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Spanish dialogues systems startup Indisys raises $5 million Series A.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Spanish entrepreneur Pilar Manchón co-founded Indisys (Intelligent Dialogue Systems). She raised $5 million in Series A funding from Intel Capital and Inveready Group recently to go international with their natural language and dialog management products.
“With Intel Capital’s support, global network and expertise, our potential is growing exponentially and our international expansion
Female Founders To Follow: Founder Friday Spain Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs (Barcelona, Madrid One Year Anniversaries)
Celebrating women entrepreneurs in Spain and everywhere!
Hundreds of women across the globe will have an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs in their own language in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Founder Friday Madrid will be hosted by Ambiox Biotech Founding CEO Teresa Gonzalo on September 7.
By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)
When I was a kid, I used to play to run my own school and write lists of imaginary students. I spent my time between papers and books and toy phones, imagining that I helped children find their paths.
Then I grew up and suddenly forgot my dreams. I chose to study advertising and public relations in college. There were hard years, mostly because I discovered that everything
By Marta Esteve (Co-Founder, Rentalia)
When I was 15, they asked me at school to write down how we imagined we would be in the year 2000 and I remember that I said I saw myself as a businesswoman. Quite interesting now I look back.
Perhaps I was influenced by the fact that my father had ventured out into the business world and came back home at night talking about his projects with a sparkle in his eyes.
By Patricia Araque (Founder & President, Ellas 2.0)
The document prepared by Ready4Ventures notes that only 4 of the 66 investors interviewed for the report are women, and only 4 of the 109 entrepreneurs who participated in the surveys are entrepreneurs.
These numbers make clear what we are trying to change in our work at Ellas 2.0 — the shortage of female talent in the industry.
Other significant data is worth noting that 72% of entrepreneurs used personal savings and family support to launch their projects and 43% believe subsidies as a primary source of funding.