So far operating only in Spain, Idoneo has developed a business model through which it charges the provider a fee for each rental contract it closes.
Kibus Petcare raises a €350,000 seed round and launches the first dog food cooking device on Kickstarter
Kibus Petcare was founded in 2018 to improve the way we feed our pets. Its proprietary product, Kibus, enables a pet diet that combines the healthiness of traditional home-cooked meals with the convenience our modern lives demand. After two years of research and development, Kibus is finally ready for mass-production and is supported by a passionate team that includes Albert Icart, CEO, who has spent his life in the pet food industry since his grandfather began feeding animals in 1953.
TEAMLABS, the learning laboratory that has revolutionized education with innovative Finnish methodology
The business model of this laboratory focuses on the design of an educational program that it offers jointly with the universities and collaborating centers, such as the LEINN (Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation) degree.
DAS Audio, Archipelago Next and Unai Carmona join the Valencian startup as new investors together with DraperB1 and Big Ban Angels already present in the shareholding
Samaipata, a European entrepreneur-led fund investing in seed stage platforms and marketplaces across Europe, announces today a €100m second fund, with c.€75m of commitments already received. They did their 2nd closing over the summer.
AI HealthTech Startup Savana Secures $15 Million Series B Funding Led by Cathay Innovation to Expand in America
Founded in 2014, Savana is an international medical company that accelerates health science by giving health care providers the power to unlock all of the clinical value embedded within existing Electronic Health Records via Artificial Intelligence (AI) such as Clinical Natural Language Processing (cNLP).
Founded in 2014, aptaTargets span-out from Aptus Biotech, an aptamer technology platform. AptaTargets strated a drug development program, in collaboration with the Complutense University and the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital. In 2017, Caixa Capital Risc and Inveready Asset Management, venture capital funds specialized in biotechnology, completed the first financing round for the company (2.7 million euros).
Seaya Ventures launches its third fund with an initial closing of €85 million, reaching €250 million in assets under management
Based in Madrid, Seaya Ventures has been backing the best entrepreneurs and teams in Southern Europe since 2013. Seaya focuses on supporting founders in scaling their businesses, enabling them to become global leaders.
The Real Estate Portal is one of the few Spanish startups to have raised this amount in a pre-seed round.
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.
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.
Personal finance platform Lana, developed for the traditionally underbanked population in Latin America, has secured a 12 millions of dollar Series A, led by Base10 Partners with participation from mobility company Cabify and global VC Cathay Innovation (via its C.Entrepreneurs fund).
ForMarketer is a company offering a software platform that helps marketing teams and marketing agencies to manage the processes to create and use contents efficiently.
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.
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.
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.
StartupsReal launches the evolution of investment in Spain over the last three years (2016 to 2018). In this 120-page report, the magazine analyzes the evolution of investment in the Spanish startup ecosystem in recent years, identifying important milestones in the ecosystem and analyzing the Spanish startups with the greatest potential.
StartupsReal is launching its second report on Investment in Spain of startups and the 100 most active venture capital funds in the country after 2019’s edition.
StartupsReal presents a report analysing all the startup support initiatives in Spain, detailing each one on an individual basis while also analysing the overall regional impact of these initiatives in the country’s different Autonomous Regions.