The TechCrunch Barcelona meetup will be an informal networking event over drinks for technology startups.
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Senior editor Mike Butcher from TechCrunch will be available to talk about TechCrunch and make contacts for future editorial coverage. If you would like to sponsor the event, and be promoted on TechCrunch as a sponsor, then please contact him on mike[@]mbites.com
Event: On the terrace of a 4-star boutique hotel on one of Barcelona's nicest streets.
What's included: Free wine and cava (Spanish champagne) from 8:30 to 10PM, plus chips.
Location: In the very center of Barcelona city. From the Fair Grounds, it should be a 10-15 minute cab ride max.
C/ Enric Granados, 83 Barcelona 08008,
Tel: +34 93 492 96 70.
In Barcelona, head down the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes for 4 Km, then turn left at Aribau and after 600 m turn right onto Carrer de Rosselló. After about 150 m you will arrive at Carrer Enric Granados where the Hotel Granados 83 is located.
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(If you would like to sponsor the event, and be promoted on TechCrunch as a sponsor, then please contact him on mike[@]mbites.com)
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