Investments
BBVA and das-Nano strengthen their alliance with a capital increase in Veridas

Veridas is a leading international company in the field of digital identity verification. The company was created in 2017 as a ‘joint venture’ between BBVA and the Navarran technology firm das-Nano to develop new, more secure and user-friendly customer identification and authentication systems.

Interviews | Investments
Bregal Milestone invests in Paack, the leading European Last-Mile Delivery Platform

Paack was founded on the belief that e-commerce deliveries should be simple and sustainable. Since its creation 5 years ago, Paack’s ambition, driven by a deep passion for customer excellence, has been to provide its clients with the most convenient, speedy, and accurate delivery experience available

Startups | Startups
Guudjob helps companies to improve their internal communication and motivate employees

The internal communication of companies is crucial for the performance of their employees and, therefore, influencing the results of the company itself. Guudjob is a Human Resources software designed to impact the employee experience. Through its platform (app and web versions) it allows to give employees a voice and promote recognition. A simple and agile […]

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ALiCE Biometrics closes a €1.5 million investment round led by Mundi Ventures

ALiCE Biometrics expands its shareholding to the international arena with the entry of Mundi Ventures, which has operational offices in London, New York, Seattle, Barcelona and Madrid. The investment fund makes its network, with presence in more than 50 cities worldwide, available to the Galician spin-off.

Investments | United States
Clarity AI Raises $15m to Fuel Expansion of Platform lead by Deutsche Börse

Clarity AI is a global fintech company that empowers investors to manage the impact of their portfolios through a proprietary technology platform that leverages big data and machine learning to assess sustainability for all societal stakeholders. Founded in 2017 by Rebeca Minguela.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
UNWTO launches 4 new challenges to help re-start tourism

The Hospitality Challenge in collaboration with Sommet Education is a global call aiming to receive projects that can help hospitality sector reboot. This competition is designed to identify ideas and individuals capable of accelerating recovery while promoting inclusivity and sustainability in the sector to invent the hospitality of tomorrow.

Ecosystem | Biotech
Medicsen creates a non-invasive device that makes life easier for diabetes patients

Medicsen is a startup that works in an artificial, non-invasive pancreas for those suffering from diabetes. It is capable of predicting future glucose values for the patient an hour ahead of time with a margin of error of less than 10 glucose units, while at the same time providing practical lifestyle advice to control illness.

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August ends with 48 million Euro invested in Spanish startups

The month of August ended with an accumulated investment of €48 million, distributed in a total of 18 public investment rounds in Spain. An optimistic figure given the current crisis in Spain due to the coronavirus. The accumulated investment figure is almost identical to that of 2019 at the end of August (€606.124M) and is slightly lower than that obtained at the end of the eighth month of 2020: €607.314M.

Ecosystem
Acceleration calls focused on startups and entrepreneurs during the month of October 2019

Many corporations such as Abanca, Acciona, Iberdrola, Banco Sabadell, Bankia as well as specialized accelerators have decided to launch their acceleration calls after summer and all of them will coincide with the celebration of the South Summit in Madrid from 2 to 4 October, an important time of the year as the Spanish ecosystem is concentrated throughout the week in Madrid.

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El Referente launches its fourth Investment Guide for Startups

The newspaper El Referente today released the fourth edition of the Investment Guide for Startups, now on sale on our online channels. After three years of growth in the number of guides sold, the magazine has once again opted for a 226-page edition in which it reviews all the agents in the ecosystem.