Vertical on Gastronomic and Tourism


Apply to Venture Day: Vertical on Gastronomic and Tourism

IE Business School (IE) will be held in 19th, June 2015 at Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) in Lima Perú. We are looking for entrepreneurs whose projects belong to the field on Gastronomic and Tourism and would like to take part of our pitch elevator competition in front of a jury of different venture capitals, business angels and investors from the Peruvian ecosystem.

Over the last 4 years worlwide teams that have pitched at Venture Day have raised over €12M+ IN INVESTMENT - this is your chance to become one of them!

IE VENTURE DAY is an IE Business School’s startup competition where a selection of teams get the chance to pitch to an audience of local and international angel and VC investors.

Perú is the fifth-worlwide economy with the highest levels of entrepreneurship, according to 2014 Global Monitor of Entrepreneruship (GEM): Their Total Entrepreneruship Activity (TEA) indicator proves that Perú has 28.8 % higher than Bolivia ( 27.4%) and Chile (26.6%) and very close from the lider of Latam, Ecuador (32.6%)

IE Business School and USIL University will be the organizers of the event.

Criteria taken into consideration for the application:

1. Innovative – product/service, business model, and/or route to market

2. Scalable – international commercial potential & scalable business model

3. Team – relevant skills & experience mix

4. Market – clear & large market opportunity

5. Status – must have full time dedicated team and product/service in the market with early traction (customers and/or users)

Selection Process:

Please send an Executive Summary to IE STAFF: / or USIL - Centro de Emprendimiento no later than 25th May 2015.


Executive Summary 2 pages MAX



IE Business School

IE Business School is one of the most celebrated business schools in the world ranked No.1 in Europe and 8th Worldwide by The Financial Times 2012. IE Business School is also ranked No. 9 Worldwide for Entrepreneurship by Bloomberg´s Business Week. The Venture Lab is IE Business School´s startup accelerator where students and alumni are given the oportunity to launch their own ventures with the support of our expert mentor network, a series of startup workshops, and incubation at Area 31 our startup incubator. We accelerate 50 innovative high potential startups a year of which we see up to 20% of teams go on to launch the venture and/or secure seed funding.


The USIL university has over 40 years of experience in the field of education. His vision is based on being an leade in shaping talented and ethical professionals, according to national and international standards. Well-known for its entrepreneurial spirit and its Center of Entrepreneurship from USIL ( CEUSIL) which launched in 2014 a new incubator in order to support the entrepreneurship and launching the program StartUp USIL 2014 , a startup competetion for students and non-students. Among another succesful programs such as an e-learning platform with BID ( Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo) or another platform with CONNECTAMERICAS (CA) for conceting and looking for funds for entreprenurial projects.

Venture Day: Vertical on Gastronomy & Tourism

Friday, June 19th, 9am-9pm

2043 San Ignacio De Loyola

Lima, Lima

En el Auditorium AULA MAGNA USIL - Avenida de La Fontana 550- Lima