Since 2012, Spain has witnessed yearly growth in capital invested and successful startup exits – signs of a steadily expanding ecosystem. The financial meltdown of 2008 has spurred a new class of bold, young entrepreneurs; well qualified and ambitious for local and international funding from the US and Asia. CompassList offers firsthand understanding of this new generation of world-class companies and an ecosystem that is riding the wave of a robust economic recovery.


Bright Ideas
Bright Ideas


Galician startup uses blockchain technology to provide legal validity to formal legal meetings, saving up to 80% of related corporate and legal costs

Touted as the Facebook Ads of influencers, Spain’s Influencity is a trendsetting B2B analytics platform for marketers, social media brands and influencers.


Débora Alasraki is an architect by profession and an MBA graduate from the Nimbas-Utrecht Management School. She gained experience as an architect in Germany and moved to Barcelona in 2002 to work as project manager for the 2004 Architecture Forum.She is committed to exploring technology applications in architecture and in 1996, she founded Concern GmbR, the first visual search engine for contemporary architects in Cologne. In 2007, she co-founded Urban Media 3D and its spin-off 3D Click was started in 2016. She is the CEO of 3D Click, an online collaborative platform for 3D packaging and printing.

Manuel Moreno

CTO and Co-founder of Bdeo

Manuel Moreno is a telecommunication engineer with a passion for software development. Moreno is also a serial entrepreneur. In 2006 he co-founded Noaris with his business partner, Julio Pernía Aznar. Noaris specialized in SaaS and cloud computing for the insurance sector and Reparanet, a Noaris spin-off, which became the biggest SaaS platform for repair companies in Spain. More recently, he co-founded, also with Pernía Aznar, Bdeo, an intelligence platform for underwriting and claims process, which he led in the role of CTO.


Founded in 2014 by a group of former P&G consultants, Semilla Expiga usually co-invests with bigger VC funds in early-stage investment rounds.

Making Ideas Business was founded in 2012 by a group of 51 students and professors after the end of the 2011-2012 Master in Internet Business at ISDI, an international institution that offers training and degree programs in digital business management.Along with mentoring and industry expertise, the fund provides tech startups in the Spanish ecosystem with seed investments. It has invested €260,000 in five companies to date.The group today includes more than 78 partners and angel investors that, in total, have more than 1,000 years of professional experience and 50,000 hours of training in the internet sector.


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