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MalagaMakers - Start-up community

We help creative engineers and designers, marketeers, web professionals, investors, journalists and all sort of creative professionals meet in Malaga

We think globally so we communicate in English

What people are saying about MalagaMakers

Finally Malaga is getting European! Cheers guys

Manuel Enginer

Thank you Leo and Maciej for the interesting meeting. I'm looking forward to see you next time! And please, next time more martini could be a good reason to see more girls there ;) Nice to meet you Anna!

Gabriela Neycheva

It was really interesting talk with great geek developers. I am waiting for the next one!!


Nice meetup orgnized by cool people. Málaga is missing a solid & active community so let's keep MálagaMakers growing!

Ángel Martín

Really good! Had a great time, interesting! Count me in for the next one


It was a very informative and useful night. Thanks again Leo and Maciej for organizing it. I met some wonderful people too.

Ash Stuart

Outstanding, informative and just what Málaga needed. "That was fun. Lets do it again."

Andrew Makin

Interesting talk, looking forward to the next meetup. Thanks to Maciej and Leo form the effort, it's been worth the time.


Upcoming events

09th November 2017


MalagaMakers GeekBeers - Programming with Scala, Why?


  • 19:00 - Welcome & intro by MalagaMakers
  • 19:10 - Talk: Programming with Scala, Why? by Cristina Heredia
  • 20:10 - Lightning talks - 5 Minutes, non profit - GO!
  • 20:30 - FREE beers and WINE - Networking


About Cristina Heredia

Cristina Heredia is a creative and curious fellow geek from Granada who will give us the rundown on Scala. She is also an organizer of the Geek&TechGirls organization, which is a commmunity in Granada that tries to bring free software and girls and women together.

Despite her youth, Cristina is an specialist in AI who obtained the Talentum Startups Telefónica Grant. From that, she developed a computer vision system to detect moles changes and help diagnose skin cancer. Now, she works at Conecta 13 while studying a Data Science Master degree at the University of Granada. Personally, Cristina is committed to the inclusion of women in STEM careers. She also posts in the blog El Baúl del Programador, she implemented a Spanish text processing tool and she is involved in several open source projects.


What is Scala and what is special about Scala? Why is it getting so popular programming in Scala? What does Scala give us? Cristina will give us the answer to these and more questions, while also showcasing some illustrative Scala examples.

How to attend

Register in using this link: RSVP


Leo Lara


Turns great ideas into amazing teams and products.

Has many years of experience building stuff and leading teams which enables him to work effectively with engineers, designers and marketing to build amazing products.

He is from Malaga but lived abroad from 2007 to 2013.

Maciej Książek


Maciej is a Software Engineer and Entrepreneur from Poland, who has just recently moved to Málaga. He is currently working for a new San Francisco based start-up. He has worked for a few start-ups and co-founded a few projects in his career. He is founder of the second most popular website in Poland for cinemas information.

Damián Serrano Thode

Director of events coordination

He is a Software Engineer from Málaga, Spain. He has been working with VoIP systems and web services in the last years, writing mostly in C#, Java and Ruby on Rails. He loves learning new languages and technologies.

Dan Kuida

Coordinator of events

Moved to Malaga after 23 years in Israel(originated from Soviet Union) 15 of them in the high tech industry.During that time he served as a tech lead and group manager in the military and as a CTO in startups.


Jonas Brandel

Director of Sponsors

Founder @ and

Gijs van Beeck Calkoen

Ambassador to Institutions and Director of Ideathons

Helps teams in companies to create ideas for innovations

Enrique Esquinas Algaba

Director of Marketing

Former screenwriter, now innovator in filmmaking

Aurora Ferrándiz


Imagining new ideas and making them true using IT

Carlos Tíscar


Sales professional, entrepreneur and LinkedIn expert

Javier García Magna


Coder. Passionate about technology. Head of software development @sequelbusiness

Rafa Latorre


Front End Developer with an obsession for the subtleties of good User Experience and good Interaction

Ewa Mitulska-Wójcik


The user-centered frontend developer. Moved to Malaga from Poland. She strongly believes that life is all about Experience.

Patrick Suarez Solan


Marco Pausini


DSP Communication Engineer. ASIC designer. Ph.D. in Wireless Communications.

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