The acquisition of Euskadi-based Erle Robotics, and interviews with Carlos Blanco and Jose del Barrio

- November 2, 2016

–> Acutronic acquired Euskadi-based robotics tech startup Erle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Erle’s current team will continue leading the company. If you want to know more about Erle, read the recap that Víctor and David Mayoral published on Medium: “How two brothers turned a 3K€ robotics startup into a multi-million Euro company”

–> Uber launched a service for the enterprise in Madrid, starting with Bemate.

–> Cinco Días interviewed Carlos Blanco about corporate startup accelerators. In the interview Blanco announced that Conector will launch a new program in Galicia “very soon”.

–> In-depth interview with Jose del Barrio of Samaipata Ventures.

–> Tesla chose Barcelona to open its headquarters in the Iberian Peninsula.

–> Gonzalo Ruiz (Canguro Rico) published an interesting review of Tendenzias Media SL, one of the first Spanish blog networks that’s still alive and kicking.

Jaime Novoa

Jaime Novoa is the Founder of Novobrief. He is a technology writer turned investor at Madrid's K Fund. He was also a data analyst at