Advice From An Insider

Advice From An Insider #3: Ben Comstock from OfficeAccord By Nicki Empson

Interview Ben Comstock: ‘Here in Barcelona, people are more interested in who you are rather than what you do’ OfficeAccord co-founder discusses prioritising values, how Barcelona has helped strengthen his company, how it hasn’t and why he has no regrets about making the move to Spain 10 years ago.     Inspired by a high school trip to Europe, 22 year old Ben Comstock saved the money he needed to buy a flight to Spain, Read more…

Advice From An Insider

Advice From An Insider #2; Ben Rhatigan By Nicki Empson

Interview Ben Rhatigan: ‘I fell instantly and permanently in love with Barcelona and continue to see it as an ideal location for both personal and professional reasons’ Barcelona based New Yorker discusses making the move to Barcelona, juggling international business development, strategy consulting and content marketing and why Barcelona plays a role in his 10 year plan. 14 years ago Ben made the decision to pack up in New York and move to Barcelona. 14 Read more…

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The Top 2 Reasons Barcelona’s Tech Industry is Thriving By Nicki Empson

If you didn’t know, Barcelona’s tech scene is thriving. In fact, British investment firm Atomico released its 2017 annual report  ‘The State of European Tech’; it found Barcelona to stand in 3rd position of best cities to set up a startup within Europe. As I start writing this piece, Barcelona currently stands 5th in the world in the list of best places to live, work and play for digital nomads. Of all the 4416 cities Read more…

Advice From An Insider

Advice From An Insider #1: Sergi Espada from Drivin By Nicki Empson

Interview Sergi Espada; ‘If you really believe in what you want and why you do what you do, the odds against you won’t stop you’ Co-founder of Drivin discusses how Drivin came about and going from an idea to a highly-sophisticated, functioning platform. Barcelona is the most dynamic European startup hub that exists right now; if you didn’t know, you now do. I got a chance to sit down with one of the newest, most Read more…

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4 Major Movements Happening in Barcelona Right Now By Nicki Empson

Barcelona, a city famous for its sandy beaches, for its quirky architecture, for its sunny skies and for its multitude of famous landmarks. It’s no surprise that people from around the globe are pouring into Barcelona to find work and create a life for themselves. The Ajuntament de Barcelona releases annual reports on exactly how many foreigners are living in Barcelona; as of 2016, 267,790 internationals live in Barcelona; that’s a big 16.6% of the Read more…

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Why embracing change will make your life better

Inspirational Blog Posts By Emily Lansdowne on behalf of WONE Internship We live in a world that changes faster each day; it is an unavoidable fact of life. Humans are not wired to like change but instead of pushing back against it we should learn to accept change so we can continually move forward.   For many of us change is a scary thing, it means facing the unknown (something which humans fear). Even though Read more…

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#WONEConnect: Q & A time with Rishabh Lohia, founder of Delhicioso!

Fast growing Start-Up Founder Interviews By Emily Lansdowne (on behalf of WONE Internship)   Delhicioso! is a food delivery service that brings home style meals to your desk (office or university) so you can have nutritious, yummy meals when you are too busy to cook. What lead you to start Delhicioso? “I worked in consultancy for almost 6 years and that was enough time to know it is not what I want to do for Read more…