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#MTN164: Glovo is looking for young entrepreneurs in Mallorca; Tech Talks by eDreams

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▸ Glovo and CEAJE launched a program aimed at young entrepreneurs and university students in the Balearic Islands. Its goal is to accompany and support projects with a high innovative and/or technological component of young Balearic entrepreneurs who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in any public or private university in the region. The selected projects will have the support of different Glovo teams (legal, finance, operations) for 4 months.

▸ Following the recent announcement of their €2M funding round, Invertia has published this profile of Civitfun Hospitality in which they report a 200% annual growth in 2021 and over 4 million guests who have used their solution.

▸ The mass document digitalization system implemented by the Government and developed by Fundació Bit has processed more than 29,000 documents in telematic format since its launch last January.

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Events

28/04 – Tech Talks by eDreams ODIGEO. An opportunity to find out what technologies eDreams use to shape the future of travel and how it’s like their operation in Palma. And there will also be a tech talk dedicated to the topic “Experiments at Scale”.

31/05 – Con-X 2022. After a break forced by COVID-19, the event organized by TravelgateX returns with a second edition in which leading companies such as Trip.com and SiteMinder will be offering presentations.

Job Opportunities

Java Software Engineer – eDreams ODIGEO

▸ Apps Developer – Grupo Piñero

▸ Software Architect – Innovation Strategies

▸ Frontend Developer – METRO Markets

▸ Product Owner – OmniAccess

▸ Community Manager – Matas. Publicidad y comunicación

▸ E-commerce Product Owner – Iberostar Group

▸ Account Executive – Wireless DNA

Senior Accountant – offUgo

Interesting Links

Producto y negocio – David Roch, marketgoo

▸ Creando gráficos vectoriales con Python – David Martín, Damavis

▸ Datos como servicio y datos como producto – APSL

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#MTN161: Civitfun raised €2M; Hackathon with $15K in prizes; offUgo winners of EmprendeXXI

Mallorca Tech Newsletter is the best way to find out about the technology and startup ecosystem in Mallorca. This is a personal project of David Bustos, email marketing and copywriting specialist, so any help spreading the word is very appreciated.

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News

▸ Hotel check-in software Civitfun Hospitality has closed a €2 million investment round led by Italian fund P101.

▸ offUgo, a fully digital car rental solution, won the EmprendeXXI Awards in the Balearics

▸ Report (€) on the concern among female professors of Mathematics and Engineering and Computer Science at the UIB about the drop year after year in the number of female students in class.

▸ Carles Brunet, an 18-year-old young entrepreneur, has launched Plaved Survey, a remote expertise tool, has just joined Emprenbit and made it to the news1.

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Events

08/04 – Mallorca Sustainable Summit. A hackathon to create solutions to problems related to the tourism and sustainability sector. Specifically to these challenges: Water(effective use and management, control of losses and flows), Food  (promote the adaptation of the agricultural and livestock sector), and Mobility (internal, island-continent and inter-island mobility in any means of transport).

The teams will participate for a total of €15,000 in prizes, assigning a prize of €5,000 to the winning team of each challenge, to be shared equally among the 5 team members.

Job Opportunities

🔥 Java Senior Software Engineer & Java Software Engineer – eDreams ODIGEO 🔥

Senior Python Django Developer – Essentialist

Full Stack Developer – Kwerty

▸ Full Stack Developer – Travel Compositor

▸ WordPress Developer – Refinería Web

▸ Microsoft 365 System Engineer – Triggle

▸ Senior Unity Game Developer – Playspace

▸ Hotel Digital Growth Specialist – Hotelbeds

▸ Social Media Strategist – Merkamueble

▸ Key Account Manager – Innovation Strategies

▸ Customer Care Representative – offUgo

Interesting Links

El factor humano. Cómo estamos desarrollando el proceso de investigación de usuarios para un nuevo producto – David Roch, marketgoo

▸ Y tú, ¿escribes SOLID o STUPID? – Alejandro Albarca, Netflie

 

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#MTN159: Emprendedor XXI startups finalists announced + Sales masterclass + 9 job opportunities

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Como referente de innovación y scaleup ya consolidada, Travel Compositor está comprometida con el talento y la comunidad y por ello da un nuevo paso con TravelC Startups, un  proyecto  cuyo lanzamiento de sus bases se hará en un evento el 10 de marzo de 2022, a las 7pm.

TravelC startups es un concurso que seleccionará 3 proyectos ganadores entre los que participen, pudiendo hacerlo aquellos que sean de base tecnológica y de travel, y con un historial desde la  idea primigenia hasta un máximo de dos años  en el mercado y serán seleccionados en base al talento y compromiso del equipo, la creatividad y viabilidad de negocio.

Los ganadores accederán a un paquete de servicios que incluirá entre otros conceptos:

  • Premios por un valor total de 175.000€
  • 12 meses de acompañamiento incluyendo espacio en sus oficinas y mentoring financiero y estratégico
  • 500h de tecnología hecha a medida  o hasta una licencia del software TravelC
  • Acceso a inversores de nuestra comunidad

El evento tendrá lugar en el Club del Diario de Mallorca  en una velada que durará 2 horas y que contará con  la presencia de Josep Coll, exitoso emprendedor en serie con su show Rock & Business (mira este vídeo presentación) tras el cual habrá un ágape y networking con los principales representantes de la industria del turismo, la tecnología y la emprendeduría.

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▸ The finalists of the Balearic Islands edition of the Premio Emprendedor XXI have been announced. They are Funnel Hunters (sales SaaS), MyBooking (booking engine), OffUgo (sustainable vehicle rental), E-Boats (electric boat rental) and ASRMedical Group (medical equipment distribution). The final event will take place on March 11.

▸ Comic artist Guillem March (author of DC’s Batman & The Joker, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and more) has announced the launch of Summer Muses, his first NFT collection.

▸ Boatjump reported a 460% growth vs Jan 2021.

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Events

03/03 – Status of the IT management systems requirements regulation. Gsbit’s CaféTIC with a presentation by Jorge Morell (founder of Terms and Conditions and Legaltechies).

10/03 – Dialogues of social innovation with Jeanne Liedtka. Professor at the University of Virginia (USA), researcher, innovation expert and author of the book Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector.

10/03 – Presentation of TravelC Startups. With the performance of Josep Coll, founder of Red Points and serial entrepreneur, with his show Rock & Business; after which there will be a cocktail and networking.

17/03 – 4 stages to close a deal. Masterclass with sales closer Pedro Gomez, who will talk about the 4 stages to close a deal and how he has sold more than 600.000€ over the phone during 2021. An interactive talk to work on the most common objections that your potential customers may present when closing a deal.

Job Opportunities

🔥 Junior Back End Developer – Essentialist  🔥

▸ Network Technician – Hotelinking

▸ Digital Analyst – Iberostar Group

▸ Senior Software Engineer – YOOMEDOO

▸ Data & CRO Specialist – Meliá Hotels International

▸ Data Developer – RIU Hotels & Resorts

▸ Junior Back End/Front End Developer – OmniAccess

▸ eCommerce – Connectivity Specialist – 3digits

▸ Content Manager – Cap Vermell Grand Hotel

Interesting Links

Tell, Don’t Ask: desde getters y setters hasta clases anémicas – Alejandro Albarca (Netflie)

▸ La experiencia de la primera conexión de Starlink desde Mallorca – M. Carlos Orts

▸ Conditional Rendering in JavaScript and React – Debbie O’Brien


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#MTN158: Mallorca’s most capital efficient companies

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Como referente de innovación y scaleup ya consolidada, Travel Compositor está comprometida con el talento y la comunidad y por ello da un nuevo paso con TravelC Startups, un  proyecto  cuyo lanzamiento de sus bases se hará en un evento el 10 de marzo de 2022, a las 7pm.

TravelC startups es un concurso que seleccionará 3 proyectos ganadores entre los que participen, pudiendo hacerlo aquellos que sean de base tecnológica y de travel, y con un historial desde la  idea primigenia hasta un máximo de dos años  en el mercado y serán seleccionados en base al talento y compromiso del equipo, la creatividad y viabilidad de negocio.

Los ganadores accederán a un paquete de servicios que incluirá entre otros conceptos:

  • Premios por un valor total de 175.000€
  • 12 meses de acompañamiento incluyendo espacio en sus oficinas y mentoring financiero y estratégico
  • 500h de tecnología hecha a medida  o hasta una licencia del software TravelC
  • Acceso a inversores de nuestra comunidad

El evento tendrá lugar en el Club del Diario de Mallorca  en una velada que durará 2 horas y que contará con  la presencia de Josep Coll, exitoso emprendedor en serie con su show Rock & Business tras el cual habrá un ágape y networking con los principales representantes de la industria del turismo, la tecnología y la emprendeduría.

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▸ Another year that Perfume’s Club has made it to the top 3 in the ranking of the most capital efficient companies prepared by Bewater Funds. It leads a ranking led by PC Componentes from Murcia. The study analyzes companies that need little capital from their investors and achieve high turnover volumes. Marketgoo and Habitissimo also appear in the ranking.

Intec has founded together with the CNI a state network of control in cybersecurity. The Majorcan company has collaborated closely with the National Cryptologic Center (CCN), attached to the National Intelligence Center (CNI), in the foundation of the National Network of Cybersecurity Centers.

▸ The Balearic app Menú del Día, selected by ICEX to participate in the 4 Years From Now forum at the Mobile World Congress. The app currently has 10,000 daily active users and is growing by 50,000 monthly users.

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Events

24/02 – Alexa Skills Workshop. Led by Kini, one of the 4 Alexa champions we have in Spain, in which we will be able to program our own Alexa skill.  We will explain how Alexa skills are programmed and which AWS services are used every time you ask Alexa to play your favorite song.

10/03 – Presentation of Incubadora TravelC. With the performance of Josep Coll, founder of Red Points and serial entrepreneur, with his show Rock & Business; after which there will be a cocktail and networking.

Job Opportunities

Developer – FDSA (18-36K)

▸ Content Manager – Fundación Platoniq (21-27K(

▸ Marketing Digital – ib-red (18.24K)

▸ Full Stack Developer – Travel Compositor

▸ Senior Full Stack Developer – Habitissimo

▸ Técnica/o de sistemas – Intricom

▸ Community Manager – Blau Hotels

▸ Community Manager – Pure Salt Luxury Hotels

▸ Performance Marketing Manager – LOTTUSSE

▸ Graphic Designer – ZINK Marketing & Communication

▸ Front-End Developer – SERVICEWARE


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#MTN157: Decelera’s new 30M fund + Spain’s first green hydrogen molecules

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Como referente de innovación y startup consolidada, Travel Compositor está comprometida con el talento y la comunidad y por ello lanza su Incubadora TravelC, cuyo lanzamiento se hará en el evento del 10 de marzo de 2022.

Se seleccionará a los 3 proyectos ganadores de los que participen en el concurso. Los proyectos con base tecnológica y de travel serán seleccionados en base al talento del equipo, creatividad y viabilidad de negocio.

Los ganadores accederán a un paquete de servicios que incluirá:

  • Premios por un valor total de 175.000€
  • De 6 meses de incubación y 12 de espacio oficinas
  • 500h de consultoría de negocio y tecnología
  • Alojamiento para startups visitantes
  • Acceso a mentores e inversores de nuestra comunidad

El evento tendrá lugar en el Club del Diario de Mallorca en una velada que durará 2 horas aproximadamente donde además contaremos con la presencia de de Josep Coll, exitoso emprendedor en serie con su show Rock & Business tras el cual habrá un ágape y networking con los principales representantes de la industria del turismo, la tecnología y la emprendeduría.

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▸ The Balearic Islands generated the first green hydrogen molecules in Spain and southern Europe. The Government of the Balearic Islands has invested 3.75 million euros in this project, led by ACCIONA Energía and Enagás, with the participation of CEMEX and IDAE. The plant will generate up to 300 tons of green hydrogen per year, produced 100% from photovoltaic plants, and could reduce CO2 emissions by up to 20,700 tons per year.

▸ Juniper Group acquired MCS Grupa, an advanced Croatian developer of web-based information systems for Primary and Secondary Health Care.

▸ The Menorca-based incubator Decelera allies with Sancus Capital and launches a €30M fund for startups. With the launch of this venture capital vehicle, it will complete the first investments in companies that went through its program in September.

▸ Interview in MarketingDirecto with Eduardo Sarciat, CEO and founder of Ad-Machina, a platform that optimizes the performance of Google Ads campaigns.

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Events

17/02 – “Nano comes to life”. Sonia Contera studied physics in Madrid, obtained her PhD at the University of Osaka, and is Professor of Biological Physics and Vice-Dean of the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford. She was founder and director of the Oxford Martin Institute for Nanotechnology in Medicine. Author of the book “Nano comes to life: how nanotechnology is transforming medicine and the future of biology”.

24/02 – Alexa Skills Workshop. Led by Kini, one of the 4 Alexa champions we have in Spain, in which we will be able to program our own Alexa skill.  We will explain how Alexa skills are programmed and which AWS services are used every time you ask Alexa to play your favorite song.

10/03 – Presentation of Incubadora TravelC. With the performance of Josep Coll, founder of Red Points and serial entrepreneur, with his show Rock & Business; after which there will be a cocktail and networking.

Job Opportunities

Digital Product Owner – Air Europa

▸ Full Stack Developer – Travel Compositor

▸ Senior Unity Developer – Xaloc Studios

▸ Search Marketing Manager – Barceló Hotel Group

▸ Maquetador/a Web – Waka Solutions

▸ Modern Identity and Workplace Specialist – Triggle

▸ Full Stack Engineer – recycl3R

▸ Community Manager – Blue Consulting

▸ Backend Developer – Sembo

Interesting Links

Building an e-commerce Product details component – Debbie O’Brien

▸ Detección de poses humanas mediante Deep Learning – Damavis


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#MTN156: Sanifit acquired for 375M€ + 3 tech events (AWS, blockchain & crypto)

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▸ The big news of the year for the sector, the Swiss Vifor buys the Balearic Sanifit in the largest operation of a Spanish ‘biotech’. The Swiss multinational pays 205 million, another 170 million conditioned to R&D advances and up to hundreds of millions for commercial sales.

▸ Cycling Friendly, a company specialized in cycling tourism, launches its new metasearch engine. A platform that allows you to book accommodation adapted for cycle tourists, consult information on cycling events and access a catalog of cycling routes.

▸ This is not the first time this has been published, but it has been announced that construction of the ParcBit subway will begin in April 2022 with an investment of 21.6 million euros from European funds.

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Events

▸ 25/11 – Hybrid cloud, hybrid event. AWS recently released Amazon EKS-Anywhere into general availability. During this session, Isaac Vallhonrat, Sr. Solutions Architect specializing in containers, will discuss the use cases and challenges that EKS-Anywhere solves.

▸ 30/11 – Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. Introduction to blockchain applications: cryptocurrencies, certified notifications and contract signatures. With Virginia Mijes (President of the Blockchain Association of Catalonia), Claudia Giraldo (Founder of Bambu PR) and Maria Magdalena Payeras (UIB Professor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Telematics Engineering).

Job Opportunities

▸ Search Engine Marketing Specialist – Refineria Web

▸ SEO Specialist – Woden Management

▸ .NET Developer – FDSA Desarrollo

▸ Full Stack Developer – Travel Compositor

▸ Apps Developer – Grupo Piñero

▸ Marketing Reporting Analyst – Roiback

▸ QA Tester – BITBOX S.L. (IKEA Sarton)

Interesting Links

Cómo hemos facturado 100.000€ gracias al WhatsApp Marketing – Generator Landing

▸ ¿Es el correo electrónico un dato personal? – Felipe Herrera (Términos y Condiciones)

▸ Al Dia En Bits (IB3 Radio) interviews David Fernández (Meteoclim Services) about the importance of nowcasting

▸ Guía de Email Marketing: Cómo analizar los resultados de una campaña de email marketing hotelero – Hotelinking

▸ Should destinations worry tourism will move into the ‘metaverse’? – Mabrian Technologies


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#MTN155: Balearic Parliament victim of cybercriminals + OK to LaminarPharma’s cancer drug in the US

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▸ The Balearic Parliament adds to the long list of victims of the attack of cybercriminals. Agents of the Economic Crime and Technological Crimes Group of the National Police arrested a 41-year-old Mexican woman as the alleged perpetrator of the theft of 17,000 euros from the Balearic Parliament.

▸ Govern and UIB are outlining a joint plan to create a Cybersecurity Innovation Unit to prevent cyber attacks in institutions, small, medium and large companies, as well as individuals. The objective is to be operational as soon as possible due to the increase of cybercrime in the Balearic Islands.

▸ The US FDA classifies LaminarPharma’s cancer drug LAM561 as an orphan drug. LAM561 is a molecule derived from oleic acid that has been shown to be highly effective against glioma, a very aggressive type of brain tumor for which there is no effective treatment.

▸ Constellation Software Inc. (owner of Mallorcan software company Juniper) announces results for the 3rd Quarter of 2021, highlighting a 30% increase in revenues and $173M capital deployment on acquisitions.

▸ The fintech startup PayParc has been selected to participate in the next program of the F10 Incubator & Accelerator.

▸ Perfume’s Club received the Best Online Retailer of the Year Award 2021 in the Perfumery and Cosmetics category.

▸ David Hermoso developed a tool to know where to rent a bike from the public bike-sharing service in Palma and to check all the bike lanes available in the city.

▸ Mobile growth expert Thomas Petit participated in the latest episode of the podcast Life On Mars, titled Growth & ethics in marketing.

▸ DonDominio published a webinar about keyword research for blogs.

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Events

09/11 – Videogames creation and market. With Mar Gallardo (Mansion Games cofounder) and Gisela Vaquero (Jellyworld Interactive and Women in Games founder).

Job Opportunities

Back End Developer – Roiback

▸ Full Stack JS Developer – JuicyLlama (Remote)

▸ Full Stack JS Developer – BUQ (Remote)

▸ Desarrollador de back-end – ad-machina

▸ PPC Specialist – agua3 – Growth Engines

▸ Data Scientist – Dimática Software Development

▸ Trafficker – Proyecto Neo

▸ Front-End Developer/Back-end Developer – OmniAccess

▸ IT Sourcing & Governance Specialist – TUI


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#MTN154: New app to manage regional taxes + Melià suffers cyberattack + 9 job opportunities

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News

The Balearic Islands Tax Agency’s app is now available for mobile devices. For the first time, you can manage and check the local and regional taxes from your mobile phone.

▸ Wireless DNA and Bitaqua sign a strategic alliance. Thanks to the synergies that occur with the incorporation of Bitaqua, Wireless DNA expands its verticals to incorporate within its Smart Entropy platform. Bitaqua is a technology-based company specialized in the digitization of the water sector focused on the development of tools for water monitoring.

▸ Meliá has suffered a cyber-attack affecting several of the group’s hotels. The initial diagnosis points to a ransomware cyberattack, although it is still being analyzed together with Telefónica Tech’s cybersecurity services.

▸ WiFiBot, developed by the startup Hotelinkin, selected among the 50 most interesting technological innovations in the hotel sector, according to Hotel Tech Report.

▸ TotIA is a new startup dedicated to the development of Computer Aided Diagnostic Systems (ADAS), based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), which can be used as applications for everyday use in the diagnosis of oral diseases.

▸ Google highlights OK Mobility in an article for its strategy with Google Ads, which allowed them to increase sales by 20% for the summer season months (June, July and August), compared to 2019

▸ “Las fórmulas del éxito empresarial basado en las personas.” Jordi Ber co-founder and former CEO of Habitissimo, participates in the podcast Lunes Inspiradores, led by the CEO of Cyberclick.

▸ Interview with Manuel Aragonés, CEO of Travel Compositor, in which he discusses some new developments in his company (he has just launched a cruise booking engine and is preparing a MICE and group platform) and in the travel sector (sales for December already almost exceed those of 2019).

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Events

▸ 26/10 – BK8S 2021 – Balearic Kubernetes Day. The event of reference in the Balearic Islands technology community focused on microservices and their management.

▸ 27/10 – Virtual meeting with Gerardo Cañellas, CEO of Perfumes Club. He will explain the process of changing the company’s business model, transitioning from traditional sales to the online world and gaining a large market share.

▸ 28/10 – Mauricio Prieto, Co-founder of eDreams in 1999. 15+ years acting as Chief Marketing Officer of the company, during which eDreams became one of the largest OTAs in the world with sales of $5.5 billion in bookings, revenues of $550 million, and EBITDA of $140 million. eDreams went public in 2014 at a valuation of over $1 billion, becoming the first Spanish “unicorn”.

Job Opportunities

▸  Senior Data Scientist – Damavis Studio

▸ Product Owner – Habitissimo

▸ Junior Developer – Trifork

▸ Senior full-stack engineer – offUgo

▸ Marketing técnico – Autovidal

▸ Marketing Automation Architect – Hotelbeds

▸ UX Specialist – TUI Musement

▸ E-Commerce Manager – Meliá Hotels

▸ Accounts Manager – Juniper


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#MTN153: Bersity closes a 240K€ investment round; Tramuntana Tech Talks 2021

Mallorca Tech Newsletter is the best way to find out about the technology and startup ecosystem in Mallorca. This is a personal project of David Bustos, email marketing and copywriting specialist, so any help spreading the word is very appreciated.

News

▸ Bersity has just closed a 240,000€ investment round led by the investment fund The Valley Venture Capital. The online education platform has sold more than 1,500 courses in 15 countries and has gained more than 3,000 registered users to date.

▸ The company REM Experience has developed an educational tool that allows Menorcan students in 1st ESO to build their own talaiot through a video game. They have also established a collaboration with the enterprise Applus+ for which it has developed a 3D tool to simulate the inspection of any type of vehicle without the need to physically have it in front of you.

▸ Last year, 11,800 cases of cybercrime were reported in the islands, 38 percent more than in 2020, according to the latest Study on Cybercrime in Spain prepared by the Ministry of the Interior. The archipelago is the fourth province, after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, where more cases are detected.

▸ Palma joins the city councils of San Sebastián, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Málaga in digitising the Empresa Municipal de Transportes (EMT) with European funds. The project includes the virtualisation of the citizen card, the digitisation of fleet management and the installation of smart bus shelters.

▸ PayParc, a fintech startup, has already exceeded a transaction volume of over USD 400k in their first 5 months.

▸ El País takes an extensive look at the history of Perfume’s Club from its beginnings in the 1950s to the present day, when the group has a turnover of more than 140 million euros.

▸ Interview with Bea Verdasco, Director of Localization at KAYAK.

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Events

▸ 06/10 – Hotel Digital Marketing Today. Online digital marketing event for hoteliers with lectures and round table discussions with the participation of: Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Trivago, TripAdvisor and more.

▸ 07/10 – Customer Love with Mireia Trepat, Co-founder and CMO of Freshly Cosmetics. Contact with fans is essential to understand them and know what they need. In an ecommerce this task can be more complex than in a physical store. Mireia Trepat will explain how Freshly Cosmetics reaches out to its fans and how it uses their opinions as social proof. Last year the company had a turnover of 30 million euros.

▸ 14/10 – Learnings from 7 years of entrepreneurship in the field of renewables. Talk with Cristina Aleixendri, Co-founder of bound4blue. Recognized as one of the Top 50 entrepreneurs in Europe in 2019 by Forbes magazine, during her talk she will talk about: the first steps of the bound4blue project and its evolution until now, including how they accessed funding (both public and private), the development of the first version of their product, the first sales and their talent attraction policy.

▸ 21/10 – Laura Urquizu, CEO and Managing Director of Red Points. During her seven years at the company, Laura has pivoted its model, transforming it into an online brand protection and counterfeit detection SaaS, operating globally around the world. In August 2018, Red Points was named one of “Europe’s most popular start-ups” by Wired magazine. In the coming year, the company expects to increase its turnover by 50% to €25m.

▸ 28/10 – Mauricio Prieto, Co-founder of eDreams in 1999. 15+ years acting as Chief Marketing Officer of the company, during which eDreams became one of the largest OTAs in the world with sales of $5.5 billion in bookings, revenues of $550 million, and EBITDA of $140 million. eDreams went public in 2014 at a valuation of over $1 billion, becoming the first Spanish “unicorn”.

Job Opportunities

▸ Back End Developer – Hotelinking

▸ Senior DevOps Engineer – Sembo

▸ FrontEnd Developer – Refineria Web

▸ Software Engineer – TravelgateX

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Interesting Reads

Estructuras de radar: Eco en Gancho (Hook) – David Fernández, Meteoclim

 

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#MTN152: Schoolinary acquires the Peruvian Cocina Lab; Unity Game Developer job at Playspace (34-42K€)

Mallorca Tech Newsletter is the best way to find out about the technology and startup ecosystem in Mallorca. This is a personal project of David Bustos, email marketing and copywriting specialist, so any help spreading the word is very appreciated.

News

▸ Scoolinary, the online cooking school founded by Jordi Ber (Habitissimo), has acquired the Peruvian platform Cocina Lab. Following this acquisition, the founding team, together with Spanish business angels and investment funds, have invested close to 1 million euros in the platform and the school, which already has more than 2,000 subscribers.

▸ Meridiem Games and Mansion Games have announced a collaboration agreement through which the distributor will be responsible for the manufacture and distribution of the physical and digital editions of Operation Highjump: The Fall of Berlin, developed by the Mallorcan studio.

▸ A study by the University of the Balearic Islands reveals the antiviral potential of silver nanoparticles to combat coronaviruses that cause respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.

▸ CentreBit Menorca launches its FabLab, a digital manufacturing, robotics and 3D printing laboratory.

▸ Javier Delgado (Iberostar, Google, Expedia) joins Mirai as Managing Partner and Head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

▸ Manuel Aragonés, founder and CEO of Travel Compositorspoke to Hosteltur about the digitalisation of distribution.

▸ Mabrian Technologies (Menorca), Menú del día App (Ibiza) and TravelgateX (Mallorca) among the “22 Spanish startups that can change tourism” according to Forbes.

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Events

▸ 22/09 – HotelTech Summit Menorca. Direct sales, distribution, loyalty, sustainability and operations will be the topics discussed at this annual meeting. With the participation of experts from the sector (Roibos, FlexMyRoom, GuestPro, etc.)

▸ 27/09 – 01/10 – Hack your career week. Join Ironhack for an entire week dedicated to Career Changers, with events full of top speakers and exclusive workshops (British Telecom, Holded, Factorial, Glovo). Each day will be focused on addressing some of the concerns participants may have regarding changing careers, and the tech sector in particular.

Job Opportunities

▸ Unity technical artist – Playspace (24 – 33K€)

▸ Senior Unity Game Developer – Playspace (34 – 42K€)

▸ Digital Product Manager – TUI Musement

▸ Senior Mobile Developer – Habitissimo

▸ Full Stack Developer (React/Node.js) – abcMallorca

▸ Especialista en Desarrollo de Negocio – Sofpromed

▸ SEO Specialist – Barceló Hotel Group

▸ Agile Project Manager (Remote) – Innovation Strategies

▸ Development Manager – Sembo

▸ .NET Developer – Hustle Got Real

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Interesting Reads

▸ Creación de una red convolucional con Tensorflow – Nadal Comparini, Damavis

▸ How to spot opportunities to sell more – Pablo Sánchez, Mirai

▸ Atención al cliente, ¿personas o chatbots? – DonDominio

 

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