institutional resources

Many organisations and institutions in Madrid offer training programmes and courses on entrepreneurship and startups, check out some of them below.


SMEs grant search engine for Madrid 


Updated guide for grants and incentives to stimulate the creation of SMEs

Here you can access Madrid’s search engine for grants and incentives available to small and medium businesses. The service is available to the whole country, but by clicking here you can access the grants focused on the Madrid region. SME grant search engine for Madrid (Ministry of Industry)

This guide updates itself automatically and contains all grants and incentives to stimulate the creation and growth of SMEs, as planned by the National, Regional and Local governments in Spain, as well as other public institutions. SME grant guide.

 Educational resources

and training programs

Training programme for entrepreneurs 2016-2017

developed by  the Madrid Autonomous Region.

Youth Business Spain

 offers two types of training to develop youth entrepreneurial projects in collaboration with the ENDESA Fundación.

Manual for entrepreneurs and SMEs

Check out the manual for entrepreneurs created by the Help Desk for Entrepreneurs.

AJE Madrid

offers training programmes like courses, workshops, etc.


Online education platform for entrepreneurs and startups, which you can access worldwide.

Campus Startup School 

teaches the skills that growing startups need. Check their programmes, such as their current project, Campus for Mums & Dads, a baby friendly programme for startup developers.


First educational programme design for new tech entrepreneurs.

Startup academy

Technology oriented school for future entrepreneurs.


is an app development business that offers training programmes on creating apps and other tools useful for managing a startup (app marketing, app creation, etc.). They are located at GarAJE (headquarters of AJE).


list of useful contacts

from Madrid

start madri+d is an accelerator created by the Madrid Autonomous Region for tech startups. It assists with training, mentoring, incubation, advice and funding in different fields. Each accelerator is focused on a distinct field.


ESA BIC Comunidad de Madrid – aeronautical technologies.


cleantechStart – clean/green technologies.


healthStart – health related technologies.


innoSmart – new technologies


Startup University defines themselves as an “acceleration boutique”.


Seed Rocket is the main acceleration partner of CAMPUS MADRID, although its headquarters are in Barcelona, you can access to their services here.


Wayra is a global accelerator of digital startups present in 11 countries in Latin America and Europe. It is part of Telefónica Open Future’s initiatives of entrepreneurship and open innovation program, which allows entrepreneurs to become part of a global network,”

  • C/ Gran Vía, 28, 28004, Madrid


Top Seeds Labs offers both acceleration, venture capital programmes and mentoring services.


PRISA Inn supports digital projects based in communication development and media in order to improve and provide something new to its mediums within the fields of UX, big data, education, technology, audio or video.


HUB Emprende is a project developed by Universidad Europea that includes accelerating and incubating services for students or anyone interested in starting a business.

  • Universidad Europea Campus Alcobendas
  • Avda. Fernando Alonso, 8
  • 28108 Alcobendas, Madrid
  • 916572495

Vivero de Empresas de Móstoles. An initiative created by the city hall and Rey Juan Carlos University. They carry out all processes focused on startup and entrepreneurial projects.

  • Calle Federico Cantero Villamil, 2 bis
    28935, Móstoles,
    Madrid, España
  • Tel: + 34 91 172 66 26


GSG Business Hub. A business centre that offers services to help you set up your startup or any business project. They offer legal, accounting and management services for businesses which are hosted in the business centre.


Demium games is an incubator focused on video game development.

  • C/Salamanca 6, 3ºC


IMEPE. An initiative by Alcorcón City Hall that offers office space and coworking spaces, as well as personal advice on institutional funds and recruitment.

  • C/ Químicas 2 Esq. C/industrias 73
    28923, Alcorcón
    Pol. Industrial URTINSA II

    Tel: +34 91 664 84 15


HUB Emprende is a project developed by Universidad Europea that includes accelerating and incubating services for students or anyone who is interested in building up a business.  

  • Universidad Europea Campus Alcobendas
    Avda. Fernando Alonso, 8
    28108, Alcobendas, Madrid
    Tel: +34 916572495


Digital Assets Deployment. An incubator focused on internet businesses with international links to Europe, USA, China and Latin America.

  • C/ Doctor Castelo 10, Oficina 5º A
    28009, Madrid


Asociación de viveros e incubadoras de España (AVIE) supports the creation of incubators in Spain.

  • Calle Villablanca 85
    Madrid / España
    28032 España

    Tel: +34 917 604 800

AJE – Asociación de Jóvenes Empresarios de Madrid is an organization which supports more than 800 young entrepreneurs with different services as funding advice, networking and mentoring.

C/ de Matilde Díez, 11

Tel: +34 913 64 10 55

Hugin and Munin. Communication and design for startups.

C/ Alberto Bosch, 17

Tel: +34 914 371 242


madri+d – Organism part of Madrid Autonomous Government that supports innovation, research and development of technological projects.  

Fundación para el Conocimiento madri+d

C/ Duque de Medinaceli nº 2 – 1º dcha

Tel: +34 91 781 65 70


Youth Business Spain (Youth Business International) is a NGO created by HRH the Prince of Wales which aims to promote the impact of young entrepreneur programmes all over the world.

Headquarters of Youth Business Spain.

Fundación Youth Business Spain
Calle Serrano 136

Tel: +34  913 698 128


Their activities for young entrepreneurs are managed by their local partner in Madrid, Fundación Tomillo.

Fundación Tomillo

C/ Albuñuelas 11 (Entrada por la calle Padul, 18)

Tel: +34 913 603 193

GarAJE, headquarters of AJE. 800 sq meters of meeting rooms, lecture rooms, cafe areas and the CAR (Centro de Alto Rendimiento). Many events are held here.

  • GarAJE Business Centre
    Calle de Matilde Diez, 11
  • Tel: +34 913 64 10 55


Start UC3M offers working spaces for members of the community of Carlos III University (becoming a member is really easy and is free).

  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
    Calle Madrid, 126
    28903 Getafe (Madrid)


Vivero de Empresas de Alcobendas is a working space with online and offline services.


Campus Madrid is a space created for entrepreneurs by Google.

  • Calle Moreno Nieto, 2


Vivero de Empresas de Móstoles is a working space created by Mostoles city hall and Rey Juan Carlos University (URJC).

  • Calle Federico Cantero Villamil, 2 bis
    28935, Móstoles
    Madrid, España.
  • Tel: + 34 91 172 66 26


HUB Emprende (Universidad Europea).  

  • Universidad Europea Campus Alcobendas
    Avda. Fernando Alonso, 8

    Tel: +34 915 254 751


Coworking spaces of  Madrid Autonomous Community.

  1. Carabanchel
  2. Moratalaz
  3. Puente de Vallecas
  4. San Blas
  5. Vicálvaro
  6. Villaverde


Report by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain. (January, 2016)

 (2016. Instituto de Innovación, ESADE) ESADE (Ramon Llull University) has created this report about entrepreneur woman who look for a social impact through their business.)

Report by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare on the new companies created in September 2016. (September, 2016)

Report by the PAE (Entrepreneur Help Desk) of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism. The online creation of SMEs has increased by 23% compared to last year. (September, 2016)


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