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14 Leading Venture Capital Firms in Barcelona

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 3, 2022
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The venture capital ecosystem in Barcelona has undergone major growth over the last decade.

In this article, you will find some of the top venture capital firms in Barcelona investing across various sectors and industries.

14 Venture Capital Firms in Barcelona

1) Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play Tech Center

Plug and Play provides an array of services including accelerators, mentorships, and capital to entrepreneurs of all backgrounds.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Morocco, Germany, Turkey, South Africa, Italy, France, China, Japan, South Korea
  • City: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, São Paulo, Topeka, Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Basel, Ben Guerir, Cairo, Geneva, Hamburg, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Bangkok, Beijing, Kyōto, Ōsaka, Seoul, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Ali Safavi, Jackie Hernandez, Saeed Amidi
  • Industries: DTC, Enterprise, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, InsurTech, IoT, Media, Transportation, Hardware, Proptech & Real Estate, Supply Chain & Logistics, Climate & Sustainability, Travel & Hospitality, Agriculture, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Series A, Series B, Series C
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 1447
  • Number of exits: 140
  • Funds raised: $45,500,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Truebill, Honey, Life360

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investment@plugandplaytechcenter.com.

2) Caixa Capital

Caixa Capital

Caixa Capital Risc is a Spanish venture capital investing in three main themes: Information Technology, Life Sciences, and Industrial Technologies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Madrid, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Xavier Álvarez Forn
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Climate & Sustainability, Industrial, AI & ML, Big Data & Analytics, IoT, Cybersecurity, Cloud, Enterprise, Fintech, InsurTech, Agriculture, Marketing, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 320
  • Number of exits: 159
  • Funds raised: €181,100,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: iPronics, AlgaEnergy, Cebiotex

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at protecciondatos@caixacapitalrisc.es.

3) Mundi Ventures

Mundi Ventures

Mundi Venture is a global VC firm investing in companies targeting the Spanish-speaking market across the areas of technology, fintech, and B2B tech.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Madrid, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Rajeev Singh-Molares
  • Industries: InsurTech, Fintech, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Climate & Sustainability, Cybersecurity, Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage, Late Stage, Series A, Series B
  • Minimum check size: €5,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €10,000,000
  • Number of investments: 87
  • Number of exits: 8
  • Funds raised: €250,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Element Insurance, Convelio, Betterfly

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at contact@mundiventures.com.

4) 4Founders Capital

4Founders Capital

4Founders typically co-invest with angel investors and other VC firms to fund early-stage European tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Javier Perez-Tenessa
  • Industries: Fintech, SaaS, Travel & Hospitality, Crypto & Blockchain, Gaming, Education, Climate & Sustainability, Entertainment, Marketplace
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €100,000
  • Maximum check size: €4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 65
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: €62,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: StockAgile, Improfit, Banktrack

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@4founderscapital.com.

5) Breega

Breega

Breega is a European venture capital firm backing ambitious founders from seed or series A to growth stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, France, Spain
  • City: London, Paris, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Ben Marrel, François Paulus, Maximilian Bacot
  • Industries: Advertising, Agriculture, Consumer, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Hardware, Healthcare, IoT, Human Resources, InsurTech, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketing, Productivity, Mobility, Proptech & Real Estate, Quantum Computing
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €15,000,000
  • Number of investments: 65
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: €465,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: WayKonect, Ponicode, Lylo

You can find their website here.

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6) Kibo

Kibo

Kibo Ventures is a Spanish venture capital firm financing tech startups in Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain, Portugal
  • City: Madrid, Lisbon, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Aquilino Peña, Javier Torremocha, José María Amusátegui
  • Industries: Social, API, Fintech, Travel & Hospitality, Transportation, SaaS, Cloud, AI & ML, Big Data & Analytics, E-Commerce, Consumer, Enterprise, Proptech & Real Estate, Marketplace
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €2,000,000
  • Maximum check size: €5,000,000
  • Number of investments: 63
  • Number of exits: 20
  • Funds raised: €1,500,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Trip4real, Jetlore, Captio

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@kiboventures.com.

7) Ysios Capital

Ysios Capital

Based in Spain, Ysios Capital is a European venture capital firm investing in early to mid-stage life science companies since 2008.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona, San Sebastián de los Reyes
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Joël Jean-Mairet
  • Industries: Life Sciences, Biotech
  • Stages: Series A
  • Maximum check size: €20,000,000
  • Number of investments: 61
  • Number of exits: 16
  • Funds raised: €260,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Mineralys, Corwave, SparingVision

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at ysios@ysioscapital.com.

8) Market One Capital

Market One Capital

Market One Capital is a pan-European seed fund only investing in marketplace startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Luxembourg, Poland, Spain
  • City: Warsaw, Barcelona
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Marcin Zabielski
  • Industries: SaaS, Marketplace, Marketing, Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Fintech
  • Stages: Seed
  • Minimum check size: €200,000
  • Maximum check size: €1,500,000
  • Number of investments: 57
  • Number of exits: 19
  • Funds raised: €45,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Docplanner, Brainly, Tier Mobility

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at marketing@moc.vc.

9) Samaipata

Samaipata

Samaipata backs early-stage founders building companies in Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
  • City: Berlin, Barcelona, London
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Daniel Sanchez
  • Industries: Marketplace, E-Commerce, DTC, Consumer, Human Resources, Legal, Food & Beverage, SaaS, Enterprise
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €750,000
  • Number of investments: 54
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Funds raised: €200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Geomiq, Karmen, Fintecture

You can find their website here.

10) Active Venture Partners

Active Venture Partners

Active Venture Partners is an early-stage VC funding European companies in B2B software, B2C, internet, media, communication, cleantech and security industries.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Christopher Pommerening
  • Industries: Advertising, Social, Internet & Mobile, SaaS, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, E-Commerce, Big Data & Analytics
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Number of investments: 46
  • Number of exits: 23
  • Funds raised: $74,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: ODILO, Incubout, Percentil

You can find their website here.

11) Nina Capital

Nina Capital

Nina Capital is a Spanish VC firm investing in health tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Marta-Gaia Zanchi
  • Industries: Healthcare, Deep Tech & Hard Science
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: €250,000
  • Maximum check size: €500,000
  • Number of investments: 34
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: €63,600,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Ultromics, Medasystem, Zetta Genomics

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@nina.capital.

12) Asabys Partners

Asabys Partners

Asabys Partners is a Spanish venture capital specialising in health tech and biopharma investments.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Josep Ll. Sanfeliu
  • Industries: Healthcare, Life Sciences
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 17
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $55,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: AgomAb Therapeutics, Sidekick, Origo Biopharma

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@asabys.com.

13) Lanta Digital Ventures

Lanta Digital Ventures

Lanta Digital Ventures is a Spanish venture capital investing in early-stage European startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Ángel García
  • Industries: Internet & Mobile, Advertising, E-Commerce, Gaming, Media, Social, Healthcare, Big Data & Analytics
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 9
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Funds raised: $1,200,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Populetic, Traity, Apartum

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at investors@lantacapital.com.

14) Invivo Capital

Invivo Capital

Invivo Ventures is a Spanish investment firm providing capital to early-stage healthcare companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Luís Pareras
  • Industries: Biotech, Healthcare, Life Sciences
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: €500,000
  • Maximum check size: €2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 8
  • Funds raised: €44,400,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Corteria Pharmaceuticals, Gyala Therapeutics, Pulmobiotics

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@invivo.capital.

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