Our Mumpreneurs in Madrid offer a wide variety of businesses from photographer to tour operator and doula to relocation expert.
Amber is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Wigmore & Álvarez, a full-service consulting firm specializing in foreign business creation and development in Spain. Services include: industry sector analysis, market research, bilateral project management, trade mission organization, strategic partner searches, joint-venture management, company incorporation, office set-up, interim management, business protocol, translation, interpreting and Spanish for Foreigners. Based in Madrid.
Madrid Relocation has been providing relocation services to professionals and families in Madrid since 2000. Madrid Relocation is a member of EURA - European Relocation Association
Lucy is a consultant for Matrix Relocations so if anyone needs any free advice on moving to Madrid don’t hesitate to get in touch – shes always happy to help people who are in the same boat as she was 7 years ago.
Elia Sills is a British photographer, resident in Madrid specialising in contemporary Lifestyle and Wedding photography. Elia uses the real world as her studio, capturing the essence of your family in places they are comfortable and happy, whether thats a favourite location, or the family home. After the shoot Elia works with you to transform your selected images into unique pieces of photographic art, ranging from classic frames and canvases to contemporary wall displays and albums.
Tel: +34 918997468
J&J Books offer over 20,000 second hand books in English, for both children and adults. Theres also a full coffee shop menu, with large cappuccinos and delicious cheese cakes so you can curl up in a big chair with a mocha in one hand and several books to read in your lap.
Letango is operated by Jennifer Galvin and her husband Carlos who do specialized travel planning and itineraries focused in Spain. They provide fully and self guided tours that include accommodations, transportation, local guides, entertainment and more. They can also provide very corporate and incentive travel packages. Based in Madrid.
Tel: +34 913694752
Kelly and Suzie met in London in 2005 when their youngest were in nursery school together and bonded over a mutual love of yoga and personal growth. Kelly now lives in Madrid, but with the magic of Skype they successfully launched their website www.myprojectme.com in September 2013. Project Me is designed to help busy mothers find a happier balance. With printable Action Sheets, helpful (and often amusing) blogs and loads of resources, Project Me is a place to put the focus on YOU.
You can sign up for weekly motivational newsletters and receive the Project Me Life Wheel Tool thatll quickly show you where youre out of balance and help you get back on track.
Coriander Stone is a UK trained and Madrid based Nutritional Therapist (BSc (Hons), mBANT, Registered with CNHC (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council). She is English but speaks fluent Spanish and French and offers nutrition counselling in all 3 languages. Coriander gives private nutrition consultations in Madrid but can also give international skype consultations.
Based in Madrid, Ana works as a doula giving physical and emotional support to women ( and their patners) during their pregnancy, partum and postpartum. This includes giving all the information that the new mothers will need and helping them with breastfeeding. In the last 8 years she has been teaching Pilates following the orgiginal method and nowadays she gives private lessons which combine pilates. yoga and stretching exercises to pregnant and postpartum women who want to get more awareness of their bodies, work on their pelvic floor and feel better in general. Ana works in English, French and Spanish.
Hayley, a mum of two, runs The English Bookhouse in Madrid which specialises in English books for children, particularly award-winning fiction. They also have in stock a large selection of books with audio CDs. They can also organize private book parties or book parties for schools.
Corinne just relocated to Madrid at the end of 2013. German she grew up in France, and Spain is now the fifth country she has been living in. Passionate about color and interior design she founded Emerald Green Interiors in 2010 and offers interior design services with the focus on color consulting. She works with the major fabric companies and understands her clients individuality when creating or redesigning a space with them. In parallel to the work for her own company she has worked as a home color consultant for the British paint Brand Farrow & Ball in Brussels. She speaks fluently English, French and German.
Phone: 608 359 733
Michele runs a a dance and movement school for young children (ages 12 months to 9 years). The program offers a series of original classes created for young kids, and their families, to dance and play together. All classes are taught entirely in English so that Spanish families can practice the English they already know and for international families to dance in a comfortable environment. In addition to weekly classes they hold performing arts and dance camps, birthday parties, workshops, weekend events and more.
Maxine is British and has been living near Madrid since 198. After working in various companies in Spain she decided to set up her business MoneySaverSpain.com in 201. However, as tends to happen with new business ventures, things didnt go quiet as planned, so it wasnt until summer 2012 that the webpage really started to grow and attract visitors. In her weekly newsletter (out Thursdays) she rounds up the latest info on offers, discounts, sales and consumer news. Theres also lots of information on the website for mums who want to save, with special discounts exclusive to Money Saver Spain. You can find more on Twitter @MoneySaverSpain and her Facebook page.
Tel: +34 911124907 and +34 685985380
Orn is from from Thailand and Germany, and has lived most of her life in Asia, and then in Paris where she met and married a Frenchman. She moved to Madrid 2 years ago with her husband and 2 children where she creates minimalist jewelry from natural noble raw materials such as untrimmed natural semi precious stones, wood, silver and nacre shell. All her jewelry is hand made and almost each piece is unique in the shape of the stone or the colors. You can see her creations on OKP DESIGN facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/OKP-Design
Lucy is the founder and director of www.pequepegas.com. Pequepegas (meaning “little sticky things”) produces labels for personalizing clothes and other belongings. "Our aim is to help families save money every year by ensuring that their children’s clothes and belongings, when labelled, will return home with them and won’t join the ever increasing lost property pile at school. We also sell a range of fun height charts and wall vinyls. Our aim from the beginning was to help some of the youth of Spain. All the designs, including all the designs for the actual website, have been created by young designers who are very talented but have little opportunity, if any, to demonstrate their talent. We are very proud of their creativity, talent and passion." (LA, May 2104)
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Almudena Cros is the founder and director of Across Madrid, a top-quality walking tour company based in Madrid. Almudena holds a BA, MA and PhD in Art History from Warwick University and offers history, culture, food and art- based walks in Madrid (including the Prado Museum, Archaeological Museum, Sorolla, Madrid in the Spanish Civil War, and Tapas Culture), as well as 3 itineraries specifically designed for young children and families. A Madrid native, Almudena has lived in England, Germany and Italy and leads her walking tours in Spanish, English or Italian.