Subasta de Ocio Wins Prestigious 2017 Bully Award

Subasta de Ocio, the largest app for auctions in Spain, honoured as a leading European TMT company at White Bull Summits

BARCELONA – 14 June 2017 - Subasta de Ocio, the largest app for auctions in Spain, was announced as a winner of the 2017 Bully Awards at the White Bull Summits’ seventh annual Pathways event - Europe’s exclusive event for technology entrepreneurs and investors.


The Pathways awards gala, which took place last week (7 June 2017) in Barcelona, saw Subasta de Ocio secure the prestigious title in the Longhorns category. The Bully Awards is now in its seventh year and celebrates the excellence in product innovation, leadership and performance, growth and growth potential.


A total of 60 European companies were shortlisted as finalists for this year’s Bully Awards, selected from a pool of nearly 500 entries. Subasta de Ocio, one of thirty deserving winners, was selected by a panel of journalists and industry experts. The full list of the 2017 White Bull Bully Award winners can be seen here.


Elizabeth Perry, Co-founder and Creative Director of White Bull Summits, said: “Year-on-year we’re always impressed by the standard of entries and overwhelming interest to the Bully Awards. This year’s submissions were particularly strong in the Nordics and the UK, emphasising the huge amount of entrepreneurial talent coming out of Europe. It’s also great to see our judges impressed and excited to witness a new evolution of technology businesses step into the spotlight and spur on Europe’s innovation scene.”


Marc Zinck, CEO of Subasta de Ocio, said: “We’re honoured to be named a 2017 Bully Award winner, and to be recognised as one of the leading companies in Europe. It’s validating to be named a winner for this prestigious award, and we accept and share it with our entire Subasta de Ocio team.”

With Subasta de Ocio´s app customers can decide the price of their hotel nights, fashion- and tech products, restaurant menus, spa treatments and more, by bidding on auctions starting at € 0. Subasta de Ocio positions itself at the crossroads of e-commerce and gamification, providing partners with a strategic revenue management tool, and customers a fun way to buy online.


The White Bull judges carefully reviewed seed-stage, early-stage and growth-stage companies. They selected the winners based on those they felt demonstrated clear potential for sustainable growth and a high probability of further success. White Bull has a successful track record in identifying European TMT companies that are poised for a bright future, with over 75% having received significant funding, expansion, or moving on to exit.



About Subasta de Ocio

Subasta de Ocio is an award-winning auction app with more than 2000 auctions per day where customers can discover products and services and buy them in a fun way, while providing a valuable revenue management tool for our partners. The company was founded in 2013 by CEO Marc Zinck. The company is active in Spain and has its headquarter in Barcelona where they have 35 employees.


About White Bull

White Bull Summits celebrates and champions European Tech innovation, connecting the innovators with the global investment, corporate development, services and resources they need to succeed. Built upon the extensive knowledge and network of its founders and advisors, and in the spirit of the “wily beast” inside all successful businesses, White Bull brings together the best and the brightest – Europe’s top technology and media leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, global investors, thought leaders, and global icons.


Press contacts

FieldHouse Associates

Charlie Hamilton, Senior Account Director, FieldHouse Associates

T: +44 (0)7500 804013


White Bull Summits

Elizabeth Perry, Co-founder of White Bull Summits

T: +34 (0)935 192 912


Subasta de Ocio

Roel Spee, CMO

telf: (+34 ) 684 020 151

About Ubeo

Based in Barcelona, Ubeo is app for shopping that offers a different way of acquiring products, services and experiences. Ubeo provides its customers the thrill of bidding and winning auctions from €1. Since its inception in 2013, the start-up has raised 5 million euros of investment, and its latest round of financing allowed entry to the Dutch venture fund CNBB. Currently the team consists of 25 people from different countries, and has begun its expansion to European markets such as Italy, Portugal and Germany.