Corporate Venturing Blog

Second edition of the UPF Starting Lab programme is about to publish the call for submissions.

UPF Starting Lab ‘aims to provide creative young people with an optimal learning and work platform to carry out highly innovative proposals in the digital audiovisual industry’, explained Carles Sora, a lecturer in the Department of Communication at UPF and the driving force behind the initiative. He added, ‘Not only does it seek to promote bachelor’s degree final projects, but also projects…

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Tekstum’s Founder reconised as entrepreneur of the month by BBVA

Marc Santandreu is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in the publishing world. His taste for reading and technology made him start the startup “Tekstum” inside Incubio 4th Batch in mid-2014. In this interview he explain to BBVA about his experience as an entrepreneur and the future plans for Tekstum. Tekstum is a startup focused on the publishing and tourism sector….

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Incubio backed startup Signaturit awarded as best Start-up of the Year

Signaturit was incorporated by Incubio four years ago inside its 2nd batch. Incubio performed an early exit of the company in that second round with a ROI x 15.   Spanish Signaturit, which provides secure and legally valid electronic signatures, has raised €2.8 million in its second funding round. Since its launch, the company has raised a total of €4.1 million. The new investment…

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Market Segmentation – The Corporate Innovator’s Toolbox

In the same way that small companies are not just smaller versions of large companies, startup incubators are very different from corporate incubators. Even though they share many of the same goals, such as shaking up markets and introducing original business models to inefficient industries, these two pathways to business growth require different toolsets. Although that sounds like a very…

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La Caixa Foundation Announces Incubator Challenge Demo Day

Imaging easily find accommodations for students, high efficiency of mobile battery charging and sharing extra power with others, remoting diverse devices from your smartwatch, improving living standards of visual disabilities by ICT, helping customers enjoy in restaurants only through an app. Those fantastic ideas are all carried out by young students who are supported by Obra Social “la Caixa” in…

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