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

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.


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.


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%)

Provisional List of Results Evaluation Process 2020 Call

Definitiv List of Results Evaluation Process 2020 Call

do we offer?


in some most dynamic business areas in Spain


Easy access to entrepreneur visas


tax and regulatory advice to set up your startup in Spain

Media Visibility

for your entrepreneurial project

Investment networks

Access to one of Spain's leading angel investment networks

Entry to major national and international events

aimed at startups in your industry

Access to Spanish corporates

in open innovation processes

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Martin Jerch

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from participants in the program