Spanish tech news: 20/4/2017

Startup funding news 💸
  • Colvin is a marketplace connecting flower farmers and consumers. The company has raised €700,000 from Samaipata Ventures
  • Travel startup UnSheeping has raised €280,000
  • Uzzet and Sttorybox raised a combined €94,000 on equity crowdfunding platform Lignum Capital
Investor and accelerator news 🚀
  • Nauta Capital closes out $170 million third fund
  • VR and AR accelerator Oarsis to open a program in Madrid
  • New study that looks into the social and economic impact of Enisa’s activity
Startup news 💡
  • Malaga-based Freepik is one of the larger startups in Spain that has been flying under the radar for quite some time. El Español profiled the company, which had €8 million in revenue last year and posted a net profit of €3 million
  • Housfy is the last company to come out of Nuclio’s venture builder. The startup wants to disrupt the real estate agency market
  • Transportation marketplace OnTruck has turned one year old. The company has more than 100 clients using its platform and 1,000 carriers
  • Interview with MrJeff’s co-founder and CEO Eloi Gomez. The on-demand clothing cleaning service has also started sponsoring Valencia’s CF female team
  • N26, the German online and mobile-first bank, now allows SMEs and freelancers to use the service in Spain