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Personality analysis start-up Traity wins funding round.

A Spanish company that operates from California and Madrid, and that has gained 800,000 registered users in just a year of operation, has closed a funding round from investors such as Horizon Ventures, BDMI, SeedCamp and 500 Startups. Traity offers free...

TheMadVideo - Video will never be the same

Spanish company TheMadVideo has had an excellent start to summer 2013 - earlier it was announced they'd gained $585,000 in funding, and it's now won an award as the hottest showcase at Tech Cocktail's Mixer Event, thanks to its easy tagging and promotion...

Ticketea gains $4million funding deal.

In the last couple of weeks there have been several funding deals for Madrid start-ups - a couple of them being "We Are Knitters" and Etece (article to follow). One of these funding deals has been for Ticketea, the leading social ticketing platform in...

Another Spanish Fashion success story - El Ganso opening new stores

The fashion company El Ganso (described by some as having a British style with a Spanish twist) has consolidated its expansion in Spain with the opening of stores in Gijón and Pamplona in May. It has also opened its fourth store in Paris. Created in 2004...

eCommerce start-up "We Are Knitters" gain funding

It's fascinating to see how arts and crafts are gaining popularity, and "We Are Knitters" are riding this wave, having just won a funding round of 150,000 euros. As their name suggests they specialise in selling kits and material for those who like to...

Key Players in Start-ups viii) Francois Derbaix

François Derbaix is a great example of a foreign entrepreneur who has thrived in Spain's start-up scene, and who now is a major investor in new internet ventures in that country. Born in Belgium, Francois moved to Madrid in 2000 when he founded TopRural...

Percentil - Supplying clothes that grow with your kids

Way back in 2009, Daniel Bezares and Lourdes Ferrer, after becoming parents of twin daughters, launched a web store for parents of twins called TOT-a-LOT It seems as though the success of that venture, encouraged them to undertake greater things, and...