Barcelona Startup Trip4real Raises €1.4 Million Investment For Global Growth

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Trip4real is here to stay! The fast-growing Barcelona collcons startup has officially locked its second million euro investment, this time in a €1.4 million round led by Emprendetur (€1.2M) and ENISA (€250K). Their first investment round of €1,000,000 was led by Caixa Capital Risc and Kibo Ventures closed in June 2014. The expanding company, famous for their unique online … [Read more...]

Medtep’s $2M Funding Is Good News For Barcelona’s E-Health Sector

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Medtep, a cutting-edge online platform utilizing digital therapeutics for disease prevention along with advanced solutions for treatment and wellness, closed a $2,000,000 investment round today led by Mexican Investment Fund Stella Maris Partners with the participation of other American and Spanish investors such as Iñigo Juantegui (Co-Founder of neveraroja.com), Pablo … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s thethings.io Raises €250K To Power The Internet Of Things Movement

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Barcelona startup thethings.io has announced a €250.000 seed round to become the Amazon Web Services for the IoT world. Led by CEO Marc Pous, thethings.io helps businesses (and individuals) connect their devices to the Internet so they can easily interact with other "smart" devices. The team currently resides in the Wayra Barcelona accelerator program, which also participated … [Read more...]

Barcelona’s FOREX Startup Kantox Raises $11M Series B

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Another London-headquartered fintech startup, albeit one with a development and marketing team in Spain, has raised more capital of its own. This time it’s the turn of Kantox. The currency exchange marketplace for SMEs right up to ‘mid cap’ companies has raised $11 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Partech Ventures, and IDinvest Partners, while Cabiedes & … [Read more...]

Could Wallapop Be Barcelona’s First Billion Dollar Startup?

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Do you Walla? If you live in Spain it's highly likely that you already have the secondhand marketplace app Wallapop installed on your phone. Between their cheeky TV ads to their irresistible UI that just lets you keep scrolling, Wallapop has seemingly come out of nowhere to blow past Spain's long list of competitors in the already crowded classified ads arena. In fact, the … [Read more...]

Barcelona Startup Signaturit Raises €600k To Expand In Europe

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Barcelona-based startup Signaturit has closed a €600.000 fundraising round led by ESADE BAN and Banco Sabadell's BStartup10 program. Signaturit was actually one of the startups to be accelerated within the BStartup10 program's second class in 2014 and set out to create a plug and play solution that allows electronic signatures to be legally transmitted via email. Without the … [Read more...]

Meet The First 10 Teams Of Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Barcelona

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The future of the Internet is emerging in Barcelona. It's like a movie but in real time. Located in the Growth Center mStartup floor the ten startup teams that have been selected are getting ready for the start of Startupbootcamp IoT & Data. The protagonists are fifty entrepreneurs with a "high level of motivation, dedication, willingness to work hard and the ability … [Read more...]

How To Create A Phantom Stock Option Plan For Your Startup

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In the first post, How To Create A Stock Option Plan For Your Startup, we covered what Stock Option Plans (SOP) are, how they work, and how to use them to reward your employees and collaborators who take the leap of faith in your early stage project. It all seemed very nice and easy, right? But what happens if we want to award SOPs to our "helping hands" but we don’t want to … [Read more...]

How To Create A Stock Option Plan For Your Startup

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More often than not, especially in the early stages of your startup, you don’t have enough money to compensate the people that are helping your company grow. And even if you do have some early funds, you probably need to spend it on banal things such as marketing, software development, office space, or that growing stack of bills, otherwise there will be no company at … [Read more...]

Grow-UP Spain Will Connect Spanish Startups With International Investors

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When it comes to solving Spain’s unemployment problem, creating a startup-friendly environment is one of the priorities of Spanish politicians on all levels, from local city governments to the central government. And within Spain (and Europe) Barcelona is definitely one of the hot spots and hubs for startups, and events like the Mobile World Congress, 4YFN and the Smart City … [Read more...]