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Beebrite - Brain training via online games!

A start-up that promises to make you smarter whilst you play games, has hit the headlines in the Spanish start-up scene. Beebrite, a project developed by two entrepreneurs Alejandro Durán and Amparo Casamayo, is available in both Spanish and English,...

uSpeak Languages close 500,000 funding deal

The Spanish start-up uSpeak, that builds game-based language learning apps for the iPhone and iPad, has recently raised 500,000 euros in seed funding in order to attack the language learning market. Currently the languages involved are Spanish and English,...

At last, social travel portal Minube enters English-speaking market

If you take a look at the demo video showing how the Minube app can function, you'll see that it's very impressive and will perhaps inspire you to take out your passport or backpack today! What is most surprising is that Minube has already expanded so...

Spanish invention to ease suitcase load.

Imagine you travel a lot especially through airports. Would a 'robotic' suitcase that requires no carrying ease your load? Spanish inventor Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez has come up with this novel idea. The suitcase uses 3 sensors that are contained within...

Software development venture BiiCode gain 300,000 Euros in Investment

BiiCode is a spin-off from the Technical University of Madrid, and is dedicated to building software tools and platforms for programmmers that are located in the cloud. Some of the investors in this venture include the Jose Manual Entrecanales foundation,...

Mundo Reader - A Spanish leader in tablets and e-readers

Mundo Reader, better known through their bq reader range , is a Spanish enterprise that produces tablets and e-readers (supplying Fnac, Casa del Libro and Movistar/Telefonica among others). In just two years, from 2010 they have grown their sales figures...

Key Players in Start-ups vii) Luis Martín Cabiedes

It’s been said that anyone who is involved in start-ups in Spain can’t fail to know who Luis Martín Cabiedes is – suffice it to say he’s one of the country’s most influential business angels and entrepreneurs. He started out in the big time as the Ceo...