19N consultant teams up with Barcelona Tech City to give support to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Public Affairs
Through this agreement, 19N joins as a Corporate Partner to the association to reinforce its profile within the digital policies field both nationally and internationally.
Barcelona, March 26th, 2019.- Understanding the regulatory and social context to ecosystem where the companies operate is essential to the viability of disruptive projects that helps the startups. Thus, 19N Strategies, an expert consultant in policies and public affairs headquartered in Barcelona, has been incorporated as a Corporate Partner in Barcelona Tech City, a nonprofit private association that gathers more than 800 companies in the digital and technological sector of the city.
The public policies consultant 19N Strategies is specialized in digital economy and platforms. It offers public policy analysis and government relations services. 19N helps disruptive companies and organizations from the digital environment to endow them with a good dialogue strategy and collaborative innovation within the public sector.
“The 19N consultant teams up with the association as a key agent for the development ecosystem of Barcelona. In sectors increasingly more regulated, this collaboration with 19N Strategies will allow to the associates of Barcelona Tech City getting specialized technical support and an extensive experience in issues related to regulation and government due to the technological disruption”, stresses Miquel Martí, Barcelona Tech City CEO.
This alliance has as a main objective to reinforce the capabilities of the association in public policies debate and regulatory change in the digital field. The agreement claims to help the companies that take part in Barcelona Tech City to organize and canalize their concerns in relation with public sector.
“It’s a huge opportunity to boost the ecosystem and join the technological and entrepreneurial community of the city as an agent that reinforces their technical capabilities in the field of policies and public affairs”, states Àngel Mesado, 19N Strategies Managing Partner.
Image caption, from left to right, Àngel Mesado, 19N Strategies Managing Partner; Mar Alarcón, 19N cofounder; and Miquel Martí, Barcelona Tech City CEO.
19N Strategies is a business policies consultant specialized in digital economy and platforms formed by Mar Alarón (founder and CEO socialcar.com) and Àngel Mesado (former Accountable for Public Policies in Airbnb). 19N helps the disruptive companies and organizations of the digital field to endow them with a good strategy of dialogue and collaborative innovation with the public sector.
About Barcelona Tech City
Created by successful entrepreneurs, Barcelona Tech City is a private non-profit association that represents more than 800 companies in the digital and technological sectors with based in Barcelona, cooperating with different agents that composes the enterprising ecosystem in Barcelona: entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs, corporations, universities, business schools, public and private organizations, consulting companies. The main objective is consolidated the city as technological hub to enhance the innovations between the different agents that composes the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Barcelona, which employs 30,000 professionals.
Barcelona Tech City started with Pier01 project in 2016 and with the objective of becoming in a technological space of reference in Europe. It’s located in Palau de Mar, (La Barceloneta), in its almost, 11,000 square meters it groups 100 companies and startups with more than 1, 000 professionals. Currently the Pier01 project has been completed, which it has followed the incorporation philosophy of startups and entrepreneurs, beside proposing a meeting space of these with the traditional corporate sector with the ultimate aim of facilitate the approach of both environments. Barcelona Tech City is working on the hub expansion, with the incorporation of news locations and partners to create a Technological Urban Campus that includes different hubs. www.barcelonatechcity.com