Pitch To Investors at Itnig and the Biggest Rounds of the Decade

Happy New Year! Let’s talk about new great things like the new Pitch to Investors at Itnig, the biggest investment rounds of the decade, and other very important and exciting news in the startup world. Read all about it in this post:

Let’s take a look at the biggest investment rounds of the decade that is coming to an end. Is the $14 billion record of the Chinese Ant Financial going to be beaten by any company this last year of the decade?

We’ve launched a new weekly event in our space called “Pitch to investors“. Every Thursday we organize a pitch session for entrepreneurs to explain their businesses to investors like Bernat Farrero (CEO @ Itnig), Jordi Romero (CEO @ Factorial), Albert Domingo (CEO @ Nextret) or Juan Rodríguez (CEO @ Camaloon). You can either attend as a regular attendee or pitch your idea to us!
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We also hosted awesome events:

Startup Inside Stories Podcast

  • 121: Renting boats with Octavi Uyà – Nautal

In this week’s podcast, Octavi Uyà, CEO at Nautal explains to us how e left the corporate live to launch Nautal. The startup was born in 2013 and pivoted targeting professionals. Bernat Farrero interviews him to learn how a boat rengint company works.

  • 122: The Birth of Factorial with Jordi Romero

We had a special podcast with Jordi Romero, CEO of Factorial, and partner at Itnig. He explained the origins of Factorial.

  • 123: Growth Hacking with Luis Diaz 

We had an interview with Luis Díaz del Dedo, CEO of Product Hackers, an agency that boosts the growth of businesses. Luis talks about everything he has learned about Growth Hacking these years and how he applies it in growing the products of his clients. 

  • 124: Nubelo and the Journey of Francesc Font

Francesc Font, entrepreneur and co-founder of  Nubelo visited us. He talked about his journey as an entrepreneur and all his learning through different projects in different areas; from a talent acquisition platform to matcha tea. Francesc can’t resist joining new projects, he calls it an “entrepreneurship virus”. 

January Startup News & Updates

Pitch to Investors at Itnig and biggest rounds of the decade are just the beginning, here are other important news in the startup world:

Barcelona doubles Madrid’s investment in startups! The Catalan ecosystem has captured more than 2,700 million in the last four years. There’s hope for 2020 becoming the year that Spanish startups will stop needing to go abroad to raise money, as the country’s venture capital sector grows. Will this be the year that Spanish venture capital lifts off?

Santander Consumer Finance has acquired 93.8% of Autodescuento S.L., owner of the portal, launched in 2009 by Iñaki Arrola. We want to congratulate Iñaki, friend, and investor at Factorial and previous guest of Itnig’s podcast. We would also like to congratulate Christian Rodríguez on the €8M round for ByHours, its story is covered on our podcast channel. 

Also, Microsoft President Brad Smith, CFO Amy Hood, and CEO Satya Nadella announced Microsoft’s plan to be carbon negative by 2030. Exciting isn’t it?

New Funding for Startups

Random Tech News

It’s an exciting month! The Pitch to Investors at Itnig and the biggest investment rounds of the decade are a great way to start 2020!

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