Madrid, is very much the literal, geographical heart of Spain. Known for its hot summers, spectacular tapas and 24/7 churros cafes, Madrid is also proven to be a huge competitor to other European startup cities. The city hosts a thriving community of internationals and is home to some of the most powerful startups in the tech industry. Seems that Madrid is playing its cards right - the capital has plenty of investment opportunities for startups, and the number of VC firms is only expected to grow. Startup Guide Madrid will jump straight into the local startup scene and give insider reviews on the trends, and pitfalls, of the current ecosystem. Packed with inspiration, how-to's, local case studies and tips for starting up, this edition is an indispensable guide to anyone interested in starting up in Madrid.