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Traity raises $4.7m to become the standard for online reputation

Traity, the Madrid-based creator of a new reputation standard that enables individuals to own their own online reputation, has announced a $4.7M Series A investment. The funding round has been led by ACTIVE Venture Partners. Founded in 2012, Traity’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Madrid-based Percentil secures €1m in a Series A round

Percentil, the online kids’ clothing consignment shop, has today announced a €1M Series A investment led by Active Venture Partners. Percentil’s mission is to help families save money while buying and selling kids “pre-loved” clothing. It has built a convenient … 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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Dymotics turns your smartphone into a remote control

Dymotics, a Spanish startup that aims to revolutionize the home automation market, has currently opened a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds to start manufacturing and expand the team. With the support of Mola.com, Dymotics is creating an intuitive and simple … Continue reading

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Groupon acquires Madrid-based travel app Blink

Groupon today announced the acquisition of last-minute travel app Blink, a destination for great deals on highly curated, same-day hotel bookings. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The Madrid-based Blink was founded in 2011 and today works with … 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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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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busuu.com apps reach landmark of 10m downloads

The Madrid-based language learning startup busuu.com just announced that it has reached 10 million downloads of its Android and iOS apps. Every day, busuu.com registers more than 20,000 downloads of its app by language learners from all over the world. … Continue reading

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busuu launches an interactive app for learning languages

busuu.com, a Madrid based startup that created the leading language-learning community, just launched the first language-learning app in the world that allows you to interact with native speakers. Whether you are waiting for the train or for your girlfriend to finish … 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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