Ecosystem | Accelerators
Accelerators and awards with open calls for entrepreneurs and startups

El Referente has compiled in the following report all the initiatives looking for innovative companies in order to incorporate them into their programs. Some of them end on October, while others will remain open until November and December.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
Impulsa Vision Startups by RTVE has launched its 5th Edition

Impulsa Vision Startups, the accelerator program for startups by RTVE, has opened its 5th Edition for the presentation of projects that must be submitted by the end of December 22nd, 2019. It is a program for freelance professionals and startups whom want to take part in the startups ecosistem.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
Valencia opens #SuperLabPorts, new hub for innovation and entrepreneurship in climate change

The chief executive for Climate-KIC Kirsten Dunlop has open in Valencia a new space called #SuperLabPorts, an area for innovation and entrepreneurship in the maritime and port sector on climate change.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
The BFAero accelerator of the Xunta de Galicia launches its second call

Companies and startups with innovative ideas in the field of unmanned vehicles (UAVs, USVs) will be able to present their ideas for the incubation and acceleration programmes of the Business Factory Aero until 15 November at 14.00.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
Startupbootcamp Australia Travels to Madrid to Scout for 2020 EnergyAustralia Program

During the intense 3-month accelerator program, StartupBootcamp the selected startups receive hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, free office space, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors.

Ecosystem | Announcements
Nalej Lab expands in Europe with TheVentureCity

Backed by TheVentureCity, the Nalej™ platform is opening its first innovation Lab in Europe. Headquartered in Silicon Valley and New York, Nalej’s gateway to global expansion is Madrid. The Lab will become a startup hub, offering services and knowledge in IoT, Smart Cities, and Cloud Computing. Stephen Reade, CEO of Nalej, made the announcement at […]

Ecosystem | Open calls
Acceleration calls focused on startups and entrepreneurs during the month of October 2019

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.

Ecosystem | Spanish startups
Crowdcube, equity crowdfunding platform helping ambitious businesses

Crowdcube was founded in the UK in 2011 by Darren Westlake and Luke Lang, and was Europe’s first equity crowdfunding platform. Westlake and Lang came up with the idea after watching a television programme called Dragon’s Den, in which entrepreneurs presented their startups to business angels to raise finance.

Ecosystem | Open calls
PERSEO launches the Startup Challenge: Photovoltaic cleaning

Iberdrola group, through its Renewables subsidiary and its International Startup program PERSEO, is launching the Startup Challenge: Photovoltaic cleaning, an international call for companies from all around the world to present waterless, sustainable and low-cost solutions to improve solar panel cleaning processes in large-scale photovoltaic projects. Registration will be open from 5 September to 18 October 2019.