Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 28th of January 2016

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Many exciting events are coming up next week in Area 31! Do you want to Build an MVP but you do not know where to start? Join us on Tuesday for a session with Ironhack! Also in Area 31 next week: Venture Lab sessions, Connector's Startup Day and Professor Daniel Soriano's Entrepreneurial Mindset workshop. On Thursday, make sure to join us on our weekly Venture Network, perfect for networking over beers!

On our opportunities section, learn how European regions are key players in helping entrepreneurs in Startup Europe Week from Monday to Friday! Impact Hub Madrid is back with their third Training day on growing your company through financing, last tickets! On our blog, meet the new startups of the 7th Edition of Area 31!


Venture Lab

Date: Monday, Feb 1st and Wednesday, Feb 3rd

Time: 19:00-22:00

Location: Area 31, The Valley

This is a private session for IE Business School students selected to participate in IE’s startup accelerator program.

Connector´s Start Up Day

Date: Tuesday, February 2nd

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Location: Area 31, The Garden

In this event, the selected Start Ups will pitch in front of Connector's Mentors. In five minutes they have to show them that are eligible forConnector's next acceleration batch. From idea to metrics without forgetting being seductive. May the force be with them.

Build your first MVP, Powered by Ironhack

Date: Tuesday, Feb 2nd

Time: 19:00-22:00

Location: The Valley, Area 31

Do you want to build your own MVP, but don't know where to start? Do you need tech skills, or someone who could help you? Learn what you need, why, and how you can get it. This workshop will be a brief hands-on experience, covering topics such as problems you'll face when creating your MVP, how to create the team or to what extent is it necessary to code. Also, you’ll have the opportunity to get a brief introduction to HTML5 and CSS3. Slots are limited so sign up asap here.

Entrepreneurial Mindset workshop

Date: Wednesday, Feb 3rd and Thursday, Feb 4th

Time: 9:00-18:30

Location: Area 31, The Valley

Professor Daniel Soriano will teach this workshop on the Entrepreneurial Mindset to the students enrolled in f IE’s Master in International Management Program.

Venture Network Weeklies

Date: Thursday, Feb 4th

Time: 19:00 - 21:30

Location: Area 31, The Garden

Our weekly informal gathering for entrepreneurs and investors. IE's weekly 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 attend here.


Training Day

Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2016

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Location: Impact Hub Madrid

Impact Hub Madrid brings the third Training Day on growing your company through financing. Introducing the different alternatives for financing your company and the existing supporting tools, especially for social impact companies. Learn how to prepare your project to raise funding. Learn more here.

Startup Europe Week

Date: Monday February 1st - Friday, February 5th

Location: Various locations in Madrid

European regions are key players, from helping entrepreneurs to incorporate a company, to providing grants or taxes breaks. That is why we think it is critical to include the regions in this conversation. And that is exactly why we created the Startup Europe Week. Learn more and buy tickets here.


Meet the new Startups for the 7th Edition of Area 31!

We’re excited to announce the startups for IE Business School’s Incubator Area 31 7th Edition! For all those that applied to IE Business School’s Incubator in Area 31, a big “thank you” for all of you. We’ve received astounding projects than we can host. Meet the startups here.


The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:
  • Monday, Feb 1st, 19:00h-22:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Tues, Feb 2nd, 19:00h-22:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Wedn, Feb 3rd, 9:00h-22:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Thurs,Feb 4th, 9:00h-18:00h.Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
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