At StepOne we scale up businesses by accelerating their international growth with big focus on promoting innovation on different stages of their value chain. Our main mission is to help companies to innovate, accelerate and generate sustainable competitive advantages. StepOne´s network facilitates access to hubs & ecosystems all around the world, taking advantage of our Scale up Labs in Madrid, San Francisco, Mexico DF, Boston, London, Barcelona, Helsinki and Shanghai. Those centers allow you to come together with high potential impact projects and cooperate to foster new opportunities.
StepOne was founded in 2008 in San Francisco by Bernardo Hernandez, an important Spanish entrepreneur and ex world director of emerging products by Google and Yahoo, with the main goal of helping businesses to grow in the United States and more specifically in the Silicon Valley area. StepOne is now part of Barrabés Group, a smart cluster of companies in the field of innovation, entrepreneurship, customer experience and emerging technologies. It is both the high level of coordination between these companies and the teams’ capacity to adapt to the client´s needs what make us “Smart”. Being independent companies, we operate as one big corporation with an extended team of more than 150 professionals and a activity of €10 million in innovate projects.
Director of Entrepreneurship
Conor Simon O'Dwyer
Director of Operations for U.S.
Senior Strategy and Marketing Consultant
Lab Lead Finland
Lab Lead LATAM
Strategy And Marketing Consultant
Jóvenes con Futuro Coordinator
Founder of Barrabés Group
Luis Miguel Ciprés
CEO at Barrabés Next
CEO at Barrabés Group