Driving Barcelona’s tech scene: Norrsken unleashes social club for founders

- May 25, 2023

Norrsken House Barcelona, Europe’s innovation hub for impact and tech, has unveiled its latest initiative, the ‘Norrsken Club,’ a groundbreaking social club designed to unite experienced investors, entrepreneurs, and advisors from Barcelona in driving positive change. 

With a focus on giving back to the local tech community and fostering collaboration on impactful initiatives, Norrsken Club aims to leverage its global network to create a transformative platform for Barcelona’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Barcelona’s thriving tech scene

After 10 years of rapid growth in the Spanish ecosystem, the city is in the spotlight. The vibrant tech scene in Barcelona has been experiencing rapid growth, attracting local and international entrepreneurs looking to harness the city’s thriving ecosystem for technology companies. 

Norrsken’s arrival in Barcelona promises to emphasize the region’s potential, offering a comprehensive ecosystem that combines capital, knowledge, and a network of influential players, all within the walls of Norrsken House Barcelona. 

The Norrsken Club aims to provide a space where change agents can come together to address pressing global challenges such as climate change, health inequalities, inequality, and poverty.

Marc Jordana, CEO and Co-Founder of Norrsken Barcelona highlighted the importance of access to both capital and know-how for startups to scale and make a positive impact. 

He stated, “Through Norrsken Club, we are focusing on the know-how by creating a community and a space dedicated to impact. This can be a game-changing network for the future of Barcelona’s entrepreneurs, enabling them to access capital, growth, and new opportunities.”

As they report, Norrsken Club has already garnered the support of numerous successful entrepreneurs, investors, and researchers who are passionate about driving meaningful change.

Esteemed members of Norrsken Club include Lucas Carné (Privalia, 011h), Ariel Camús (Microverse YC S19), Ana Maiques (Neuroelectrics), Timo Buetefisch (Cooltra), Alexis Caporale (World Fund), Lisa Hehenberger (Social Impact Center ESADE), Michiel van Deursen (2dehands), Yann de Vries (former partner Atomico), and Oriol Fuertes (Qida founder).

Ariel Camus, Founder and CEO of Microverse, expressed his excitement about joining Norrsken Club: “As a mission-driven founder working on making quality education accessible worldwide, I’m honored to join Norrsken Club. I have witnessed the incredible potential of bringing global changemakers together to make a lasting impact in the world, and I can’t wait to see how this network and Norrsken House will change Barcelona and help build a much better future for the world.”

Norrsken Club will be situated within Norrsken House Barcelona, set to open its doors in October 2023. The Club will offer structured mentorship programs, curated dinners and events, impact meetups, and initiatives focused on specific impact verticals, providing resources for its members.