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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€)

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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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#MTN149: Juniper has acquired Grupo Avalon

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News

▸ Juniper Group, a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. has acquired Grupo Avalon Informática y Servicios, a company dedicated to the development of POS and ERP systems for service stations, convenience stores and fuel distribution centres in Spain and Latin America. Following the acquisition, Avalon will operate as an independent division of the Juniper Group.

▸ Juan Gabriel Gomila, one of the most popular programming trainers on Udemy, and Mateu Mercer, ASO expert, have launched an App Store Optimization (ASO) Course.

▸ The University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) and the Balearic Islands Health Service(IB-Salut) have signed a collaboration agreement to launch a psychological treatment service based on applying the ‘Smiling is fun’ protocol. This is a web-based programme that will allow primary care doctors to use this tool to treat their patients.

▸ Logistics startup Seniors Boom has reached 2,000 brokered jobs.

▸ Govern has enabled the downloading of spatial data and mapping products from the Balearic Islands Territorial Information Service to facilitate citizens’ access to public data and provide the necessary tools to carry out complex analyses.

▸ Representatives of the companies Robot and Wireless DNA appeared on IB3 news to talk about the global shortage of chips and the possible impact this could have on companies that manufacture these types of components in the Balearic Islands.

▸ Interview with the CEO of the company Dingus, Jaume Monserrat, in which he talks about the role of technology and innovation in companies in the tourism sector.

▸ Report on Naveler, a project by the Menorcan startup Mabrian, which has developed the first tech platform for the generation of political intelligence based on cutting-edge technology with the aim of understanding and predicting the behaviour of public opinion.

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Job Opportunities

⚡️Cloud Engineer – DevOps – METRO Markets

▸ Blockchain Social Media manager – Ibiza Token

▸ Database Administrator – Axis Data

Developer – APSL

▸ Player Support Agent (with German) – MoGi Group

▸ City Operations Manager – Just Eat

▸ Senior Backend Engineer – Seera Group

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Interesting Reads

Remote First – Antoni Aloy, CEO of APSL

▸ Symfony Messenger in microservices: message contracts and resilience – Dmitrii Tarasov, Software Architect at METRO Markets

 

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#MTN148: TUI cash flow positive again; Mercadona’s facial recognition fined with 2.5M€

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News

TUI shared its Q3 results: Reporting a cash flow before financing of around 320 million euros – positive again for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

▸ Just over a year ago, the news came to light that Mercadona had implemented a facial recognition system in some cities in Spain (Palma among them). This has led to the company being fined 2.5 million euros by the Data Protection Agency (Agencia de Protección de Datos).

We mentioned Civitfun‘s partnership with Booking.com a couple of weeks ago and now more details have aroused. The companies have teamed up to allow guests to check in via the Booking.com app and website. Currently, more than 200,000 rooms are using its tool in more than 20 countries around the world. In addition, the startup claims that in 2020, at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Civitfun increased its turnover by 180%.

▸ Travel connections marketplace TravelgateX has just launched TGX4Startup a programme that aims to help startups around the world compete with the big players in the industry by accelerating the onboarding of products for their customers in a simple and scalable way.

▸ Meteoclim will once again be the official weather forecast provider for La Vuelta cycling race.

▸ “Creciendo en mercados comoditizados” Product Hackers interviewed on their podcastJoan Miquel Durán, CEO of DonDominio.

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Events

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Job Opportunities

⚡️Cloud Engineer – DevOps – METRO Markets

▸ Responsable de gestión de contenidos – APSL

▸ Sales & Marketing Assistant –  Travel Compositor

▸ Django developer – Customia

▸ Programme Implementation Manager – TUI (Fixed Term 12 months)

▸ Growth Hacker – Barcelo Hotel Group

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#MTN147: CIRCE develops a new Vitamin D; O-Zink’s wrist gel dispenser sold around the world

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News

▸ CIRCE, a biotech startup has developed a new crystalline form of a molecule of Vitamin D that makes it much more stable to heat and avoids dosing errors.

▸ The company O-Zink exports a hydroalcoholic wrist gel dispenser that already has its eyes set on post-COVID life.

Fundació Bit shared on Emprenbit’s Youtube channel the content of its Digital Academyin which the investor Pep Casas (Apple, IESE) gave a series of classes on starting up digital businesses.

▸ Agreement between the UIB and the company Panasonic to develop advanced technological solutions in the field of heating, air conditioning and domestic hot water production. The company will provide the UIB with the necessary equipment and systems to develop these projects and will offer technical advice for their installation.

▸ Álvaro Medina will leave the management of Fundació Bit after the summer.

▸ Xaloc Studio‘s Super Kickers League is now available on Deutsche Telekom’s Cloud Gaming service.

▸ Extensive report in Vozpopuli about Filmin in which the Mallorcan Jaume Ripoll talks about its philosophy, its evolution and the challenges it faces.

▸ Miguel Pieras, founder of Hustle Got Real, talked about dropshipping and e-commerceon Benjamí Villoslada’s podcast.

▸ Gerardo Cañellas, CEO of Perfume’s Club, participates in the latest episode of the Beauty Cluster podcast where they analyse the shopping experience from the point of view of the company and the user and what impact it has had on e-commerce. They also comment on the evolution of user behaviour after the pandemic.

▸ “The pandemic has forced small businesses to go digital at all cost”. Alexei Soliz, CEO and co-founder of Pecolo.

▸ Hotelinking, Civitfun and Sanifit (?) among the top 101 hospitality startups according to beststartup.eu

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Job Opportunities

⚡️ Technical & Business Lead – Trifork

Programador/a .NET – FDSA

▸ Senior Network Engineer – OmniAccess

▸ PHP Developer – Habitissimo

▸ Director/a de Marketing – MARUGAL – Distinctive Hotel Management

▸ Corporate Social Media Specialist – Iberostar Group

▸ Market Manager France – hotelbreak

▸ Data Engineer – Business Intelligence – METRO Markets

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Interesting Links

▸ Incendios forestales y su relación con la meteorología – Meteoclim

▸ Las 5 profesiones que ya requiere el legaltech – A definitivas

 

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#MTN146: Venvirotech raises 11M€; Ibiza will have drone deliveries

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News

▸ Spanish startup Venvirotech, co-founded by the Mallorcan Noelia Márquez, which aims to become a world leader in the production of bioplastics from organic waste, has closed an €11 million financing round. The operation has been led by an industrial investor, whose name has not been disclosed, and has counted with the participation of a group of six business angels, the family office of the Gassó family (former owner of the company Gaes) and Giribets 2000.

▸ The startup Pecolo, accelerated by Lanzadera, has just launched its online shopping app for small local businesses with same-day home delivery.

▸ This summer Ibiza will be home to the first drone meal delivery service to boats off its coast. Users will be able to order from their yacht via the DroneToYacht app or website and then just wait for their food to arrive, literally, flying.

▸ A team of researchers from the University of the Balearic Islands has developed a system that makes it possible to implement one of the most widely used clinical tools for detecting the deterioration of equilibrium and preventing the risk of falling.

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Events

20/07 – HR Summer Camp 2021. Reset: New models of organization and leadership. Aimed especially at Human Resources managers and technicians, executives, company managers, HR consultants and, in general, anyone interested in people management.

Job Opportunities

⚡️ Technical & Business Lead – Trifork

▸ Marketing Manager / Growth Hacker – hotelbreak

▸ Social Media Manager – Patterson Agency

▸ Campaign Manager – Barceló Hotel Group

▸ Data Engineer – Damavis Studio

Frontend Developer – fundament asociación

Senior Sales Executive – Glovo

City Operations Manager – Just Eat Takeaway.com

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Interesting Links

▸ Interview with José María Casas; investor, lecturer at IESE and former Apple Retail executive – Fundació Bit

▸ La forma más efectiva de bajar el coste por conversión de tus campañas (¡funciona!)– Francesc Matas, Habitissimo

▸ Lecciones personales de los últimos EXITS del Seedrocket – Jesús Monleón

▸ Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon – The Guardian

 

Tech Stories

The goal of Mallorca Tech Newsletter’s Tech Stories is to tell stories from our ecosystem; whether it is a big company, a small project, a personal story, or a community, the only thing that matters is to share experiences and lessons learned.

Apprentium, or how to launch an online education business applying Lean Startup methodology.

The marketing of DonDominio, the company that manages more than 400,000 domains a year from Manacor.

Chronomask, creating and launching an app to control the usage of coronavirus masks.

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#MTN145: Ketonico raised 1M€; the Mallorcan leading digital transformation in the European Union Council

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News

▸ The Ibiza-based foodtech startup Ketonico has received €1.1 million in its first funding round. Ketonico develops and markets its own quality products to improve the lives of society while offering nutritional advice, subscription service and active monitoring to customers.

▸ Consejo General de Colegios de Ingeniería Informática (CCII) has created Sello de Empresa éTICa, an initiative that aims to address the great social concern and support the multiple initiatives in relation to the ethical impact of computing (such as Artificial Intelligence decision-making and the handling and exploitation of large amounts of data by applications) so that technology companies generate trust in society.

Business Insider has published a long article about the Mallorcan Carlos Pons who works at Everis and since October 2019 is also an external consultant on innovation and digital transformation for the Council of the European Union. A few weeks ago he published an article on Fundación Telefónica’s blog about innovation in society.

Profile of the startup Hotelbreak, a cohoteling platform that gives access to the facilities and services of the best four and five-star hotels in Spain, but without having to pay to stay in them.

▸ Negocios.tv interviewed Pablo Escribá, CEO of Laminar Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company founded in 2006 as a spin-off from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB).

▸ “The islands are a laboratory for the whole world to see in digitalisation”; interview with the Director General of Innovation of the Balearic Islands, Eduardo Zúñiga, on the current situation of the technology sector in the Balearic Islands.

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Job Opportunities

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E-Commerce Customer Service Associate – Carmina Shoemaker

Data Engineer – Business Intelligence – METRO Markets

CRM Manager – W2M WORLD2MEET

Producer – Xaloc Studios

Comercial de Grandes Cuentas – Habitissimo

Maquetador/a UI/UX – Dimática Software Development

Senior Software Developer Fullstack – SERVICEWARE

Software Engineer PHP – TUI Musement

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Interesting Links

▸ 5G: una revolución para la industria hotelera – Xisco Lladó, CTO Hotelinking

▸ Olas de calor: ¿qué son y cómo protegerte? – Meteoclim

▸ Why Brava Fabrics Says Email Is Their Most Profitable Marketing Channel

Tech Stories

The goal of Mallorca Tech Newsletter’s Tech Stories is to tell stories from our ecosystem; whether it is a big company, a small project, a personal story, or a community, the only thing that matters is to share experiences and lessons learned.

Apprentium, or how to launch an online education business applying Lean Startup methodology.

The marketing of DonDominio, the company that manages more than 400,000 domains a year from Manacor.

Chronomask, creating and launching an app to control the usage of coronavirus masks.

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#MTN144: Logitravel and Viajes El Corte Inglés merge + Training with former Apple executive + fibwi acquires Canal 4

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

▸ Logitravel and Viajes El Corte Inglés merge to create a €3,500M turnover company. For a turnover of 2.7 billion euros for VECI and 800 million euros for Logitravel, the resulting company will have an approximate split of 70% for VECI and 30% for Logitravel.

▸ Robot SA, a technology company specialized in building automation systems, has received today the award SME of the Year 2021 of the Balearic Islands, an award granted by Banco Santander, the Chamber of Spain and the Chamber of Mallorca. Idonia Health was awarded an accessit in the category of Innovation and Digitalization.

▸ The internet provider and radio and television broadcasting company, fibwi, continues its expansion, with GRUP 4’s regional television station acquisition.

▸ KulTours, a platform that links information on cultural works with tourist routes and allows a person to enter the title of a book or movie and receive suggestions for tourist routes that pass through this book or movie, has won the international hackathon Miro in Cube, held simultaneously in Palma, Barcelona and Perpignan. They were also featured on IB3 news.

▸ hotelbreak was mentioned in a post from Google titled 4 resilience lessons from Spanish travel startups.

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Events

▸ 07/07 – Scale your marketplace, development and promotion. In this webinar by Customia, you will learn the keys to get the most out of your marketplace, both in its development and marketing strategy.

▸ 13/07 – Acadèmia Digital Emprenbit. An online training for people interested in learning how to launch a digital business. It will be led by Pep Casas (private investor, ex-Apple and IESE lecturer).

Job Opportunities

▸ Product Manager – TravelgateX

▸ Business Technology Project Manager – Camper

▸ Supplier Connectivity Manager – TUI

▸ Senior Product Owner – WebBeds Europe

▸ Programador/a – Grupo Piñero

▸ Software Architect – Innovation Strategies (100% Remoto)

▸ Product Owner – OK MOBILITY

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Tech Stories

The goal of Mallorca Tech Newsletter’s Tech Stories is to tell stories from our ecosystem; whether it is a big company, a small project, a personal story, or a community, the only thing that matters is to share experiences and lessons learned.

Apprentium, or how to launch an online education business applying Lean Startup methodology.

The marketing of DonDominio, the company that manages more than 400,000 domains a year from Manacor.

Chronomask, creating and launching an app to control the usage of coronavirus masks.

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#MTN143: Intelligent packaging + Testing Meetup + Copywriting Job

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News

▸ Report on Viaempresa about biotech companies in the Balearic Islands.

▸ Interview with Juan Gabriel Gomila, very popular Udemy teacher and organiser of the I Jornada d’Educació de Binissalem. He also talks about the Kickstarter of the video game Kandra: The Moonwalker, which will be published by the independent studio Flyleaf Studios, of which he is the executive director.

▸ Sustainable packaging provider Paboco, in collaboration with Mallorcan recycl3R, has developed a paper bottle that integrates IoT technology to educate and interact with consumers and encourage recycling.

▸ hotelbreak among the 16 finalists chosen by the juries of the Challenges Phase of the EntrepreneurXXI Awards, and that will travel on July 1st to the final in Barcelona during the 4YFN.

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Events

▸ 29/06 – Mutation Testing. And you, who tests your tests?

▸ 01/07 – Maker Meeting. We start building RC solar boats.

Job Opportunities

▸ Copywriter (Investigación Clínica) – Sofpromed (Part-time, 20-22K€)

▸ Data Engineer – Damavis Studio

▸ Product Content Manager – TUI

▸ Backend Software Developer – METRO Markets GmbH

▸ DevOps Architect – Meliá

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Interesting Links

▸ Protección de datos y habitissimo – José Manuel Cañedo, Data Protection Specialist

▸ Mob programming en habitissimo – Pedro Amengual, Web Developer

▸ Your product is a joke

▸ Rituals for hypergrowth: An inside look at how YouTube scaled

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Apprentium, or how to launch an online education business applying Lean Startup methodology.

The marketing of DonDominio, the company that manages more than 400,000 domains a year from Manacor.

Chronomask, creating and launching an app to control the usage of coronavirus masks.

 

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#MTN142: The 5 tech companies with the highest turnover in the Balearic Islands

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Essentialist is a members-only travel service with offices in New York and Palma de Mallorca. With a team of dedicated travel designers and a wide-reaching network of travel writers, we are on a mission to transform the way the sophisticated, global community travel and experience the world around them. Our tech team is in charge of the development, maintenance and improvement of both member-focused apps and internal ERP.

We are looking for an enthusiastic developer with strong experience with modern tech-stack for our Senior Front-End Developer role in order to join our awesome development team in a remote-friendly environment.

What we offer: 

  • Flexible work hours. We value results over scheduling
  • Remote working
  • Competitive salary compensation adapted to the level of your experience and knowledge
  • Good working environment. We are a small, united group of developers, where we try to teach and learn at the same time on a daily basis.

Looking forward to having you on board!


News

▸ Diario de Mallorca has published a list of the technology companies with the highest turnover in the Balearic Islands (2019 data). Prodigios Interactivos S.A. (part of Meliá), leads the list with a turnover of around 164 million euros and profits of 14.1 million and 458 employees. Next is Hotelbeds Technology (1st on the list the previous 3 years) with a turnover of 47.2 million euros, profits of 1.3 million euros, and 301 employees. It is followed by Omniaccess S.L. (turnover 38 million, profit 8 million and 96 employees). The fourth is Global Obi S.L. (9.4 million invoiced, profits of 500K euros and 60 employees). Closes the top 5 (this is as far as they have compiled the list) Travel Compositor that has recorded a turnover of 8.5 million, more than 800,000 euros of profit and a staff of 37 employees.

▸ Hotelinking is now connected with the Stay App hotel app, allowing to cross-reference the data obtained by Hotelinking‘s captive portal with the data already existing in the hotel’s PMS in order to redirect guests to the hotel’s personalized app in Stay App.

▸ Article in El País about Scoolinary, the gastronomy cyberschool founded by Jordi Ber and Martín Caleau (Habitissimo co-founders). Started with an initial investment of 500,000 euros and currently have 1,000 subscribers who have purchased more than 10,000 courses.

▸ Jorge Morell, technology lawyer at LegalTechies, participates in a Maldita.es report about where do companies keep our personal data.

▸ 10 Spanish TravelTechs that will fly without limits in 2021, according to Startups’ Oasis. The list includes the Mallorca-based TravelgateX, Roibos and Hotelbreak.

▸ After meeting more than 400 requirements, Palma has been recognized by the Secretary of State for Tourism as a Smart Tourism Destination. The award ceremony took place in Madrid during the celebration of FITUR.0.

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Events

▸ 12/06 – Mañanas de cacharreo Maker en el FabLab de Mallorca.

▸ 29/06 – Mutant Kata clism. Meetup organizado por Women Techmakers/GDG Mallorca y Mallorca Softwarecrafters sobre mutation testing.

Job Opportunities

⚡️ Senior Angular Developer – Essentialist (35-45K€)

▸ Administrador/a de sistemas – JOOPbox (25-35K€)

▸ Content Marketing Executive – Triggle

▸ Data Scientist – Habitissimo

▸ Business Data Solutions Analyst -TUI

▸ DevOps Junior – Playspace

▸ Frontend Developer – Innovation Strategies

▸ C# Software Engineer –  WebBeds

Full Stack Developer – Wozzo

▸ Business Technology Project Manager – Camper

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Interesting Links

Talent & Startups: Lanzar una plataforma de logística en pandemia y conseguir 1,500 montajes – Xavier Mesalles, Seniors Boom

▸ Guía de Email Marketing: ¿Cuál es la frecuencia idónea para enviar campañas de email marketing? – Marga Escandell, Hotelinking

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Tech Stories

The goal of Mallorca Tech Newsletter’s Tech Stories is to tell stories from our ecosystem; whether it is a big company, a small project, a personal story, or a community, the only thing that matters is to share experiences and lessons learned.

Apprentium, or how to launch an online education business applying Lean Startup methodology.

The marketing of DonDominio, the company that manages more than 400,000 domains a year from Manacor.

Chronomask, creating and launching an app to control the usage of coronavirus masks.

 

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David