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Entrepreneurship topics

  • Business ideaBusiness idea
    Do you have a business idea in mind?
  • Legal entities and proceduresLegal entities and procedures
    Everything you need to know for choosing the right legal entity and facing all the procedures for starting-up a business in Barcelona.
  • MarketingMarketing
    Define your business strategy and get to know your market and your customers to make your company known and increase your sales.
  • Business planBusiness plan
    Would you like your business project to succeed? Then you need a business plan.
  • Business TaxesBusiness Taxes
    Get to know all the taxes, rates and fiscal obligations that business located in Barcelona are obliged to pay.
  • Entrepreneur's profileEntrepreneur's profile
    Are you an entrepreneur? Evaluate your potential to become an entrepreneur and improve your skills.
  • FundingFunding
    Discover the financial range at your fingertips.
  • Business managementBusiness management
    The business plan must maintain strategic coherence between functional, organizational, financial and marketing aspects.
  • LocationLocation
    Everything you need to know to decide best location for your business and get to know the associated legal procedures.
  • With Barcelona Activa you have full access to advice, activities, guides, reports, online services and useful links. Everything you need to start and run a business in Barcelona.

Guides to set up a business in Barcelona

Work on your business idea and improve your knowledge of the process of setting up a company in Barcelona.

Guide to legal entities Learn about the legal entities you can use to incorporate a new company in Barcelona. Guide to raise funds Find out all the existing sources of funding your new business, from bank loans to public grants and subsidies. Business opportunities guide Business Trends Report in strategic sectors to Barcelona. Guide to the generation of business ideas Find out how ideas turn into viable businesses. Resource guide to start-up and grow Find programs and services for business creation and growth, research funding, location and training in business start-up offered by over 40 public-private organizations in Barcelona.

innovative start-ups in Barcelona


Innovative environment equipped with the most advanced infrastructures and services to support start-ups -less than 3years- from Barcelona.

Innovative environment located in 22@ area in collaboration with other entities that account innovation. Space for the development of new businesses in the environment of those organizations enjoy their support and the one of Barcelona Activa.

Online tools

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Programs: who, how and where?

Our programs support the start of new businesses in Barcelona, focusing on specific collectives of entrepreneurs or business sectors.

You will find training to develop your business plan, courses of entrepreneur skills, networking, personalized counselling and support, and everything you need to turn your business idea into a profitable company.

Who do they target? How can I get in? Where do they take place? What kind of programs we have?