Good morning, everyone! Ready for another amazing week? This past week has been awesome! We had Chris, our beloved co-founder in Madrid, so we took him out for beers. :P We joined with the Tetuan Valley
crew, a bunch of startup friends and we had an amazing night! Thank you all for coming, I had a lot of fun!Apart from that, this week I’ve been working hard on my own startup, Press42 to get a prototype ready for LeWeb. Yeah, I’ll be there this year too, so if any of you are going, do ping me. :) I would love to meet you!Some interesting posts from this week, 7 tips on how to get acquired
. For those of you starting to look for Christmas gifts, here is a bad ass one, the Twine
! (btw, I want a couple!). For those of you in the blogger arena, Om just wrote his reflections after 10 years of blogging
(some interesting graphs there) and finally, startups and virality, take a look at the Pinterest story
.Before we get into the events, I wanted to thank a lot of you for the kind words I’ve been getting these pasts weeks. Many of you have found interesting people at the events or had a great time at specific events. I’m super happy about that! That’s what the digest is for so I’m very glad! So let’s keep it coming! Events powa!
What’s Going on in the Madrid Startup Community
iOs Bootcamp (Spanish)
When: Mon Nov 28, 6:00pm
Where: EOI, Avenida Gregorio del Amo, 6, Madrid
My good friend from betabeers kick this new event with my friend @filito from MiNube. He’ll be teaching some iOS coding 101 classes. If you want to learn, this is a great opportunity!
Conferencia startups esade (Spanish)
When: Wed Nov 30, 5:30pm
Where: Fundación Rafael del Pino, c/Rafael Calvo, 39 Madrid
Bunch of talks organized by ESADE. This first one counts with quite a lineup, including Jesús Encinar from Idealista or Gustavo García from Buyvip.
Hacks & Hackers (Spanish)
When: Wed Nov 30, 7:30pm
Where: GarAJE (Matilde Diaz, 11 Madrid)
Meeting point between journalists and developers. A place where they’ll share their knowledge. To be honest, I would love to swing by this one but I have another event at 7pm. :( It’s a very new meetup so I’m rather curious.
Congreso Iniciador (Spanish)
When: Thurs Dec 1, 9:30am
Where: Auditorio del rectorado de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos. C/ Tulipán s/n. Móstoles. Madrid
Our friends from Iniciador organized their II congress this week. Some interesting talks if you care to stop by.
Women 2.0 Founder Friday Madrid
When: Fri Dec 2, 6:00pm
Where: The Gin Room, Academia, 7. Madrid
This event is quite unusual, but very needed. Want to find and talk to other founders? Maybe even find a co-founder? This is a great place to start!