Catalan startups at the largest tech conference in Asia

RISE Hong Kong 2019

Seven selected startup companies from Catalonia will be showcased at RISE Hong Kong 2018 from July 9th through 12th. These companies span across several sectors, including robotics, blockchain, artificial intelligence, games, IOT, etc. They will be represented by their founders at the fair and the investors, corporates, customers and other companies will provide a more direct and intimate setting with the seven founders. Additionally, the fair will be an excellent opportunity to engage the leaders and representatives of Catalonia’s innovation and startup ecosystem.


Airning is the travel partner you always need when facing troubles at the airport. We are a legaltech specialized in air claims in order manage and get compensations for disrupted flights and improve passenger’s users experience at the airport.


Gotaki is building a decentralised mapping solution on the Ethereum blockchain. Mapping solutions like Google Maps and Mapbox are expensive for businesses, collect data from users and are centralised. Through cutting edge technologies like Plasma and delegated Proof-of-Stake, the Gotaki Maps network will bring cheaper and effective maps for businesses and apps. Network users will be able to contribute to the network and offset their mapping costs.


Barcelona based Inari is a cutting-edge cloud-based platform for the B2B P&C Insurance market with blockchain at its core. Built from the ground up to create ever-growing efficiencies for Insurance companies and Insurance intermediaries, Inari bridges the silos by enabling a single point of contact for stakeholders using their existing legacy and 3rd party systems. Providing 360° insurance policy cycle management with performance-enhancing A.I., Inari is a highly interactive, intuitive solution that’s available anywhere via secure SaaS.


ionic AI provides performance-enhancing solutions to the booming smartphone sectors. Our next-generation self-aware intelligent solutions uniquely adapt to every situation in real time without user intervention.


A doctor wherever you are. MedVisit simplifies the medical experience and brings medical care to patients, anytime, anywhere. Through our mobile service, we provide people with 24/7 access to quality, personal healthcare in the comfort of their own home or hotel.We currently operate across the globe with an expanding network in Europe.


Sapentais an affordable, yet powerful, multi-featured Digital Workplace. This SaaS solution consists of pre-integrated work tools providing businesses with enterprise software that is seamless, simple to use, zero maintenance, delivering fast ROI. All-in-one pre-integrated tools for getting work done faster. The Swiss Army Knife for productive workplaces.


Data centers and cloud providers consume 6% of the global electricity (+ than India), and generate 4% of the global CO2 emissions (+ than 2 times commercial air travel). Submer develops a highly efficient, eco-friendly, computing immersion cooling technology that saves 50% of the electricity & 75% of the space for data centers, cloud providers & cryptocurrency miners. And it can be placed anywhere, even directly outdoors, without expensive buildings.

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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 RISE 2018 in Hong Kong.