Setting up your startup in Spain?

Work with a local partner!

Work hand in hand with a local partner in Spain and accelerate your growth. We help you set up your startup in Spain, while collaborating in the development of specific technology solutions.

Over the past years, the innovation ecosystem in Spain has grown exponentially, the number of entrepreneurs, the quality of projects, the financing, and its global position.


Take part in this unique European ecosystem to accelerate your startup's global growth.

Work hand in hand with companies in Spain, dive into its innovation ecosystem, tap highly qualified talent and new sources of funding.

If you share this vision,

Rising UP in Spain

is your programme 

Rising UP in Spain
a programme for startups

planning to set up in and grow from Spain

You only need

be embrace innovative technological collaborations

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Startups will propose technology solutions to a business local partner in Spain. Simultaneously, they will participate in a comprehensive accelaration programme to set up in Spain.

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Local partners will host foreign startups and work jointly to develop a technology solution for their business. 

Startup selection
by a team of experts

according to its degree of innovation, scalability, management team and viability of the investment project in Spain. Up to 50 startups will sign an agreement with a local partner and will receive a broad accelaration programme to settle in Spain.

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Application period for startups – To be open during March 2022. (Exact dates will be published shortly)

If you want to be the local partner of a foreign startup
and work together in the development of new technology solutions,

Rising UP in Spain will allow you to explore disruptive technologies for your business.

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Blockchain, big data, IoT, machine learning, industry 4.0,... 

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6-month-long collaboration with a foreign startup

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No initial costs

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Application period for local partners starts February 2022. (Exact dates will be published shortly)

A collaboration agreement
between the local partner and the foreign startup

The mathching process will be guided by an expert consultant to guarantee a mutually beneficial collaboration..

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Signing of a Collaboration Agreement

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Win-win collaboration


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Working space for the startup for 6 months

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Optional, remuneration agreement

selected for the comprenhensive acceleration programme will be guided

by a team of professional consulants

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Access to funding

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Legal advice and clerical help

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 Visa application and processing facilitation

VI Edition

(Tentative - exact dates to be published shortly)

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1.Application period 


For local partners: February-March 2022

For startups: March-April 2022

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2.Startup evaluation 


Selection of up to 100 startups during May 2022

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Bootcamp-100: May, 2022

May 2022. Intensive 5-day programme consisting of 3-hour daily sessions plus B2B meetings (startups and local partners)

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4.Setting up in Spain 


Arrival to Spain (after the signing of the Collaboration Agreement)

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5.End of the programme 


6 months after arrival 
(end of VI Edition: March, 2023)

Rising UP
in Spain

A win-win programme

Entry to the Spanish market ↔ a technological solution

Working space

at a local partner in Spain
for 6 at least months


Support to apply
for entrepreneur visas

Legal advice

and help with paperwork

to set up your startup in Spain 


in media for your
startup project 

Investment networks

access to a network of investors in Spain 


Clients, developers, events, media exposure

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Martin Jerch

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participants in the programme