\The Spanish startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

\The Spanish startups and scaleups to watch in 2021

Spain has a rapidly growing ecosystem of entrepreneurs, angel investors, early-stage incubators and venture capital funds.

So far this year Spanish startups have raised a record €1.8bn from VC funds, more than thee €950m in all of 2020.

But which are the country's most exciting startups and scaleups? Which are the ones to watch in 2021?

Our team of experts at Sifted have chosen a list of more than 100 exciting companies we think you need to know about, with an added “Sifted take” on some to provide an extra layer of insight.

It's a mixture of the big and the small, the well known and the under the radar. But all are making waves. Keep reading below and stay informed about Europe’s new economy!

(P.S The data is from European Startups, with valuation estimates from Dealroom. If there is anyone missing from this list, or anything is wrong, please let us know by email at [email protected]).

Key

Year founded

Amount raised

Last funding round

Valuation

Employees

Glovo's logo

Glovo

Barcelona-based startup with food at the core of the business, delivers any product within cities at any time of day

logistics & delivery / food

glovoapp.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€902m

SERIES F

€1bn

1000-5000

Cabify's logo

Cabify

Car booking web and mobile app

transportation / mobility

cabify.com

Madrid, Spain

2011

€369m

SERIES E

€1.3bn

1000-5000

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TravelPerk's logo

TravelPerk

Manages travel policies, budgets, and payment methods, as well as offers customer support services

travel; enterprise software / online travel agency; booking & search; business travel

travelperk.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€271m

SERIES D

€233-349m

100-500

Spotahome's logo

Spotahome

Medium-to-long term rentals for expats such as students and professionals

real estate / search, buy & rent

spotahome.com

Madrid, Spain

2014

€64m

SERIES B

€145-218m

100-500

Red Points's logo

Red Points

Smart solution for brand protection online

enterprise software / AI

redpoints.com

Barcelona, Spain

2011

€58m

SERIES C

€138-207m

100-500

BNEXT's logo

BNEXT

Supermarket for financial products

fintech / financial management solutions;banking

bnext.es

Madrid, Spain

2016

€56m

SERIES A

€125m

100-500

Paack's logo

Paack

Pioneering delivery solution for ecommerce, enabling customer controlled time-slots and sustainable vehicle distribution

logistics and delivery / marketplace & ecommerce

paack.co

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€73m

SERIES C

€193-289m

100-500

Ontruck's logo

Ontruck

Connects businesses with freight carriers to ship pallets of goods

marketplace & ecommerce / logistics & delivery

ontruck.com

Madrid, Spain

2015

€53m

LATE VC

€68-102m

100-500

Typeform's logo

Typeform

Develops application software

marketing / enterprise software

typeform.com

Barcelona, Spain

2012

€47m

SERIES B

€127-191m

100-500

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Badi's logo

Badi

Redefining urban housing through AI-powered online booking platform, that provides users with a seamless and secure room rental experience

marketplace & ecommerce / real estate

badi.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€41m

SERIES B

€227m

100-500

Jeff's logo

Jeff

Jeff is the wellbeing super app which promotes the good good life. Offering daily services as laundry, beauty and fitness solutions Jeff makes people's life easier letting them looking, feeling and living good.

wellness beauty / sports

wearejeff.com/es

Valencia, Spain

2015

€30m

SERIES B

€76-115m

500-1000

Onna's logo

Onna

Software for legal and IT departments to quickly access contracts, non-disclosure agreements, correspondence, and files

legal; enterprise software / legal documents management; regtech & compliance

onna.com

Barcelona, Spain

2015

€39m

SERIES B

€100-150m

100-500

Scalefast's logo

Scalefast

Ecommerce platform to help sellers better understand and retain customers

marketing / enterprise software

scalefast.com

Madrid, Spain

2014

€27m

SERIES B

€80-120m

100-500

ByHours's logo

ByHours

Book hotel rooms by the hour, rather than by the night

marketplace & ecommerce / travel

byhours.com

Barcelona, Spain

2012

€16m

LATE VC

€32m

50-100

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Lingokids

Builds educational games for children that improve vocabulary and teach new languages

education / kids

lingokids.com

Madrid, Spain

2014

€56m

SERIES C

€36-55m

50-100

Housfy's logo

Housfy

Proptech platform that allows to sell your house without commissions

real estate / search, buy & rent

housfy.com

Barcelona, Spain

2017

€13m

SERIES A

€30m

100-500

Belvo's logo

Belvo

An open banking platform that enables any company or developer to access and interpret their end-user’s financial information

fintech / open banking

belvo.com

Barcelona, Spain

2019

€50m

SERIES A

€36-55m

50-100

QUIBIM's logo

QUIBIM

Taking advantage of the information contained in the digital medical images

health / medical devices

quibim.com

Valencia, Spain

2012

€9m

SEED

€32-48m

10-50

011h's logo

011h

011h is a new generation building construction company

real estate / construction

011h.com

Barcelona, Spain

2020

€8m

EARLY VC

€32-48m

10-50

Clikalia's logo

Clikalia

Offers direct sale of homes and the immediate payment to the owner

marketplace & ecommerce / real estate

clikalia.com

Madrid, Spain

2017

€8m

EARLY VC

€32-48m

50-100

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