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Startups in Catalonia
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We are continually updating our list of new startups so please let us know if you have recently started one.
It is a Catalan Government project offering updated information on the Catalan startup ecosystem; gathering and consolidating data from internal databases as well as other local and international sources.
We teamed up with business associations, universities and startup incubators to create the Barcelona & Catalonia Startup Hub.