Baula recently raises €1.3M and readies its launch in the B2C sector
Baula, headquartered in the Barcelona Science Park and specializing in the development of eco-friendly products for the cleaning industry, has closed a recent capital increase in an amount of 1.3 million euros
Acciona and Mind The Bridge Analyse Spain’s Scaleups thorugh the new report “Tech Scaleup Spain 2019”
The Spanish scaleup ecosystem in 2018 still ranks 5th in Europe in terms of the number of scaleups (317 in total), and 6th in the capital raised (4 Billions of dollar in total). Though, investing 800 millions of dollar per year, it remains quite far from the top countries in terms of capital invested (Germany, […]
November closes with more than €132 M invested in startups in Spain
November gave a new boost to investments in 2019 thanks to the end of the month with a cumulative 140.83M€ invested in startups in a total of 22 public operations, making it the second month with the highest number of capital raised in 2019 after April (280.36M€) and ahead of July (131.61M€). The total accumulated […]
PARSEC Accelerator launches its first Open Call for applications
PARSEC is a business accelerator supporting the creation of new Earth Observation-based products and services. The accelerator targets SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and individuals who want to have an impact on the emerging Food, Energy and Environment sectors.
Aon to acquire CoverWallet, the leading digital insurance platform for small and medium-sized businesses
CoverWallet is the leading tech company reinventing the multi-billion dollar commercial insurance market for businesses. Based in New York and launched in 2016, it has received more than $40 million in funding from renowned investors including Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, Two Sigma, and Foundation Capital, as well as Zurich Insurance Group and Starr Companies.
First analysis of support initiatives for startups in Spain in 2019
The magazine El Referente has produced the first Analysis on Initiatives to Support Startups, which brings together all the agents (accelerators, incubators, acceleration programs, Open Innovation, etc.) that help entrepreneurs in their early stages of life. And thanks to this report, we have drawn a series of very relevant conclusions, which are summarized below. The […]
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 […]
Spanish fintech startup Bnext raises the largest Serie A financing in Spain worth $25
With the financing raised in the Series A round, led by DN Capital, Redalpine and Speedinvest, Bnext will strengthen its leadership in Spain and launch its services in Latin America.
Minsait accelerates open banking business with the acquisition of the startup Afterbanks
Afterbanks unique technology, which allows banking data to be retrieved and aggregated quickly and payments to be initiated, complements Minsait’s advanced offering to the industry and extends its value proposition to financial institutions and other large payment operators around the world.
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.