Barcelona Startups Guide 2021

Barcelona’s technology sector is flourishing and the city has earned a place among Europe’s leading startup hubs. The sector is underpinned by a healthy ecosystem of investors, development entities and local talent.

A lower cost of living compared to cities such as London and Paris and being the location of the Mobile World Congress also adds to Barcelona’s allure.

In the startup world, Barcelona has emerged as being particularly strong in the areas of Logistics, Fintech and E-Commerce.

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E-Commerce

21 Buttons

21 Buttons

21 Buttons is a fashion social network where users can easily shop the looks of their friends and favorite influencers or upload their own outfits and earn money. The platform is designed to be a dynamic space where users can discover new trends and brands, buy with a single click and share their own style.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $30.7M
  • Categories: Fashion, E-Commerce, Apps
  • Website: 21buttons.com
Colvin

Colvin

The Colvin Co aims to change the way people buy flowers online by offering intermediary-free bouquets through an optimised platform that delivers best-in-class user experience. Colvin currently operates in 4 countries and has offices in Barcelona, but with a remote-first culture.

Wallapop

Wallapop

Wallapop is a hyper-local mobile marketplace for buying and selling secondhand goods, primarily via a mobile app. It uses geo-localized technology that connects a community of 15 million users.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $191.2M
  • Categories: E-Commerce, Apps, Marketplace, Online Classifieds
  • Website: wallapop.com
Letgo

Letgo

Platform for buying and selling second hand goods. Letgo makes it easy to sell what you don’t need and find great deals on what you do. Posting something for sale is as simple as taking a photo, as letgo automatically creates a title and assigns a category to your ad, using artificial intelligence and image recognition. Letgo was acquired by OfferUp in 2020.

Privalia

Privalia

Privalia is an online-fashion outlet offering daily sales of products from top brands at exceptional prices. The company was aquired by vente-privee Group in 2016, a worldwide leader in flash sales.

Worldcoo

Worldcoo

Worldcoo aims to fund NGO solidarity projects through committed retailers, who offer their customers the option to round up the total amount of their purchase and donate the cents to a social cause when paying with a card. Its goal is to help people in need and make a better world together.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €2.6M
  • Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, E-Commerce, Crowdfunding
  • Website: worldcoo.com
Deporvillage

Deporvillage

Deporvillage is an online sports retailer specialized in selling cycling, running and outdoor goods at competitive prices.

Fintech

Payflow

Payflow

Payflow gives employees control over their salaries by enabling them to instantly access wages already earned through a mobile app. In other words, employees can collect the part of their salary that they have already earned whenever they want, without having to wait for for a fixed payday. Over 100 companies are already using the service.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2020
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €3.6M
  • Categories: Fintech, Financial Services
  • Website: payflow.es
ID Finance

ID Finance

ID Finance is a data-driven financing platform that is pioneering fintech innovation in emerging markets with a range of convenient, competitive and transparent finance services available over the internet.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Total Funding: $62.4M
  • Categories: Fintech, Financial Services
  • Website: idfinance.com
Verse

Verse

Verse offers a peer-to-peer payments platform that allows users to share payments easily, instantly, and with no hidden fees. Verse was acquired by Square in 2020.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $37.6M
  • Categories: Fintech, Mobile Payments, Blockchain, Apps
  • Website: verse.me
Mitto

Mitto

Mitto is a debit card and app designed for “Generation Z” teens. The app helps users keep track of their deposits and expenses and offers discounts on sustainable brands and services.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $3.5M
  • Categories: Fintech, Payments, Financial Services
  • Website: getmitto.com
NEO

NEO

B2B corporate bank providing a SaaS solution for FX hedging and international payments. Neo Group’s ambition is to re-invent the corporate bank account from the ground up, 100% digitally. Their mission is to democratize cash management and FX risk hedging solutions by simplifying their implementation and making them accessible to any corporate, regardless of size.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €5.8M
  • Categories: Fintech, SaaS, Forex, Hedging, International Payments
  • Website: getneo.com
NoviCap

NoviCap

NoviCap helps companies unlock cash stuck in outstanding invoices and improve their cash flow.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $2.9M
  • Categories: Fintech, Invoice Factoring, Financial Services
  • Website: novicap.com
  • Jobs: novicap.com/en/work-with-us/
Belvo

Belvo

Belvo is powering the next generation of fintechs in Latin America through a financial data aggregation API. Backed by Founders Fund, Kaszek Ventures and Y Combinator. Belvo has offices in Mexico City, São Paulo and Barcelona.

  • Headquarters: Mexico City
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $13M
  • Categories: Developer APIs, Fintech, Banking
  • Website: belvo.com
  • Jobs: belvo.com/careers/
Goin

Goin

Goin enables users to get the most out of their money without the need for prior knowledge in the field of finance. The platform is designed for millennials to manage and invest their money with maximum ease and thereby achieve their goals.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €7.2M
  • Categories: Apps, Fintech, Machine Learning
  • Website: goin.app
Coverfy

Coverfy

Coverfy allows you to manage all your insurance from your mobile device, save on policies, get free advice from an expert and declare claims.

Quipu

Quipu

Quipu is an online financial management and billing program that allows you to have all financial information in one place. It is specially designed for freelancers and startups.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €3.3M
  • Categories: SaaS, Finance, Billing
  • Website: getquipu.com
Unnax

Unnax

Unnax enables businesses to access financial-related data from their customers in a simple and secure way. The only open banking provider that offers bank aggregation, payments, onboarding, and e-money services through a single API.

Balio

Balio

A place without taboos to talk and learn about money. Balio offers courses such as ´’optimize your money in 5 steps’ and a forum area including categories such as investment and real estate.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 2-10
  • Total Funding: €276K
  • Categories: FinTech, Investing, Education
  • Website: balio.app

Medical

Mediquo

Mediquo

MediQuo is an app that allows users to chat with doctors and specialists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The app is GDPR and health data compliant, gives professionals time control and incorporates patient medical history and phone privacy. It is a place for discussion, appointments or medical consultation with your doctor or any new health professional.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2018
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €4M
  • Categories: Health, Apps, Medical
  • Website: mediquo.com
Anaconda Biomed

Anaconda Biomed

Anaconda Biomed is a medical device start-up that develops the next generation of catheters to perform efficient mechanical thrombectomies.

  • Headquarters: Sant Cugat del Vallès
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €35M
  • Categories: Health, Medical Devices
  • Website: anaconda.bio
Mediktor

Mediktor

Mediktor is a clinically validated AI-based medical assistant for triage, prediagnosis and decision-making support. Users can access Mediktor or via the web or an app.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2011
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $3M
  • Categories: Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence, Apps
  • Website: mediktor.com
Capital Cell

Capital Cell

Capital Cell is a pan-European crowdinvesting platform for biotech and life sciences companies.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2014
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €1M
  • Categories: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Crowdfunding
  • Website: capitalcell.net

Top Doctors

Top Doctors provides trustworthy and up to date data to help users in choosing the best medical professionals.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €4.6M
  • Categories: Healthcare, Medical
  • Website: topdoctors.com
Elma

Elma

Elma aims to make healthcare access a patient-centric and totally personalized experience.

INBRAIN Neuroelectronics

INBRAIN Neuroelectronics

INBRAIN Neuroelectronics builds neuroelectronic interfaces to cure brain disorders. The company uses graphene, the thinnest material known to man, to build a new generation of neural interfaces for brain restoration. 

Minoryx Therapeutics

Minoryx Therapeutics

Minoryx is focused on the discovery and development of novel treatments for severe, orphan diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) with high unmet medical need.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2011
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €76.3M
  • Categories: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Medical
  • Website: minoryx.com
  • Jobs: minoryx.com/careers/

Health

Bsport

Bsport solution

An all-in-one platform helping studios and boutique fitness manage their activities while creating new revenue streams. The platform covers marketing, live classes, group class & appointment management, invoicing & teacher management.

  • Headquarters: Paris
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €860K
  • Categories: Health, Fitness, Apps, SaaS
  • Website: pro.bsport.io
Emjoy

Emjoy

An app of audio sessions personalized for you, based on science and psychology from real sex therapists, to guide you toward a more fulfilling sex life. New guided sessions and sexy stories every week.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2018
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €3.5M
  • Categories: Health, Wellness & Fitness, Apps
  • Website: letsemjoy.com
Psious

Psious

Psious develops a mobile based technology that uses hyper-realistic virtual environments to treat anxiety disorders by means of virtual exposure therapy. The platform has a suite of mobile applications with virtual environments to provide treatment for phobias including fear of flying, acrophobia, claustrophobia and agoraphobia. It also offers relaxation and mindfulness environments.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2014
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $10.1M
  • Categories: Mental Health, Virtual Reality, Health Care
  • Website: psious.com
PromoFarma

PromoFarma

PromoFarma is an e-commerce marketplace that connects consumers directly with pharmacies and providers of health, beauty and personal care products.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €5.6M
  • Categories: E-Commerce, Healthcare, Beauty, Pharma
  • Website: promofarma.com
B-wom

B-wom

B-wom is an app that creates personalized care plans to prevent and address women’s health issues and boost their well-being. The app guides and mentors users with exercises, knowledge and healthy habits.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 2-10
  • Total Funding: $1.1M
  • Categories: Apps, Fitness, Health Care, Women’s Health
  • Website: b-wom.com

Travel and Leisure

TravelPerk

TravelPerk

TravelPerk is a business travel platform that revolutionizes the way that organizations budget, book, and manage business travel. All aspects of booking and management are streamlined into one easy-to-use, affordable platform that can be rolled out in minutes. TravelPerk is backed by investors such as Spark Capital, investors in Slack, Trello, and Twitter.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $133.2M
  • Categories: Business Travel, SaaS
  • Website: travelperk.com
Exoticca

Exoticca

Exoticca’s mission is to make people’s dream trips come true. A team of over 50 product crafters and curators have travelled extensively to the destinations they cover to create travel packages.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €21.5M
  • Categories: Adventure Travel, Travel Packages
  • Website: exoticca.com
Nautal

Nautal

Nautal is an online platform where all types of boats can be rented, either for a half day, day or a week. From sailboats, motor boats, yachts, catamarans and even pontoons. Nautal is the largest boat rental platform in Spain, and the second in Europe. Its mission is to connect people who want to sail with boat owners.

Tropicfeel

Tropicfeel

Tropicfeel creates travel gear that is extremely versatile, lightweight, and sustainable, while also spreading the word and promoting conscious, responsible and respectful travel around the world.

Housing & Real Estate

Badi

Badi

Badi is an AI-powered online room rental platform that allows anyone to publish, find, and securely book rooms from anywhere in the world. Barcelona, Madrid, London, and Rome are Badi’s most active cities. Both bookings and payments can be made through the platform.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Total Funding: $46.9M
  • Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Mobile, Real Estate
  • Website: badi.com
Housfy

Housfy


Housfy provides a digital alternative to real estate agencies, eliminating commissions and broker fees. It is a peer to peer platform where sellers and buyers can connect directly online. Housfy combines local experience with digitization and Big Data so owners can sell their property quickly, saving an average of €12,000.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2016
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €12.7M
  • Categories: Real Estate, E-Commerce
  • Website: housfy.com
Amenitiz

Amenitiz

The mission of Amenitiz is to build an all-in-one platform to help owners grow and manage their vacation properties by making attracting guests, managing bookings and crafting exceptional experiences, simple and easy.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €820K
  • Categories: E-Commerce, SaaS, Hospitality, B2B
  • Website: amenitiz.io
Lodgify

Lodgify

Lodgify is a software platform that simplifies vacation rental marketing. The software includes a centralized property management system to manage calendars, bookings, rates and payments for properties. The website builder helps vacation rental professionals increase their direct bookings, free from commissions. The channel manager allows users to automatically sync calendars, rates and reservations across sites like Booking.com and Airbnb.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $7.3M
  • Categories: Vacation Rental, SaaS, Software
  • Website: lodgify.com
  • Jobs: lodgify.com/careers/
ProntoPiso

ProntoPiso

ProntoPiso has developed their own technology to connect to a large network of real estate agents and thereby streamline the process of selling homes.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €22.8M
  • Categories: Real Estate, E-Commerce
  • Website: prontopiso.com

Logistics and Last Mile

Kubbo

Kubbo

Kubbo operates a network of urban warehouses to bring your inventory closer to your customers. Technology allows them to connect your store in seconds, to be super efficient in fulfillment and ultra fast in deliveries. Kubbo enables brands and their customers to access same-day deliveries.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €1.3M
  • Categories: Logistics & Supply Chain, E-Commerce
  • Website: kubbo.io
Glovo

Glovo

Barcelona-based Glovo is the fastest-growing delivery player in Europe, Western Asia, and Africa. With food at the core of its business, Glovo is transforming the way consumers access local goods, enabling anyone to get nearly any product delivered in less than 60 minutes.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 1,001-5,000
  • Total Funding: $1.2B
  • Categories: Delivery, Logistics, Apps
  • Website: glovoapp.com
Paack

Paack

Paack is an e-commerce scheduled delivery service. Paack’s proprietary technology stack is built specifically to service time slot deliveries, controlled entirely by the end customer. Paack provides a delivery platform for companies including Amazon, Decathlon and MediaMarkt.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $82.5M
  • Categories: Delivery, Logistics, Last Mile, E-Commerce
  • Website: paack.co
Stuart

Stuart

Stuart is a leading last mile delivery platform that connects businesses to a fleet of geolocalised independent couriers providing same-day delivery, next-day delivery and return solutions. The platform serves multiple verticals, including retailers, grocery stores, restaurants and ecommerce merchants.

  • Headquarters: Paris
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: €23.5M
  • Categories: Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Last Mile, E-Commerce, Apps
  • Website: stuart.com
Wind Mobility

Wind Mobility

Wind Mobility offers convenient, inexpensive and fast as well as easy access to short-distance transportation in urban areas.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $72M
  • Categories: Transportation, Last Mile, Apps
  • Website: wind.co
iContainers

iContainers

iContainers offers an easy platform to quote, book and manage ocean shipments. As an importer or exporter, users can access over 500,000 rates and maritime transport routes with the platform. It compares, books, manages and keeps track of commercial shipments from the web without intermediaries.

Freightol

Freightol

Freightol allows companies to quickly receive quotes and book their shipments via air, sea, land or courier.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 2-10
  • Total Funding: €625K
  • Categories: Logistics, Supply Chain, Shipping, SaaS, Software
  • Website: freightol.com

Advertising

Marfeel

Marfeel

Marfeel is an ad tech platform that revolutionizes the way publishers create, optimize and monetize mobile websites. From acquisition to engagement, and retention to revenue, Marfeel helps publishers create valuable mobile experiences.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2011
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $5.6M
  • Categories: Ad Tech, Mobile
  • Website: marfeel.com
Adsmurai

Adsmurai

Adsmurai is a service and product solution for automating and scaling social media advertising across different platforms.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2014
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Total Funding: €4.8M
  • Categories: Advertising, Adtech, Machine Learning
  • Website: adsmurai.com

Business Software

Landbot

Landbot

Landbot is an intuitive conversational chatbot builder. The platform allows users to create conversational landing pages, conversational websites, interactive surveys, lead generation bots and more, without having to touch code.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $10.2M
  • Categories: Messaging, SaaS
  • Website: landbot.io
Typeform

Typeform

Typeform allows users to build real, human connections with people-friendly forms and surveys. Create forms, surveys, quizzes and more to grow your audience, improve just about anything, and validate (or invalidate) your best ideas. Typeform turns average forms and surveys into a powerful brand communication tool.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $52.3M
  • Categories: SaaS, Forms, Surveys
  • Website: typeform.com
Red Points

Red Points

Red Points protects brands and content in the digital environment. Their proprietary technology employs machine learning algorithms to scan the internet and identify all violations and infringements. In addition, Red Points has the technical and legal expertise to ensure that all infringing data is removed or deindexed.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2011
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $67.6M
  • Categories: Intellectual Property, Security
  • Website: redpoints.com
Holded

Holded

Holded provides cloud based business management software designed to simplify task management.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2016
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $26.6M
  • Categories: CRM, Accounting, Invoicing, Software
  • Website: holded.com
Onna

Onna

Onna is a data integration platform that enables companies to unify their workplace knowledge-based apps into one centralized, secure place.

  • Headquarters: New York
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $43M
  • Categories: SaaS, Enterprise Software, Knowledge Management
  • Website: onna.com
  • Jobs: boards.greenhouse.io/onna
ForceManager

ForceManager

A leading mobile CRM with a full service WebApp created for a range of work styles including home, office or the field. User friendly interface, built in geolocation features, and high user adoption rates.

Signaturit

Signaturit

Signaturit provides a simple and secure way of signing documents with legal validity, without installing any additional applications. It offers eSignatures, eDelivery & eID services, in accordance with Regulation EU 910/2014 (eIDAS).

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €10.3M
  • Categories: Security, Software, eSignature, Digital Transaction Management
  • Website: signaturit.com
  • Jobs: jobs.signaturit.com
Whisbi

Whisbi

Whisbi is a global provider of a video-first conversation sales platform which combines live video, chat, voice, web/content sharing, and chatbot.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2008
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €17.4M
  • Categories: SaaS, Customer Service, Sales, E-Commerce
  • Website: whisbi.com
  • Jobs: careers.whisbi.com
Validated ID

Validated ID

Secure and user-friendly Digital Identity solutions, to legally ensure the validity of electronic documents and transactions.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €5.9M
  • Categories: E-Signature, SaaS, Blockchain, Productivity, Security
  • Website: validatedid.com
Woffu

Woffu

Woffu is a cloud based platform for time-management with the purpose of maximizing communication, dedication and transparency between all departments within a company.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €540K
  • Categories: SaaS, Human Resources
  • Website: woffu.com
  • Jobs: jobs.woffu.com
MailTrack

MailTrack

Mailtrack allows its users to know if their emails have been opened, and how many times, either on desktop or mobile. The #1 free email tracking and productivity tool for Gmail, with over 1.5 million active users on the Google Chrome Web Store, G Suite, iOS and Android.

RepScan

RepScan

RepScan monitors, provides alerts and removes unwanted content. Elimination of negative content in less than 72 hours.

Blueliv

Blueliv

Blueliv reduces cyber-risk by providing targeted, dynamic and actionable threat intelligence. Services cover cyber threat intelligence, data and credential theft, malware and APTs, fraud detection and more.

GetApp

GetApp

GetApp is a software recommendation engine for small businesses. GetApp helps SMBs by delivering tailored, data-driven recommendations and insights so they can make informed software purchasing decisions.

Factorial HR

Factorial HR

Factorial HR helps small and medium-sized businesses streamline their HR processes.

DEXMA

DEXMA Energy Intelligence

DEXMA is a leading Energy Management Software for commercial and industrial buildings. DEXMA Platform is a cloud-based AI software that combines Big Data Analytics with Energy Efficiency to help thousands of facility managers, energy auditors and building owners around the world to detect, analyse and optimise energy consumption and costs, while becoming more sustainable.

Qbeast Analytics

Qbeast Analytics

Qbeast aims to simplify the lives of the Engineers and make Analysts more agile with fast interactive queries and visualizations. Qbeast is a spin-off of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2020
  • Number of employees: 2-10
  • Total Funding: €520K
  • Categories: Big Data, AI, Analytics, Blockchain, FinTech
  • Website: qbeast.io
Agroptima

Agroptima

Agroptima is a software platform and mobile app that helps farmers manage their farms easily and on-the-go.

Food & Drink

Huera Foods

Heura Foods

Heura is a plant-based startup that brings a solution that will leave the current food system obsolete and accelerate the shift to a world where the animals are out of the meat production equation.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $270K
  • Categories: Vegan, Foodtech
  • Website: heurafoods.com
Mr. Noow

Mr. Noow

Mr. Noow is a mobile app that allows users to discover nearby restaurants, view the menu, pre-order either to pick-up or eat-in, and seamlessly pay for their order. Mr. Noow adds value in the discovery phase (before arriving to the restaurant), in the ordering phase (pre-ordering for take-away or eat-in) and finally in the payment phase. Mr Noow also offers a automatized loyalty program everytime a user makes an order.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2017
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $3M
  • Categories: Apps, Foodtech, B2C
  • Website: mrnoow.com
Incapto Coffee

Incapto Coffee

Incapto Coffee offers the sale of an automatic coffee machine and a subscription for coffee beans. The machine does not use aluminum or capsules and the coffee is sourced without intermediaries from fair trade producers.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2020
  • Number of employees: 10-50
  • Total Funding: €1.8M
  • Categories: Food and Beverage, Coffee, E-Commerce
  • Website: incapto.com
Tapp Water

TAPP Water

Tapp water empowers people to easily get clean and healthy water from tap, with a minimum environmental impact. Their mission is to create comfortable, sustainable, and affordable products that eliminate the need for bottled water consumption.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2016
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: $4.1M
  • Categories: Water, Health
  • Website: tappwater.co

Gaming

Social Point

Social Point

Socialpoint is a game developer and publisher, specializing in mobile gaming. Dragon City, Monster Legends and Tasty Town are among their popular titles.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2008
  • Number of employees: 201-500
  • Total Funding: $44.7M
  • Categories: Gaming, Video Games, Social Gaming, Mobile Gaming
  • Website: socialpoint.es
  • Jobs: socialpoint.es/join-us

Jobs

Corner Job

CornerJob

CornerJob is a job matching platform that enables users to find geolocated job offers, apply to them, chat directly with the recruiters and quickly get an answer. CornerJob was acquired by Eurofirms in 2019.

Renewables & Environment

Holaluz

Holaluz

Holaluz is the first energy company with 100% renewable energy. It now brings energy to almost 300,000 families in Spain and is the market leader in solar panels. The company aims to turn ten million roofs into solar power generators and to achieve it by offering savings to all their customers.

Media and Entertainment

Xceed

Xceed

Xceed exists to create a world where everyone can live extraordinary experiences by joining authentic music events and connecting with inspiring people. The startup provides a cloud solution for consumers to browse and join events and for businesses to better manage and promote them.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2013
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €3.1M
  • Categories: Events, Apps, Nightlife, Live Music
  • Website: xceed.me

Transport and Automotive

YEGO

YEGO

Self-driven vehicle-sharing platform, providing electric scooters. YEGO’s mission is to empower citizens to move with ease and style by sharing sustainable vehicles. Insurance and helmets are included, vehicles are 100% electric and available 24/7. Scooters can easily be located via smartphone.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2016
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: €2.4M
  • Categories: Mobility, Sharing Economy, Apps, Transportation
  • Website: rideyego.com
  • Jobs: yego.teamtailor.com/jobs
Cooltra

Cooltra

Cooltra provides efficient and sustainable electric mobility on two wheels, whatever the needs of the final customer. Scooters can be rented for a few minutes, days or months.

Wallbox Chargers

Wallbox Chargers

Wallbox is a company whose main goal is to design, manufacture and distribute innovative charging systems to support the advent of sustainable transport.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 201-500 
  • Total Funding: €56M
  • Categories: Electric Vehicles, Chargers, Renewable Energy
  • Website: wallbox.com
  • Jobs: apply.workable.com/wallbox/
BusUp

BusUp

BusUp is a mobility service provider that specializes in efficient and flexible corporate commuting services, and is the first company in the world to offer shared corporate shuttle services.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2016
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Total Funding: $9.1M
  • Categories: Ride Sharing, Transportation, Commuting
  • Website: busup.com

Hospitality

BYHOURS

BYHOURS

The first platform for the management and distribution of hotel rooms and meeting rooms sold by the hour.

Education

Nannyfy

Nannyfy

Online activities with safe and quality content for kids from 4 to 12 years old.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2019
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Total Funding: Unknown
  • Categories: EdTech, Edutainment, Child Care
  • Website: nannyfy.com
ABA English

ABA English

ABA English is a leading digital academy for learning the English language. Its unique methodology combines technology, pedagogy and interactions with real certified teachers.

Preply

Preply

Preply is a global language learning marketplace, connecting 30,000+ tutors with hundreds of thousands of students from all over the world. Preply now has 190 employees of over 25 nationalities based between Barcelona and Kyiv.

  • Headquarters: Kyiv
  • Founded: 2012
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: $50.3M
  • Categories: EdTech, E-Learning, Languages, Tutoring
  • Website: preply.com
  • Jobs: preply.com/en/careers

World Mastery

World Mastery records and distributes e-learning content from celebrities in the Sports and Arts sector targeted to professionals.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2015
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €3M
  • Categories: EdTech, E-Learning, B2B, Arts, Sport
  • Website: world-mastery.com

Internet of Things (IoT)

Worldsensing

Worldsensing

Worldsensing is a global IoT pioneer and industrial monitoring expert.

  • Headquarters: Barcelona
  • Founded: 2008
  • Number of employees: 51-200
  • Total Funding: €9.9M
  • Categories: Cloud Computing, Smart Cities, Industrial Internet, Wireless
  • Website: worldsensing.com
  • Jobs: worldsensing.com/careers/

Also, check out these great resources for startup related events in Barcelona: startupgrind.com and barcinno.com.