IESE’s Finaves and Business Angels Invest in Facility Management Platform Taclia

Finaves V, the seed capital fund promoted by IESE, and investors from IESE’s Business Angels Network have together invested in Taclia, a one-stop platform and software company for facility services such as repairs, heating and cooling systems, plumbing and grounds maintenance. In addition to Finaves and reinsurance company NacionalRe, member of the IESE Business Angels […]

IESE’s Finaves Invests in Neurotech Startup InBrain

Finaves V, IESE’s venture capital fund, is part of a group of investors providing €900,000 in financing for InBrain Neuroelectronics, a startup that is developing graphene-based technologies to treat neurological disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s with unprecedented precision. Finaves contributed €150,000 to the round, which was led by Sabadell-Asabys and Alta Life Sciences, two […]

IESE’s Business Angels Network in Financing Round for Dinbeat

IESE’s Business Angels Network and a group of other investors have participated in a €500,000 financing round for Dinbeat, a Barcelona-based startup specializing in monitoring devices for pets that hopes to expand into human patients. It is the second financing round, in convertible notes, for Dinbeat. In addition to IESE’s Business Angels Network, current shareholders, […]

Venture Capital and COVID-19: Conversations with Investors

As director of Finaves, the micro VC managed by IESE Business School, my first reaction to understanding the implications of this unprecedented and unpredictable crisis in Finaves’ portfolio and future investments, was to read, listen, and ask professionals in the sector whose good work inspires my confidence. During the last few weeks, I have had […]