Interested in implementing your entrepreneurial project in Spain?

We can help you!

A program to attract foreign talent. We support foreign startups setting up in Spain and make all phases of the process of setting up and developing entrepreneurial projects in the country easy

In recent years the Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem has experienced significant growth and is now a very attractive destination for many international entrepreneurs.

The world’s leading universities, research centers and business schools together with an increasing number of accelerators and incubators, highly skilled human capital and the availability of both private and public funding, are all ideal conditions for developing an innovative project.

If you have such a project,
make no mistake,

Spain is your country and

Rising up in Spain

is the program that will lead you to success

Who
can apply?

The program is aimed at foreign and Spanish non-resident entrepreneurs who have an innovative project that has already received positive feedback in the market.

Requirements

for new foreign companies established in Spain:

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At least 10% of the startup capital must belong to a foreign natural or legal person, or a non-resident Spaniard provided he/she is a natural person.

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The company must already be formed, or in the process of being formed, when aid is awarded. If the company has already been established in Spain, it must be less than one year old.

Selection
criteria

A panel of experts from the Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem will evaluate the projects entered into the competition. The evaluation will be conducted in accordance with the selection criteria listed below. The projects will be chosen by 4 criteria:
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The technology the project incorporates and the extent to which it is disruptive (25%)

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The business plan and its economic-financial feasibility (25%)

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The product validation and growth potential (25%)

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The management team (25%)

Definitiv List of Applications admitted Rising 2020

What
do we offer?

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Workspace

in some most dynamic business areas in Spain

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Visas

Easy access to entrepreneur visas

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Legal

tax and regulatory advice to set up your startup in Spain

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Media Visibility

for your entrepreneurial project

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Investment networks

Access to one of Spain's leading angel investment networks

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Entry to major national and international events

aimed at startups in your industry

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Access to Spanish corporates

in open innovation processes

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Program
manager

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Martin Jerch

Contact
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Testimonials

from participants in the program