Category Archives: Spain-Startups

Mobivery’s new mobile app platform, Malcom

Mobivery, a leading mobile-app developer in Spain, is a one-stop-shop for any company who wants to have a strong presence in the mobile-app market. They do everything from strategy and design, to implementation, distribution, and monitoring. On October 18th, they … Continue reading

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Women in the start-up scene in Spain

At one time technology start-ups were held to be the province of male geeks. Something surprising has happened though – more and more start-ups are being launched by women, and it’s also the case in Spain. Yet, perhaps it shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Startupbootcamp – Madrid Investor Day

Startupbootcamp, affíliate member of the Techstars network, held its first investor day in Madrid at the Centro Cultural Eduardo Úrculo on September 22nd. Ten teams had been selected after three months of working around the clock (though only nine completed … Continue reading

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Is Spain a good place for foreign entrepreneurs to launch start-ups?

It’s often been a dream for people from cooler, northern countries, to move to Spain and work and live under the sun, and enjoy a different lifestyle. After doing your day’s work you can relax on the beach, visit the … Continue reading

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24symbols lets you read and share eBooks

The Wall Street Journal has named it “Spotify for books”, the Guardian has called it “The digital reading revolution”. The Spanish startup 24symbols describes itself as a platform that has been created to read and share books. In the beginning, … Continue reading

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Groupalia receives $26 million in funding

The Barcelona based daily deals startup Groupalia has just scored $26 million in another round of financing. The fresh capital was raised from existing investors like Caixa Capital Risc, General Atlantic, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Nauta Capital and others. … Continue reading

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Will there be a Spanish explosion of start-ups in 2012?

I read recently an article by Marek Fodor, a Spanish Business Angel and founder of the sites Atrapalo.com and Elecciones.es. As it’s in Spanish I’ll summarize his main points as to why 2012 should be a bumper year for Spanish start-ups: … Continue reading

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busuu.com launches Android apps for 9 languages

Since their launch, the iPhone apps of busuu.com, which is a Madrid based language learning community, have been downloaded more than 2 million times. As the startup announced today, busuu.com apps are now also available for Android phones. The young company … Continue reading

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GourmetOrigins: Rebirth as a marketplace for food

Last Thursday GourmetOrigins.com was launched as an online marketplace for quality foods and beverages. However, the story of this Barcelona and London based startup goes a bit further back: In 2010 the two founders launched the first version of GourmetOrigins.com, so different from the current … Continue reading

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MedTep aims to build the LinkedIn for the medical world

During my recent visit to Barcelona I had the chance to talk to the creators of MedTep. The founders Pablo Pantaleoni and Jacob Suñol are aiming to build the LinkedIn for the medical world – a save venue where patients, doctors and … Continue reading

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