Tagged: catalonia

Spain’s Autonomous Region Catalonia Introduces Decentralized Digital Identity Platform

The government of Catalonia is developing a decentralized identity solution that will allow the autonomous community’s residents to control their data while interacting with internet-based services. Referred to as the IdentiCAT project, the launch of the new digital identity platform was announced on September 7… Read More

Crowdcube Spain’s Pepe Borrell: Creating & Growing an International Portfolio

  Managing Director Pepe Borrell has been a force behind financial disruption and innovation in Spain, navigating Spanish, Catalan and British financial regulations and raising international funding for national startups and SMEs. Borrell entered the crowdfunding sector with experience garnered from time spent as a consultant for RJCE,… Read More

Mammoth Hunters Returns to Crowdcube Spain for Second Round, Repeat Investors Alongside Angels

Fitness App Mammoth Hunters is fundraising for the second time in eight months on Crowdcube Spain, the platform’s first raise was overfunded by 166 investors. Half of Mammoth Hunters’ investors are investing again, alongside with Angels, according to Crowdcube Spain Co-Founder Pepe Borrell. “It is exciting to see… Read More

Spanish Biotech Platform Capital Cell Quickly Nears Self-Crowdfunding Campaign Goal; Xavier and Josep Castells Lead Investing Round

Capital Cell is the first European equity crowdfunding platform specializing in biotech and  life sciences startups and companies.  Capital Cell links with entrepreneurs seeking funding with investors who want to invest their money in projects with a high growth potential. To date the Barcelona-based equity crowdfunding platform founded in 2015… Read More

Arboribus’ Josep Nebot Writes in P2P-Banking: Spain Ripe for Successful P2P/P2B Lending

This morning, P2P-Banking.com guest writer Josep Nebot, Co-founder and Representative Director of the P2P lending platform Arboribus writes about the current situation of P2P lending in Spain. Before founding Arboribus, Nebot worked as a lawyer and an International Cooperation for Development business consultant in Spain and South America. In… Read More

17 Funding Initiatives Providing Alternative to Traditional Banking Endorsed by Catalan Government

In the days since the 27 September vote, Catalonia’s call for independence and regional election results have reignited debates against the Spanish government’s longstanding refusal to allow an independence referendum.   There has also been a call for freedom in finance, specifically a call for… Read More

Catalan BioTech ZeClinics Secures Record Funding on Capital Cell, 2015’s Largest Spanish Biotech Crowdfunded Investment

The Catalan company ZeClinics, supported by the University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and and Barcelona Biomedicine Research Park (PRBB) reached its crowdfunding campaign goal  on Capital Cell,  a campaign that set the record for the the year’s largest biotech crowdfunding investment in Spain.  The company is prevalued at 1M€.  After 88… Read More

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