Be a part of a new international innovation programme and join us as we make history together!

We will help you connect with the market

CaixaBank, Global Payments and Ingenico have partnered to create an international innovation programme, Zone2boost, supporting startups and contributing to promoting the creation of new products and services in the fintech and business sectors. Zone2boost’s mission is to identify innovative technology initiatives for businesses and financial services and support their growth.
Zone2boost wants to help entrepreneurs in the retail and fintech sectors connect with the market through joint venture opportunities. As a part of collaboration with the project's partner companies, entrepreneurs participating in this initiative will be given the opportunity to have access to their customers.

Partners and Partnerships

global payments
With over 2,500,000 companies around the world using its services, Global Payments is the leading company in payment systems and software solutions.
This is the leading retail banking financial group in Spain with around 16,000,000 customers in the Iberian market.
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment and provides merchants with a range of services and solutions worldwide through fast, smooth and 100% secure payment experience, with more than 32,000,000 point of sale terminals installed in the world.
We also have first-class partners

We are much more than just a source of financing:

Financing & other financing products

In addition to a ticket of between €100,000-€200,000, thanks to DayOne CaixaBank you will be able to access credits with exceptional terms and conditions and we will help you access public funds.

Co-working space

We will provide you with a free workspace in the new Barcelona tech city Pier02 building in the Barceloneta area, where you will be surrounded by some of the most disruptive start-ups of the moment.


We have a deep knowledge of the market, expertise in the sector and furthermore, we will put you in contact with the key players and the most important venture capitalists so that they can help you.


Large business schools like IESE will provide you with the training you need to grow. You will also have access to a large network of first-class mentors who will help you in your day-to-day endeavours.


Your products will be able to reach one of the most extensive customer networks in the world.


The programme will last for between 6 and 24 months, during which time we will help you take your product to the next level.
Team and mentors
Your talent deserves the best team and we want to connect you with the best experts:

Melchor de Palau

(General Manager)

A Business Administration and Management graduate from the University of Barcelona with over 17 years’ experience in commercial management in the technological development sector. He is also a director in several companies within this sector:
• E-commerce director of Comercia Global Payments
• Member of PromoCaixa S.A’s board of directors
• Member of SocialPay’s board of directors

Luis Palomero


A Business Administration and Management graduate from the University of Barcelona and an EMBA graduate from IESE Business School with more than 5 years’ experience in strategy and 3 years’ experience in the banking sector.
El mercado está cambiando a pasos gigantescos y tenemos que ser capaces de cubrir sus necesidades y una de las claves para hacerlo es colaborar con el talento y la disrupción de las Startups
CaixaBank, Global Payments, Ingenico and IESE offer a mentoring program aimed for those startup's who are part of the acceleration process. The mentoring program has specialized "bootcamps" through which a 360º vision of your company will be realized, going through finance, legal, your team and oral communication.
You will have at your disposal mora than 40 senior executive mentors, both internal (CaixaBank, Global Payments and Ingenico) and external that will help you in your day-to-day basis. Each company will have a principal mentor, and apart from that will have specialized mentors for each business area
The programme and workspace will be located in the new BTC Pier02 building in the Barceloneta neighbourhood of Barcelona, bringing companies closer to one of the largest ecosystems in the European entrepreneurial sector. Zone2boost will provide complimentary workspace in the BTC Pier02 building to companies participating in this new programme.
The size of a startup does not matter. Zone2boost aims to support startups and their growth, working in collaboration with other innovative companies and a team of expert mentors that will provide customized training and advice.