Solutions for the disabled receive investment: Irisbond, Noomad bike, Fit&sit and others.

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BY : Diego GutiérrezApril Thu, 2015
Startups focused on providing solutions for people with disabilities want to grow and are looking for funding through different means. Irisbond closed a €300,000 funding round in February 2015. Noomad bike is looking for investors and companies such as Fit and Sit and Dismore have decided to use crowdfunding.



Fitalent and Seed Gipuzkoa support Irisbonb

Irisbond is a Basque company, founded in 2013, which allows you to control your computer by moving your eyes. In the funding round, which amounts to €700,000, the following have participated in equal shares Fitalent and Seed Gipuzlkoa.

 The round aims to support the development of the company's business plan, based on three pillars: international commitment, promotion of new applications for the industrial sector and research to obtain new developments that consolidate the company as a benchmark in "Eye Tracking" technology.

"Since its creation in 2013, Irisbond has received recognition from different institutions, such as the Queen Sofia Award for Accessibility Technologies or the runner-up prize in the Entrepreneur XXI awards" comments Diego Gutierrez of Abra-Invest.

Noomad Bike, looking for a funding round

Noomad Bike is a Basque company that offers solutions for sustainable mobility in the city. Its 3-wheeled bicycles facilitate the movement of people with disabilities.

At present Noomad Bike seeks investors who add value to the company's growth and innovation.

Financing through crowdfunding

Fit and Sit manufactures and markets clothing according to the needs of its customers, people with disabilities. Fit and Sit has just carried out a crowdfunding campaign through Verkami, in which it has raised €5,000 from 96 backers.

Disismore is a network of employment contacts that aims to promote the recruitment and development of people with disabilities. It was created in March 2014 and in January announced a €100,000 crowdfunding campaign.

Disismore closed 2014 with more than 2,000 registered candidates, 50 companies, 70 job coaches and more than 700 registrations for job offers. It is supported by IESE Business SchoolThe Universia Foundation, the Universia Foundation and the Founder Institute.


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