Mobility: a wide range of possibilities
The mobility sector encompasses many activities, which at the same time belong to different sub-sectors, from music to food, from sport to e-mail.
Companies providing CRM tools were preferred by venture capitalists, ranking first in terms of deal volume (7%). Among these, the following stand out Draper Fisher, which obtained funding from Juvetson Selligy.
"In Spain, these types of companies are also gaining momentum. last year it raised its third round of funding of €120,000," says Diego Gutierrez of Abra Invest. Among its shareholders are well-known business angels such as , François DerbaixDavid Tomas, Marta Esteve, and also Caixa Capital Risc.
"In Spain Telefónica has, of course, taken centre stage, with operations such as the or addfleet. But there have also been several operations led by business angels such as the Seville-based Icinetic or la gijonesa DNA context" says Diego Gutierrez, the group's corporate finance expert. Abra-invest
Companies involved in advertising and Marketing and those dedicated to providing location-based services are in second place (5%).
Investment in early-stage enterprises
Series A and seed capital investments constitute 70% of total venture capital investment in this sector. Of particular note is the increase in Series A investment, from 30% in 2012 to 34% in 2014.