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Ecosystem | Accelerators
Correos launches its 3rd edition of Lehnica Challenge to promote the development of 5 business projects

CorreosLabs launches the third edition of the Lehnica Challenge, a competition for innovative projects through which the Correos helps the development and implementation of startup projects with the aim of bringing added value to the market. In addition, this year, the company has explained that it will build a long-term relationship with the chosen startups. […]

Startups | Marketplace
Neting, the 1st App that creates networking teams

Neting App is the first networking team application that optimizes time and generates more business for users. The goal of this startup focuses on the creation of a digital networking channel with which users can sell their products and services in order to generate more business for your company, anywhere and even from a smartphone […]

Investments
October ends with an accumulated €32.11 M invested in Startups

October closed with 32.11 millions of euro invested in startups, in a total of 17 Spanish public operations, the amounts of two of which have not been made official. This figure puts the accumulated investment in technology so far in 2019 at 733.65 millions of euro, slightly less than the figure for 2018 at the end […]

News
EIT Digital Challenge finals award the 10 best European deep tech scaleups of 2019

EIT Digital has awarded the 10 best European Deep Tech companies in the EIT Digital Challenge scaleup contest 2019. A record number of 279 scaleups from 33 countries applied, representing a 40% growth with respect to 2018 and the highest country variety in the 6-year history of Europe’s flagship deep tech competition in digital. The […]

Startups | Fintech
Bnext, manages the user’s economy with a single application

Bnext, its based on a marketpalce of financial, insurance and travel-related products, all managed through a single account. The financial company also works with an electronic money institution regulated by the Bank of Spain.

 

Startups | Marketplace
GOI, the logistics operator with national network specialised in the transport of bulky goods

GOI is focused on the transport of bulky goods and has the aim to become the industry leader within the heavy and bulky last mile home delivery sector, initially in Spain and subsequently other international markets.

Startups | Marketplace
Nova, the tool to connect young professionals with entrepreneurs

Nova Spain, the Spanish branch of Nova Global, connects the world’s best young professionals and students, both through an online exclusive platform and offline through disruptive events. Most of these events, held by Nova, are based on “Design thinking” as a tool to meet the challenges of companies and NGO’s.

Acquisitions | Future Technologies
Lingbe, the mobile language practice App that allows users to call native speakers

Lingbe, a free language practice mobile app that allows users to call native speakers instantly, is announcing its official relaunch and the company’s acquisition by italki.

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.

Investments | Fintech
RavenPack raises 10 million dollars from GP Bullhound to provide data and insights to financial institutions

The company RavenPack has raised 10 million dollars (9 million euros) from technology advisory and investment firm GP Bullhound, as the company seeks to expand sales of its analytics platform in Asia.

Investments | Fintech
ID Finance has surged past its 2.3 million euros Crowdfunding target on Crowdcube

Digital platform ID Finance has raised over 2 million euros at crowdfounding within a week to the moment, this amount will help the company to improve and developed the project among Europe and Latin American countries.

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.

News | Events
The CBRE Proptech Challenge launches its 3rd Edition

CBRE has launched its Proptech Third Edition Challenge, first ever competition in Europe to seek out digital talent capable of revolutionising the world of real estate through creative and innovative ideas.

Startups | Future Technologies
Ecertic offers biometrics, OCR and digital signature services with proprietary technology

Ecertic is a leading Spanish digital transformation company focused on electronic contracting, online identity and digital signature with legal guarantee in all services.

Startups | Finance
Fundera and Tender.co are helping businesses accessing opportunities

 Diego Soro (CEO) is the founder of Tender.co, an online platform that aggregates public and private tenders worldwide, offering companies easy access to information and business opportunities. It is a recent addition to the original company Fundera, another of Soro’s projects, which focuses exclusively on aggregating information on public financing lines around the world. For […]

News | Events
10 business projects compete for the second edition of the Costa del Sol Tourism Awards

The ten projects that have successfully completed the acceleration phase of the third edition of the Costa del Sol Tourism Hub program will have the opportunity, on October 16, to access one of the three categories covered by the Costa del Sol Award for Entrepreneurial Tourism Initiatives, promoted by Tourism and Planning Costa del Sol and sponsored by the Unicaja Banking Foundation.

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.

Startups | Spanish ecosystem
Internxt, the private and ecological cloud that competes with today’s security giants

Internxt is an innovative Spanish startup that is currently fighting against the environmental and privacy problems that society is experiencing. To do this, they have created X Cloud, a (cloud) storage tool like Google Drive, iCloud or Dropbox, which seeks to differentiate itself from its competitors in the levels of security and privacy offered to the user.

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.

News | Spanish ecosystem
El Referente launches its fourth Investment Guide for Startups

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.