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Payflow becomes the best-funded earned wage access startup in the European Union after closing an €8 million round

Payflow was launched to bring freedom and financial well-being to all the workers, creating a revolutionary social benefit for the employees and their company. Through an intuitive app, users can earn their salary on demand whenever they want. That enables them to have the capacity to face unexpected events, reducing their financial stress and avoiding falling into debt cycles.

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Last.app closes a €2.2M seed funding round to boost its growth and increase its workforce

Last.app, a Barcelona-based startup founded by former Glovo Eric and Ivan Nikolic that develops software to simplify the day-to-day operations and management of restaurants, has announced the closing a 2.2 million euros funding round. This financing round main objective is to boost the company’s growth, as well as to expand its workforce. The round was […]

Investments | Year 2021
2021 exceeds €4 billion invested in Spanish startups

The year 2021 ends with the highest investment figure ever obtained in Spanish history: €4,207 billion in a total of 400 operations. Madrid and Barcelona are consolidating their position as national entrepreneurial hubs, accounting for 85% of the country’s investment. Jobandtalent becomes a new unicorn, after raising €628M in 2021 alone. The fastest-growing sectors in Spain in terms of startups and innovation are healthcare and Fintech.

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PLD Space closes a Series B investment round of $28 million 


PLD Space, the Spanish company that leads the space launch business for small satellites in Europe, has just closed a Series B funding round of $28 million. The operation, led by Arcano Partners, Aciturri and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) through the co-investment initiative of Innvierte program, has had the accompaniment […]

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Spain’s Playtomic raises €56M in Series C funding, led by GP Bullhound

Playtomic, the leading tennis and padel social and booking app, on Wednesday announced it has raised €56 million in a series C investment round led by GP Bullhound, with participation from Playtomic co-founder and investor Félix Ruiz, Claret Capital Partners and Sweden’s Optimizer Invest. The Madrid-based company – which has a current staff of 150 […]

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CARTO raises $61M to accelerate cloud native spatial analytics in the enterprise

CARTO, the cloud native spatial analysis platform, today announces the closure of a $61 million Series C round led by New York-based global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, with participation from the European Investment Fund, as well as existing investors Accel, Salesforce Ventures, Hearst Ventures, Earlybird and Kibo. Spatial analytics enables organizations […]

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Juan Roig, Ángel Corcóstegui and Jose María Castellano participate in Criptan’s € 3.5M financing round

 Criptan, the Spanish cryptocurrency trading platform, has closed its last financing round at 3.5 Million euros with the support of investors such as Ángel Corcóstegui, former CEO of Banco Santander, to through his family office, and Juan Roig, through his VC, Angels. In addition, José María Castellano, former VP and CEO of the Inditex textile […]

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SoftBank and Fifth Wall invest in sustainability Tech firm Clarity AI, a Seaya Ventures’ company

Clarity AI, an award-winning sustainability tech firm, is now valued at $450 million after raising $50 million in its latest funding round. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round and was joined by the Fifth Wall ClimateTech Fund as well as existing investors – BlackRock among them. Private contributor Sir Jonathan Ive, Chancellor of the […]

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Jobandtalent secures $500m in Series E fundraising round to accelerate expansion

Today, Jobandtalent – a workforce marketplace that matches workers with temporary roles – announced it secured $500 million in equity investment from Kinnevik and SoftBank Vision Fund 2, closing out its Series E round. Additionally, the company secured $75 million in debt financing from Blackrock. This investment gives Jobandtalent a $2.35 billion valuation. The funding […]

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LUDA Partners closes a funding round of 2,5 million Euros

LUDA Partners, the digital network of pharmacies established to fight against the shortage of medicines and parapharmacy products, has announced the closure of its last funding round for 2.5 million Euros,  which has raised great interest among investors, amounting a total of 4.4 million Euros since its foundation, four years ago. The startup will use […]