Tagged: spain

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

OurCrowd Expands with Office in Spain, Partners with Spanish-Israeli VC Cardumen Capital

Global crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has established a new office in Spain thus expanding its operational footprint in Europe. The additional office, located  in Madrid’s financial district of the Paseo de la Castellana, brings OurCrowd’s global locations to multiple countries with the US, Canada, Australia, Singapore… Read More

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