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Catalonia Accelerators & Incubators

The 28 Best Accelerators and Incubators from Catalonia

Hundreds of accelerators and incubators are found in Catalonia and here is a list with the 28 best ones.

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Catalonia has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Catalonia startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 28 best accelerators and incubators in Catalonia.


28 Accelerators and Incubators in Catalonia

1) SeedRocket

1) SeedRocket

SeedRocket is a technology startup accelerator that provides entrepreneurs with training, money, and advisory services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Jesus Monleon, Vicente Arias
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, Information Technology
  • Number of investments: 63
  • Number of exits: 12

You can find their website here.

2) Ship2B

2) Ship2B

Ship2B is an impact investing instrument that supports economic and social enterprise profitability.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Clara Navarro, Maite Fibla, Xavier Pont
  • Industries: Impact Investing, Non Profit, Social Impact
  • Number of investments: 29
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

3) Barcelona Ventures

3) Barcelona Ventures

Accelerate your company's growth in the US and meet Silicon Valley angels and VCs with the Cross-Border Accelerator & Investment Club.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Francesc Bach
  • Industries: Consulting, Information Technology, Legal, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 5

You can find their website here.

4) MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL

4) MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL

Mobile World Capital Barcelona is a global project that promotes digital innovation while also improving people's lives.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Industries: Enterprise Software, Mobile
  • Number of investments: 5

You can find their website here.

5) Conector Startup Accelerator

5) Conector Startup Accelerator

Conector Business Accelerator is a Spanish startup incubator that offers startup and entrepreneur mentorship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Carlos Blanco, Elisabeth Martinez Guardiola, Gerard Olive, Marc Ros, Marc Vidal, Risto Mejide
  • Industries: Apps, Automotive, E-Commerce, EdTech, Finance, FinTech, Wellness
  • Number of investments: 52
  • Number of exits: 2

You can find their website here.

6) GoHub

6) GoHub

GoHub works with deep tech startups to help cities and industries better.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2019
  • Industries: Information Technology
  • Number of investments: 10

You can find their website here.

7) EIT Urban Mobility

7) EIT Urban Mobility

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched a program called EIT Urban Mobility (EIT).

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Industries: GovTech, Smart Cities
  • Number of investments: 7

You can find their website here.

8) TecnoCampus

8) TecnoCampus

TecnoCampus is a business and technology park that houses businesses and promotes entrepreneurship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 1999
  • Industries: Business Development, Finance, Financial Services, Incubators

You can find their website here.

9) UNIQ

9) UNIQ

In the southern European and Latin American markets, UNIQ is the leading fintech venture studio.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: André Caçador
  • Industries: Financial Services, FinTech, Insurance, InsurTech, Legal, Wealth Management
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

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10) Bcombinator

10) Bcombinator

Bcombinator is a startup incubator that invests in and offers coworking space to freshly formed businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Incubators, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

11) MedTeX

11) MedTeX

MedTeX is a specialized acceleration program for innovative medical technology firms.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2017

You can find their website here.

12) La Salle Technova Barcelona

12) La Salle Technova Barcelona

La Salle Technova Barcelona is an innovation hub that facilitates collaboration between academic research groups and businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2001
  • Industries: Consulting, Incubators

You can find their website here.

13) Citilab

13) Citilab

Citilab-Cornellà aims to activate, promote, and expand technology entrepreneurs' creative and innovative capabilities.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2007

You can find their website here.

14) H2A Ventures

14) H2A Ventures

Europe and Latin America Accelerator Incubator

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2009
  • Industries: Automotive, Consulting, Incubators

You can find their website here.

15) REDESSA

15) REDESSA

Entrepreneurship in the service industry, as well as entrepreneurship and innovation, will be supported by the municipal corporation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain

You can find their website here.

16) Esadecreapolis

16) Esadecreapolis

Esadecreapolis is a free community dedicated to inspiring, facilitating, and speeding up innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Edgar Jordà
  • Industries: Association, Open Source, Web Hosting
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 34

You can find their website here.

17) EcoEmprendedorXXI

17) EcoEmprendedorXXI

Entrepreneurship in the sphere of clean technologies and the Acceleration Program.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain

You can find their website here.

18) ESADE EWorks Accelerator

18) ESADE EWorks Accelerator

The EWorks Accelerator at ESADE is a global intensive program aimed at identifying and supporting high-growth ideas.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain

You can find their website here.

19) Peninsula Open Innovation

19) Peninsula Open Innovation

Peninsula Open Innovation is a Corporate Venture Incubator based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2012

You can find their website here.

20) Intelectium

20) Intelectium

Intelectium is a large Spanish company specializing in the acceleration of technical startups.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Patricio Hunt
  • Industries: Consulting, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 3

You can find their website here.

21) The Collider

21) The Collider

MWCB's innovation initiative, The Collider, brings together talent to create revolutionary technology-based enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Francesc Saldaña

You can find their website here.

22) Magis Teams

22) Magis Teams

Magis Teams is a startup incubator that supports initiatives at all phases of development.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2017
  • Industries: Social Entrepreneurship
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

23) Gamebcn

23) Gamebcn

In Barcelona, GameBCN is a videogame incubation and acceleration program.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Simon Lee
  • Industries: Incubators, Video Games

You can find their website here.

24) StartUp Catalonia

24) StartUp Catalonia

In Catalonia, a program to assist the growth of new firms with high growth potential has been launched.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain

You can find their website here.

25) Nexes

25) Nexes

Assist each other in growing your company.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2008
  • Industries: Business Development

You can find their website here.

26) EGI Booster

26) EGI Booster

EGI Booster is a software-as-a-service (SAAS) e-commerce sales accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Started in: 2010
  • Industries: Coworking, Incubators, SaaS

You can find their website here.

27) 3DFactory Incubator

27) 3DFactory Incubator

The 3DFactory Incubator is dedicated to promoting 3D printing usage in the SME and micro-SME technological industries.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Industries: 3D Printing, 3D Technology, Printing

You can find their website here.

28) FI Boost

28) FI Boost

F. Initiatives' corporate acceleration program is known as FI Boost.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • Founders: Ferran Tomas Villalta, Ivan Ruiz, José Miguel Lara Gómez, Miguel Carretero Rodríguez
  • Industries: Financial Services, Innovation Management, Management Consulting, Training
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 21

You can find their website here.

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