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Today, the Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Barcelona Fall 2019 program!

If you could use a structured process and feedback from Barcelona's top entrepreneurs to build a startup, then apply to the Barcelona Fall 2019 Founder Institute today.

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 185+ cities worldwide, the Founder Institute provides high-potential entrepreneurs and teams with the support network and structure needed to build an enduring company. Since 2009, the program has helped over 4,000 Graduates raise over $900M funding, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more.

To celebrate the launch, we will host several free startup events in Barcelona, where you can learn from top entrepreneurs and hear more about the program:

The Barcelona program is led by some of the region's top startup leaders, including Oriol BesRaphael Jardim, and Urs Rothmayr.

In addition, some of Barcelona's top entrepreneurs, CEOs, advisors and investors will be participating in the program, providing them with expert training, feedback, and evaluation. The list of startup mentors for the Barcelona Founder Institute includes:

  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Agus Gómez: Founder & CEO, Wallapop
  • Alberto Sanz: Founder & CEO, neventum
  • Alex Navarro: Co-founder & International Development Director, Groupalia
  • Alex Huertas: Founder & CEO, Northweek
  • Anton Pinyol: Founding Partner, Firma
  • Antonio Sala Martí: Socio Fundador y Consejero Delegado
  • Antonio Rami: Co-Founder & COO, Kantox
  • Arvin Abarca: Founder & CEO, GrandVoyage
  • Axel Serena: Founder & CEO, Alva House
  • Axel Serena: CEO, Vittalia
  • Bernat Farrero: CEO , Camaloon
  • Björn Ühss: Founder & CEO, 22tribes
  • Carlos Esteban: Senior Investment Analyst, Caixa Capital Risc
  • Carlos Blanco Vázquez: CEO, Grupo ITnet
  • Carlos Puigjaner: Founder and CEO, Organic Advanced Company
  • Carlos Trenchs Sainz De La Maza: Managing Director, Caixa Capital Risc
  • Charles Ehredt: Founder & CEO, Currency Alliance
  • Christian Rodriguez: CEO and Founder
  • Christoph Sollich: Christoph Sollich - The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant (Warsaw FI) , Startup Consultant
  • Clara Lapiedra: Founder & CEO, Marlin Capital Partners SL
  • Cristina Morenete: Founder & CEO, Mrs. Kaplan Agency
  • Cynthia Traeger: CEO
  • Daniel Romy Martí: Director de Inversiones, Media Digital Ventures
  • David Sola Varela: Investment Analyst, Caixa Capital Risc
  • David Boronat: Founder and CEO, Multiplica
  • David López: Founder & CEO , FHIOS Smart Knowledge
  • David Tomás: Founder and General Manager, Cyberclick
  • David Masó: Founder & CEO, PromoFarma.com
  • David Gonzalez Castro: Founder & CEO, RED ARBOR
  • David Pérez Corral: COO and Co-Founder, PopPlaces.com
  • Didac Lee: Founder & CEO, Inspirit
  • Elena Gómez Del Pozuelo: Founder & CEO, La Cigueña del bebé and Encesta.com
  • Elena Rico: Founder & CEO, People & Planet Partners
  • Enric Sole: VP Sales, Soprano Design
  • Eric Teruel Casajuana: Founder & CEO, Finixer
  • Fernando García Torrubia: Senior Business Development Manager
  • Fernando Zallo: CEO, ESADE BAN
  • Fernando De La Rosa: Founder, Foxize Schol
  • Ferran Jornet: Executive Director, Derecho.com & elAbogado.com
  • Francesc Saldaña: Founder & CEO, Optimiza.com
  • Francesc Riverola: Founder & President, FOREXSTREET
  • Francesc Font: Co-Fundador y Director General, Nubelo
  • Francisco Arechaga: Managing Partner, Nubelo
  • Francisco Sierra: Country Manager Spain, Zencap
  • Frederic Llordachs I Marques: Co-founder, partner, Doctoralia, Docplanner Group
  • Gemma Sorigué: CEO & Co-Founder, Deliberry.com
  • Gemma Escribano Andreu: CMO Wallapop, Wallapop
  • Georg Stockinger: Entrepreneur & Business Angel, Packlink
  • Gerald Heydenreich: Founder & CEO, Pippa&Jean GmbH
  • Gerard Olivé: Founder & CEO, BeFactory and BeRepublic
  • Guifre Belloso Manera: Técnico Creación de Empresas, Barcelona Activa
  • Heiko Rauch: Heiko Rauch - Co-Founder of UFOstart (Berlin FI), UFOstart.com
  • I Ecenarro: Founder & CEO, Trovit
  • I Martínez Yemail: Founder & CEO, Synerquia
  • Ignacio Fonts: Managing Partner, Inveready
  • Ignacio Roda Segrelles: Founder
  • Ivan Sala: Founder & CEO, SNTalent & Talent Clue
  • J Pina: Entrepreneurship Director, Keiretsu Forum
  • J Martin Cabiedes: Partner, Cabiedes & Partners SCR
  • Jacobo Álvarez: Founder , Hop Space
  • Jaime García Cantero: Independet Analyst
  • Jaume Mayor I Agell: CEO & fundador, WeSmartPark
  • Javier Sanchez-Marco: Founder & CEO, Furgo
  • Javier Darriba: Founder & CEO, Bloobirds
  • Joan Pina Olle: Founder & CEO , Wondy.com
  • Joan Marcos: Fundador & CEO, transForma
  • Joana Sánchez: Founder & CEO, inesdi
  • Joaquim López: COO, The Crowd Angel
  • Jochen Doppelhammer: Founder & CEO, UppTalk
  • Jordi Vilalta: Analista de INversión, VCTeam
  • Jordi Ingerto: Founder & CEO, Transformación Digital & Growth Hacking
  • Jorge Blasco: CEO & Board Member , Merchant Digital Services
  • Josep Duran I Priu: Investment Associate, Caixa Capital Risc
  • Juan Margenat: co-founder and COO, Marfeel
  • Juan Zamora: Founder & CEO, Signaturit
  • Julián Vinué: Director, Wayra Barcelona
  • Justin Wilcox: Founder, Customer Development Labs
  • Karen Prats: Founder & CEO, PopPlaces.com
  • Karina Suntaxi Nasimba: Analista de proyectos, EIX Technova
  • Laurent Arens Van De Perre: Investment Analyst, BStartup10 (Banco Sabadell)
  • Lluis Font: Founder & CEO, Agile Sales & Marketing Institute
  • Luca Carlucci: Founder & CEO, BidAway.com
  • Luis Martín Cabiedes: Partner, Cabiedes & Partners
  • Manel Sarasa: Founder & CEO, wineissocial
  • Manuel Matés: Founder & CEO, Necotium
  • Mar Galtés: Senior Advisor, Llorente & Cuenca
  • Marc Lladó: Founder & CEO, Ad-Pure
  • Marc Serra Oller: Founder and CEO, Bonacuista BGS SL (Acuista, BGSsl)
  • Marc Basté Alujas: Co-Founder & CEO, Lexdir Global
  • Marc Jordana Soldevila: Partner & VP Business Development, Antai Venture Builder
  • Marc Vallhonesta: Founder & CEO, Partyo
  • Marcos Aubeso Parellada: Investment Analyst, Caixa Capital Risc
  • Mario Nemirovsky: Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board, ViLynx and Miraveo
  • Marion Chevalier: Founder & CEO, Entrepreneurs Speaking
  • Marta Antúnez: Co-founder & Co-CEO, ChicPlace
  • Marta Campillo: Entrepreneurship Manager, ESADE BAN
  • Martí Manent: CEO and Founder, Derecho.com & elAbogado.com
  • Michael Clark: Michael Clark - Product and Engineering, Facebook
  • Miguel A. Tovar: Limited partner, Smartech Capital
  • Miquel Costa Planas: Presidente, Keiretsu Forum Spain
  • Mireia Mir: Entrepreneur & Business Angel, WERock Capital
  • Monica Rayo Moragon: Founder & COO, Agile Contents
  • Muriel Moscardini: Founder & CEO, Mobile Digital Sports
  • Nacho Giral: Owner and Travel General Manager, Atrapalo.com
  • Nacho González Barros: Founder & CEO, MailTrack.io
  • Nico Bour: Founder & CEO, Verticomm Network (Uvinum, Sportivic, Babibum & Mascotic)
  • Nicolas Overloop: Co-founder and CTO, Novicap
  • Oriol Vila Grifoll: Founder & CEO, HOLALUZ.com
  • Oriol Vinzia: CEO, Andjoy
  • Oriol Juncosa: Principal (Investment Director), Nauta Capital
  • Oriol Huesa Ripoll: CMO, TicketBureau
  • Oriol Miró: CEO, kampoos
  • Oscar Macia: Founder & CEO, Forcemanager
  • Oscar Sánchez: Founder & CEO, Tech Sales Group
  • Pablo Szefner: Founder & CEO, The Fab Shoes
  • Patricia Jordà: Director of Corporate Strategy, Kantox
  • Patrick Wind: Founder & CEO, AdsAccelerator
  • Paul Reverter: Managing Director (Iberia), Smile
  • Pere Rosales: Founder & CEO, íncipy
  • Ricard Bonastre: Co-Founder & CEO, Lead Ratings
  • Roger Yee: Roger Yee - Investor/LP, Fortify Ventures , Fortify Ventures
  • Sacha Michaud: Co-Founder, Glovo
  • Salvador Umbert: Founder & CEO
  • Santiago Sanchez: Founder & CEO, Etailers Ecommerce
  • Sara Werner: Founder & CEO, Cocunat
  • Sebastian Ross: Founder & CEO, Dexter Ventures & Dexter Consulting
  • Sergi Mora: Coordinador d'Acceleradora StartUp Catalonia, ACCIÓ
  • Sergio Berná Niñerola: Partner & CTO, TravelPerk
  • Sven Huber: Founder & CEO, Boolino
  • T Diago: President, Softonic
  • Tania Sagaste: Directora Ejecutiva, La Salle Technova
  • Taryn Andersen: President & Co-Founder , Impulse4women
  • Teresa Cristobal: Cofounder & CEO, Comunitats.org
  • Timo Buetefisch: Founder & CEO, Cooltra
  • Toni Mascaró: Founder & CEO, eMascaró
  • V Sánchez: Founder and CEO, Elocuent
  • Veronica Borrowdale: Partner, A23 Advisors
  • Verónica Torras: Founder & CEO, The Lean Butterfly
  • Vicens Marti: CEO, Akamon Entertainment
  • Víctor Bautista Bermúdez: CTO & Founder, SocialDiabetes.com
  • Victoria Gago: Co-Founder & CEO, European Blockchain Convention
  • Yago Llaquet de Entrambasaguas: EBORDERCOMMERCE, FOUNDER & CEO

  • And many more to be announced.

The Founder Institute focuses on helping tech or tech-enabled businesses at the pre-seed stage, including both solo-founders and teams. This includes established businesses that are pre-funding and traction, MVP and prototype-stage projects, and even part-time founders with just ideas. FI's mission is to create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new jobs worldwide.

Join us in Barcelona to build a great company in 2019. 

Apply to the Barcelona Fall 2019 Founder Institute today, or learn more at FI.co/overview.  

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