How Catalonia Startups and Brands Won the Nod of Investors in this Barcelona Fashion event

LDJ Capital supported the Barcelona Fashion Investor Day held in Barcelona, Spain organized by Seed&Click and Barcelona Fashion
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NEW YORK - July 11, 2017 - PRLog -- This fashion event held is the third edition of the 080 Investor Day. Its aim is to promote networking and foster connection between talented and emerging fashion brands and startups with internationally acclaimed investors. This year, it is also focused on assisting budding Catalonia talents, who have produced their own fashion brands, to build connections with established fashion firms and potential investors.

International investors, fashion startups and brands, talented designers attended this exciting and fashionable event held last June 28, 2017 at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Complex.

David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, was invited as one of the jury members but Luis Fernando Costa Macambira, LDJ Capital's Head of Europe/Managing Director (Monaco), attended on his behalf.

LDJ Capital David Drake says, "This was an exciting and pivotal event for the fashion industry in Catalonia. It was a perfect platform for talented designers and fashion startups to network with investors and foster investment and entrepreneurial opportunities in the fashion industry."

The event was hosted in English to promote the participation of the international attendees. It showcased talks by renowned speakers Matthew Drinkwater, Fashion Innovation Agency Head at London College of Fashion, and Corey Moran, Account Executive Fashion at Google. There five finalist brands and startups were able to digitally present their products, collections, and services. There was an international jury who chose the best emerging brand and the best fashion startup among the finalists.

The rest of the jury members were:

Corey Moran, Account Executive Fashion, Google
Enric Jové, CIO McCann Spain and CEO McCann Barcelona, McCann Worldgroup
Jan Brinckmann, ESADE Professor
Javier Blázquez, Senior Associate, Baker McKenzie
Karina Riera, 4YFN
Luis Lara, Senior Advisor, KPMG Fashion
Manuel Moreno, Grupo Zeta
Matthew Drinkwater, Fashion Innovation Agency Head, London College of Fashion

The event's partners were ESADE Creápolis, Grupo Zeta, KPMG Impulsa, Baker McKenzie, McCann, and 4YFN.

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