Velca, the Spanish manufacturer of 100% electric motorcycles and e-bikes, has raised €5.3 million in a Series A financing round that will be used for its international expansion. This new round comes from a capital increase of 3.5 million euros by various investment funds, an Enisa of 600,000 euros and bank financing of 1.2 million […]
toddl.co, the first SaaS solution in Europe tailor-made for organisers of kids’ activities, today announced that it has closed a 500k€ pre-seed round. Founded in 2021 by Stephanie Meagher and Lorin May, toddl.co is now the largest and fastest growing booking platform for kids’ activities in Spain, with a catalog of more than 2k classes, […]
Inspira has been named winner of PITCH, the startup competition at Web Summit. The Brazil-based business, which provides software solutions to the legal industry, saw off more than 100 rival startup. The PITCH final, held on Web Summit’s Centre Stage on Day 3 of the event, saw the Brazil-based legal software business crowned as the […]
LUDA Partners, the first and only Digital Network in Spain that enables communication between pharmacies to find the medicines in shortage and help selling their products online, has announced the successful conclusion of its investment round for pharmacists. The positive reception of the proposal and the trust demonstrated by professionals in the industry have significantly […]
Fracttal, an innovative technology startup revolutionizing maintenance and asset management through cutting-edge technology, has successfully secured over US$10 million in funding to transform the landscape of physical asset maintenance. Leading this investment is Kayyak Ventures, one of the most active VCs in the Latin American investment ecosystem, complemented by current investor GoHub Ventures, and with […]
Allowing doctors and healthcare facilities to offer cutting-edge, efficiently coordinated, and patient-tailored at-home hospitalization is the primary goal of Galeneo, a company born in Madrid that has recently closed a one-million-euro investment round. With the closure of this round, the Galeneo team aims to scale sales nationally and improve its technological platform. The round has […]
Luzia, the premier AI assistant designed to simplify tasks, boost productivity and provide inspiration to users, today announced the closing of $10M in Series A financing led by Khosla Ventures. The latest investment, received six months after the launch of Luzia, reflects the growing confidence of Silicon Valley and international investors in the company’s vision […]
The European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund and Methinks AI, a leading digital health company specializing in early detection and management of acute stroke patients using artificial intelligence (AI), has announce a significant investment from the EIC Fund along with participation from existing investors and the addition of a new investor. Methinks AI has secured €2.5 […]
Spanish startup Frenetic raises $12M Series A to rapidly reduce the time required to produce magnetics
Frenetic, a pioneer in custom magnetics technology, has announced a $12M Series A led by Kibo Ventures. Existing investors 42Cap, Join Capital, Bankinter, Bonsai, and Big Sur participated in the round. The funding will enable the company to embark on an ambitious new manufacturing project, open an office in Silicon Valley and expand its presence […]
Arkadia Space, a Spanish company specializing in chemical propulsion systems for satellites and spacecrafts, announces the closure of a €2.8 million Seed funding round from private and public sources. The oversubscribed round was led by Draper B1, a VC based in Valencia and part of the Draper Venture Network, founded by the renowned American investor […]
Jotelulu, a platform that helps transform IT companies into cloud service providers, announced today it has successfully closed €4 million in a Series A round of investment. Adara Ventures, one of the leading European deep tech funds, led the round, with participation from US-based fund G2A Investment Partners and previous investors Fundación Bankinter and Big […]
New technologies in sports: South Summit Madrid 2023 bets on Sportstech, with Pau Gasol, the NBA and Iker Casillas as protagonists
South Summit Madrid 2023, the leading event for the entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem co-organised by IE University, will feature content and conversations dedicated to analysing the growing trend of Sportstech, i.e. the application of innovation and new technologies to the world of sport. The 11th edition of South Summit, to be held between the 7th […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.