Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 26th of March 2015

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Next week is Spring Break in IE Business School! Thus, Area 31 will close for a well deserved holiday. We will make an alternative space available for those of you who usually work out of Area 31.

But this week will go by fast and soon the new term will begin. For the week of April 6th there are two main highlights worth blocking your agendas. On April 8th, Gremyo, in collaboration with Tyba and Marfeel, has organized a debate about New Revenue Strategies for Publishers. And, on April 9th , our very own IE Venture Network goes Green! Join us to see three Green Ventures pitch in front of specialized investors.

Finally, don’t miss on our opportunities section International Youth Foundation’s awards for Young Social Entrepreneurs. Deadline for the Spanish Edition is March 30th.


New Revenue Strategies for Publishers

Wednesday April 8th th 2015


Location: Area 31, The Valley

Are you a publisher, blogger or online community manager looking to generate new income? GREMYO, in collaboration with TYBA and MARFEEL, is organising an event/colloquium where you can learn first-hand about three new solutions for generating new profits, alternative to the ones you are currently using. The event is sponsored by Agencia EFE and Grupo G+J. Come and Join over 20 other publishers! Register here

Venture Network: "Green Entrepreneurship"

Thursday April 9th 2015
Location: Area 31, The Garden

Our Venture network this week is a vertical on Green Entrepreneurship in Collaboration with Banco Sabadell and Fundación Biodiversidad. This pitch slam, in a casual setting over beers, is perfect to focus on what’s important: building relationships, practicing and improving. Find more info and register to pitch here.


Youth Foundation’s awards for Young Social Entrepreneurs

Are you a social entrepreneur aged between 18-29 years old with an impactful social project ? Don't miss the opportunity of applying to the Youth Foundation’s awards for Young Social Entrepreneurs.

Click here to apply

Deadline for the Spanish Edition is March 30th.


Is there Room for the Cartoon Pitch? An Alternative to the Elevator Pitch

Author: Rafael Pardo Ortiz, IE University BBA Student

As usually, the Harvard Business Review keeps talking about interesting matters concerning entrepreneurship and business as a whole. The magazine has introduced several doubts and concerns towards the idea of the elevator pitch, being able to create an interesting debate concerning the case. Read More

Google Startup Launch

On Wednesday March 11, took place the first edition of Google Startup Launch in collaboration with IE.

Google Startup Launch provides startups in all stages with the platform, resources, online content, mentorship and training they need to succeed. From first idea to successful implementation and growth, Google Developer’s mission is to help startups worldwide become successful on the Google Developers platform and open-source technologies.

Read More


The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:
  • Wednesday, April 8th, 19:00-21:00 Only half of the space will be available
  • Thursday, April 9th, 19:00-21:30 Only half of the space will be available
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