Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday, November the 22th

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Next Week we have different startups competitons and most of the time our Team will be out of the office so there are not any events at Area 31 for next week.

On Wednesday, 29th, we will be at Fundación Rafael del Pino for our Venture Day Madrid. Come to see the Startups selected to pitch as finalists!

On Thursday, 30th there are some part of our entrepreneurial ecosistem in Bogotá as the South Summit Pacific Alliance is carried out for two days.

Do not miss the opportunities we show you a for #B2B #startups and Open Call for being part of Bloomium Investment Fund before December the 1st and another initiative from BBVA #BlueBBVAChallenge for young people who has a strong will of being an entrepreneur.



Wednesday, 29th, 2017

3:00 PM- 9 PM

Fundación Rafael del Pino

Calle Rafael Calvo 39 - Madrid

Come and celebrate with us, as we showcase the best Startups of IE Business School in an afternoon of music, speakers, and pitches which will result in 3 winning startups.

Save the Date!

See why every great idea is "Not just another App...", our student-run panel of bricks and mortar successes is guaranteed to inspire. Followed by an amazing "Fireside chat: "Alexa what am I ?" Mindfulness in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" with

Paris de l´Etraz and Dr. Mario Alonso Puig, but more importantly come to cheer and support the Venture lab’s finalists from across the University as they compete to be the ultimate winner of Venture Day Madrid.

For more information, please click here


Thursday, Nov 30th, 2017

2:00 PM – 6PM

Friday, Dec 1, 2017

9:00AM- 5:00 PM

Colombia Standard Time

The SSPC is the leading business and innovation platform which connects the ecosystems from Europe and Latin America arrives to Colombia with their 1st edition.

Leave your confort zone and get ready to connect with top startups, corporations and investors from México, Chile, Colombia, Perú and Spain. South Summit Pacific Alliance is built to make new business and to take advantage of the great business opportunities in the region.Register here


Startups Call- Bloomium

Deadline: December, 1st

Bloomium, the investment fund of € 1.2 million created by Emilio Avilés (CEO of SlashMobility), at the beginig of this year, expands its activity with new headquarters in Madrid. As of today, Bloomium has invested in 6 Startups and plans to invest in 6 other projects, with disruptive business models during the next 6 months.

About the call: Bloomium launched a call to invest in B2B business model Startups, oriented to Digital Transformation. Presentation deadline ends on November 24th, and only the top four proyect will present their projects in an 8-minute pitch in front of the Bloomium Investment Committee, that will them decide which will be reguarded with a € 100,000 investment in Tech For Equity.

The Call For Entrepreneurs will take place on December 1st at Impact Hub Madrid.

Blue BBVA Challenge

December, 16th

Impact Hub with BBVA has organized #BlueBBVAChallenge, an entrepreneurship program for young people who has a strong desire of learning how to be an entrepreneur.

On the 16th December there will be a Challenge Day in order to inspire you with a group of experts to help you to launch and create your business idea.

See more details here

IE Entrepreneurship Weblog

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