Category Archives: Spain-Startups

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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Investing in Spanish entrepreneurs (video)

IBL Studios, a New York based communications agency, has just released a promotional video to support Spanish entrepreneurs. Although the music is a little bit too dramatic, I really like the message of the video. I wish there was a … Continue reading

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Madrid-based Ticketea received $4 million in a Series B round

Ticketea, a Madrid-based DIY ticketing platform, has just secured $4 million in a Series B round of funding, led by Seaya Ventures. The fresh capital will be used by Ticketea to create new products in the space of mobile commerce,

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JustFab acquires European startup The Fab Shoes

JustFab, the U.S.-based subscription e-commerce site for fashion, today announced that it will be launching in France and Spain by July 2013 with the acquisition of The Fab Shoes – a leading shoe-based membership website in France and Spain that launched in … Continue reading

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busuu hits 30m users and launches a Spanish course for kids

busuu, one of the world’s largest language-learning communities, today announced that it has just reached 30 million users (out of 200 countries). Founded in 2008, Busuu raised € 3.5 million by the end of last year and moved from Madrid … Continue reading

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