• MWCapital is bringing together 29 Spanish companies to take part in the second 4YFN startup event at the GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas and form links with the US innovation ecosystem
  • The delegation has been organised together with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Business, represented by the Secretary of State for the Information Society and Digital Agenda and es; the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, with ACCIÓ; and Barcelona City Hall, through Barcelona Activa
  • Brommx, one of the companies taking part in the delegation, has been selected as a finalist for the 4YFN Awards, a competition won by the most innovative startup at the event

Barcelona, 05 September 2018.- A delegation of 29 Spanish companies is to take part in the second 4YFN startup event at the GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA), led by Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital). The event, which this year is to take place in Los Angeles from 12th to 14th September, will enable the group to connect with the local ecosystem to explore new business opportunities in the US.

The delegation has been organised together with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Business, represented by the Secretary of State for Digital Progress through Red.es, the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, with ACCIÓ, and Barcelona City Hall, through Barcelona Activa. The 29 companies selected are an example of the enterprising talent and scientific innovation based in Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain. During the event, the members of the delegation will be able to show their state-of-the-art products and solutions in areas of technology such as IoT, Big Data, 3D printing or 5G to representatives of the mobile industry from around the world.

Broomx, one of the companies in the delegation, which creates immersive experiences with 360º virtual reality in real spaces, has been selected as one of the five finalists for the 4YFN Awards. On 13th September, the finalists will present their projects to a jury of experts from the sector, who will present the award to the most innovative startup of the event. The winning company will be given the chance to display its project at 4YFN Barcelona 2019 and will receive an invitation to take part as a speaker. It will also be automatically nominated for the ‘GLOMO Startup of the Year Awards’, which are to take place during the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019.

On 11th September, one day before the congress begins, the companies will go on a tour around the LA enterprising ecosystem, with visits to the emblematic headquarters of this hub of innovation, including Boston Consulting Group Digital Ventures, Expert Dojo LA Accelerator and B8ta Store. During the event, exhibitors will take part in pitching sessions and will meet investors. They will also have the chance to attend conferences and expert panels on digital innovation.

Click here for more information on the companies forming part of the delegation.

Follow the activity of the delegation through the hashtag #MWCapitalArea