Despite the abysmal news coming out of Spain, the Barcelona startup scene is powering on. The Barcelona Startup Fair: Recruitment & Beer is showing local and international talent, that there are great things happening in the Barcelona tech scene; an scene with an unparalleled lifestyle compared to any other major tech cluster in Europe.
A group of 25 companies including Robot Media have come together to hold a joint recruitment event this June 12 at the Antiga Fabrica of local beer maker Estrella Damm. Between all the companies there are around 80 new jobs in internet based companies which need to be filled, primarily in technical and design roles.
The Barcelona Startup Fair: Recruitment and Beer will give access to 350 developers and designers. The organizers are working on a great mix between local talent, people from technical and creative schools, plus internationals who want to execute their great work in Barcelona.
To attend register here and don’t forget to come along to the after party, for a few more drinks and talking startups. www.revivelanoche.com will organize the after party.
The London Book Fair is one of the main publishing events of the year and reunites 24,500 publishing professionals. Now in its 41st year, the Fair introduces an App Zone, in which Robot Media will be presenting its children’s book authoring tool Storybuilder.
Come visit our booth at the App Zone on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 April to play with Storybuilder, and get a very exclusive t-shirt for storytellers.
If you can’t come, make sure you request a Storybuilder invite via littlerobot.com.
The premier children’s book authoring tool Storybuilder makes its debut at Bologna’s Children’s Book Fair 2012! Storybuilder allows authors and publishers to produce interactive picture book apps for iPad, iPhone, Mac and Android. And it’s powered by little robots that are also behind hundreds of apps, including content by Random House and HarperCollins.
Pitch your digital children’s book
To celebrate the unveiling of Storybuilder, we will be selecting 10 original children’s book projects that will get privileged access to Storybuilder and personalized support from the Robot Media team. If you’re a children’s book author who wants transform a story into a memorable app, come to our booth and pitch us your project on Tuesday 20 10:00 AM.
There’s free goodies!
Come find us on Sunday at our stand during TOC Bologna, or during the main event at the TOC Pavillion, Hall 26 B 90. We will be giving away collectable robot stickers and demoing Storybuilder live, and you’ll want us to fail: if Storybuilder crashes in front of you get an exclusive “I am a Storyteller” t-shirt!
Oh, they gave us the mike
You can also hear our Head Robot @hpique babble at any of the following sessions:
Robot Media will be at Mobile 2.0 Europe, a two-day event in Barcelona, on June 16-17th, 2011 exploring the future of mobile development and innovation.
On Thursday 16th 11:00, Robot Media’s founder Hermes Pique will be joining Caroline Drucker (Product Manager, SoundCloud), Volker Hirsch (Chief Strategy Officer at Scoreloop), Matthias Sala (co-founder and CEO, Gbanga) and Peter Vesterbacka (“Mighty Eagle” of Angry Birds) on a panel about the future of mobile entertainment, moderated by Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten (founder The Next Web).
Next week Barcelona hosts Mobile World Congress, the combination of the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a congress featuring prominent Chief Executives representing mobile operators, vendors and content owners from across the world.
Naturally, Robot Media will be returning to Mobile World Congress, this year by courtesy of BlackBerry and Samsung bada. The whole Robot Media Barcelona team will be at the event from February 14 to February 17.
If you are attending and want with meet with us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at +34 690 745 505 (please leave a message if unavailable). We also invite you to follow our @robot_media twitter channel for live tweets from the venue.
Launch48 Mobile is an event that helps professionals and enthusiasts to transform their idea into a viable mobile business. The next Launch48 will be held in London from November 26th to the 28th and includes speakers from Paypal, Microsoft, Adobe and Robot Media.
Robot Media’s founder Hermes Pique will be sharing some of the lessons learned during our first year. The full list of mentors is available here.