Southern European Stars 2020: investors from Spain, Portugal and Italy join forces to boost the entrepreneurial ecosystem
In view of the unprecedented scenario and surrounded by uncertainty, Bright Pixel, Samaipata and Kibo Ventures have gathered more than 20 investors from Southern Europe in an online pitching session open to any startup that wants to make its project known.
JME Venture Capital is an early-stage venture capital fund manager (entry into pre-seed, seed and series A phases and capacity to accompany up to late-stage growth phases), which invests without leverage in the share capital of recently created technology-based companies (with a life span of less than 5 years) with high growth potential, mainly in Spain.
Draper B1 is a risk management entity regulated by CNMV in Spain, was founded in 2010 and has since invested in more than 100 startups. Powered by a team of entrepreneurs and investors who, in turn, founded the first Spanish accelerator specialized in promoting innovative business ideas that base their model on the Internet and mobile applications.
Antai Venture Builder is a startup focused on building digital business. It is born under the word for “commitment” in Japanese. The company, which has launched around twenty businesses since its founding in 2012, decided to specialize in business market analysis and thus achieve “proven success” businesses to implement in the commercial ecosystem.
Once again, the status of Miami as an international tech hub is elevated with TheVentureCity playing host to the final week of Google’s startup acceleration program, Launchpad. The event marks the end of a 10-week immersion that began in Mexico, continued in Argentina, and concludes in South Florida; connecting startups with dedicated support to take their […]
Northzone has a new fund, Northzone IX, oversubscribed and with an imminent final close. The new fund attracted existing and new Limited Partners, and was raised at record speed, showing the strong global interest in the European early-stage venture capital market. The fund is one of the largest early stage venture capital funds raised in […]
Toushka Capital is a Mexican private equity fund with more than thirteen years of operations and presence in Mexico, Los Angeles, New York and Madrid. In 2018 they create the venture capital fund Toushka Ventures, focused on promoting high-impact entrepreneurship
GoCardless secures $75 million Series E investment to open up access to the first global bank debit network
GoCardless, the global leader in recurring payments, has secured a $75 million Series E investment to open up access to the world’s first global bank debit network. By spring 2019, the GoCardless network will cover 70 per cent of the world’s recurring payments volume, spanning North America, Europe and APAC, enabling businesses to take recurring […]
The close of 2018 saw record levels of investment in Spanish startups, with in excess of €1.2 billion raised. The total final figure was €1,227.09 million euros raised across 198 transactions.