Tagged: spain

Mintos Marketplace Adds ID Finance Loans Issued in Georgia

ID Finance, an emerging markets focused Fintech company, is now listing investment opportunities on the Mintos marketplace incorporating prime personal loans issued under its Solva brand in Georgia. Solva is a fully owned ID Finance subsidiary in Georgia that has disbursed 28,000 personal loans worth… Read More

Fintech Firm Strands Announces Huntington National Bank Partnership

Fintech startup Strands announced on Thursday it is continuing its rapid global expansion by incorporating its new venture with Huntington National Bank. Strands describes itself as a fintech pioneer with the award-winning solution for Personal Financial Management (PFM). Its Finance Suite includes a portfolio of products that… Read More

Santander InnoVentures Adds Pixoneye, Curve & Gridspace to Fintech Portfolio

Santander InnoVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Santander Group, announced its addition of UK based Pixoneye and Curve and US based Gridspace to its portfolio in the latest round of strategic fintech investments. Pixoneye and Gridspace deepen the fund’s focus in artificial intelligence as… Read More

Update: Santamanía Nears £700,000 During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close next week on Crowdcube, Spanish urban craft distillery, Santamanía, has successfully secured nearly £700,000 from nearly 550 investors. The initiative originally sought to raise £400,000 and quickly surpassed the initial goal within days of its debut. As previously… Read More

Fintonic Secures €25 Million During Series B Funding Round; Seeks to Develop Personal Finance Mobile App & Expand

Spanish personal finance management app company, Fintonic, announced earlier this week that it has attracted €25 million through its Series B funding round, which included investments from ING Group and insurance group PSN. Founded in May 2012, Fintonic describes itself as mobile banking for the… Read More

Capital Cell Shortlisted for UK Business Angels Association Investment Award

Capital Cell, reportedly Europe’s first equity crowdfunding platform specializing in life science, has been shortlisted for the Best International Growth Business award at the UK Business Angels Association Investment Awards 2017. Capital Cell has been trading in Spain for just over 2 years, successfully closing 14 life… Read More

Update: Santamanía Raises Over £500,000 on Crowdcube & Appoints New UK Director/Export Controller

Santamanía‘s equity crowdfunding success on Crowdcube continues. The Spanish “urban craft distillery” has successfully surpassed £500,000 from more than 580 investors and still has over two weeks to go until the initiative closes. Santamanía’s spirits are notably sold throughout Spain and in 19 other countries in Europe, Asia-Pacific… Read More

Overfunding: Craft Distillery Santamanía Quickly Surpasses £400,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, Spanish “urban craft distillery,” Santamanía, has successfully secured its initial £400,000 funding goal and is now nearing £585,000 thanks to more than 200 investors. As previously reported, Santamanía’s spirits are sold throughout Spain and in 19… Read More

Seedrs Success: RideLink Attracts More Than £1.1 Million From Over 400 Investors Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

RideLink (previously known as DriveJoy), an online community where car owners can safely rent their cars directly to drivers, has successfully secured its initial £1 million funding target and has raised well over £1.1 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The initiative has already attracted more… Read More

Craft Distillery Santamanía Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube

Spanish “urban craft distillery,” Santamanía, is seeking £400,000 (€460,000) in an equity crowdfunding campaign launched on Crowdcube. The offer is for a 5.41% equity stake at a pre money valuation of just under £7 million.  The crowdfunding round is already partially funded at 46% of… Read More

Zopa Establishes Development Center in Barcelona

Peer to peer lender Zopa has established a development center in Barcelona, Spain. The new tech hub is said to initially focus on building the platform that will launch the next generation digital bank.  This will include deposit systems, credit card processing, payment gateways and… Read More

Capital Cell UK Officially Launches Investment Crowdfunding in the UK

Born in Spain and shipped to the UK, Capital Cell has officially launched in Great Britain. Capital Cell , founded by Daniel Oliver and based in Barcelona, is the first European equity crowdfunding platform for Biotech projects.  After several successful years of investment crowdfunding in… Read More

Lendix’s Multilocal Expansion and its Raison d’être: An Interview with Grégoire de Lestapis, CEO of Lendix Spain

Gregoire de Lestapis has left traditional banking, most recently the direction of BBVA France, for the world of fintech entrepreneurship. In 2016, he joined Lendix, the French SME lending group, as head of its Spanish subsidiary and member of the executive team. In this interview,… Read More

Cecabank & Grant Thornton Establish Spanish Blockchain Consortium

A new Spanish blockchain consortium spearheaded by Cecabank and professional services firm Grant Thornton is aiming to build tools designed to combat money laundering and boost KYC (know your customer) efforts. Without “naming names,” the partners claim that the consortium already comprises 33% of the Spanish banking… Read More

Muy Bien! Real Estate Platform Propertista Overfunding by 115% on Crowdcube Spain

Propertista, a Spanish real estate agency online that connects buyers and sellers directly, is overfunding on Crowdcube Spain. ¡Sigue ganando tracción! Since launching 9 months ago, the platform reportedly saved its customers more than 300,000€ in agency commissions and touts a real estate portfolio worth more than 8M€. 60%… Read More

Capital Cell Celebrates Bionure’s Recordbreaking Spanish Biotech Crowdfunding Campaign, Plans UK Launch

Bionure, a Spanish biotech company developing a  first-in-class drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, is currently 115% overfunding on Capital Cell. With more than €1,100,246 raised, Bionure has broken the record for the highest amount raised on a Spanish life science equity crowdfunding platform. Valued at… Read More

ID Finance Joins Mintos Marketplace & Begins Placing Unsecured Loans Issued in Spain Under MoneyMan Brand

ID Finance, a data science and digital finance company, announced on Monday it has officially joined peer-to-peer lender Mintos and has already begun placing personal unsecured loans issued in Spain under its MoneyMan brand on the lending platform’s marketplace.  ID Finance shared it is joining Mintos just after… Read More

Online Lender Lendix Prepares for First Italian Loans Soon After Launch in Spain

Lendix has opened its platform to Italian investors. Following the launch in Spain, Lendix, a leading online lender targeting the SME sector, expects to issue its first loans in Q2 of 2017.   Yes, we are open ! Sì, siamo aperti ! Oui, nous sommes… Read More

Energized! Place to Plug Closes Nears 100K€ Crowdcube Spain Goal

With thirteen days remaining on its campaign, Place to Plug has raised over 80 percent of its goal from over 72 Crowdcube Spain investors.  To date the campaign has raised just over 81,140€ for 20.00% equity; 20,000€ is the largest investment to date. Place to Plug, headquartered… Read More

That’s My Bag, Baby! Spanish Luxury Brand OneSixOne Syncs with Crowdcube Spain

“The ONESIXONE brand was created with the aim of being a global niche brand of handbags, internationally positioned in the luxury sector through a single, exclusive, personalized and limited collection. We created only 161 units numbered and customized with just two collections a year, which… Read More