IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, 25th June 2015!

The Venture Network is a weekly pitch slam is an invaluable resource for early stage entrepreneurs, a forum for engaging the entrepreneurial community, promoting your startup, and at best securing an investment from our Investors in Residence. The Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can meet investors in an informal setting over beers and snacks and focus on what’s important; building relationships. The Venture Network is a great way to perfect your pitch, get feedback on your product, and meet the local startup community.

The Venture Network´s resident panel of startup experts include:

  • Sondos Gamaleldin Sobhy Abdelgawd, Professor of Entrepreneurship
  • Francisco Maroto, OIES Consulting
  • Rafael Alcalde,
  • Jan Farrell, Liberalia Spain

The four startups that will present their project in 7 minutes will be:

Estefanía Sánchez, GuardMecum

Still changing your medical calls & shifts with groups of Whatsapp?

GuardMecum is the only app designed by physicians to exchange calls and shifts in an easy and quick way, which allows their users to manage their professional schedule and to find a balance between their personal and professional life.

Yann Bautista Wiberg, Chilikids

Chilikids develops educational mobile applications that boost kids’ creativity and encourage learning through play-based experiences. We call our apps “creAPPtivities”, creative digital activities, aimed at children 3-8 years. The founders of Chilikids have over 40 years combined experience in mobile development & publishing, art and education.

Manuel Suárez, Tournela

Tournela is a complete b2b online inventory management system for the tours & activities market, a sector in tourism in which more than 80% of reservations are still coming from offline sources. It manages efficiently both offline and online bookings in order to provide real time availability throughout all the different distribution channels.


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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.


Thursday, June 25th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden