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Venture capital bets on technology companies: deals March 2015


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BY : Diego GutiérrezMay Fri, 2015
Technology start-ups receive the most support from venture capital. Of the 550 operations of venture capital is and venture capital closed last year in Spain, 274 of them involved a technology company. Among the technology companies, e-commerce and collaborative consumption lead the way. In March 2015, 8 technology companies received funding rounds.tics March
 
Cabiedes invests in SocialCar and Heyougames 

Cabiedes wanted to strengthen its position in the collaborative consumption business by leading a round in SocialCar, a car rental company between individuals. Other private investors have also participated in the €800,000 round, such as Pau Serracanta, CEO and partner of Dorna Sports, organiser of the MotoGP championships.

 "Collaborative consumption is gaining strength, in 2014 a total of €45M was invested in collaborative consumption companies. Cabiedes has previously invested in companies in the sector such as Percentilean e-commerce for second-hand children's clothing," says Diego Gutierrez from Abra-invest. In addition to the collaborative economy, Cabiedes wanted to enter a sector that it had not entered before, that of the elderly, and has invested in HeYouGamesa company developing mobile games which makes it possible to bring new games to market quickly and easily.

Sitka capital joins Singularu

 The seed capital fund Sikta capital has entered into Singularua Valencian e-commerce that allows you to personalise your jewellery.

 Singularu emerged on the shuttle Demium in 2014 and I am part of the Conector Startup Accelerator in Barcelona.

 Axon and FJME join Sentisis

 Sentisis, the technology company dedicated to the analysis of social media conversation in Spanish, has received a capital injection of $1.3M. The financing round has been led by FIDES, the investment arm of the José Manuel Entrecanales Foundation, y Axon Partners Group.

The objective of the round is to increase the technological development of the company and to boost the internationalisation of its business lines around the Hispanic world.

 Sodecan invests in ComparaDentistas

 Sodecan and the Canary Islands government have made an investment of €100,000 in CompareDentists, a startup that compares online dental services throughout Spain.

 ComparaDentistas had already raised an initial equity fund from Family&Friends to kick-start the project.

 It has also won several awards in the startup contests and competitions in which it has participated.

 Daruan VC participates in Buyfresco

 Buyfrescothe home-delivery platform for 'healthy recipes and the ingredients needed to cook them' has received a round of funding of Daruan Venture Capital and the current partners, the seed capital funds Plug And Play, Danka Capital y Mola Factory.

 The community has received a €500,000 round of funding.

 The Community is a holiday rental portal through professionals in the sector, ensuring a high quality product, which since 2012 has managed to bring together on its website more than 25,000 homes worldwide and has increased its turnover by 250%.

  The company has received 500,000 euros with the participation of three Family Offices that are part of the private investor group Reus Tarragona Business Angels, investors of the Reus Tarragona Business Angels network.Esadeban and Soifler, a leading tourism group in Tarragona.

 DogBuddy

DogBubby is the result of the recent merger of the Spanish company Bibulu and the American company MyDogBubby. DogBubby brings together local dog owners and pet lovers to provide dog boarding, dog walking and dog day care services.

DogBubby has received €1.9M with the aim of expanding internationally.

 

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