What do they do?
A developers community that exchanges advertisement to promote their apps.
"We are proud of having Kibo Ventures on Board. From the beginning they showed great interest on us and demonstrated a great understanding of technology. They have an excellent team of professionals who get involved and try to understand and provide constant value to the company"
Founder and CEO
Worldsensing is a cutting edge tech company, a market leader in innovative wireless solutions, and a pioneer in Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies. It focuses on the Mobility and Industrial sectors
Cisco, JME VC , Mitsui and a number of Barcelona Business Angels
Innovative global payment solutions for the education industry. The company helps international students and schools from all over the world save time and money when making or receiving international payments.
Spark, Accel, Maveron, FJME
iContainers is the first online transactional service to easily send Containers internationally. iContainers operates in Spain and USA
Relevant Business Angels, including usual suspects "the yagos", Roemu Group and Maytsa (Two of the largest shipping agencies)
CARTO leads the world of location intelligence, empowering any organization and individual to discover and predict key insights through location data and then makes it available to their organization or the general public in the form of location intelligence apps. The apps, built by developers or data analyst using CARTO’s self-service platform, help optimize processes, predict situations, and overall improve performance by leveraging location data.
CARTO’s platform makes location an accessible and active dimension of analysis, allowing anyone to effortlessly connect location data to gain insights. The unique power of CARTO is that data can now be explored with location context, empowering everyone with faster time-to-insight and accurate predictability.
We coinvest with Earlybird, the Berlin based fund, and Vitamina K, one of our "usual suspects". It is worth noting that Vizzuality is the first Spanish Investment of Earlybird one of the largest investors in Europe.
Redbooth is a collaboration and communication platform that provides a single place for shared tasks, discussions, file sharing, group chat and HD video conferencing. Redbooth is simple to use and flexible, enabling project teams and departments at thousands of companies to get work done. Founded as Teambox in Barcelona in 2008, the company is now headquartered in Redwood City, California and led by Dan Schoenbaum.
The US based fund Avalon Ventures in the lead investor of Redbooth. We also coinvest with Data Collective, fund specialized in Big Data and with Fundación Jose Manuel Entrecanales (FJME), along with relevant US and Spanish Business Angels
Travel and expense management platform. The company targets medium and larges companies with a SaaS model. Employees take a picture with their mobile of the expense tickets. Through OCR technology, the ticket is processed, accounted for, and thanks to the agreement with the Spanish tax authority, the physical ticket is no longer required.
In Captio we co-invest with Bankinter (Spanish Bank), American VC THCap, Barcelona based VC Venture Cap and some business angels like Jaume Gomá (Ulabox Founder)
Kibo is not just an investor, they provide freedom, support and involvement. Kibo is a brilliant partner that provides us with contacts, experience, knowledge and a lots of energy! But above all, trust based relationships, behind Kibo you will find real people eager to help you. Thanks Kibo!
Founder and CEO
Trip4real works to offer the world unique and quality activities created by local experts so that the travelers can know and enjoy the most authentic part of a country as marvelous as Spain. Experiences, which in another way, they could never live because in tourist guides they simply do not appear. This way, the company helps create a community where travelers find not only more economic alternatives to the traditional touristic programs, but also contributes towards creating micro-entrepreneurs that can make their passion their lifestyle.
Kibo is the lead investor and Caixa Capital Risc is our coinvestor here. We are lucky to have stellar business angels, that have pushed forward the project since its launch. Business Angels include Ferran Adria (the one and only), Toni Segarra, Luis Cuesta y Jose Maria Piera, founders of aclaimed agency SCPF
"We chose Kibo Ventures as our local partner for their knowledge about internet business and their strong presence and reputation in Spain. Also, from the begining, when we were not even a company, just a proto-company, they supported and helped us with introductions to big worldwide investors"
CEO y Co-fundador
Omnidrone is a mobile gaming company founded in August 2013 by a team of ex-Digital Chocolate employees in Barcelona.
The founding team has worked on many successful titles at their previous company Microjocs Mobile (co-founded by Gerard Fernandez and Elias Lozano, and acquired by Digital Chocolate in 2007) and later at Digital Chocolate.
Kibo has all we were looking for in an investor: a talented team that goes deep in detail, that knows that growth comes with great products, and that cares about us and our comapnie’s development. But mainly, because they are excellent people!
Fundador & CEO, minube
Minube is a community of travelers. The community helps other travellers throughtout their journeys. From the inspiration required to choose the next destination, to trip planning and price comparison for flights, hotels, activities. And also, thanks to Minube mobile apps, we help travellers maximize his or her experience on the ground.
Bonsai Venture Capital, Sputnik Capital and travel industry Business Angels
Kibo has provided us strategy, vision and especially internationalization knowhow. His team supports us at all times, giving us their expertise and network of contacts to generate opportunities. Their moral support is key to us, as it has a positive impact, and helps us keeping focus at all times.
Founder and CEO
Blueliv is a Cloud-based Cyber Threat Intelligence technology that protects organizations against cyber crime. Blueliv uncovers stolen credit cards, data and credentials and new malware trends.
Telefonica Ventures and Roger Casal (Symantec, Founder of Password Bank)
Kibo Ventures is not only a financial investor, but also an strategic partner, as they understand and have an opinion on our business. From the first day they have contributed with real value, ideas, passion and motivation for sucess and a strong drive to create a truly global business
Founder and CEO
Rushmore is a place where music fans stay up to date with their favorite artists, show off their current jams, and connect directly with the artists and labels they love through a number of interactive tools, such as artist/label managed online video concerts.
Betaworks and Wayra
Qustodio is very proud of joining Kibo's portfolio of fast growing companies. For Qustodio both the investment and their expertise come at a crucial time in our journey and make this partnership strategic.
Qustodio makes device management and internet safety simple for families and schools. Qustodio's cloud driven, zero configuration and always on protection ensures that users are supervised at all times across multiple devices.
Founded by Stanford PHDs, Jetlore is a cloud-based SaaS providing advanced CRM and email targeting solutions for e-commerce companies.
Alsop Louie Capital, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Fenox, Charles River Ventures
Playthe.Net is the largest Digital Signage network in Spain with thousands of digital screens where agencies and advertisers can display their adverts in a highly segmented way. On top of the screens the company has build a very innovation self administrated tool to create, plan and segment where and which adverts will be displayed. The company also allows to its partner sites to offer free wifi, thus building one of the largest free wifi network in the country.
Kibo is the only institutional investor. We coinvest with relevant business angels such as Nacho Somalo, Rafa Casado y Enrique Ruiz amongst others.
“From day one, Kibo bought into our value proposition of integrating online and offline processes: online purchase, and pick up with no delivery cost at the local pharmacy of your choice. Kibo also strongly believed in our vision to become Internet market leaders of pharma products without removing pharmacies from the equation. We love how Javier & Aquilino get involve, understand our needs, how startups work and how to execute a “think big” vision.”
Adria Carulla and David Maso
Co-founders of PromoFarma
PromocionesFarma is a health and beauty online flash sale site offering its clients heavily discounted products, which they pick up at the local pharmacy of their choice following their online purchase.
Vitamina K and relevant Business Angels
"I’m really glad for having Kibo on board as investors. From the beginning, it’ been a pleasure talking with a team that understands your business, knows a lot about Internet, technology... They don’t demand anything that’s not market standard in their contracts, which is also highly appreciated. After having Kibo as an investor for a few months, their involvement in putting us in touch with other VCs and people that have helped us has been valuable. And above all, I believe they are investors you can trust."
Founder & CEO
Ludei is an HTML5 development & publishing platform company with proprietary technology for mobile gaming publishers to deploy, run and monetize HMTL5 games on multiple native platforms, without having to rewrite a single line of code.
Vitamina K and relevant Business Angels
“We chose Kibo because we were looking for a financial partner who would be truly involved in our project and support us with their industry expertise. From the first day, Javier, Aquilino and Pepe have been proactively helping us to accelerate our growth.”
Alfonso Merry del Val
Mimub is a private club of online sales for design furniture, decoration and home accessories. Mimub members benefit from weekly sales campaigns by European brands offering original and stylish products at great discounts.
“Kibo’s team really gets involved with portfolio companies, not only with their large amount of contacts, relationships and experience but also with moral support, trust and positive insights in tough moments. For us, it is key to have investors with experience in company building Thanks Kibo!!”
CEO and Blink Co-founder
Blink aims to make a revolution in the way people travel. Blink offers avaliable acommodation fot the same day or the next day in a number of selected hotels, without all the hassle and booking complexity: avaliable rooms 6 clicks away!. Blink´s team is young, enthusiast, and looping forward to lead this new transactional model in Europe.
World class investors such as: Profounders Fund (UK), Jeff Clavier (SoftTech), Dave McClure (500 Startups), Ventech (Fr) and other high profile investors.
" We chosed Kibo Ventures because we were looping for an investor to take us to the next level, and saw that clearly in Kibo, due to their experience in growing companies.” Juan Urdiales CEO and co-founder, Job&Talent
CEO y co-fundador, Job&Talent
Jobandtalent brings efficiency to the online recruitment market. Leveraging technology and social Networks we filter both job offers and candidates to find the most suitable one. Currently, we are the fastest growing startup in our industry, with tens of millions of candidates indexed and more that one million job offers. We aim to become the referente in online recruitment.
Felix Ruiz (Tuenti.com founder), Alfonso Villanueva (SingTel CIO), Mario Brugemann (founder acierto.com), Ramón Betolaza (Black Toro Capital) and other Business Angels.
SinDelantal.com was launched by entrepreneurs Diego Ballesteros and Evaristo Babé in April of 2010 as a guide for restaurants with delivery service. It soon became a reference for ordering food online among Internet users in Spain and received the support of KOMM Investments, Vitamina K and Kibo ventures so as to propel further growth.In January of 2012 it began its international expansion with the launch of SinDelantal.mx by acquiring the Mexican company Miorden.com. In September of 2012, with 1.300 restaurants and almost 150.000 orders served, SinDelantal Spain will now form part of the Just Eat Group.
“Kibo is an extremelly supportive investor, very much aligned with our young company culture. They have been envolved across a number of dimensions since the beguinning:capital providers, product development, commercial relationships” Noelia Amoedo (CEO, Mediasmart)
Mediasmart is a performance based Mobile Ad Network. MediaSmart has investid in an optimization platform to achieve the results desired by our clients (advertisers and agencies). We have been pioneers in the Spanish market in Real Time Bidding, making a very efficient media buying and optimization in both apps and Mobile web.
Komm Investment (Michael Kleind)
“Kibo is the ideal investor for a start-up willing to position itself in the US market. Kibo’s team has been helping VisualNEt since the beguinning, opening Doors and providing connections with the best VC firms in Silicon Valley. Only a handful of Spanish investors can do that.” Enrique Irazoqui Founder & CEO, VisualNet
Founder & CEO, VisualNet
Visualnet.com is the industry’s leading online destination for the global Film and Broadcast production community. It is the industry’s most globally comprehensive Directory of production providers, with more than 120,000 listings. Visualnet has developed VisualBids, an online bidding tool designed to help producers to streamline its production processes and to be more efficient. VisualBids connects producers and production suppliers with online automation and effortlessly manages all below-the-line production needs in a single place, a $40B market opportunity in the US alone.
Kibo is the lead investor. Other Spanish based Business Angels support the company from the beguinning.
“Kibo has greatly contributed to the development of our company. Not only financially, but also operationally. They have been very active in building the company, and helping us transform it from a start-up into a real company“
Founder and CEO SmartyContent
Audience and content aggregator for video advertising products. SmartyContent engages users and Brands through Premium audiovisual content that is consumed through its network with highly efective Tools such as Interactive spots, branded content Solutions and contextualized ecommerce offers.
Very well known Business Angels in the Interactive arena in Spain such as Alejandro Suarez, Yago Arbeloa o Chechu LasHeras amogst others.
"We chosed Kibo as lead investor for te track record of the team, as Ewell as for their insights in online marketing. They have been instrumental in the go to market and in the internationalization process of our company, thanks to the great connections they have internationally".
Ducksboard is a SaaS visualization tool to easily build beatiful dashboards to monitor your metrics and key performance indicators online and in realtime to share internally or with clients.
Kibo is the lead investor along with Cabiedes & Partners, one of the most experienced Superangel funds in the Spanish market. Other relevant shareholders are Francois Derbaix, Juan Jose Hortelano and Javier Cañada, amongst other Business Angels.
"It's not just about making smart investments, but also about how you give life to great ideas and help them grow and flourish. For us, Kibo Ventures are the perfect partners and gardeners in helping us sow the seeds of Notegraphy."
Chief Gardener & CEO
Notegraphy is a web and mobile application that rethinks the way we write and share text online through design.With Notegraphy, you can create beautifully formatted layouts in real-time without having to worry about or have any prior knowledge or experience in graphic design.A tool where everything you write – be it a single word, or an entire novel – will be ‘Always Beautiful’. With only three steps – write, style and share – your text becomes a piece of art.