This is a percentage higher than the average of other experiences and demonstrates the good support of the mentors and the use that companies make of the acceleration program
The Zona Franca incubator has welcomed 69 startups, after the incorporation of six new ventures in the permanent call
Another third of the hosted firms are in the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) phase, which would be the preliminary stage to take-off.
The delegate of the Free Zone, Fran González, has highlighted that these data “tell us that the incubator is alive, that support serves to be viable and that it is a real element of economic revitalization.”
Base Zone- Incubazul has 80% co-financing from the European FEDER Funds within the 2014-2020 Operational Program, A way of making Europe, through the INCYDE Foundation
A third of the startups that are being accelerated in Incubazul are already billing. There would be a total of 24 companies that have found real and effective support in the Blue Economy incubator of the Cádiz Free Zone to be able to launch their company and begin economic activity. Thus, the success rate of the acceleration model is 34.8%, a rate higher than other similar experiences and represents effective support for the ideas of the people who undertake, the great work of the team of mentors in advising and good use that companies make of the acceleration program.
There are now 69 emerging companies that have found their space in Incubazul to grow, learn and consolidate the idea, after six other initiatives have recently entered thanks to the establishment of the permanent open call.
Specifically, the companies that already invoice are Tudestino Sostenible, Productos La Salá, TrashPeak, Academia de Buceo Conciencia, Matersia, My Winning App, Reuse Play, Newmind, Senda Tribe, Agualytics, TMS Maritime Solutions, Gibraldrone, IMBS, EggOn Tecnology, Pescaoo, Chatfy, OilKontrol, Mandala Blue, Rocco U, Fleet Planner, Hamacapp, bnbdays, Fuller Innovation and Yoga Orion. All of them work in sectors that are helping to transform economic activity into an area with as much potential as the blue economy and that contribute to reducing the negative impact on the environment and even generating a positive impact on the environment.
Among other data, the business projects that are already working in the minimum viable product (MVP) phase also stand out, which amount to 31.8%, and the companies that are in the idea state, which represent 33.3% of the ventures. by Incubazul.
The delegate of the Cádiz Free Trade Zone, Fran González, has pointed out the importance of these data “since they represent that the work done from the Incubazul ecosystem is translating, in a very short time, into economic well-being and employment mainly in the province of Cádiz. This reaffirms to us that the incubator is a real element of economic revitalization and that the model that we have worked on to accompany and strengthen these companies is giving results.”
It is worth remembering that all Incubazul companies work in the field of the Blue Economy, combining the use of marine resources and innovation with sustainability and the environment.
New incubated companies
Last July, after the incorporation of the 17 companies from the fourth call, the Cádiz Free Trade Zone Consortium opened a permanent call for the entry of new technological business projects linked to the Blue Economy. Since then, the companies Oceanhis, Omnivorus, Nietecito, bnbdays, Pallet Revolution and Supyoga Orion have joined.
Oceanhis develops an innovative product, bluebox, that helps water analysis in a simple and “portable” way, using its own, unique and innovative technology and applicable mainly to boats.
Omnivorus offers a food product to replace meat protein for human consumption and, in parallel, the development of animal feed products. They create new formulas based on ingredients from the sea, such as algae.
Nietecito is based on a conversational chatbot within the WhatsApp application focused on coastal and sustainable tourism, shipping and logistics companies.
Bnbdays is a self-developed app where beach users connect with service providers such as umbrellas and other equipment.
Pallet Revolution is a connection platform between agents in the logistics ecosystem. Its technology is based on the development of a marketplace that democratizes access for clients and suppliers in the logistics sector, including shipping transport, to materials necessary for their activity.
Supyoga Orion offers an aquatic yoga service, carrying out a new line of business that offers online classes and certifications. They plan to develop an app that also serves for reservations.
With them, there are now 69 startups that are part of its Incubazul acceleration program, which have accessed the Cádiz incubator in four entry windows and in the aforementioned permanent call, which remains open for any highly innovative initiative linked to the Economy. Blue.
The Cádiz Free Zone implements a project with Incubazul to be a benchmark in the Blue Economy throughout Spain and in which circumstances are fostered to attract and promote talent and ideas with the oceans and seas as the main focus.
Incubazul has the support of the European Union that co-finances it, through the Incyde Foundation, of the Chambers of Commerce of Spain, 80% by the FEDER within the Plurirregional Operational Program 2014-2020 within axis 3: Improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized companies and the 3rd investment priority Promotion of entrepreneurship, in particular, facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas, and promoting the creation of new companies, also through incubators.
This High Technology Incubator Project for the promotion of innovation and technology transfer to microSMEs in the blue economy sector in Andalusia “[BlueEcoIncuba x Logistical]Tech = ZONA BASE – INCUBAZUL 2.0” is 80% financed by the European Regional Development Fund within the Pluriregional Operational Program of Spain FEDER 2014-2020 OP. “A way of making Europe” within axis 3: Improving the Competitiveness of SMEs, Thematic Objective 3 Improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises, and investment priority 3 Promotion of entrepreneurship, in particular, facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas, and promoting the creation of new companies, also through incubators.”