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Pathways2Resilience launches to accelerate climate adaptation in European regions

Today marks the start of Pathways2Resilience1, an initiative aimed at co-developing pathways towards climate-resilient regions in Europe. Designed to increase the climate resilience of at least 100 European regions and communities, Pathways2Resilience will also ignite a wave of political commitments and innovation agendas in climate adaptation for the coming years. The climate crisis is already […]

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Twinco Capital raises $12 million led by Quona Capital

Twinco Capital, the first global supply chain finance solution that covers the production cycle from purchase order to final invoice payment, announced today it has closed a $12 million equity and debt round. The investment was led by Quona Capital, and included participation from Working Capital Innovation Fund, as well as existing investors Mundi Ventures […]

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Stage2 to offer 10 new places in its acceleration program aimed at industrial tech startups

Stage2, the first Spanish accelerator for start-ups in the industrial space, launches today a new call for applications to its industrial-tech acceleration program, which is based in Barcelona. The program is open to start-ups from across Europe. The initiative seeks to support start-ups in the pre-production phase through a sweat equity, hosting up to ten […]

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Okticket closes a €1.8M investment round led by Angels and Zamit Capital

The Spanish fintech Okticket, specialized in digitizing professional travel expenses, has closed a financing round of more than 1.8 million euros led by Angels, Juan Roig´s investment company, and Zamit Capital, a fund managed by GVC Gaesco. Encomenda (the entity that led Okticket´s previous round), a fund co-led by Carlos Blanco and Oriol Juncosa, and […]

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Science4Tech Solutions secures €2M funding with MatchTrial, a solution for rapid access to cancer clinical trials

Science4Tech Solutions (S4T),  the scaleup offering value-added services based on SaaS technology and Apps to accelerate the results of clinical trials for the benefit of patients, has secured € 2M in first round investment the last quarter of 2022. Fifty private investors have partnered with Science4Tech Solutions to improve and speed up access to cancer […]

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2022 ends with €3,365 billion invested in a total of 411 public operations

2022 was a great year in terms of investment in technology and biotech startups in Spain. After a record 2021, with €4,208B invested in a total of 402 public operations, today we say goodbye to 2022 with more than €3,365B invested in a total of 411 operations in startups (€843M less than last year). An […]

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Sustainability and healthy living, the pillars of meal kit startup Let’s cook

Let’s cook is a meal kit company based in Barcelona. The company sends the ingredients in exact quantities with the corresponding recipe to cook at home and creates plans for cooking healthy and tasty food every week. Chefs and nutritionists develop new recipes every week for a complete cooking experience with healthy and varied meals. […]

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iPronics raises €3.7 Million to accelerate the adoption of programmable photonic chips

iPRONICS, the pioneering photonic computing company that has developed the first general-purpose photonic processor that is reconfigurable by software, today announced a €3.7M investment led by Amadeus Capital Partners, with participation from Caixa Capital Risc.  Emerging technology trends in autonomous vehicles and LIDAR, 5G signal processing, deep learning and AI, cyber security, DNA sequencing, and […]

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Seedtag raises over €250M from Advent International

Seedtag is the leading Contextual Advertising Company that creates highly impactful and engaging solutions for relevant premium visual content, powering targeting and returns for top publishers and the finest brands. The company’s contextual A.I. allows brands to engage with consumers within their universe of interest on a cookie-free basis.

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ZenRows raises 1.100.000€ in its first round of funding

ZenRows, a web data automation startup, has closed its first funding round of 1.100.000€ led by 4Founders Capital. Athos Capital and Bynd VC have also participated in the operation, as well as Javi López (Erasmusu). The company, bootstrapped to date, will use the funds to extend the capabilities of its platform and push the marketing […]

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Seaya and Pelion Green Future invest €2 million in Samara to accelerate the clean energy transition

Samara, the solar energy company that goes beyond self-consumption, has raised a €2 million pre-seed round to accelerate the clean energy transition of households, and accompany them towards smarter, more efficient and more sustainable energy consumption. The round is led by Seaya —the leading European and Latin American Venture Capital fund behind unicorns such as […]

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Amelia Virtual Care welcomes new investors and strengthens its management team

Amelia Virtual Care provides evidence-based virtual reality tools for mental health professionals to use in their practice. The company’s VR platform is used by over 2,000 therapists across the globe to enhance patient therapy for both in-person and remote environments.

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iPronics raises €3.7 Million to accelerate the adoption of programmable photonic chips

iPRONICS, the pioneering photonic computing company that has developed the first general-purpose photonic processor that is reconfigurable by software, today announced a €3.7M investment led by Amadeus Capital Partners, with participation from Caixa Capital Risc.  Emerging technology trends in autonomous vehicles and LIDAR, 5G signal processing, deep learning and AI, cyber security, DNA sequencing, and […]

Ecosystem
There are currently 9 unicorns in Spain and there are 20 other companies that could become unicorns in the next two years

2021 ended with a cumulative investment in tech companies in excess of €4 billion and it was partly thanks to the mega rounds that took place over the past year. The 25 largest rounds of 2021 (over €60M) achieved more than 85% of the cumulative investment in Spain and led to two new companies, Jobandtalent […]

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2021 exceeds €4 billion invested in Spanish startups

The year 2021 ends with the highest investment figure ever obtained in Spanish history: €4,207 billion in a total of 400 operations. Madrid and Barcelona are consolidating their position as national entrepreneurial hubs, accounting for 85% of the country’s investment. Jobandtalent becomes a new unicorn, after raising €628M in 2021 alone. The fastest-growing sectors in Spain in terms of startups and innovation are healthcare and Fintech.

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Investment in Spanish startups reaches €1,767,271 million in the first four months of 2021

The 11 largest investment rounds of 2021 accumulate a total of €1,520.50M, which represents 86% of the total investment of the year. Glovo, one of the Spanish unicorns, leads the largest round of the year with €450 million.

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2020 ends with €1.101M invested in Spanish startups

Glovo and Flywire were the only investment rounds to exceed €100 million. The accumulated total for the year was 1,101,786 million Euro invested in a total of 338 public operations, the second best figure in the history of Spain.