Can Barcelona Become the New Silicon Valley in Europe?

There is an electrifying movement happening in Barcelona, one that positions the city as one of the most important tech hubs in the world. Barcelona Tech City is a private, non-profit organization that works with Barcelona-based entrepreneurs, startups, consolidated businesses, investors, incubators, accelerators, universities, business schools, media firms, government agencies, among many others.

GBSB Global Business School is excited to announce that it has joined the 500+ members of the organization, positioning Barcelona as a major tech brand. Barcelona Tech City and GBSB Global are both driven by similar philosophies when it comes to tech. They are both devoted to nurturing and promoting innovative initiatives within the digital environment.

This tech motivated alliance fosters further objectives that are imperative to positioning Barcelona as a leader worldwide. These objectives can be likened to the ethos that makes GBSB Global such a successful international school that graduates students ready to face the the demands of today’s global climate in tech and business.


GBSB Global and Barcelona Tech City seek to stimulate entrepreneurship through education, attracting investment and connecting individuals in the IT community that promote the shared interest of supporting a strong entrepreneurial culture in the city. GBSB Global will continue its active participation in collaborative events within the Barcelona technology, digital and entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Barcelona Tech City works with schools like GBSB Global, at the university level, to network, connecting small and large companies, professionals and business leaders with Barcelona’s multinational talent pool.


Together with Barcelona Tech City, GBSB Global pursues the initiative to further promote Barcelona as the foremost tech hub in Southern Europe competing on the global marketplace. Working with local officials to further expand Barcelona as a substantial location in the digital world creating a fast-paced, innovative tech scene likened to Silicon Valley, a European counterpart to the United States.

Together, this alliance, will further expand students’ international exposure and increase their marketability worldwide. Whether in business or tech this partnership serves to propel students to the forefront of the global marketplace, offering the support and education for them to go far.

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