SOFTLANDING GUIDE

RESOURCES FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SEVILLE

TECHNOLOGICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

WITH GLOBAL AMBITION

WELCOME TO SEVILLE

This guide has been designed with the aim of gathering all the resources to promote international entrepreneurship in Seville.


We know that developing a technological startup is an exciting path, but establishing a business in another country is a challenge and you may face many questions. That is why we have created this guide to help you.


Within the guide you will have access to different sections that correspond to each one of the issues that you will have to solve when establishing a startup in Seville, including cultural habits, bureaucracy, physical spaces to work, entrepreneurship initiatives and help to finance your startup.

LA FÁBRICA_

SEVILLA’S SOFTLANDING GUIDE

Created by representatives of some of the best Sevillian startups, leaders in technological digital innovation, with the essential support of the City Council of Seville.

A project without complexes and with ambition to turn Seville into a leading power in digital innovation at an European level.

MAYOR OF SEVILLE

D. José Luis Sanz Ruiz

Seville, with its streets filled with history, its iconic monuments, and its deep-rooted traditions, has always been a jewel in the heart of Andalusia. Recognized internationally, this city shines not only for its rich cultural and tourist heritage but also as the epicenter of innovation and technological development in Spain.

 

Over the past decade, Seville has experienced significant growth in the technological sector, emerging as a fundamental hub for startups and entrepreneurs. This metamorphosis has been possible thanks to the drive of local and private institutions, which have recognized the city’s potential and have committed to turning it into a national technological hub.

 

Seville currently has more than 70 technology startups operating in the world, some of them leaders in their sectors such as Galgus or Cover Manager, among others. More than 250 million euros in investment, generating more than 2,000 highly qualified jobs and placing the city among the leading cities for the development of technological startups.

 

The blend of tradition and modernity makes Seville an ideal environment to attract international talent. Professionals in the tech and digital world find not only inspiration in their surroundings here, but also a vast availability of resources and support that facilitate the realization of their projects.

 

Seville’s offer is clear: a space where history and the avant-garde go hand in hand, fostering a unique breeding ground for innovation. Companies and talents looking for a place to settle, grow, and thrive will find in Seville an attractive destination, full of opportunities and with a promising future on the technological horizon.

PRESIDENT OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF SEVILLE

D. Francisco Herrero Léon

From the historic and pioneering city of Seville, I am pleased to extend a warm invitation to those visionaries and leaders of technological innovation who are looking for a destination to start or expand their startups. Seville, with its rich tradition and heritage, is undergoing constant transformation and evolution, becoming a magnet for emerging businesses and bright minds seeking to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.

 

The Chamber of Commerce of Seville has been a pioneer and leader in promoting an environment conducive to business growth. We are deeply committed to the training, support, and guidance of companies in their early stages. Our specialized team offers a wide range of services, from company creation, adaptation to local regulations, to the internationalization of their operations, ensuring that Seville is not just a starting point, but a launchpad to the world.

 

New initiatives that we set out to develop are aimed at representing the image of the entrepreneur in society, boosting economic development, and carrying out service provision actions, always in close collaboration with the Administration, without forgetting the importance of an entrepreneurial culture that allows for greater economic activity.

 

So, to all forward-thinking entrepreneurs, I say: come to Seville. Discover the potential that this city and its people have to offer, and let us be your partners on this exciting journey to success.

The Startup House in Seville

WHAT IS FÁBRICA DE SEVILLA?

A public-private initiative of Seville City Council together with the Chamber of Commerce of Seville and in collaboration with the open innovation  platform Sevilla Futura and leading entrepreneurs in the city to encourage and promote technological startups with global projection.

WHAT WE DO?

STARTUP TALKS

Talks created with the aim of bringing together the entrepreneurial ecosystem, sharing opinions and debating.

TALENTO PRO

Recognition and promotion of professional talent programme for students in the 2nd year of Bachillerato, university studies or vocational training.

LA FÁBRICA BY NEIGHBORHOODS

Practical workshops organised by La Fábrica de Sevilla in the different neighbourhoods of Seville.

SUMMER ENTREPRENEUR

Intensive entrepreneurship and technology workshops for young people.

BOOST YOUR STARTUP

Programme aimed at startups in seed stage, where they can present their project and receive feedback from successful entrepreneurs.

THE BIG IDEA

Contest of entrepreneurial ideas for students of Bachillerato and Secondary Education in Seville.

RESEARCH OBSERVATORY

A service that offers companies and organisations a comprehensive and up-to-date vision of the market.

SOFT LANDING

We accompany and guide digital nomads and technology entrepreneurs to establish themselves in Seville.

TECHNOLOGICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR WOMEN

Activities to promote technological entrepreneurship among women as a way to change the current gap.

WHY SEVILLA?

Seville, the jewel of southern Spain, is a city that will make you fall in love with all the possibilities it offers to everyone who visits it.

The capital of the world in the XVI. The base of magnificent explorations, Seville is characterised by its cobbled streets, sunny squares full of people and its monumental ensemble declared a World Heritage Site.

But Seville is not only about its history and traditions, it is also a contemporary city in constant evolution.

TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN SEVILLE

PCT CARTUJA


SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK

Seville currently has more than 70 technology startups operating in the world, some of them leaders in their sectors such as Galgus or Cover Manager, among others. More than 250 million euros in investment, generating more than 2,000 highly qualified jobs and placing the city among the leading cities for the development of technological startups.

OUTSTANDING STARTUPS FROM SEVILLE

AND MUCH MORE

Founders Andalucía
Association that brings together the founders of
technological startups with the greatest impact in
Andalusia with the aim of taking the ecosystem to its
maximum potential.
foundersandalucia.com

INDEX OF SOFT LANDING GUIDE

01
Seville is the city

Visiting Seville
Culture
Gastronomy and Restaurants
Trips
Sevilla City Office
Traditions

02
Areas to live in Seville

Neighbourhoods
University Residences

03
Schools

Types of Schools in Seville
Best bilingual Schools in Seville
Higher education

04
Bureaucracy

Permits / Visas and taxes
Startup law
External advice for you and your startup

05
Public transport

Types of public transport in Seville

06
Health insurance and hospitals

Public vs Private hospitals

07
Work in Seville

Office and business areas
Entrepreneurial initiatives
Annual entrepreneurship events
Coworking spaces

08
Financing

Venture Capital

09
Events and Networking

10
Useful resources

Emergency contact
Emprésate 360º
Tourist Information Office