Voz.io, Browser-based Call Center Picks Up $150K From Kima Ventures

voz.io browser based call center

Our friends over at Voz.io have just picked up a seed round from Kima Ventures to the tune of $150K. "Closing this round of seed funding will allow us to vigorously pursue business development and user acquisition strategies" says Summann Gandham, co-founder and CEO, Voz.io. Voz.io is a scalable browser-based call center & CRM solution targeted to SMEs that doesn’t … [Read more...]

Dublin Web Summit 2013 Is Seeking 10 Spanish Startups

Dublin Web Summit 2013 seeks Spanish startups

Each week, Web Summit is selecting 10 early stage startups from different countries around the world to receive a free exhibition table (€9950 value) at this year’s Dublin Web Summit event in late October.  This week is Spain and there's less than 66 hours left to apply. The Dublin Web Summit is now in it’s 4th year and, with over 4,200 attendees in 2012, it’s now officially … [Read more...]

Lanzadera, The Mercadona-backed Incubator, Announces The First 15 Projects

Juan Roig Mercadona's Lanzadera

Back in January, Juan Roig Alfonso, owner of the Valencia retail giant Mercadona, announced his plans to launch a new incubator and investment fund for Spanish startups.  Over the last 5 months, the program, titled “Lanzadera”, received more than 4,200 applications from entrepreneurs and innovators across the country. Applicants had to submit an innovative business project … [Read more...]

Language Startup Busuu Is Exploding & Why Spain Missed Out

Busuu the language learning social network

Busuu, the London-based startup, is making a run to become the largest online language learning software in the world.  With the community approaching 30 million users in over 200 countries and adding nearly 45.000 new members per day, Busuu is reaching dizzying heights. But from where I stand, I can't help thinking that this is a missed opportunity for a much-needed Spanish … [Read more...]