Ecosystem | Smart Investment
Indexa Capital, making the most of their clients' portfolio

Indexa Capital is a Securities Agency authorized and supervised by the National Securities Market Commission. As the leading online investment management service in Spain, it is specialized on indexed management. They manage their clients’ portfolios and help them invest on index funds with low fees.

Investments | Ecosystem
Adara Ventures closes 65 million in its third fund to invest in startups

Adara Ventures, an established European Venture Capital (VC) firm based in Luxembourg, has announced that it has completed the first closing of its third fund (Adara Ventures III) with commitments in excess of €65 million. The new fund is backed by repeat cornerstone investors which include the European Investment Fund (EIF) and FondICO Global, as well as new benchmark investors, such as the Institut Català de Finances (ICF), Prosegur and Draper Esprit.

Startups | Spanish startups
Spacestartup, the innovation supernova for entrepreneurs

Spacestartup helps startups in their commercial processes, providing both good planning and sales strategy, as well as one of the most differentiating characteristics: a professional team that accompanies the entrepreneur throughout the process. The company was born in 2018 thanks to the main actors of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, investors, accelerators, and consultants.

Investments | Rounds
Ironhack raises $4 Million to continue empowering tech education worldwide

Ironhack, a Miami based company with 9 campuses in the US, Europe and LATAM, announced today an additional $4 million investment led by JME Venture Capital for the second time in two years, bringing Ironhack’s total funding to date to $7 million.

Investments | Spanish ecosystem
Investment in 2019 continues to grow, June closes with €81.3M invested in startups in Spain

June does not slow down and maintains ascending constancy regarding investments in Spain, exceeding the figure of 81 million Euro invested in startups in our country in a total of 19 public operations. A figure that keeps alive the hopes of increasing investment this year (476,226 million Euro invested in Spanish technology) compared to 2018, the month ended with €431.3 million, a slightly lower figure.

Startups | Spanish startups
Grupo Next: using car data to generate tailor-made solutions

Grupo Next is a platform for end users, supported by companies offering services or those companies interested in using the information generated by large vehicle connection (big data) to improve their business processes exponentially.

Investments | Galicia
Emérita Legal closes its first round of funding for €260.000 in a record time

Emérita Legal finishes its round of funding for €260.000 only after 4 days since its release date on Startupxplore. The €125.000 obtained by this route, in which several recognized lawyers and judicial and technology professionals took part, supplement the €135.000 from known business angels, funds, and other sources.

Startups | Smart Investment
Housers: the startup that allows anyone to invest in real estate for as little as 50€

Housers is the first crowdfunding platform that allows buying property in Spain, Italy and Portugal. Its objective is to democratize real estate investment, and the platform offers transparent, simple, swift and secure processes, enabling anyone to choose how much (minimum investment is 50€), when and where to invest.

Startups | Spanish startups
Homologation Student Services places students at the university that best suits them

Homolgation Student Services (Hostudents) is a company dedicated to offering help and advice to students wanting to study abroad. Founded in 2013 by Alejandro Casado, María Dolores Granados and Enrique Martos, the company assists students in finding the university course that best suits their needs and expectations, as well as managing the entire legal process.

Startups | Business school
IEBSchool is the business school for entrepreneurs

In 2009, business angel and entrepreneur Óscar Fuente and financial management expert Susana López launched IEBS, the digital business school. A pioneering initiative at the time and in Spain, focused on business training applied to Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Ecosystem | Lawyers
JDA offers more than 30 years of experience and international reach

JDA Assessors Consultors Professionals, or JDA, is a law firm, tax and labour advisors and business consultants with more than 30 years of experience. With more than 100 specialized professionals, JDA is one of the top ten professional services companies in Catalonia and occupies the 41st position among the top 100 professional firms in Spain, according to the Expansión 2018’s Lawyers.

Ecosystem | Europe
Laura González-Estéfani appointed to guide the European Innovation Council (EIC)

The European Commission has included two Spaniards in the exclusive group of 22 experts who will lead the strategy of the recently created European Innovation Council (EIC). This body, which was born in 2017, has a current budget of 3 billion and aims to finance the innovations with the greatest impact in Europe.

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Ecosystem
RTVE invests in innovation with its accelerator Impulsa Vision

Spanish Radio and Television or RTVE, the state-owned media group which is also the largest Spanish language broadcaster in the world has launched an accelerator. Impulsa Visión is an initiative with a vertical design aimed at investing in innovative and disruptive proposals in the fields of technology, content and, business management, applied to the media sector.

Ecosystem
Indexa Capital, making the most of their clients’ portfolio

Indexa Capital is a Securities Agency authorized and supervised by the National Securities Market Commission. As the leading online investment management service in Spain, it is specialized on indexed management. They manage their clients’ portfolios and help them invest on index funds with low fees.

Startups
Housers: the startup that allows anyone to invest in real estate for as little as 50€

Housers is the first crowdfunding platform that allows buying property in Spain, Italy and Portugal. Its objective is to democratize real estate investment, and the platform offers transparent, simple, swift and secure processes, enabling anyone to choose how much (minimum investment is 50€), when and where to invest.

Investments
Adara Ventures closes 65 million in its third fund to invest in startups

Adara Ventures, an established European Venture Capital (VC) firm based in Luxembourg, has announced that it has completed the first closing of its third fund (Adara Ventures III) with commitments in excess of €65 million. The new fund is backed by repeat cornerstone investors which include the European Investment Fund (EIF) and FondICO Global, as well as new benchmark investors, such as the Institut Català de Finances (ICF), Prosegur and Draper Esprit.

Startups
Homolgation Student Services places students at the university that best suits them

Homolgation Student Services (Hostudents) is a company dedicated to offering help and advice to students wanting to study abroad. Founded in 2013 by Alejandro Casado, María Dolores Granados and Enrique Martos, the company assists students in finding the university course that best suits their needs and expectations, as well as managing the entire legal process.