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Zürich based SIX Group Expands Fintech Incubator Program to Spain, after Acquiring Stake in BME, Spain’s Stock Market Operator

Zürich-based Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group AG, the operator of Switzerland’s stock exchange, has revealed that it will set up its Fintech incubator and accelerator F10 in Spain. In June 2020, SIX had acquired a controlling interest in BME, the Spanish stock market operator…. Read More

Spain’s Retail Banking Group, Caixabank, Introduces Facial Recognition for ATM Withdrawals instead of Manual PIN Code Entry

Caixabank, a retail banking group in Spain, will be introducing facial recognition technology at 100 ATM locations across the country. The bank’s customers will be able to make withdrawals without having to enter their PIN codes. Facial recognition tech is also being used at the… Read More

Jack Dorsey’s Square Crypto Awards Grant to Talaia, Developer of FOSS Lightning Network Watchtower, called Eye of Satoshi

Square Crypto, a Bitcoin (BTC) focused initiative launched by Jack Dorsey’s payments company Square (NYSE:SQ), has awarded a grant to Talaia (pronounced “Talaia”), a project-based in Spain and developed by Sergi Delgado, a distributed networks specialist from Barcelona. Square Crypto noted via Twitter: “Talaia is… Read More

Barcelona’s Fintech Belvo Secures $10 Million in Capital to Recruit 40 New Developers, Will Launch in Sao Paulo, Brazil

  Barcelona’s Fintech firm Belvo has secured $10 million in capital, in order to recruit between 40-50 new project developers. Belvo is also planning to establish business offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Y Combinator-backed Belvo maintains its second major hub and primary market in Mexico… Read More

CaixaBank Partners With Football Team RCD Espanyol de Barcelona to Launch New Mobile App

CaixaBank, a retail banking group based in Spain, announced on Monday it has teamed up with RCD Espanyol de Barcelona to launch the Spanish football team mobile app. The duo reported that the app will include an integrated “wallet” in order to boost commercial services,… Read More

Nestle Grocery Store in Spain Introduces New Facial Recognition Payment System Designed By CaixaBank

A Nestle grocery store based in Spain has introduced a facial recognition payment system designed by CaixaBank and the institution’s Payment Innovation Hub alliance. Samsung, Global Payments, Visa, and Arval are members of the alliance. Nestle’s Face to Pay Market application can be downloaded from… Read More

Barcelona E-Bike Santafixie Cycles Toward Crowdcube Crowdfunding Success

Barcelona-based Santafixie Group, a brand and e-commerce of bicycles and components,  has released its own brand of bicycles, with nearly 90K orders and counting. Aiming to be the go-to global brand for bicycles, Santafixie is seeking an investment injection in order to release new models… Read More

Sugar Fix: Happy Pills Candies Now Crowdfunding on Crowdcube

Fashioned after medication, Barcelona-based Happy Pills sells its candies primarily to adults but also to children, marketing the idea that candies are “injections of optimism and fun.” Happy Pills has partnered with Crowdcube to raise £200,000 for 6.84% equity. The campaign has quickly experienced some sweet success, collecting… Read More

CataloniaBio Member Cebiotex Crowdequity Round Now Live on CapitalCell: Fighting Pediatric Cancer

Cebiotex, a CataloniaBio member, has launched a new crowdequity campaign to raise €650,000 through CapitalCell in order to ensure its first drug, CEB-01 for post-op treatment of soft-tissue sarcomas, reaches pediatric oncology. The campaign is part of a larger €1.6-million round of funding; since launching, the… Read More

2017 Success: Crowdcube Spain Raised €7 Million for 21 Spanish Companies (Infographic)

Crowdcube Spain posted its 2017 recap today, celebrating 7,062,000 euros raised for 21 Spanish companies, nearly doubling the 3.6 million euros raised on the platform in 2016. During 2017, Crowdcube Spain also successfully closed several international rounds which  enabled global  investors to invest in Spanish companies. “The new… Read More

LoanBook Shares Latest Milestone; One Day Remains on Crowdcube Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

LoanBook, a Spanish marketplace lending platform, having easily surpassed its initial £650,000 last week is, is heading toward the home stretch having raised over £721,200 for 6.40% equity with the help of more than 253 Crowdcube investors. £340,000 of this investment sum comes from current shareholders, local Business… Read More

In Great Shape: BCN DiR Fitness Club Celebrate Third Successful Crowdcube Spain Campaign

A subtle hint for our American readers, the day after Thanksgiving… Grab your turkey sandwich and read about Clubs DiR, Catalonia’s leading fitness chain. DiR closed its third equity crowdfunding funding round on Crowdcube Spain, this one to fund its a 477,420-EUR funding round to… Read More

Spain-based Music Tech Startup Oval Sound Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube For Global Launch

On Thursday, Barcelona-based music tech startup Oval Sound launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is currently seeking £500,000 as it prepares to expand globally. Founded in 2014, Oval Sound offers music technology solutions for professional musicians, music therapy applications, and music entertainment/education. The… Read More

Aligned! ESADE BAN Partners with Crowdcube Spain for Startup Coinvestment

ESADE BAN, the business angels network of Barcelona business school ESADE Alumni, has partnered with the online investment platform Crowdcube Spain to enable coinvestment in startups and growing businesses in Spain. Under this agreement, the entire ESADE community (including alumni, students, faculty, recent graduates and staff)… Read More

On Crowdfunding: Why Independent Singer Songwriter Lindsay Kupser & Others Opt for Kickstarter

“…crowdfunding is an incredible resource for independent artists and is a powerful way to maintain creative control of our work.” This time of year is filled with graduations and future plans for promising students, artists and songwriters.  Kickstarter covers an interesting earful of projects from songwriter students who… Read More

Zuper Update! Zank Closes Second Successful Crowdcube Spain Campaign

P2P crowdlending platform Zank closed its €490,450 Crowdcube Spain funding round, the platform’s second succesful raise with Crowdcube Spain and its third successful round in the company’s history.  201 private investors acquired the 9.89% equity stake in the Barcelona-based startup, including ESADE BAN and the ESADE… Read More

COSHOP Partners with Crowdcube Spain to Grow Sustainable & Chic Fashion Brand

The future of fashion is eco, sustainable, biodegradable, produced with natural materials;  COSHOP has positioned itself within this sector as an innovative, responsible and sustainable  solution. Linking with Crowdcube Spain, COSHOP seeks to raise 160,000€ for 13.82% equity offered. To date, over 21 investors have contributed over 21,400€ to… Read More

BCN Biotech News: Bionure Overfunding & Nearing 1M€ on Capital Cell

Valued at 9,400,000€, Bionure is overfunding on Capital Cell, raising more than 975,422€ from over 210 investors for 9.27% equity for its neuroprotector and myelin regenerator drug which treat Multiple Sclerosis. Bionure is a biotech-based company that is developing a new drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, a… Read More

Crowdlender Zank Overfunding on Crowdcube Spain, One Day Remaining on Campaign

Zank you very much for banking online.  With one day remaining on its Crowdcube Spain crowdfunding campaign, Spanish crowdlender Zank has surpassed its 300K€ goal by 118%, raising over 356,199€ from over 153 investors for 7.62% equity offered.  The largest investment was to date has been 30,000€. Zank offers… Read More

Fitness Center DiR Links with Crowdcube Spain to Open Mallorca Location: Exercise in Paradise

With 30 days remaining on its Crowdcube Spain campaign, the Barcelona fitness center chain DiR founded by CEO Ramon Canela in 1979 is going strong. Over 40% of the 360,000€ has been reached, just over 150K€ secured from over 48 investors. The largest investment to date has… Read More

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