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

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Barcelona startup has announced a €250.000 seed round to become the Amazon Web Services for the IoT world. Led by CEO Marc Pous, 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


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


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


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


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...]

7 Venture Capital Firms Investing In Barcelona Start-ups Right Now!

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Before we present the venture capitalists and angel investors that are looking to invest in Barcelona start-ups, let’s give you a few tips for you to choose the right investor. Did I just say that YOU can choose? Yes, I know we are in trying times, but you do NOT want the wrong investor. Signing an investor to your start-up is almost as big a commitment as having a baby with … [Read more...]

Dribble Dots Launches First Dual Spain/UK Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

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Dribble Dots has what it takes for a new business to get initial traction in the global marketplace. The product: gourmet cooking oils. The slogan: How do you Dribble? However the fººº you want. And the passion: until now, founders Jason Clevering and Michelle Fabregas have been hard at work doing everything on their own from sales to distribution, branding to marketing, as … [Read more...]