Ecosystem | Accelerators
SeedRocket is the first Spanish accelerator for tech-based startups

SeedRocket is the first accelerator for technology-based startups in Spain. It provides training, investment and mentors to boost the startup growth, as well as coworking spaces in Barcelona and Madrid.

Startups | Crowdsurfing platform
MilloLab, the startup from Zaragoza that specializes in technology for web plaforms

MilloLab is a company that provides technology to any startup, company or individual wishing to set up and manage their own crowdsurfing platform or campaign. It builds platforms of any type, including reward, equity and lending, to help clients successfully launch their projects and businesses into crowdsurfing.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
RTVE invests in innovation with its accelerator Impulsa Vision

Spanish Radio and Television or RTVE, the state-owned media group which is also the largest Spanish language broadcaster in the world has launched an accelerator. Impulsa Visión is an initiative with a vertical design aimed at investing in innovative and disruptive proposals in the fields of technology, content and, business management, applied to the media sector.

Ecosystem | Smart Investment
Indexa Capital, making the most of their clients' portfolio

Indexa Capital is a Securities Agency authorized and supervised by the National Securities Market Commission. As the leading online investment management service in Spain, it is specialized on indexed management. They manage their clients’ portfolios and help them invest on index funds with low fees.

Investments | Ecosystem
Adara Ventures closes 65 million in its third fund to invest in startups

Adara Ventures, an established European Venture Capital (VC) firm based in Luxembourg, has announced that it has completed the first closing of its third fund (Adara Ventures III) with commitments in excess of €65 million. The new fund is backed by repeat cornerstone investors which include the European Investment Fund (EIF) and FondICO Global, as well as new benchmark investors, such as the Institut Català de Finances (ICF), Prosegur and Draper Esprit.

Startups | Spanish startups
C21 BeBrave’s watches and sunglasses marry style with Christianity

C21BeBrave is an ecommerce platform founded in 2015, selling watches, with interchangeable straps, and sunglasses. The fashion brand’s aim is to prove that “being Christian and enjoying life is compatible nowadays.”

Investments | Spanish ecosystem
July ends with €137M invested in Spanish startups

July closed with 137,027 million euros invested in startups in Spain, a very interesting figure but somewhat lower than the investment seen in the same month in 2018 (188.56 million euros). This figure reflects that the accumulated investment in Spain following the closing of the seventh month is maintained at very similar numbers to those seen last year.

Ecosystem | Venture Capital
Samaipata Ventures, the investment fund specialized in european marketplaces

Samaipata Ventures is a Madrid-based venture capital fully specialized in pre-seed & seed-stage marketplaces and digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) across Southern Europe, France and the UK. Founded by José del Barrio in mid-2015, was officially registered as a venture capital firm at the beginning of 2016, the same year Eduardo Díez-Hochleitner joined the project as Chairman.

Acquisitions | Accelerators
Techstars opens the call for its acceleration programs

Techstars Accelerator has opened the call for its acceleration program for the first quarter of 2020. The program, which covers North America, Europe and the Middle East, seeks the best entrepreneurs to join its program, which will be driven by Techstars mentors.

Startups | Public Relation and Talent
MGC&Co., a boutique studio that develops personalized communications strategies

MGC & Co. is a Public Relation and Talent boutique founded by Marian Gómez Campoy. This PR company privileges one-on-on personal relationship with every person they work with. Hence, the ‘boutique’ concept, which speaks to the intimate, rare and exceptional environment MGC&Co. offers.

Investments | Galicia
Emérita Legal closes its first round of funding for €260.000 in a record time

Emérita Legal finishes its round of funding for €260.000 only after 4 days since its release date on Startupxplore. The €125.000 obtained by this route, in which several recognized lawyers and judicial and technology professionals took part, supplement the €135.000 from known business angels, funds, and other sources.

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Startups
SaludOnNet, the alternative marketplace for personalized health services

SaludOnNet is an online platform in the Healthcare sector where health services can be booked in more than 4,000 clinics and private hospitals in Spain at very low prices.

Startups
C21 BeBrave’s watches and sunglasses marry style with Christianity

C21BeBrave is an ecommerce platform founded in 2015, selling watches, with interchangeable straps, and sunglasses. The fashion brand’s aim is to prove that “being Christian and enjoying life is compatible nowadays.”

Investments
July ends with €137M invested in Spanish startups

July closed with 137,027 million euros invested in startups in Spain, a very interesting figure but somewhat lower than the investment seen in the same month in 2018 (188.56 million euros). This figure reflects that the accumulated investment in Spain following the closing of the seventh month is maintained at very similar numbers to those seen last year.

Ecosystem
Samaipata Ventures, the investment fund specialized in european marketplaces

Samaipata Ventures is a Madrid-based venture capital fully specialized in pre-seed & seed-stage marketplaces and digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) across Southern Europe, France and the UK. Founded by José del Barrio in mid-2015, was officially registered as a venture capital firm at the beginning of 2016, the same year Eduardo Díez-Hochleitner joined the project as Chairman.