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Eye-tracking startup Braingaze raises €336K to fuel growth

The Barcelona-based eye-tracking startup Braingaze just secured €336,000 of public and private money in the company’s first pre-seed round of funding since its inception in September 2013. The fresh capital will be used primarily for R&D, product development, patent expansion, … Continue reading

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5 Spanish startups to look out for in 2014

Startups are springing up everywhere in Europe at an increasing rate. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to look … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Rakuten acquires Spanish video startup Wuaki.tv

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten today announced it acquired the Spanish streaming and video on demand startup, Wuaki.tv. Founded in 2009, Wuaki.tv is headquartered in sunny Barcelona and offers premium content over the Internet directly to Smart TVs. The young company … Continue reading

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E3 Union brought the Silicon Valley to Barcelona

Earlier this year, the E3 Union organized an event called “Silicon Valley comes to Barcelona” which was designed to bring together and inspire students, entrepreneurs, and investors from Spain and the Silicon Valley. During the event, the speakers discussed topics like … Continue reading

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Smithfield Case raises funds to tailor online shopping for men

During my visit to Barcelona in the summer of 2011, I had the chance to talk to Alex Valls and Jose Ojeda who told me about their plans to launch a new personalised clothing service for men. I was fascinated … Continue reading

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Spain isn’t just Madrid & Barcelona – startups are launching everywhere

It’s easy to assume that Spanish start-ups come from either Madrid or Barcelona. Barely a day goes by without hearing of new web ventures or funding rounds taking place in those magnificent cities. They each even have websites devoted to … Continue reading

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