Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 24th of September 2015

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Join Area 31 this week for pitching, free legal advice and networking! On Monday, the monthly Pitch to Peers informal gatherings will resume. On Wednesday Area 31 will be hosting free mentoring sessions with lawyers specialized in offering legal advice to entrepreneurs. Students enrolled in IE Business School's International MBA program will participate in entrepreneurship workshops in Area 31 on Thursday and Friday. And, on Thursday, join us for a beer and pitching at IE Venture Network Weeklies.

Finally, remember that the application deadline for Google's Contest for Mobile-Based Startups is coming up this week. Google is looking for startups that have revolutionized their industry through mobile innovation.


Pitch to Peers

Monday, September 28th 2015


Location: The Garden

Sparring for Investment Readiness. A Startup entrepreneur, prepared to convince investors, pitches to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs and experts. Working in teams of five, the participants provide valuable feedback to improve the pitch and investment readiness of the Startup. RSVP emailing

Legal Mentorship session for entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, September 30th 2015


Location: The Garden

Don't miss this opportunity to anticipate the common legal mistakes in the early stages of a startup project. In this session, lawyers will spend 45 minutes offering free legal mentorship to each startup on topics such as Corporate Law, Tax Law, Labor Law, Open Round on preventive advice. If you're interested in signing up please email

Workshop Entrepreneuring

Thursday, October 1st 2015


Friday, October 2nd 2015


Location: The Valley

Led by professor Daniel Soriano, these workshops will help participants develop entrepreneurial attitudes and skills. These are private sessions for students enrolled in IE Business School's Master in International Management.

Venture Network Weeklies

Thursday, October 1st 2015

18:30- 22:00

Location: 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 pitch here.


Contest for Mobile-Based Startups powered by Google

Deadline:September 30th

Google is looking for startups that have revolutionized the industry through mobile innovation. 15 selected finalists will have the opportunity to pitch on November 4th in Campus Madrid in front of a group of executives of Spanish companies and a jury composed of investors- The jury will be lead by the Director General of Google in Spain and Portugal. Google will offer each of the four winning projects a customized plan to gain visibility and promote the project. Learn more.


The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:
  • Thur, Oct 1st, 12h-15h Only half of the space will be available for coworking
  • Fri, Oct 2nd, 9h-12h Only half of the space will be available for coworking
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