Category Archives: Spain-Startups

Atomico leads a $42M investment in Jobandtalent – an innovative matching technology for the jobs market

Atomico has just led a $42 million Series B funding round for Jobandtalent – a disruptive startup that solves two major pain-points in the world of recruitment: matching the right talent with the right jobs, and massively reducing the bureaucracy … Continue reading

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Pier 01 is Barcelona’s new HQ for entrepreneurs and startups

After two years of work and €3.5 million spent on building and remodeling, the Pier 01 building just opened its doors in the Palau del Mar, in the port of Barcelona. It’s a building of 10,000 square meters, just few meters … Continue reading

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Europe’s largest healthcare marketplace DocPlanner raises $20 million and merges with Doctoralia, an online booking platform for healthcare appointments, has raised $20 million in Series C financing led by Target Global. In addition, the Warsaw-based company announced that it will create the biggest online healthcare booking platform in the world by … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup hubs in 2016

It’s time for our annual ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Almost exactly 365 days have passed since we did our last research on this topic. Let’s see what has changed since then. In order to come up with the … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Join Inflight VR in Barcelona, Arkley VC in Warsaw or ASADRA in Amsterdam

Is your boss an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the … Continue reading

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Barcelona-based ABA English raises $12 million in growth capital led by Kennet Partners

ABA English, the online English language academy with over 10 million users worldwide, has raised $12 million in growth capital in a round led by Kennet Partners. Existing investor Nauta Capital also participated in this second round of financing. The … Continue reading

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eBay acquires Spain’s Ticketbis for more than $160 million to expand StubHub’s global reach into 47 markets

eBay today announced the acquisition of Ticketbis, an international ticket marketplace with a presence in 47 countries. Ticketbis, which is headquartered in Bilbao (Spain) will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business, the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S. With … Continue reading

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Vacation rental software: Lodgify raises €1.4M in a funding round led by Nauta Capital

Lodgify, a Barcelona-based startup which offers vacation rental software, announced today that it has raised €1.4 million in a financing round led by Nauta Capital. Existing investors Chris Hitchen, HOWZAT Partners and Roland Zeller also participated in the round. After raising €600K in May … Continue reading

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Madrid-based recruiting platform Tyba acquired by Graduateland

Tyba, the Madrid-based platform for startup and technology company recruitment today announced that it has been acquired by Graduateland, a leading career network for students and graduates headquartered in Copenhagen. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in … Continue reading

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Demo Day: The EuropeanPioneers accelerator celebrated its second startup batch

Last Thursday, the startup accelerator EuropeanPioneers celebrated its second batch of startups at an exciting Demo Day in Berlin. “It’s maybe the most attractive accelerator in Berlin, which I know right now”, stated Thomas Hessler, the founder of Zanox who … Continue reading

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