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For this event, we have the pleasure to host Borja Aranguren, CEO & at Cobee to talk about fundraising, customer acquisition and his personal and entrepreneurial journey to build and grow Cobee. Borja has a background in Industrial and Business Management. After working as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, he joined the startup world in OnTruck as Head of Sales & Strategy, and eventually co-founded Cobee, where he's CEO.
Cobee, founded in 2019, is a Spanish fintech startup that develops an online platform that automates and simplifies employee benefits management. So far, the company has raised +€56 million, backed in their seed and Series B and Notion Capital, Balderton Capital or Speedinvest. Its focus currently is on Spain and Portugal, where it has carved out a space providing benefits to around 800 customers, including Ogilvy, Booking, N26, Job & Talent, Avis, Línea Directa, Michelin, Petronas and Glovo. They have also been expanding to other Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking markets in Latin America, starting with Mexico, as well as to other countries in Southern Europe.