Category Archives: Spain-Startups

Traity raises $4.7m to become the standard for online reputation

Traity, the Madrid-based creator of a new reputation standard that enables individuals to own their own online reputation, has announced a $4.7M Series A investment. The funding round has been led by ACTIVE Venture Partners. Founded in 2012, Traity’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Madrid-based Percentil secures €1m in a Series A round

Percentil, the online kids’ clothing consignment shop, has today announced a €1M Series A investment led by Active Venture Partners. Percentil’s mission is to help families save money while buying and selling kids “pre-loved” clothing. It has built a convenient … Continue reading

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The 5 fastest growing startups in 7 European countries

A few weeks ago The Next Web and global payments technology provider Adyen partnered to launch a new kind of competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing startups: the European Tech5. After receiving the submissions and screening over a hundred … Continue reading

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5 Spanish startups to look out for in 2014

Startups are springing up everywhere in Europe at an increasing rate. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to look … Continue reading

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Startup Grind interview with Bernhard Niesner (busuu.com)

Startup Grind, a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs, recently hosted an interview session with Bernhard Niesner – the co-founder and CEO of busuu. The former Madrid- now Zurich-based language learning community has been bootstrapped for … Continue reading

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Jobs of the Week: Trademob, Urbytus

Be part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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App building software Mobincube raises € 700K

Mobincube, a Valencia-based company which provides a software to develop apps, today announced a seed round of € 700,000 led by Inveready. Other investors include Bankinter and “The Crowd Angel”. Mobincube’s mobile software allows users without programming skills to easily … Continue reading

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Dymotics turns your smartphone into a remote control

Dymotics, a Spanish startup that aims to revolutionize the home automation market, has currently opened a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds to start manufacturing and expand the team. With the support of Mola.com, Dymotics is creating an intuitive and simple … Continue reading

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Groupon acquires Madrid-based travel app Blink

Groupon today announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink, a destination for great deals on highly curated, same-day hotel bookings. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The Madrid-based Blink was founded in 2011 and today works with … Continue reading

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Interview with the founding team of Luxustravel.es

Today, we had the chance to interview the founding team behind Luxustravel.es. The Barcelona-based startup, which has just been launched, covers an area of the travel market that previously had been quite neglected by existing players: the highest-end of the luxury … Continue reading

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