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Spain Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
8th
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3
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
15th
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6
worldwide
Population
46.7
million

top industries
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Ecommerce & Retail
#4 worldwide
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Foodtech
#5 worldwide
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Software and Data
#7 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Spain Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 15 globally, and shows a negative momentum -6 spots since 2020. Spain also ranks at number 8 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 28 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Spain and the top ranked city in Spain is Barcelona at 37 globally. Barcelona is followed by Madrid at 45 and Valencia at 146.

Spain is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Foodtech and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 760 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Spain, 380 Foodtech startups in Spain and 376 Software and Data startups in Spain, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 2792 startups in Spain, 56 accelerators in Spain, 162 coworking spaces in Spain, 21 organizations in Spain and 4 leaders in Spain.

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Over 90 million monthly users from all over the world use Uptodown to get instant access to a huge catalogue of apps for a number of operating systems. Read more
Ilovepdf is a website that provides free online tools to join PDF, separate PDF, compress PDF, convert Office documents to PDF, PDF to JPG and JPG to PDF with no installation needed. Read more
Freepik is the leading search engine of free vector designs. Freepik offers users, high quality graphic designs: exclusive illustrations and graphic resources carefully selected by our design team in order to provide our users with great content that can be used in both personal and commercial projects. Freepik was founded in 2010 by the brothers Alejandro and Pablo Blanes with Joaquin Cuenca, founder of successful startups such as Panoramio (Acquired by Google). Read more
At Rich Audience they believe we can improve the quality of Digital Advertising. Rich Audience is a Rich Media Platform, a marketplace which connects publishers and advertisers, serving high impact Rich-Media formats. Their unique technology stack solves the key pain points of the current programmatic digital media market. Rich Audience is Rich ... Read more
Wallapop is an app for second-hand purchase-sale. It is a hyper-local mobile marketplace for buying and selling second-hand goods. Its mission is to offer our users the best street trading experience around the world.... Read more
Heygo is a mobile app of collaborative economy that has had a spectacular growth since its release to the market. Read more
Adpone is an advertising technology company specialized in mobile and desktop technologies. Read more
Tiendeo helps you to find the best offers and products in your online vicinity.... Read more
Startupxplore is the largest community of startups and investors in Spain, and one of the most active in Europe. Read more
The leading search engine for classifieds, we help users find the job, home or car they need, in 33 different countries. Read more
With UserZoom's cloud-based UX Research platform, brands can now test, measure, and monitor online user experience testing with our all-in-one platform. Read more
Qida is a social impact company dedicated to providing quality home care for people in chronic conditions / dependency, helping them to live longer, in better health, at home. It focuses on technology and monitoring of people at home. Read more
Whisbi provides a conversational sales and marketing platform for B2C enterprises. Read more
Voicemod is the best free voice changer software for Windows. Read more
Seedtag is the In-Image platform in Europe, allowing both publishers and advertisers to get the most out of images. Read more
Tappx is a community of mobile app developers exchanging ads to promote their apps for free. Read more
Adtech solutions for advanced digital platforms. Read more
SantaFixie provides an online marketplace for bicycles and bicycle accessories. Read more
e-commerce specialized in city bicycles, components and accessories (lifestyle) Read more
Smadex is a Mobile Demand Side Platform. We help advertisers place banner ads on smartphones (mobile apps or mobile web sites) Our technology optimizes the campaign performance by: - Creating the most relevant banners, with rich media formats and including information such as the closest store to the user. - Offering the best targeting capabilities, selecting the best possible users to show the ads to - Providing total transparency about the apps where ads are shown, and at what price. Read more
The Hotels Network helps hotel brands grow their direct channel Read more
Volotea is one of the independent airlines in Europe based in 16 different European mid-sized capitals. Read more
The Mooring Master is an application that makes buy reservation easier, faster and safe offering a buy management system. Read more
PicPay is a digital wallet app that enables users to send and receive money, pay bills, store loyalty cards and discount coupons, and more. Read more
Dietary Molecular Diagnostics Personalizes nutrition tailored to individual genetics and metabolism. Read more
Packlink & Packlink PRO are an online platform that offers cost-effective package delivery services in Spain and internationally. Read more
Telomere Therapeutics, S.L has the objective to develop treatments based on gene therapy to diseases associated with telomeric syndromes, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, aplastic anemia, or dyskeratosis congenita Read more
Digital Couponing & Loyalty services for the FMCG and Pharma industry. Read more
mediasmart helps companies be smart about their media investment on mobile, by allowing them to automatically invest more where they get the best results. Our customers are media buying agencies or advertisers who what to maximize the efectiveness of their display campaigns on mobile. mediasmart has developed a mobile DSP which optimizes the media buying process based on campaign results. We measure users interactions with a given campaign, make mathematical predictions on whether an impact is going to turn into an engagement and then, buy media programatically in real time. This translates in campaigns whose performance constantly improves with time. Think about what has value for your business: visits your site, views of a video, engagement with your app, calls, visits to your store, registrations or reservations, for example. mediasmart will find those user profiles and contexts that deliver more of those, and focus your display campaign on them. Read more
MailTrack is a SaaS which takes the double-checks for message opens from smartphones to the email. So far, MailTrack is available only as an extension for Google Chrome and Gmail. Read more
Platform to launch, operate and scale digital mobility services, designed hand in hand with Rent-a-Cars, Dealers and Fleet Managers Read more
Go&dance is a worldwide platform that connects lovers of social and latin dances with schools and professional dancers.... Read more
Widgetic makes it easy for anyone to share their content in interactive widgets. Use our simple Editor to customize a widget and add it to your site in less than 30 seconds. Read more
Landbot helps companies create conversational experiences to help increase customer engagment. Read more
GuruWalk: the Spanish Startup that is refreshing guided tours. GuruWalk launched the first global platform of tours only based on tips allowing anyone to become a guide on their own everywhere in the world. These tours don’t have a fixed price and travelers can give whatever they want at the end of the visit according to their budget and experience. Guides will quickly become the new local friend of travelers, recommending local activities, sharing their passions (not only the typical touristic route) and providing a fun experience in order to receive more tips. The Spanish Startup has a global presence, opening unique tours in new cities every week. Thanks to GuruWalk, anyone can become an ambassador for her or his city, even in less touristic areas. Join our community, become a guide or take a tour! Read more
Zapper offers an easy payment app for meals. Also a platform for restaurants that helps to increase revenues through efficiencies and targeted promotions. Read more
Spotahome is focused on helping people who are looking to find mid-to-long term home rentals. Spotahome removes the need for in-person viewings by having professional photographers visit a property and create all the audio-visual materials to recreate the experience of being on the property in-person. Read more
Factorial is a human resources software platform for small and medium companies that integrates vacation management and more. Read more
Whakoom is an online service that enables users to catalogue and share their comic book collection. Read more
Green energy isn't an option, it's the only possible reality. As a result, all the energy that we sell comes from renewable sources: solar, hydraulic, wind, biomass and biogas. 100% energy certified by the CNMC. Read more
Open Education Platform open education that works in any platform with certification in business and technology&business. Read more
PlaySpace brings traditional games such as Ludo, Dominoes, Bingo, Oca, etc. to social networks focusing on Spain and LatinAmerica. We built PlaySpace to be the leader on asynchronous and multiplayer social games for social networks and Smartphones & Tablets. Read more
Bringing solutions for digital currencies ecosystem Read more
Wuolah is a web platform where university students can share course notes in exchange for a financial reward and prestige. Read more
We use mobile technology to help millions of people find a job the same day. A job brings a pay check, but it also brings back self-esteem and dignity to people. This is what we do, one job at a time. Our international team comes from Skype, eBay, and Bain. Read more
Fracttal is a predictive maintenance and asset management software (CMMS/GMAO/EAM), 100% mobile, IoT enabled and fully cloud-based. Read more
The best cloud ERP software for businesses and freelancers Read more
Tusclasesparticulares helps students to find their perfect private tutor, not matter what they need to learn or where they are. On Tusclasesparticulares you can find more than 350.000 tutors. They also offer an online technology to teach and learn online on our virtual classroom. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Spain Ranked by StartupBlink

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11.918
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9.553
2.40
3.84
3.31
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4.021
0.47
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3.09
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1.821
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1.660
0.33
0.06
1.27
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1.429
0.26
0.07
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1.009
0.18
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0.78
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0.975
0.15
0.07
0.75
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0.473
0.07
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0.338
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