Digital Technologies

Visual commerce platform Photoslurp receives €750K in investment

Photoslurp, the leading visual commerce platform in Europe, just received an investment of €750.000. Inveready Technology Investment Group, a leading VC in Spain, led the Photoslurp investment with participation from Bankinter VC (through the Entrepreneurship Programme of Bankinter’s Innvoation Foundation), Caixa Capital Risc and ICF. This is Photoslurp’s first investment, since the company was co-founded in 2014 by Ben Heinkel and Eulogi Bordas, having been completely bootstrapped to this point.

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SUMMUS RENDER reinforces its plans for the future with a 1.600.000€ investment from Inveready Technology Investment Group and Caixa Capital Risc

• Summus Render is a tech company based in Madrid, specialising in mass computer processing. Its main business focus is 3D rendering for animation, architecture and engineering sectors.

• Inveready Technology Investment Group (www.inveready.com) is one of the first Spanish investment groups focusing on innovation companies in their initial stages of life, with investment needs of between €0,5 and 4 million.

• Caixa Capital Risc is “la Caixa” group’s investment arm for venture capital, which invests in start-ups and the early stages of innovative companies, both in the fields of technology and digital business, as well as in life sciences.

• The entry of Inveready and Caixa Capital Risc as SummuS Render’s share holders will support the development of the first virtual studio platform working 100% from the cloud, allowing them to decentralize the cycle of the animation process, and therefore eliminating fixed costs for their clients. The development of the platform and SUMMUS’ significant growth during the last two financial years, along with the support of its financial partners, are key for the success of the company’s ambitious growth plan.

• The investment provided by Inveready and la Caixa has been complemented with support from the CDTI and the Spanish Ministry of Economy’s EMPLEA program.

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(Español) Nautal cierra una ronda de financiación de un millón de euros para iniciar la expansión internacional

(Español) • La ronda está liderada por Caixa Capital Risc, la gestora de capital riesgo de “la Caixa” y cuenta con la participación de la Red de Business Angels de IESE.

• www.Nautal.es es la agencia de alquiler online de embarcaciones con y sin patrón líder en España y cuenta con 9.000 embarcaciones por todo el mundo.

• El importe de la ronda va dirigido a consolidar su liderazgo en España, convertirse en líder europeo e iniciar la expansión al mercado americano.

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(Español) “la Caixa” e Inveready lideran una inversión de 1,3 millones de euros en Nanusens

(Español) • La compañía se dedica al desarrollo y diseño de dispositivos de microelectrónica para aplicaciones en movilidad, automoción, wearables y dispositivos conectados (Internet of Things –IoT).

• Caixa Capital Risc, la gestora de capital riesgo de “la Caixa”, e Inveready, a través del fondo Inveready First II, lideran la ronda, a la que hay que sumar la participación de inversores minoritarios privados.

• La ronda se destinará a finalizar las pruebas de un nuevo sensor de alto rendimiento y a preparar la compañía para la producción.

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Imaging specialist Wooptix secures US$3.3 million in Series-A funding

The technology has broad applications, from 3D acquisition using a single camera of a mobile phone to high precision measurements for industrial purposes using portable devices. Natural3D technology can be implemented for both photo and video acquisition using a single camera with standard optics.

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