for everyone to enjoy the emotion of creating musical beauty.

Protopixel

ProtoPixel is a cutting-edge technology that allows lighting professionals, designers, and enterprises to create and control interactive lighting experiences

RESTB.AI

Restb.ai is an Artificial Intelligence bootstrap startup delivering PaaS Cognitive Vision Business Solutions. We base our technology on our own developed Deep Learning / Convolutional Neural Networks Model training and Image Datasets technology. Accurate Image Recognition, available today and it delivers.

Rocket ROI

We are RocketROI™ and we optimize Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads & Amazon Advertising through Science & Technology for top advertisers with high performance ROI requirements. We create technology that helps advertisers increase up to 20x through an intelligent, scalable & efficient paid media optimization with real-time product, audience and price management. No mandatory permanence, transparent rates, easy to integrate and 95% customer fidelization make the RocketROI formula the leading provider in the industry. RocketROI is the fastest Google AdWords optimization tech growing in EMEA, #1 Tech partner for Google Adwords in our target markets, leading #1 Google Partners ranking in terms of certified professionals, leading top #3 Google Awards 2016. Born in 2014, more than 40 employees and headquartered in Barcelona. We also have representatives in Madrid, London, Mexico DF, Bogotá, Sao Paulo, Miami, Milano and Hong Kong.

Sekg

Cloud-based testing platform for gamers experience analytics, based on players’ emotions and behaviors. Analyze in real time your audience key moments during gameplay. Identify abandonment risks and predict success using several sources of biometric information. Make better decisions and ultimately optimize your investments.

Institutions

4 YEARS FROM NOW CONNECTING STARTUPS

4YFN is the startup business platform of Mobile World Capital Barcelona that enables startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together. 4YFN offers unique connecting initiatives, such as custom networking activities, technical abilities workshops, congresses, community outreach and open innovation programmes. We belive that startup culture is the driving force for change in the economic and social fabric and, of course, Barcelona being a global tech hub is the ideal location for such creation and nurture.

Barcelona Tech City

Barcelona Tech City is a non-profit organization that represents Barcelona’s digital sector. Working together with entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors, large companies, universities, business schools, media and other ecosystem agents, Barcelona Tech City focuses its activity in promoting the city of Barcelona´s tech brand; creating the perfect environment for digital companies; attracting local and international investment; connecting talent with companies and partnering with other organizations to accelerate the city’s ecosystem.

Feel free to contact us for further information

Emili Aldabó
ealdabo@gencat.cat

Natascha van Bijsterveld
nvanbijsterveld@catalonia.com

The Next Web

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and home to the Mobile World Congress, has a strong and active multidisciplinary entrepreneurial ecosystem. Wired UK named Barcelona as one of the top five innovation hubs in the world and these ten companies will provide a first-hand look at such disruptive innovation during The Next Web Conference.