Laser and robotics technology applied to 3D printing of metal parts. This is the value proposition that the valencian startup Ziknes offers to the industrial manufacturing sector. It is with this revolutionary means to reduce waste material, energy consumption, time and manufacturing space that Ziknes has just closed a financing round of 222.000€. With the aid […]
Vitaance is the first Spanish insurtech that offers life insurance that help its customers to live better through a system of healthy habits in the physical, emotional and financial aspects, rewarding them for it. Formed by professionals with a long history and recognized prestige, Vitaance seeks to change the perception of life insurance in Spain with an innovative offer focused on the client.
Three Spanish companies triumph in the final of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology awards for their solutions to water shortages
The winners of the international ‘Water Scarcity’ programme to find innovative solutions to water scarcity in southern Europe have been announced. The initiative is coordinated by EIT Food, with the participation of EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Digital and EIT Manufacturing, together with other partners such as Athena Research and Bioazul. After the 20 selected companies have […]
The Spanish startup Shakers, promoted by Lanzadera, Juan Roig’s business accelerator, has just closed its first round of funding with the support of some of the leading investors in the technology ecosystem. This round, which involves €500,000 in direct investment and a further €300,000 in debt, will enable the company to speed-up the development of […]
TopDoctors.com, an online platform for identifying, interacting and booking e-consultations with leading medical specialists in private healthcare, has secured a 13 million dollar investment from Impact Partners and ICF Venture Tech II. Both will join as shareholders of TopDoctors, while a few historical minority shareholders, such as Inveready, divested. Drake Star Partners were the exclusive […]
RatedPower raises $6 M in Series A funding to boost the digitalization of the solar industry and become the SaaS suite of renewables
RatedPower, a SaaS company developing cloud-based solutions to help companies discover smarter ways to maximize the potential of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) plants and reduce the cost of energy (“LCOE”), announced today that it has raised $6 million in series A. The round was led by Seaya Ventures—the European venture capital fund behind unicorns Glovo, Wallbox […]
Ezzing Solar, a technology company in the renewable energy sector, will continue its international expansion after the 4.5 million euros financing round. One of the main objectives of this injection is that Ezzing Solar can expand its international presence and is definitely getting settled in Europe and America, increasing its workforce and reinforcing its local […]
Landbot secures €6.5M series A to help more businesses design smarter automated conversations with customers
Landbot enables any business to manage and automate conversations with their customers across their website, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Enabling businesses to convert smarter, every time.
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.
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.
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.
Idoneo.com is a marketplace that allows you to find, compare and hire the best leasing car from the comfort of a sofa and have it delivered to your door. It is an online comparator with the widest choice and exclusive offers. Since its founding in 2019, Idoneo.com has gained a customer base consisting of a fleet of more than 1,500 cars; the company expects to reach a turnover of 1.3 million euros and a fleet of 3,000 cars by 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.
Returnly is a leading provider of digital return experiences and post-purchase payments for direct-to-consumer brands. Returnly is the only return solution that lets customers get the right item before returning the wrong one. The result is a world-class shopping experience with an average consumer satisfaction score (CSAT) of 91%.
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.
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.