Last week in the Spanish startup ecosystem

By Jaime Novoa

Manually curated by Jaime Novoa. The best way to keep up with the Spanish startup and tech ecosystem.

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Novobrief #180: Novobrief's newsletter now lives at Dealflow.es

Hi!The newsletter you received last week was the last one under the Novobrief brand.I've made some branding changes and this newsletter now lives at Dealflow.es.What does this mean to you, my dear reader? Not much. Every Monday you’ll continue to receive this…

 
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Novobrief #178: MasMovil enters Portugal. Microverse graduated from YC batch. HP's new CEO is Spanish. Operacion Morriña.

This week’s newsletter is brought to you by Operación Morriña. Operación Morriña is an open initiative started by Corunet & Manfred to bring back to Galicia the technical talent that has emigrated. Because everyone should be able to work next to their fam…

 
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Novobrief #177: Jobandtalent expects to raise €40m. Glovo acquired Polish business for €30m. Miguel Arias investing lessons learned.

Arengu is a SaaS platform that helps you to easily build and optimize your sign-up forms and flows without dealing with complex integrations or wasting valuable development resources.Even the most complex sign-up flows can be built with our two-way communicat…

 
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Novobrief #176: Fever raised $35m. Exoticca raised €11m. Nauta-backed PromoteIQ acquired by Microsoft. Deliveroo and Uber interested in Glovo. Bnext has 250k active users.

This week's newsletter is brought to you by Predictiva. Based in Marbella, Predictiva believes companies can create better products and services if they understand their customers better.The company's conversational intelligence software transforms phone call…

 
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Novobrief #175: Biome Makers raised $4m. Predictiva raised $2.5m. Freepik and Seedtag reach €30m in sales. Verse's turnaround.

Are you thinking about building a website? Frontity is a free and open source framework which helps developers create websites using WordPress and React.Unlike other JavaScript frameworks, Frontity is the first fully focused on WordPress, allowing you to prog…

 
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Novobrief #174: Varsavsky's Overture raised $20m. ValidatedID gets €2m. BBVA invests again in Atom. Legal status of Deliveroo riders.

This week’s newsletter is brought to you by Goin. Goin is a Spanish fintech based in Barcelona that helps users achieve their objectives through automatic finance. The user selects an objective -buy an iPhone-, connects her bank and card and will start saving…

 
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Novobrief #173: TravelPerk raised $60m. Cabify's $2b acquisition offer. Glovo and Carrefour partnership. Spotahome €6m in revenues in 2018.

Arengu is a SaaS platform that helps you to easily build and optimize your sign-up forms and flows without dealing with complex integrations or wasting valuable development resources.Even the most complex sign-up flows can be built with our two-way communicat…

 
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Novobrief #172: SoftBank in talks with Glovo to invest. Fever raised $35m. Bodeboca's exit. Adara has a new €65m fund. Kibo prepares €100m fund.

Finding an office to rent in Barcelona is hard. Finding a big, nice and well-located office in Barcelona is even harder. That's until you see what @22HQ has to offer: Pere IV 86 is a unique building from the 1940s with more than 3,600 m2 of office space, terr…

 
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Novobrief #171: Ironhack raised $4m. Prosegur launches €30m fund. Freepik did €18m in revenues in 2018. Openness from Manfred and Minimalism.

Cuatrecasas está buscando startups que ayuden a transformar el sector legal o que trabajen en ámbitos de elevada complejidad jurídica (fintech, insurtech, proptech, eHealth, blockchain, etc.)CUATRECASAS ACELERA ofrece un programa de aceleración para startups …

 
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Novobrief #170: Sanifit raises €55m. Wallbox Chargets gets €15m. Bipi raises €6.5m. MVB Fund aims to invest in Silicon Valley VCs.

This week's newsletter is brought to you by DAYBAT, a data analytics company located in London and Bilbao. DAYBAT develops a data science software that allows clients to analyze complex problems and find actionable insights. They collect and analyze data, tra…

 
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Novobrief #169: Cabify had revenues of €144m in Spain in 2018. Citibox raised €11m. RatedPower and Predictiva receive grants from EU H2020.

This week’s newsletter is brought to you by Taxfix. Taxfix is a very interesting Berlin-based startup that aims to create a digital tax accountant for everyone. The company believes that everybody, regardless of their income, deserves to get the maximum out o…

 
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Novobrief #168: Housell raises €12m. HolaLuz looking for €60m. Two startup exits. Indexa reaches €200m in AUM.

Más de 65.000 negocios ya usan Billin para crear, enviar y cobrar sus facturas y gastos. Emprendedores y empresas de más de 15 países ahorran tiempo y dinero con Billin. Más información en Billin.

 
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Novobrief #167: Onna raised $11m. Verse closed $7m investment. Flash acquires escooter startup Koko. idealista snaps TerceroB for €5m. BBVA to launch incubator with Anthemis.

The Fish es un estudio de diseño entre Madrid y New York con experiencia en producto digital y branding. Fundado por Carlos Prieto, diseñador de las primeras webs de Inditex y Director de su primer Ecommerce, Zara Home. Son el partner ideal para ayudarte a ll…

 
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Novobrief #166: Housfy raised €6m. Carto acquired Geographica. urbanData Analytics was also sold. So was Skitude. FC Barcelona wants to launch a €120m fund.

360 Talent es la primera consultora de RRHH de España, que desde el año 2013, cuenta con una división especializada en startups. Somos expertos en procesos de selección en el área IT (fullstack, back-end, front-end, mobile, DevOps…), online marketing, operaci…

 
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Novobrief #165: Spanish startups Infaimon Group and Beesniss got acquired. FOND-Ico awards €41.5m to Adara, JME and Samaipata. All Iron raises €80m more to invest in startups.

This week's newsletter is brought to you by Taxfix. Taxfix is a very interesting Berlin-based startup that aims to create a digital tax accountant for everyone. The company believes that everybody, regardless of their income, deserves to get the maximum out o…

 
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Novobrief #164: VMWare acquired Bitnami. Muroexe raised €1m. Deporvillage reaches €45m in sales and profitability. Lanzadera has 28 new startups. Movistar launches Movistar Car.

En Outbound People son especialistas en reclutar y formar perfiles de Outbound Sales para tartups de SaaS y B2B Tecnológicas. Tienen una larga experiencia contratando SDRs (Sales Development Representative) y Market Research, roles vitales para escalar este t…

 
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Novobrief #163: Eight rounds of at least €1m. Lidl to rely on Lola Market for deliveries. TravelPerk opens UK office. MasMovil raises €100m.

El diario El Referente ha lanzado a través de su edición inglesa, StartupsReal, el primer informe de pago de la plataforma, donde se analiza la evolución de la inversión en España los últimos tres años (2016 al 2018). El informe, además, identifica y detalla …

 
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Novobrief #162: Glovo raised $169m, acquired a Peruvian startup and shut down in Chile and Egypt. Cabify looking to raise pre-IPO round. Holded and Playtomic raised €6m. Spanish tech exits.

360 Talent es la primera consultora de RRHH de España, que desde el año 2013, cuenta con una división especializada en startups. Son expertos en procesos de selección en el área IT (fullstack, back-end, front-end, mobile, DevOps…), online marketing, operacion…

 
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Novobrief #161: Returnly raises $19m. Kantox and Exoticca close venture debt financing. Spanish cannabis startup gets acquired. Mercadona is looking for a lot of engineer. Regulating the work of riders.

The Saas Institute ayuda a startups B2B a implantar procesos de ventas escalables, medibles y predecibles. Ahora lanzan nuevas fechas en Mayo y Junio de su Bootcamp sobre Outbound Sales para B2B en Madrid y Barcelona. Darán las claves para construir un proces…

 
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Novobrief #160: Movo's escooters raise €20m. Fintonic raises €19m. Rollbox acquired by Personio. BQ sold 51% stake for €36m. Stock options in Spain.

StockCrowd IN es una Plataforma de Financiación Participativa aprobada por la CNMV. Ofrecemos oportunidades de inversión únicas, democratizando las altas rentabilidades del sector inmobiliario.Forma parte de las inversiones inteligentes con nuestro último pro…