Category Archives: Spain-Startups

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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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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