There are a number of different incubators in Spain, each offering their own programs to help startups. Here are the top 6 incubators in Spain, according to our research
Top 6 Incubators in Spain
1. European Data Incubator
EDI is a data incubator that leverages the open innovation concept within the data economy to enable the development of big-data-driven innovations. Our on-demand incubation programme is adaptable to each of the stakeholders in the data value chain. EDI enables Big Data innovations, a trifecta of key impact drivers needed to reach the market.
Top Industries active in: Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology and Software.
Number of Investments: 65
European Data Incubator's most notable exits include HOPU Smart Cities, MorphL, and SMAP Energy.
Mola is an investment fund based in Spain specializing in technology startup companies at the seed stage from Spain and Latin America. It was founded by Enrique Dubois who has over 10 years of experience as an Internet entrepreneur and Paco Gimena with several years of actively investing in Internet. Mola has a net worth of € 4 million and currently participates in approximately 35 companies in which it has invested a total of € 11 million in collaboration with other investors.
Top Industries active in: E-Commerce, Software and Internet.
Number of Investments: 42
Mola.com's most notable exits include Bodeboca and CouchCommerce.
Demium Startups operates as an international startup builder. It invests in entrepreneurial talent to help them create companies that will shape the future. At Demium it creates startups from scratch. That means they work with budding entrepreneurs before they've even uttered an idea, let alone launched one. From day one the firm helps those bold individuals, who are willing to put their all into building their own enterprise, find a co-founder, develop an idea into a verified business model, and secure seed investment.
The firm was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana.
Top Industries active in: Software, E-Commerce and SaaS.
Number of Investments: 34
4. Going Investment S.A.
Going Investment S.A., an independent privately-owned financial group, is a leader and pioneer in capital investment in Spain, with wide experience at a national level. Going Investment S.A. acquires equity stakes in companies in the manufacturing and services businesses.
Going Investment, S.A. was launched in 1998 by a group of professionals who not only contributed capital, but also strong management skills and a large amount of experience in industry and multinational business management.
They focus on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), promoting their development, helping entrepreneurs and management teams reach the next stage of growth or aiding management replacement in family businesses. In all cases, they maximize value for all stakeholders involved, by increasing company equity and setting and achieving new business goals.
Going acquires equity stakes in companies whose shares are not quoted on the stock market. Going's objective is to generate mid and long-term profitability that exceeds that of capital markets for the shareholders and investors in the companies and funds managed.
Their main strength is their proven ability to be valuable partners, and to manage the change and uncertainty associated with an evolving company, supporting the entrepreneur in the value creation process, and the accomplishment of his vision and aims.
Top Industries active in: Manufacturing, Automotive and Software.
Number of Investments: 19
Going Investment S.A.'s most notable exits include Araclon Biotech, Losan Happy Fashion, and embou Nuevas Tecnologías.
5. EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology
EIT Urban Mobility is an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Since January 2019 we have been working to encourage positive changes in the way people move around cities in order to make them more live able places. We aim to become the largest European initiative transforming urban mobility. Co-funding of up to €400 million (2020-2026) from the EIT, a body of the European Union, will help make this happen.
Top Industries active in: Delivery, Transportation and Logistics.
Number of Investments: 10
Top Industries active in: Information Technology, Social Media and Education.
Number of Investments: 8