The Basque Government, through the SPRI Group, in its efforts to promote entrepreneurship as one of the key endeavours to generate employment, wealth and innovation in the territory, has launched its own online database for the Basque Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.
The new Up!Euskadi platform, based on innovative machine learning and data engineering technology, provides valuable information, gives visibility to startups and all the agents of the Ecosystem, and positions the Basque Country as a Hub for advanced entrepreneurship.
Startups, investors or ecosystem agents can add their organisation's details and enhance their profile by providing open access to their information for the entire community.
It is developed in partnership with Dealroom, the leading provider of data intelligence linked to technology ecosystems in Europe and the world. It also offers a global vision of the ecosystem, its evolution and the real impact of the policies implemented.
A key source of intelligence, which will foster the connections necessary for startup development and cross-industry knowledge sharing.
technology-based and/or innovative companies
people employed in the last 8 years
turnover in the ecosystem
of startups have a B2B focus
are aligned with the priority areas of the Basque Country's RIS3 Strategy
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A source of information and trends for decision-making. Up!Euskadi helps professional investors, companies and agents to discover and follow the most innovative Basque startups.
Let’s talk about you, your new products, alliances, or technological advances. There are already more than 20,000 subscribers who receive information about startups in the Basque Country, and the number of clicks on the companies is growing daily.
of technology-based and/or innovative start-ups were supported by the Basque public business incubation centres (BICs)
were created with the help of the Ekintzaile programme, which has granted subsidies worth €10 M and has managed to mobilise around €55 M
ecosystem companies have had the opportunity to develop technological projects with major corporations through BIND 4.0
mobilised in the last 3 years by the Basque Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Basque Tek Ventures is an itinerary specially designed to support the creation of deep-tech start-ups. It seeks to be a catalyst for new business projects based on the most innovative technologies from the centres belonging to the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA).
In collaboration with BRTA and the BICs, Basque Tek Ventures accelerates the marketing of the most promising technologies and the creation of new business fabric through a mentored process for the creation and acceleration of new technology-based start-ups.
Basque Tek Ventures is mainly aimed at:
The initiative is led by the Basque Government’s Department of Economic Development, Sustainability and Environment through its development agency SPRI, in collaboration with BRTA and the Basque BICs.
It is aimed at startups, companies, investors, and agents who are present/active in the Basque Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.
The Basque Government, through SPRI Group, is strengthening its Up! Euskadi brand by creating this new platform, which not only offers the most detailed picture of the Basque Country's technology landscape to date, but is also a collaborative project.
Thanks to this, greater data accuracy and transparency is generated, not only improving the connectivity of the local Basque ecosystem, but also helping to position the Basque Country as a promising technology and innovation hub.