The new headquarters of Bcn Tech City will house a thousand employees in digital companies
After months of negotiations and works, Barcelona entrepreneurs have their headquarters about. The building of Palau de Mar, owned by the Port, and after a remodeling of 3.5 million euros, starts to receive their new tenants, under the umbrella of the Barcelona Tech City, the cluster that brings together most digital business the city. It will house about seventy companies, new or growing, which will add about one thousand employees. It will be one of the “houses of entrepreneurs” largest in Europe, said yesterday its president, Miguel Vicente.
The building of the late XIX, called Pier 01, “among other things because there may be more than one: we demand to fill at least two more,” says Vicente. “It will be a must for foreign investors, and net-working center for entrepreneurs.” In the twin History Museum building, 10,000 m2, and were based Holaluz, letgo and Tiendeo. Just installed Byhours, next week will Antai-BeRepublic-BeAgency group, and then Nuclio, mVentures, Connector, Napptilus, Geenapp, 101Startups, LetMeSpace, Ikomobi, CapitalCell and the cluster, which directs Miquel Martí. Industrial aesthetics and casual decor follow the style of Silicon Valley; the views are unbeatable.