Category Archives: Spain-Startups

How Spanish startups are using web technology to change the world

It’s normally the depressed construction sector and the debts left behind that dominate the headlines as regards Spain, but several Spanish start-ups are contributing in a more positive way to the world’s economy. They’ve also been setting on new employees … Continue reading

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busuu has more than one reason to celebrate

busuu.com, one of the leading online communities for learning languages in the world, has more than one reason to celebrate: First of all, the Madrid based startup has currently won the renowned Europas Award in London and is now officially … Continue reading

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Vacation homes: Nuroa launches Migoa.com

Nuroa, a property search engine platform, has just announced the launch of Migoa.com, an international vacation homes search and reservation service. This new service of the Barcelona based startup Nuroa will provide travelers and holiday rental agents with a quality … Continue reading

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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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