- On December 3 FICOD Financing host the seminars on investment alternatives at different stages of growth companies digital economy.
- The program includes presentations of companies and projects that highlight the potential of the Spanish digital content industry and its capacity for innovation and talent.
- Urs Cete, CEO of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, analyze the opportunities presented in Europe to support new digital entrepreneurs, during a plenary session.
- The sixth edition of FICOD 2014 will be held from 2 to 4 December, at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid. The event is organized by the Ministry of Industry, through the public entity Red.es.
Madrid, 27 November 2014 – FICOD 2014 International Digital Content Faorum, organized by the Ministry of Industry, through the public entity Red.es, wants to consolidate Spain as a competitive market in which the most leading foreign companies install their decision centers, conduct their productions or provide their services and attract international investment and show the potential of the projects “made in Spain”.
To promote networking between companies, entrepreneurs and investors will be held next December 3, FICOD Financing, a space to show the full potential of investments in companies in the digital economy.
The dynamic character and spirit of innovation characterize Spanish and international entrepreneurs and investors will gather in FICOD Financing In this space, the basis for generating new business, which will be promoted through various funding sources will sit. Business angels, venture capital, traditional banking, crowdfunding, public financing and investment of large companies.
During the day, fourteen presentations entrepreneurial projects in 1st round of financing, 2nd round and exit phase, which serve as an example of the potential of the Spanish digital content industry and its capacity for innovation will succeed. In the afternoon, ten of them under 1st round of funding -Betrocket, Film 2 Cast, Fluzo Studios, Funky Whale Games, Furnit-U, Knowdle Media Group, The Hip Factory, Lakento, Psious and The Urban Roosters-, will opt the FICOD Seed Award for best project.
Actual experiences of investor-entrepreneur couples who have recently signed an agreement with Axon Partners -Akamon and Carto DB with Kibo Ventures;: Besides financing alternatives are displayed large companies supporting entrepreneurship IBM, Angels Capital (shuttle), Caixa Capital Risc and Repsol Foundation; or tax reform for the benefit of digital content, with the intervention of the deputy General tax on legal entities of MINHAP, Begoña García-Rozado-. The day will conclude with a table centered crowfunding, in which two platforms, Verkami and SociosInversores, will present the keys of this innovative funding formula.
FICOD wants to be closer than ever to the players in the digital content industry. Access to FICOD days 2, 3 and 4 December, is free and can assist anyone who is interested in one of the most dynamic sectors of the Spanish economy.