IE Venture Network Area 31

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, April 5th, 2018!

Venture Network, an informal weekly pitch slam, is an invaluable resource for early stage entrepreneurs. Venture Network is a forum in which you can engage with the entrepreneurial community, promote your startup, and have the opportunity to pitch before a panel of investors & entrepreneurs. Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can meet investors in a casual setting over beers and snacks and focus on what’s important: building relationships. Venture Network is a great way to perfect your pitch, get feedback on your product, and meet the local startup community.

Venture Network's jury this week includes:

Rafael Alcalde, Qrowd Makers

Covadonga Baselga, Amadeus Ventures

Angel Batalla, Last Mile Team

Ricardo Gómez-Acebo Botín, Curve Capital Partners SA

Miguel Maté, y Business Angel

Raquel Rodrigo, Amadeus Ventures

The two startups that will present their project in 7 minutes will be:

Gabor Balogh - Luis Bardaji Izard, Trucksters

Founded in 2017, Trucksters is a tech start-up based in Madrid, Spain, with the aim of connecting drivers and carriers to optimize long distance freight transport.

With Truckstes, carriers can reduce their delivery times of long-distance road freight by as much as 50% by allowing trucks to be continuously on the move. Our pool of professionals drive in relays the same vehicle and optimize its idle times, without the need of having two drivers per cabin. With this model, trucks are used more efficiently, delivery times are improved at a lower cost and drivers live better.

Our Mission is to create collaboration in the transport industry to achieve a sustainable, efficient future where people can live better

Twitter: @trucksters_app

Jose Luis Lasa, TABILI

TABILI is the quick response phone repair service in less than 30 minutes. Anywhere and anytime.

TABILI is the rapid-response service for the ups and downs of the digital life. We connect consumers with highly skilled technicians that repair phones, tablets and personal smart technology anytime, anywhere and will get it done in less than 30 minutes. Our certified technicians go directly to your place or office and fix it there in front of you.

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IE Business School is one of the most celebrated business schools in the world. Through its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IE offers its students and alumni training, mentorship and resources to ideate, validate and launch startups thanks to programs like the Venture Lab. The Venture Networks, organized by the Venture Lab team, are organized with the aim of fostering a community atmosphere and spirit in Area31 for the greater Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem and also for IE students and alumni who are interested in entrepreneurship. The startups who pitch can be from anywhere (with no ties to IE) and investors who are interested in helping out early stage startups, meet aspiring entrepreneurs and stay abreast of what startups are up and coming are welcome to participate. Contact us!


Thursday, April 5th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden