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mVenturesBcn grows and scales startups in its acceleration hub programme and tech transfer programme. We partner with accelerators, research centres & corporations.
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PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The programme challenge is to help researchers and technologists to bridge the gap between discovery and commercialization of their technologies to build marketable products and create high growth science based businesses.

VALUE PROPOSITION

Entrepreneurial capacities
Funding
Industry expertise
Ecosystem

200€K funding
Entrepreneurial
capacities
A scientific core team led by entrepreneurs in residence, who will be in charge of mobilizing internal resources as well as external collaborators whenever needed.


Capacities
Problem/opportunity statement
Customer value proposition
Market research
Target customers
Path to market
Product development
Team completion
Strategic guidance
Funding
The mVenturesBcn programme provides economic funding throughout the entire valuation cycle. During the first phase, focusing on customer development, each project will have a 50 €K spending capacity and an additional 25 €K allocated to various services.

During the second stage, dedicated to business development, a follow up investment of up to 150€k as a convertible note or direct investment.
Industry Expertise
All the projects will have access to an extensive network of industry experts and renowned mentors in the corresponding business sector.
Ecosystem
The ecosystem surrounding the programme enables the projects to interact with the business community formed by resident mVenturesBcn start-ups and other Pier 01 community companies with whom they share a working space and environment at Port Vell in Barcelona.

Similarly, the program provides access to the investment community committed to key events such as the Mobile World Congress, the Barcelona Mobile World Capital and 4YFN.
METHODOLOGY APROACH
AREAS OF INTEREST
As a program that is part of the Mobile World Capital Foundation our scope of operation is focused on digital technologies, with a degree of maturity between 5 and 6 on the TRL scoring scale, to address the challenges of the referenced industries.
Advisory Board
An advisory board composed of professionals of recognized standing and experience, with updated knowledge of business / market and exposure to the world of startups.
Xavier Capellades

Head of New Products at Telefonica Innovation

Josep Maria Martorell Rodon

Associate Director at Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Ignasi Costas

Partner at RCD - Rousaud Costas Duran

Oscar Alegre

Innovation Entrepreneurship Partner at RCD – Rousaud Costas Duran

Juan Alvarez de Lara

Founder & CEO at Seed&Click

Pep Viladomat

CEO and Co-Founder at Heywood & Sons ltd

Javier Marcipar

Founder Partner and President of the Board at Buildair Ingeniería y Arquitectura and CEO CIMNE Tecnología

Jordi Priu

CEO Manufactura Moderna de Metales and Founder 101 Startups

Rafa Terradas

Founder at NApptilus Tech Labs

Ezequiel Navarro

CEO Premo

Stefano Lacaita

International executive

Lluís Rovira i Pato

Director I-CERCA – Institució dels centres de recerca de Catalunya

Oriol Juncosa

Managing partner and co-founder at Encomenda VC

Eduard Alarcon

Vice President IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and Lecturer at UPC BarcelonaTech

Jordi Naval

Managing Director at Fundació Bosch i Gimpera - Tech Transfer & Innovation Office of University of Barcelona

Xavier Ferràs

Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication at Universitat de Vic

Jaume Castellà

CD6 Managing Director. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Guido Charosky

Co Founder / Innovation Strategy Director at Drop - Design for Innovation

Pierpaolo Congiu

Founder of Drop and Master Area Profesor of IED

TOGETHER WITH SPANISH RESEARCH ECOSYSTEM

Working with a vibrant high-tech research community

BSC
Barcelona Super Computing Centre
CVC
Computation Vision Center
CSIC
Spanish National Research Council
CIMNE
International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering
UB
Bosch i Gimpera – University of Barcelona
UPC
Polytechnical University of Catalonia
UAB
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
ICFO
Institute of Photonics Sciences
UPF
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
IIIA
Artificial Intelligence Research Institute
CNM
Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona
ICN2
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
CD6
Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development
UPM
Polytechnical University of Madrid
UC3M
Charles III University of Madrid
UPV
Polytechnical University of Valencia