ICEX Launches Third Edition of Spain LatAm Scale Up Program

The program fosters growth for Latin American startups in Spain, offering training and strategic meetings in Madrid, Valencia, and Málaga.

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  • ICEX, BID, and Endeavor Spain collaborate to strengthen business ties between Latin America and Spain.
  • Startups can apply for the 2024 program until June 15, gaining exposure to Spain’s top entrepreneurial ecosystems.
  • Previous editions saw 360 applications and 17 winners opting to establish in Spain.

The Spain LatAm Scale Up program, initiated by ICEX Invest in Spain, the Inter-American Development Bank (BID), and Endeavor Spain, is now accepting applicants for its third edition.

This initiative supports Latin American startups in expanding their business presence in Spain. Selected startups will spend a week in Madrid, participating in training sessions, strategic meetings with renowned investment funds and accelerators, and visits to key players in specific startup sectors.

This year, the program also includes immersive experiences in the innovation ecosystems of Valencia and Málaga, designed to help participants explore opportunities and potential partners in these markets.

The growing popularity of the program is evident from last year’s application surge, with over 360 requests and 17 winners. The continuous partnership between ICEX-Invest in Spain, BID, and Endeavor Spain underscores their commitment to facilitating successful business ventures and strengthening collaboration between the two regions.

For more details on the Spain LatAm Scale Up program and application procedures, visit the official program website. Applications close on June 15.

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