Tagged: spain

Santander Launches International Blockchain-Based Money Transfer Service Across Spain, UK, Brazil, & Poland

Santander announced on Thursday the launch of its new international payments service using blockchain-based technology. The service is available to retail customers in Spain, UK, Brazil, and Poland, and will be rolled out across more countries in the coming months. According to Santander, the new… Read More

Update: Easygoband Announces Crowdcube Campaign Extension

Easygoband, a Spanish incorporated company that has created an RFID smartband that allows personal identification and cashless payments, announced on Tuesday it has extended its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company launched the funding round last month and quickly secured its initial £300,000 target (£176,300… Read More

Spanish Cash Back Platform Shoppiday Now Seeking £450,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Shoppiday, a Spain-based cash back platform, is now seeking 450,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2016 and launched last year, Shoppiday currently offers a selection of more than 400 online storms of top brands, which includes Nike, Zealand, Booking, Pull&Bear, and Amazon…. Read More

Crowdcube Spain Shares Fantastic Updates: Zank Exit, Wave & Vita Overfunding, Pyckio & Easygoband Near GOOOALS….

What a year for Crowdcube Spain! According to the Crowdcube Spain blog, crowdfunding alum Zank has reached an agreement with the personal finance management platform Fintonic, which will become a shareholder in the business. The exit provides more than just good news for Zank’s 252 Crowdcube… Read More

Lendix Spain Originates €10 Million in First Year of Lending

Lendix has originated approximately €10 million in loans during its first year of operation in Spain. This is according to multiple reports in Spanish press that stated Lendix Spain is on track to lend €30 million during 2018. In total 25 businesses financed projects on the online… Read More

Update: Vita Citric Spirit Extends Crowdcube Round

Vita Citric Spirit, a Spanish vodka brand, recently announced it is extending its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The company launched the campaign earlier this month and quickly secured its initial £130,000 funding target. As previously reported, the company targets health and lifestyle-conscious drinkers that are… Read More

Overfunding: Vita Citric Spirit Surpasses £130,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Vita Citric Spirit, a Spanish vodka brand, has successfully secured its initial £130,000 funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The initiative was launched earlier this month. The company revealed that it targets health and lifestyle-conscious drinkers that are keen to enjoy alcohol without… 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

Dash Forms Partnership With Bitnovo to Launch Cryptocurrency to 10,000 Retailers in Spain

On Thursday, Dash announced it has formed a partnership with Spanish cryptocurrency payment platform Bitnovo to launch cryptocurrency to 10,000 retailers through the country of Spain. The partnership will reportedly make Dash cryptocurrency available for purchase in thousands of stores through coupons and in selected… 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

Success: LoanBook Completes Crowdcube Round With More Than £735,000 in Funding From Nearly 300 investors

Spanish marketplace lending platform, LoanBook, closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a total of £737,450 from 297 investors. The funding round was launched in November and looked to raise £650,000. As previously reported, LoanBook was founded in 2013 and claims to be Spain’s… 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

Overfunding: Spanish Marketplace Lending Platform LoanBook Secures £650,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

LoanBook, a Spanish marketplace lending platform, has successfully secured its initial £650,000 funding target from more than 200 investors through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Founded in 2013, LoanBook claims to be Spain’s largest marketplace lending platform, with a 4-year track record of working capital lending to Spanish… Read More

Report: Spanish Peer to Peer Lender Comunitae Suspends Activity Due to Fraud

According to a report in El Español, peer to peer lender Comunitae has ceased all operations indefinitely due to fraud detected on the platform this past October. The Comunitae web site is still live but certain portions are not functional. Madrid based Comunitae is described… Read More

N26 Announces Apple Pay Support in Spain, Italy, & Finland

On Tuesday, German digital-only challenger bank N26 announced it was launching Apple Pay support in Spain, Italy, and Finland. This news comes just after the bank launched the payment method’s support in France. “What if there were a way to pay without your card that is… Read More

Newcomer P2P Lender Robo.cash Touts Positive Q4 2017 Start, Nears First Investor €100K Gain Milestone

The European P2P platform specializing in short-term investments and founded and owned by entrepreneur Sergey Sedov, Robo.cash marked the start of the Q4 2017 with a record growth of its investors’ number by having attracted 32% more the average figure and came closer to hitting… 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

Online Pharmacy Farmaconfianza Raises €345,000 on Crowdcube

Digital pharmacy Farmaconfianza, a company that specializes in cosmetics and natural supplements, has closed a €345,425 crowdfunding round via Crowdcube to finance its growth plan. In total, 99 investors participated in exchange for 12.73% of the company’s capital.  According to Crowdcube, largest contributions came from… Read More

Alastria Consortium Founded to Develop Blockchain in Spain

Several leading Spanish banking, energy and telecommunications companies have established Alastria, a new regulated national network based on blockchain. The non-profit consortium was presented simultaneously in the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Valencia and Malaga with the aim to develop the Distributed Ledger Technology (DTL),… Read More

Marketplace Lender LoanBook Partners with Sage in Spain

LoanBook, a large SME marketplace lender based in Spain, has formed a new partnership with Sage, a market-leader in cloud accounting, payroll and payments software, to offer Sage’s Spanish customers a direct, in-product channel to alternative finance options. According to LoanBook, Sage will offer its… Read More