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Spanish tech news: 26/4/2017

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Written by Jaime Novoa
Startup exits ?
  • Car selling startup Clicars has sold a majority stake to Aramisauto. The resulting entity has also raised funding from Seaya Ventures
  • BBVA has acquired Mexican fintech startup Openpay
Investor and accelerator news ?
  • Fons Enginyers and Banco Sabadell sold their shares in TopDoctors in the company’s latest financing round, announced this week
  • BS Capital, Banco Sabadell’s venture arm, has launched a venture debt vehicle
  • Lucas Carné, co-founder of Privalia, has created a vehicle to start investing in real estate
  • BME (Bolsas y Mercados Españoles), the entity that manages Spain’s main stock markets, has created Entorno Pre-Mercado to make it easier for startups to raise capital and understand how public markets work
  • Menorca Millennials officially announced its third accelerator program, taking place this summer in Menorca
Startup news ?
  • Interview with Ivan Cayuela and Virginia Tortosa, co-founders of food delivery startup Fotawa
Big company news ?
  • Spanish regulator CNMC will request telcos access to call registries to prevent abusive policies
  • Menorca Millennials officially announced its third accelerator program, taking place this summer in Menorca
Interesting reads ?
  • Spain’s television duopoly, Atresmedia and Mediaset, have moved their power to the world of startups. El Español has an interesting article on how these two companies approach media for equity investments

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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 Tech.eu.