Category Archives: Spain-Startups

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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I’ll be in Barcelona from April 12th-17th

Atenció: I’m going to visit Barcelona next month (on April 12th-17th)! During my previous stay there, I met with the founders of MedTep and Smithfield Case. If you’re a regular reader of EU-Startups.com, a founder, investor or just a nice … Continue reading

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Startup accelerator Wayra opens a new call for applications

Wayra, the startup accelerator of Telefónica, today announced the opening of a new call for applications. From today and until 21st of January, worldwide budding technology entrepreneurs can submit their projects. Entrepreneurs around the world are invited to submit their projects … Continue reading

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Worth reading: TextMaster, SocialBro, Vevo, Socialbakers

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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busuu.com raises €3.5m and moves its headquarters to London

busuu.com, the world’s largest social network for language learning, has just closed a Series A investment round of €3.5 million from PROfounders Capital and private investors. PROfounders Capital investment partner Brent Hoberman (lastminute.com co-founder and serial entrepreneur) will join the … Continue reading

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addFleet gets €3M from Telefonica and La Caixa

Meet addFleet, a Barcelona based provider of fleet management services. And here comes Telefónica and La Caixa, just nine months after the company starts, with a €3M “inversión” (investment). The company’s main product is a complete solution that includes the … Continue reading

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busuu.com apps reach landmark of 10m downloads

The Madrid-based language learning startup busuu.com just announced that it has reached 10 million downloads of its Android and iOS apps. Every day, busuu.com registers more than 20,000 downloads of its app by language learners from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Worth reading: PayLeven, CogniCor, Beintoo, Barcelona, Twago

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you every now and then with a few links to interesting articles of … Continue reading

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Did Twitter expect the Spanish Invasion?

It seems that barely a week goes by without a new Twitter tool being launched by a Spanish start-up. Indeed some voices from Iberia have been claiming that the best Twitter tools now come from Spain. Is this a rash … Continue reading

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