Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 12th of November 2015

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Deadline to apply to IE's Incubator in Area 31 is this Sunday!! Make sure not to miss it. Also on our newsletter, lots of exciting events coming next week in Area 3. On Monday, there's a Pitch to Peers , don´t miss it as it may be the last one of the year! On Wednesday there is a great opportunity to learn from amazing speakers at Venture Network Social, about what is happening in the field of social entrepreneurship. Later, on Thursday we are finally having Venture Day Madrid! Come to see how some of the most influential early stage investors and entrepreneurs.

Also on Thursday, Campus Madrid is organizing a Talk with Blaise Agüera y Arcas, chief scientist from Google on Machine Learning to which you're all invited. And, as opportunities this week, if you are driven by Healthcare and Data entrepreneurship, Dotforge Accelerator in Manchester has its applications open and Alcobendas Startup, is open for applications as well. On our blog, you can read about Ezzing Solar, one of the startups in Area 31


Pitch to Peers

Date: Monday, Nov 16th 2015

Time: 18:30

Location: Area 31

We are organizing the next Pitch2Peers, with a very interesting project, on Monday November 16 at 18:30 in Area 31. Save the day!!! It could be the last one of this year, so don’t miss it !!! To control assistance, please fill the form.

Entreprenurial Mindset

Date: Tuesday, Nov 17th 2015

Time: 12:00-13:30

Location: MM-Valley

Professor Álvaro Navarro will lead this session, which is exclusive for students enrolled in IE Business School’s International MBA Program.

Venture Network Social

Date: Wednesday Nov 18th, 2015

Time: 19:00

Location: Area 31

IE Business School, Bstartup, Banco Sabadell are making this event to bring the best four startups that are developing their projects on innovation and social entrepreneurship.

Social enterprises will present their projects to investors. After that, we will learn what is happening in the field of social investment. Great speakers on the field will be joining us!

Learn more here.

Advisory Board Meeting: Digital Transformation Forum

Date: Thursday, Nov 19th 2015


Location: Area 31, The Valley

The Digital Transformation Forum was founded with the aim of deepening the role of the digital transformation as a basic engine in competitive environments. The Forum fosters networking and integration of all the players in the digital transformation ecosystem. This is a private event. Attendance is per invitation exclusively.


Venture Day Madrid

Date: Thursday Nov, 19th, 2015

Time: 14:30-21:00

Location: Calle Rafael Calvo 39, Madrid

Join our 1-day conference where some of the world's most influential early-stage investors and entrepreneurs share their experiences and judge our startup competition!

Stay tuned for the agenda, including exciting keynotes, panels and participants! Places are limited! Register here.


Apply to IE's Incubator in Area 31!

Deadline: Nov 15th, 2015

The Incubator in Area 31 is at the very heart of IE Business School's global entrepreneurship ecosystem. Recieve free office space, mentoring, training and extensive networking opportunities. Overall, startups in our Incubator have access to up to $150,000 worth of services. Our partners include Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Paypal, IBM, several law firms and online marketing service providers. Read more.

Apply to Startup Alcobendas

Deadline: Nov 15th, 2015

Location: Alcobendas, Madrid

If you have enthusiasm and you are committed to your project, Startup Alcobendas is for you! The accelerator facilitates the growth development of startups at early stage that use technology in the value creation process. You will take advantage of individual mentoring, a networking environment and access to investment. Learn more and apply here.

Talks@Campus Madrid with Blaise Agüera

Date: Thursday Nov 19th, 2015

Time: 18:00

Location: Campus Madrid

Campus Madrid organizes a talk with Blaise Agüera y Arcas, chief scientist from Google and expert in Machine Learning, augmented Reality and Mapping. He is one of the world leaders in its topic and he will share his experience on Machine Learning and why it is key for entrepreneurs. Buy your tickets here.

Apply to Dotforge Healthcare and Data Accelerator

Date: February, 2016

Location: Manchester

Dotforge Health + Data is powering innovative startups, creating data driven solutions to offer patients, clinicians, GPs and health workers time saving applications.We have partnered with key health platform providers to help startups and early stage companies build the relationships they need to succeed in offering health based solutions. Through these partnerships you will have access to clinicians and industry expertise to help develop and tailor your solution for this challenging market place. Learn more and apply here.


Meet the amazing Startup EzzingSolar!

EzzingSolar is a revolutionary cloud platform for solar PV (Photovoltaic) companies, which enables them to manage their commercial activity efficiently. With ezzingSolar, solar Installers can generate a PV quote within 5 minutes drawing a layout on Google Maps. It is an online tool that also includes a free CRM system, an After Sales and Purchase module and many other features that help installers sell PV installations faster. - See more


The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:
  • Tuesday, Nov 17th, 12h-14h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Wednesday, Nov 18th, 19h-21:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Thursday, Nov 19th, 17h-19h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
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