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Accelerators

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Advertising

Adtech platform Marfeel closes $3.5M Series B investment to accelerate U.S. expansion

“It’s better to raise money when you don’t need it”
Oct 14, 2015

Fueled by the adult industry, ExoClick has become the biggest adtech company in Spain

The 50-person company has become the fourth biggest ad network in the world - this is how
May 26, 2015

Big Data

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

Spanish location data visualization startup CartoDB raises $23M

Accel Partners leads the round, with investors from Salesforce Ventures, Earlybird VC, and Kibo Ventures also participating in the deal
Sep 13, 2015

Beabloo raises €10M from SoftBank to provide retail stores with data analytics

This is particularly notable because it is SoftBank's first investment in a Spanish startup
May 25, 2015
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Consumer

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eCommerce

Education

Entrepreneurship

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Spanish AI personal assistant app Sherpa raises $6.5 million, plans to take on Apple & Google

This is a pretty big deal for the Spanish ecosystem - this is why
May 27, 2016
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Top 10 undiscovered startups from Spain

These promising Spanish startups have been under the radar - until now
May 26, 2016
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Aside from fast-growing e-commerce startups, what else does Spain have to offer?

Are e-commerce startups the only thing coming out of Spain? We take a close look at the startup scene in Spain and its emerging industries like fintech, gaming and data.
Feb 14, 2016
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Events

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016
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Challengers tech conference to hit Barcelona this June with high impact innovation on display

Headlined by Edward Snowden last year, the two-day event will open on June 9, bringing together about 1,200 entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, and startups
Apr 27, 2016
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Watch: LG releases the G5 at Mobile World Congress

Here, you can watch LG reveal its newest flagship device live in Barcelona
Feb 21, 2016
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FinTech

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Gaming

Barcelona-based gaming startup Akamon to be acquired for $25M

This acquisition helps solidify Barcelona’s position as one of the leading gaming hubs in Europe.
Sep 09, 2015

Madrid-based Playgiga raises €5 million to find cloud gaming’s winning formula

Playgiga has two key elements it believes will set it apart from previous cloud gaming companies that have either failed or been sold
Jul 15, 2015

Conector Accelerator launches gaming vertical in Madrid

Conector Games Madrid will be the result of a partnership between Conector and Grupo Recreativos Franco, one of the leading Spanish companies in the field of arcade [Read More...]
Jan 22, 2015

Greentech

This startup can monitor your crops ‘leaf by leaf’ – and just gleaned a $7 million round from Bessemer

The money flowing into the agtech and crop-monitoring markets are putting the green back into 'greenhouse'
Jul 26, 2016
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Israeli CleanTech Phoebus Energy signs massive deal with manufacturer Jabil

Israeli smart water heating and cooling firm sets their site on global expansion after signing manufacturing deal with industry leader worth tens of millions of dollars
Oct 28, 2015

Health

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Industry

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Balderton report on Euro tech talent shows major gaps in Ireland, burgeoning strength in the Nordics

Europe's talent is locked in the London-Paris-Berlin triangle, although the best bet for some developers might be to check out other countries
Dec 12, 2016

The Spanish VC industry: from oligarchy to democracy in five years

Oct 31, 2015

Barcelona’s startup ecosystem is bigger than Madrid’s. But does it really matter?

Spain's startup scene is thriving, and yet many remain preoccupied with whether Barcelona or Madrid is the bigger ecosystem. But this misses the point. Instead of [Read More...]
Aug 17, 2015
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Innovation

Internet

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016
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UserZoom: the Barcelona-based company that Amazon and Twitter rely on to build a better customer experience

How did this company get top clients like Alibaba and the New York Times? Some boot strapping and a mobile approach, among other things
Oct 25, 2015

And she said yes! Bodas.net acquired by WeddingWire, reportedly for €50 million

According to Recode, both companies had combined revenues of $50 million in 2014 and were profitable
Mar 01, 2015
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IoT

Barcelona’s Incubio and Hong Kong’s Brinc announced semifinalists for drone incubator

Three teams will compete for €50,000 in the finals this May
Jan 11, 2017

Brushing your Bluetooth: Does the world really need a smart toothbrush? [VIDEO]

No, not everything in your house needs to be 'smart.' Yaneev Avital takes a look at Oral-B's Genius, the world's first smart toothbrush
Feb 28, 2016
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Startupbootcamp prepares for possible autonomous car pivot

The accelerator network's Berlin franchise is expecting major changes to the smart transportation and energy program in wake of the self-driving car explosion
Jan 18, 2016
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Lists

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Media

Spanish location data visualization startup CartoDB raises $23M

Accel Partners leads the round, with investors from Salesforce Ventures, Earlybird VC, and Kibo Ventures also participating in the deal
Sep 13, 2015

Music sales in Spain increase for 1st time since 2001, driven by streaming services

In 4 charts, see how digital streaming has saved the music industry of a perpetual downfall. But by how much? Probably not enough.
Feb 12, 2015

In the contest of Spain vs. Google, who do you think will win?

Spain just passed a law requiring news aggregators like Google to pay for content. Will Google see this as a red cape?
Nov 02, 2014

Mobile

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News

Barcelona’s Transplant Biomedicals brings home $2.63 million to ring in 2017

It marks a good start for the Catalonian capital which saw startups raise a collective €245 million in 2016.
Jan 09, 2017
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Rosetta space probe completes its mission

The mission landed the first man-made object on a comet and offered key clues on the mysterious origins of Earth's water
Sep 30, 2016
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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 75 funding deals. In case you missed it, this is what you should know
Sep 24, 2016
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Security

Social Media

Has Microsoft Translator built the next champion of online translating? Should Google Translate watch out? Photo credit: Laura Rosbrow; Hand model: Gedalyah Reback

Microsoft Translator leapfrogs Google Translate on group convos

But here's why it has a long way to go
Dec 14, 2016

This Spanish startup claims to have raised $11M pre-launch and to have a better value per-user than Instagram

If the data is indeed true, the average beBee user is worth $40. More than each Twitch, Instagram or Dropbox user and about the same as a Whatsapper and half of a [Read More...]
Dec 11, 2015

What if police could predict a crime before it happens?

Life imitates a Steven Spielberg movie as London police use big data to predict who will commit the next crime
Nov 02, 2014

Space

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016
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Rosetta space probe completes its mission

The mission landed the first man-made object on a comet and offered key clues on the mysterious origins of Earth's water
Sep 30, 2016

Meet Geocento, your satellite search engine with 25 million photos

Born out of the Harwell Space Cluster in western England, it's just the latest multinational startup emerging from the global satellite boom
Jan 02, 2016
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Venture Capital

Is Barcelona a front runner to be Europe’s startup capital after Brexit?

With uncertainty hanging over London, can Barcelona challenge other competitors like Berlin, Amsterdam and Dublin to be Europe's startup center?
Jul 01, 2016
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The VC times they are a-changing: a survey on the evolving European venture capital industry

Barcelona-based ACTIVE Venture Partners has set up a survey over at Change.VC that you’re well-advised to take a look at
Nov 27, 2015

The Spanish VC industry: from oligarchy to democracy in five years

Oct 31, 2015
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Hardware

Is it possible to build a hardware startup from Spain? bq says yes

Since 2010 the company has been growing quite fast and it’s currently in the midst of an aggressive expansion
Dec 08, 2014