Startup Weekend Gaming Barcelona

    Friday, February 13 - 15, 2015

  1. Overview
  2. Schedule
  3. Speakers
  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
  8. Blog
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Startup Weekend Gaming Barcelona

Friday, February 13 - 15, 2015

Friday, February 13 - 15, 2015
Event starts at 4:30 pm

mStartupBarcelona (Barcelona Growth Centre, second floor)
Roc Boronat 117
Barcelona, Catalunya 08018

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This is not just about games, it's about changing history playing hard.

What's gaming? Videogames, casual games, mobile games, gamification, advergaming, social games, gambling.. Everything connected with games generally speaking: B2B, engines, B2C, etc.

We provide the venue, food, materials, mentors, prizes, judges and lots of fun. You just have to bring a business idea and energy. Are you sure you want to miss that?
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Friday February 13th

4:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

5:00 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders

6:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

7:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

8:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

8:30 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

9:00 pm
Out of the building
Show must go on!, In a starbucks, a disco or at home. SW is everywhere.

Saturday February 14th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

12:00 pm
Coach meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

2:00 pm

4:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!

9:00 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday February 15th

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

2:00 pm

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

4:30 pm
Final Presentations

6:00 pm
Guest pitch: Pedro Olivares
And what will happen tomorrow?

6:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:00 pm
Go Home!


Pedro Olivares
Coach | Speaker | Actor | Team Building | Leadership | Founder at Salto con Red

Event Judges

Simon Lee
Co-Founder of Incubio and Founder of Gamebcn

Pedro Trujillano
Big Data Business Development Manager at Oracle

Daniel Romy Martí
Director de Inversiones en Media Digital Ventures

Director de Inversiones en Media Digital Ventures y COO de The Crowd Angel, analista de inversiones en Inveready y Business Angel en 4 Startups (por el momento!)

Coaches and Mentors

Carlos Blanco
Serial Entrepreneur & Business Angel. Founder of @AkamonEnt, @GrupoITnet, @ConectorSpain, @FirstTuesdayBCN

Pere Torrents
Co-founder of Gamebcn, the videogames incubator

Oscar García-Pañella
Gamification & Serious Games Consultant, Professor & Researcher (ENTI, ERAM, IEBS, COOKIE BOX)

Liam Patton
CEO at Apps to Win

Gina Tost
CoFounder at GeenApp, Profesor and Communicator

Francesc Xavier Fradera
Producer at Social Point

David Xicota
CEO at Gamedonia

Ignacio Lacasa
Managing Partner & Founder Across Legal S.L.P.

Óscar Fuente
Director @IEBSchool, Mentor @Seedrocket, Advice @lasallebcn

Aleix Risco
Director of Monetization at Arpic Games

Samuel Molina Covaleda
Game Designer at Bee Square

Flavio Soares
Partner en Soares & Avila Attorneys

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Gaming Barcelona team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.




Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Barcelona is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • David
  • Sergio
  • Xavi
  • Roxana
  • Chema
  • Damien
  • Maria
  • Santiago
  • David
  • Adrià
    López Ortega


Xavi Fuentes
JS ninja

David Pombar
CEO at SetPay

Event Blog

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