Here are the 5 hottest startups in Spain

The Next Web

In the past decade, Spain suffered a significant economic setback with a crippling recession, the bankruptcy of a number of major companies and the highest unemployment rate in the EU (27% at its height). Thankfully, Spain’s economy has now returned to its pre-crisis state and this can be partially attributed to the growth of its vibrant tech scene.

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Spain’s Ticketbis Raises Additional Round To Fuel International Growth

YoungUpstarts

Ticketbis, a Spain-based online platform where users can easily and securely buy and sell tickets for every kind of event, such as concerts, festivals, theater plays, art performances or soccer games – earlier last month closed a round of funding worth US$6.6 Founded by Uriarte and fellow co-founder Ander Michelena in Bilbao, Spain, Ticketbis had quickly dominated the market in Spain.

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Growth Story: What CornerJob did to become Spain’s fastest growing tech startup

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CornerJob just landed the title of Spain’s fastest growing start-up in our Tech5 competition. Growth Story is a new 4-question format we’re doing about the moment startups found a defining metric that they could influence to really grow their company. To kick this new series off, we had an inspiring chat with David Rodriguez, CEO and co-founder of CornerJob, a startup that runs a two-sided app for employment.

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12 Questions: Meet Rod MacGregor (Spain)

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Rod lives and works in Valencia, Spain. I live in a small mountain village near the Mediterranean Sea, in the community of Valencia in Spain. We moved to Spain seven and a half years ago for a culture change and have enjoyed every moment of it.

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12 Questions: Meet Xavier (Spain)

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Xavier lives and works in Madrid, Spain. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and North Coast are the major creative and design centers in Spain. And for fantastic previous graphic designers work in Spain, I highly recommend visiting this page www.graphicspioneers.com. Related posts: 12 Questions: Meet Rod MacGregor (Spain). In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

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The rain in Spain…

Jason Ball

It’s that time of year again and I’m off for a few days of r&r in the sunny iberian peninsula. Blogging will resume the first week of September. Other

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On Vacation

Steve Blank

Exploring Spain. Back soon. Filed under: Family/Career. Family/Career

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ERP Excitement

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Invited to be part of UNIT4/FinancialForce’s sales kickoff in Madrid, Spain and that of Plex Systems in Troy, MI, I saw wildly enthusiastic. In the last couple of weeks, in very different settings I have seen the future of ERP. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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More New Florence

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Technology at the dentist Visualization of Flickr Geotags Spain’s wind energy leadership. on the innovation blog What color is your Taffy? Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lingua Franca Traducciones

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Lingua Franca Traducciones is a translating service that is based in southern Spain. We are in Spain and our service is provided in any place in Spain, and even in the world. Awesomeness business community Interviews Small biz spotlight Small business Uncategorized document translation legal small biz small business Spain

More innovation on the global beaten path

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Ice Lab Spain’s High Speed AVE Trains Electronics on the Silk Road Global Landscape of. We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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When Times Get Tough

The Entrepreneurial Mind

One of my students sent along an telling tale from Spain. It seems that when times get tough enough, 26% unemployment in the case of Spain, people become incredibly resourceful. From the Taipei Times: The crisis sparked by the collapse of Spain’s building boom had wiped out a lot of self-employed entrepreneurs: 625,000 between 2008 […].

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Even more global innovation

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Google''s Project Loon Finland''s next blockbuster Spain: Mobile Banking Innovation Santander: A city of sensors. We hear so much about Silicon Valley and Bangalore and Shanghai that it is refreshing to hear about innovations in other parts of the world. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More innovation off the beaten path

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Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Big Bertha – Seattle Aviation Powerhouse – Dubai Tweet Experience Hotel – Spain Starchase – various US police departments Breaking the mold – UK, Denmark, Thailand earlier.

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Portugal

The Next Web

Like in neighboring Spain, the country was hit hard with a headache-inducing unemployment rate that was concentrated primarily on Portugal’s youth. It might be everyone’s dream to move to Portugal. Beautiful beaches, amazing food, and weather. Its vibrant startup scene is now another reason to add to the list. Instead of plunging the country into a deeper recession, this moment inspired an entrepreneurial zeitgeist that hurled Portugal headfirst into a technological renaissance.

Of Lions and Beasts

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Lion Statue in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona, Spain; Austin, Texas. ’ Tags: poetry dallas lions and beasts madrid poetry in barcelona spain Of Lions and Beasts. The lions stand defiantly, Overlooking the aging sea.

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Tech5 2019 will expand its reach to all of Europe and Israel — apply now

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Except this year we’re going big… In the past, only startups from the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany, and Sweden could apply. TNW and Adyen’s annual Tech5 competition is back again.

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The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I’m writing you today from Castellon, a town one hour drive from Valencia in Spain. This is my first time in Spain. I’m here visiting my father, my 9-year-old little half-brother, and his mother, who is Spanish. A couple of weeks ago I was in London. Before that, I was. The post The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Laptop Lifestyle digital nomad entrepreneur lifestyle entrepreneur travel

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List Of The Best SEO Chrome Extensions In 2020

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Supported countries are Brazil, India, Japan, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Africa, Ireland, Russia, China, Poland, Hungary, Salvador, Australia, and Canada, as well as the com.

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Portuguese Food, Culture, and Technology

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Now, I’m off to Spain… Tags: entrepreneurship food travel iPhone port wine porto portuguese food salted cod skype spain vinho verde wi-fi I’m still in Portugal and luck has shined on me.

Ticketbis, An Online Event Ticket Trading Platform

YoungUpstarts

Since its founding in 2009 by Ander Michelena Llorente and Jon Uriarte Uranga in Bilbao, Spain, Ticketbis had quickly dominated the market in Spain. The company then started its international expansion, and today has presence in 15 countries around the world in especially in Latin-speaking countries (which isn’t a surprise considering its Spain roots), but also covers parts of Asia including Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore.

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Here are the 5 hottest startups in Estonia

The Next Web

And the country isn’t just dominating in terms of quantity, in 2017 it also brought in more venture capital funding per capita than major tech hubs like Germany, France and Spain. I bet you didn’t know that Estonia has the third highest amount of startups per capita than any other country in the world. What makes the “Made in Estonia” brand of tech startup so lucrative? For starters, since the 90s, Estonia has put all its resources into becoming a completely digital society.

Turning Metal Into Gold – The Alchemist

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On the way back, I’ll be spending a few days in Spain to visit my cousin Ashan Pillai (wikipedia link), a prominent viola player. The shepherd boy named Santiago (which also happens to be my son’s middle name) is from Spain and he travels to Egypt to find his treasure and discovers it’s not there!? Tags: entrepreneurship ashan pillai paulo coehlo portugal spain the alchemist One of my favorite fables is written by Paulo Coehlo.

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The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I’m writing you today from Castellon, a town one hour drive from Valencia in Spain. This is my first time in Spain. I’m here visiting my father, my 9-year-old little half-brother, and his mother, who is Spanish. A couple of weeks ago I was in London. Before that, I was. The post The Truth About Traveling Non-Stop appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com. Laptop Lifestyle digital nomad entrepreneur lifestyle entrepreneur travel

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Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden. The winner, mattress business Emma (Germany), was announced tonight at TNW Conference Founders Dinner in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Barcelona isn’t the new Silicon Valley – and that’s a good thing

The Next Web

In post-crisis Spain things are beginning to pick up. The country is the 4th destination for international tech talent and Barcelona, the second largest city after Madrid, is ranked at number 5 of 60 European startup hubs in Europe by the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Attracted by the lifestyle, a relatively low cost of living, and dozens upon dozens of co-working spaces, you’ll find many startups, “digital nomads” and European entrepreneurs operating in the city.

Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016”

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startups from Spain, Taiwan and Ireland are […] The post Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016” appeared first on SiliconHills. Techstars Cloud in San Antonio announced its latest class of 11 companies participating in its second program this year. “We We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world,” Blake Yeager, managing director of Techstars Cloud wrote in a blog post. In addition to the U.S.,

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How Blacklane went from one city to over 250 around the world

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden– we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Spot On Sciences Makes Taking Blood Samples Easy

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It has proven invaluable in research being done in Spain that shows taking blood pressure medication at night […] The post Spot On Sciences Makes Taking Blood Samples Easy appeared first on SiliconHills. By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News The most remarkable thing to Dr. Jeanette Hill about the evolution of her company, Spot on Sciences, is the myriad ways her blood collection device, HemaSpot, is being used.

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How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

The Covid-19 virus is not politically correct

Steve Blank

It takes data from South Korea, Spain, Italy and China. The Covid-19 virus is not politically correct. It discriminates against the old and the unhealthy. The biggest risk factor in dying from the virus is age. If you’re 60 to 70 years old, you’re 30 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than if you’re under 40. And if you’re over 80, you’re 180 times more likely. It’s not that the young don’t get sick or die, but the odds are dramatically different.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

The event – which is currently held in cities such as San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Austin, New York, Boston, Madrid (Spain), Barcelona (Spain), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Santiago (Chile), Bogota (Colombia), Mexico City (Mexico), Vancouver (Canada) – will be extended to include Detroit, Michigan and Mexico City, Mexico on November 16, followed by Sao Paulo, Brazil, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Moscow, Russia.

Startups from Around the World at SXSW

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There were startups from Guatemala and Germany, Malaga, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and more at the invitation-only SXSW Global Startup Forum at City Hall. In addition to local dignitaries like Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and SXSW Interactive Director Hugh Forrest, was a panel of venture […] The post Startups from Around the World at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?

The Next Web

For the fourth year in a row, TNW and Adyen joined forces to organize the Tech5 competition in which we scour The Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Sweden for the fastest revenue-growing companies. This is a question we ask ourselves. Every year we search for the answer and for 2016, we’re proud to announce it to you. Congrats to Lesara for claiming the number one spot! Download the full list of the 30 fastest growing companies But that’s not all.

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How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

From Intern To Cofounder

YoungUpstarts

In my case, I had the opportunity to participate in an International Week in Spain about advanced entrepreneurship. With my master thesis finally done, nothing was holding me back and I took a plane for Spain. Just graduated in International Business, he took a plane to Spain where he’s developing GuruWalk , first as an intern and now as a co-founder of the company. . by Bernard Sury, cofounder of GuruWalk.

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10 Startups To Keep Your Eye On

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Abalo Publicidad is a start-up based in Seville, Spain, that was founded in January 2015. In the future they would also like to expand in other major cities in Spain. The following companies have managed to define the word startup in the last couple of years thanks to their successful development and progress. They have been awarded and financed thanks to how well they’ve done. Veeno. Veeno Company is an Italian wine café in the United Kingdom.

Startup Map & Trends Analysis – November 2012

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This trend is mostly led by a decrease in product ready internet web service companies in the US, Canada, Spain and the United Kingdom, and with an increase in concept stage companies in Spain, India, Brazil and the United States. For November 2012 we are noticing an interesting trend of product ready companies declining, while concept stage companies are rising.

The Best Website to Learn the Basic Concepts of Economics and Finance

The Startup Magazine

This is the reason why economipedia.com was created for people in the Spanish-speaking world of Spain, Mexico and South and Central America. At first sight the world of economics and finance appears reasonably easy to understand.

Colorado Global EIR Program – Applications Open for 2016

Feld Thoughts

Hector Rodriguez (Spain). Applications are open for the second group of Colorado Global Entrepreneurs in Residence. If you are interested in applying send a resume and a cover letter, including a statement of interest, to GEIR-apply@colorado.edu. The Global Entrepreneurs in Residence (GEIR) Program brings international entrepreneurial talent to the CU-Boulder campus and community.

Best Companies For Magento Support

YoungUpstarts

HiberusTecnologia (Spain). The advent of E-commerce opened up a lot of possibilities for everyone. People can now transact business, buy and sell goods and services, and share data anytime and anywhere.

The Currency of Identity Data

Austin Startup

UnboundID, a leading platform provider for identity services, today disclosed its product development and marketing strategy for enabling the proliferation of identity services solutions at Mobile World Congress 2012 (Booth 2.1B74) in Barcelona, Spain.

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Startup Grind Fuels Gibraltar Entrepreneurship

The Startup Magazine

Especially since Spain have shown a high interest in taking over the sovereignty of Gibraltar, and have even tried to block any future deals that Gibraltar might want to make with the EU – something that is very worrying for the nation as it has done extremely well from its relationship with the EU. Unlike Scotland though, who are looking to become independent from the UK, Gibraltar want to stay in UK sovereignty and especially don’t want to become a part of Spain.

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