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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...

CoverTimes - display the world's front pages

Sometimes a start-up does not have the most original idea, yet its implementation of that idea is so good that users rave about it. This is a fascinating site that allows you to look at Newspaper front pages around the world. It's not the first aggregator...

Footballers investing in start-ups shocker!

We've heard of footballers investing in bars, clubs and even fashion brands, but an interesting article published recently in ElConfidencial has highlighted the growing tendency for top footballers in La Liga to invest in start-ups. A good example is...

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...

Lessons from a start-up folding...

For obvious reasons we hear less about a start-up when it ceases trading, but the demise of Doocuments ( a start-up that provided secure ways of sharing documents on the cloud) has left us with some essential and valuable feedback. The statement that...

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...

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...