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The Hive Summit 2023

Samaipata
December 15, 2023

The Hive is Samaipata's platform that aims to help achieve the success of our founders and seeks to foster a collaborative ecosystem and growth within our community. The Hive Summit 2023 was the first annual gathering for the Samaipata community and took place in Mallorca.

More than 50 attendees participated in this immersive retreat. We had founders from our portfolio, Operating Partners, and leaders from the startup ecosystem. The program included various group activities such as team sports challenges, coaching sessions, and roundtable discussions on mental health.

We were privileged to have Maurice Whelan, an international coach with an impressive track record in Executive Coaching, Leadership, and MentalHealth. Maurice has previously collaborated with industry giants like Airbnb, Stripe, and PayPal.

Other speakers included Íñigo juantegui, co-founder of Ontruck, Alejandro Artacho, co-founder of Spotahome, Pablo Fernandez Alvarez, co-founder of Clikalia, and Paulo Rodriguez, Operating Partner at Samaipata and Head of Expansion at Vanta. They shared their insights on tackling personal challenges that come with entrepreneurship, such as stress management, work-life balance and burnout. Our dear friend Markus (Maex) Ament also participated in a riveting debate on how to achieve success without sacrificing your mental health.

Some members of the community shared their thoughts on the The Hive Summit:



Marc Fluvià, Co-Founder & CEO at Auctree
: “It’s a very interesting concept because you have so many companies doing very different things, but at the same time, they face similar challenges.”




Pablo Gil, Co-Founder at PropHero
: "It was amazing! A great opportunity to meet so many energetic founders, operating partners, and the Samaipata team. It’s been the best experience I recall in a long time."




Antonio Berga, Co-Founder at Embat
: “It has been a very refreshing experience where we’ve been sharing insightful thoughts on our businesses. A great opportunity to get together with other founders and share ideas.”




Miguel Muñoz, Co-Founder & CEO at Recontour
: “A fantastic experience, a great opportunity to meet fellow founders and really inspiring people. I leave with a good network of fellow entrepreneurs, and I also got to know the Samaipata team, which I believe is a great asset for helping companies grow.”






Hugo Arévalo, Scout at Samaipata: “Incredible networking with all the founders. I’m really happy to spend these days, and I really recommend all the founders to be part of The Hive Summit and the Samaipata community.”




Nadini Sathiyarajan, Operating Partner at Samaipata and expert in Communications and PR : “An amazing experience. It has helped us interact and bond with the different founders. It helped us better understand what the needs of the founders are, what they’re struggling with. An amazing time to go deeper into the relationship with them. Really exciting to see all this amazing talent emerging from this great summit."

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