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▸ Financial Times has published a list of the 1,000 fastest growing startups in Europe. The list has a strong Mallorcan presence, jobandtalent, with revenues of 217M€ in 2019, it appears in 10th place (1st in Spain). And Travel Compositor, with almost 9M€, is listed in position 217.
▸ Speaking of jobandtalent, just a few months after closing a capital increase that shot its valuation to close to 500 million, the company raised another 100 million euros, mainly contributed by the Japanese giant Softbank.
▸ The fintech startup PayParc has been selected to participate in the Summer 2021 edition of the Plug and Play’s Travel & Hospitality acceleration program.
▸ Joan Sanz, CEO of chartOK, has announced the incorporation of Pedro Cámara (TravelgateX) as an investor.
▸ A company that manufactures ant hills with 3D printers, streaming sporting events and a cryptocurrency payment gateway for online stores, among the projects awarded in the Carnet Jove Awards for Self-employment Proyects.
▸ Report on women entrepreneurs in Palma, including a brief profile of Margarita Martínez, CEO and founder of Gladtolink.
▸ Brief report on the current situation of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Balearic Islands, which includes the testimonies of various public entities dedicated to supporting newly created innovative companies. In relation to this, Fundació Bit has issued a press release in which it summarizes its activity in 2020, the year in which it has provided service to more than 2,500 companies and professionals. For its part, PalmaActiva states that it offered 196 training actions last year that were followed by 3,492 students.
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▸ 17/03 – Aspects to take into account to have a legal website. Webinar organized by DonDominio with the participation of Jorge Campanillas, a lawyer specialized in Information Technology and Communications Law.
▸ 27/03 – Arduino Day. A day to learn, teach and talk about Arduino projects. A global event around the ecosystem of micro-controllers created by Arduino and organized by the Makers communities in hundreds of cities. It will take place both in person (with limited capacity) and broadcasted online to allow remote participation.
▸ Digital CRM Manager – PerfumesClub (30K€)
▸ Full Stack Developer – Travel Compositor (30-40K€)
▸ .NET / SAP Developer – FDSA Desarrollo (20-35K€)
▸ Copywriter & Product Marketplaces Assistant – Abbacino (15-18K€)
▸ Full Stack Web Developer – Esment
▸ Especialista SEO – Refinería Web
▸ Frontend Developer – IdoniaHealth
▸ Sales Executive – Glovo
▸ Jefe de proyecto de ingeniería de software – Farmadosis
▸ Cloud Engineer – DevOps – METRO Markets
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Mallorca Tech Stories
In the latest installment of this series, we chatted with Xavier Idevik, CMO of DonDominio. A super inspiring story, of a person who joined the company to help in the customer service department and now leads the marketing department of a domain and web hosting provider with more than 170,000 customers. Seems easy.
Both Xavi and DonDominio are closely linked to initiatives related to the digital world, in fact, that is one of the pillars on which they rely to continue growing. Read the full story to find out what else they do to attract and retain customers to the point of exceeding 400,000 managed domains.
👉 He has also left us a gift for those who reach the end of the story, an exclusive 50% discount for the readers of this newsletter to transfer or buy your new .COM or .ES domain.