Catalonia’s main Investment Forum has revealed this year’s best 50 startups. 21 of them pitched their proposals to an audience of investors, corporates and other startups. Investors from Hong Kong – this year’s guest city – strengthened business ties with Catalonia and shared their views on the startup’s economy.
The connected vehicle sector generates a total turnover of 4,152 billion euros and employs 9,720 workers in Catalonia. Even those mature ecosystems like China are exploring synergies with this highly internationalized sector that is actively participating in shaping the future of cars.
Swedish founders of Light Flex swear by the Catalan textile industry. They found all the providers they needed for developing and manufacturing locally their technical garment: a high visibility vest that incorporates connectivity. “We looked in other countries, but Catalonia has the best knowledge”, founders say.
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