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.
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 [email protected]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.