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Womenalia startup day

The network group for women, Womenalia, recently in March held a start-up competition in Barcelona at the eShow feria. They've produced a video that includes interviews of the top ten taking part, and for those who speak Spanish, it's very interesting...

The top 25 movers and shakers in the Spanish IT industry

Around this time of year, the Spanish paper El Mundo publishes a list of the 500 most powerful people in Spain. From this list, various commentators have produced a list of the 25 most influential people in Spanish technology today. This list contains...

Who predicted the Spanish economic miracle 2013-17?

When people in the future look back over the "Spanish economic miracle 2013-17" they will ask, how did (nearly) everyone miss the signs? Everyone concentrated on the bad news, of which there certainly was plenty – of high unemployment figures, a depressed...

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...

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,...

Gusteu - Innovative Meal Menu creator using stock market algorithms!

Eugenio Mendoza from Las Palmas has come up with a storker of an idea, that will enable restaurants and bistros to put together menu combinations that extract the most profit. It's claimed that the site Gusteu is unique, as all other competitors treat...

Key players in Start-ups vi) Didac Lee

Serial founder and keen Barcelona FC supporter (he’s their director for New Technologies ) Didac Lee is a famous Catalan with Taiwanese parents, in the Spanish start-up scene. He started his work career in humble origins as a washer-up at his parents’...

Malaga IT company VirusTotal bought up by Google

The Malaga online virus and malware scanner outfit, has this month been bought up by Google. In contrast to other virus checkers, VirusTotal aggregates the checks carried out by other website scanners and antivirus checkers. In doing so they can detect...

Key players in Start-ups v) Carlos Blanco Vazquez

Carlos Blanco has been a serial entrepreneur in the Spanish internet sector since the 1990s. Just a few of the enterprises he has founded include Grupo ITnet, OcioMedia, Descargas Online, and OcioDigital. One of his most recent ventures, in 2011, was...