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Ecosystem | 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.

Ecosystem | Spanish startups
Nektria, the startup of sustainable e-commerce logistics

Nektria is a startup that develops SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions aimed at last mile for ecommerce, aligning the interests of online consumers, ecommerce, operators/logistics costs, and cities.

Investments | Investments
FlexiDAO raises a seven-digit seed round led by SET Ventures

FlexiDAO is a software provider in the energy sector founded in 2017 by energy engineers Simone Accornero (IT) and Grzegorz Bytniweski (PL) and by economist Joan Collell (ES). The three founders bring diverse experience from companies like Google, Bain & Company and Everis.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
Innovative startups can sign up for BIND 4.0 until September 13

The smart industry public-private startup accelerator, BIND 4.0, closes the registration period for its 4th edition on September 13. From 5 July, startups from all over the world can access the new edition of this program, with the support of the Basque Government’s business development agency, SPRI.

Investments | Spanish ecosystem
August ends with €13.52M of investment in startups, the second worst month of 2019

August closes with only six investment rounds and a cumulative €13.52M in investment, a very low figure that causes a drop in investment in startups in Spain at the end of the eighth month of the year.

Ecosystem | Spanish startups
Teltoo, the high quality and reliable streaming service

Teltoo is a platform that distributes high quality audiovisual content online. It is a peer-to-peer technology that helps broadcasters, ISPs and publishers improve the quality of their streaming services, increasing their bandwidth availability by up to 80%.