Based in Madrid, freelance content strategy and branding consultant Jennifer Allerson has contributed a guest post to highlight the growth of the startup scene in Spain and other parts of Southern Europe.

Overcoming a series of crises and corruption, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Italy and other regions south of the Alps have seen their tech ecosystems come to life in recent years like never before.


This article goes through several amazing startups in the area, and some great stories of growth.

“Barcelona-based early-stage startup Mint Labs, a company its co-founders Paulo Rodrigues and Vesna Prčkovska describe as “Google maps for the brain”, and winner of the South Summit Biotech prize in 2014 among many others prizes in the tech circuit, have more than doubled their core team in one year and plan to hire at least two more soon.”

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