This is the Newsletter shared on the 7th of October. If you wish to receive newsletter faster, you can subscribe here: https://itnig.net/newsletter

 

Hi entrepreneur,

The Spanish startup ecosystem is sending mixed signs. On the one hand, the fintech startup Bnext raised $25M attracting 300K active users and processing €100M in transactions every month.

On the other hand, the fashion startup 21 Buttons is cutting on expenses, including firing employees, to change their strategic focus. It becomes true that no one knows what anything is worth!

Mark Cuban is a very successful investor, he recently assured he has “close to a billion dollars in Amazon stock“. If your startup is aiming at leading as Amazon does, check out our fund and boost your growth!

– Itnig’s team

Podcast #109: Entrepreneur and investor at Y Combinator

In this week’s podcast, Juanjo Mata comes to our studio to explain his experience as an entrepreneur and as an investor at Y Combinator, the most successful startup accelerator in the world. We are so curious to know how a Demo Day looks like at YC!

Juanjo’s life is full of interesting stories from working at Netscape (Mozilla embryo) to being COO at bringing Spanish entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley!

Emprendedor e inversor con Y Combinator - Juanjo Mata - Podcast 109

This week’s podcast is brought to you by Curve, the one card that unifies all your debit and credit cards and removes foreign transaction fees from all of them. Sign up with code ITNIG to receive a free €5.

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WeWork running out of cash & Faraday on bankruptcy

This is the Newsletter shared on the 21st of October. If you wish to receive newsletter faster, you can subscribe here: https://itnig.net/newsletter ​​

Hi entrepreneur,


After raising €25M, Bnext is opening a new… crowdfunding round! The neobank is quickly growing like many other fintech startups. Don’t lose count and check out the European unicorn landscape.

On the other side of the spectrum, the once-claimed Tesla competitor Faraday files for bankruptcy. Other manufacturers are racing to capture the growing electric vehicle opportunity.

Of course, WeWork also had its show time this week as we got to know that it might run out of cash by mid-November. Oh, and totally unrelated, if you are thinking of changing offices, check out our options available at Itnig😜

– Itnig’s team

Podcast #111: How to boost your startup growth with Glovo and Ulabox

In this week’s podcast, Glovo and Ulabox are two companies having a business model based on a big number of operations. On the one hand, Ulabox is an online supermarket that stocks and ships items everywhere in Spain while Glovo is an on-demand courier service.

In this episode Eduard Cabanas (CFO at Ulabox) and Eduard Ros (CFO at Glovo) answer topics like how to get your company ready to rapidly grow and which metrics to pay close attention to keep on the right path.

This week’s podcast is brought to you by Factorial, the HR software that does all the heavy work for you. Start now managing your company with advance reports, time & attendance signing and muc more!

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