+Entrepreneurship Module / Madrid face-to-face September'14
Emprendedores e inversores compartiendo sus experiencias
Daniel Soriano Hernández
Director Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School
AGENDA (IE Business School, María de Molina 31)
Lunes 15 de Septiembre
Maria Lopez Valdes, CEO en Bit&Brain Technologies
Fundada en 2010 como spin-off de la Universidad de Zaragoza, BitBrain se ha posicionado como uno de los referentes a nivel internacional en aplicaciones de neurotecnología.
Izanami Martínez González, Co-founder & CEO en NonaBox International
Vincent Rosso, International Dev BlaBlaCar - Country Manager Spain & Portugal
Martes 16 de Septiembre
Nava Swersky, Co-Chair at NanoIsrael
Miércoles 17 de septiembre
Manuel Muñiz-Morell, Managing Partner at Yamimoto and Vienenbici
Bector Bikes es la empresa que comercializa Yamimoto. Una empresa 100% española que apuesta por la movilidad sostenible de sus bicicletas eléctricas desde 2007, siendo una de las pioneras de este sector en nuestro país.
Ofrecen a sus clientes una solución de movilidad inteligente y elegante, fabricando vehículos de bajo consumo, ecológicos y plegables. Son proveedor oficial de bicicletas eléctricas de Correos y fabricantes de modelos para distintas policías locales y guardias urbanas en España.
Pizzas & Networking at Wayra Academy Madrid
Wayra is a start-up accelerator which was started in Latin America and Spain in 2011 as an initiative of Telefónica's chief executive in Europe, José María Álvarez-Pallete. The start-up companies receive funding, office space and mentoring. In 2013, there were 14 Wayra academies in 12 countries in Europe and Latin America and Telefónica planned to support about 350 startups altogether.
Didac Lee, Founder & CEO Inspirit and FC Barcelona Board Member (Technology Area)
Inspirit’s portfolio is made up of seven tech companies with a markedly innovative profile operating in different sectors such as online marketing, IT security, and e-commerce, notably Zyncro, Spamina, Fhios, Openshopen, Hotelerum, Alpify and Intercomgi Development Center. The group currently employs more than 400 people in nine countries.
Another one of Dídac’s success stories includes Scubastore, founded in 1998, which is the origin of the present-day group Tradeinn, the first online retailer specialized in sports equipment and European e-commerce leader in its sector. With more than 500,000 customers, Tradeinn operates in 220 countries around the world.
Jueves 18 de Septiembre
Carlos Prieto Rojo, Mobile Shopper Manager at Mobile Dreams Factory
Pablo Campos Alonso, Senior Project Manager in PSA Peugeot-Citroen
Pablo Campos is an entrepreneur and experimented innovation engineer. Former Googler, he is now leading the business development of an "internet of things" project related to the automotive industry. His experience begins in the Telco industry; in Telefonica, Jazztel and Vodafone, but his "startup passion" starts in 2009 working as the COO of Quobis. From this time to now, Pablo has been involved in the startup ecosystem, both in Spain and Switzerland, where he has been working for the StreetView team at the Google engineering headquarter.
Derek Andersen, Founder at Startup Grind
Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 100 city community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs in 45 countries. Startup Grind has more than 500 volunteers hosting hundreds of educational events each year. Startup Grind's core values of helping others, giving first, and making friends have spread across the world.
In 2009 he founded Vaporware Labs incubating mostly failed products but also a few successes including Startup Grind, and professional social network Commonred. In 2012 Commonred was acquired by Income.com.
Before 2009 he worked at Electronic Arts on games like Burnout, Mirror's Edge, The Sims, and The Godfather The Game. Derek has lived 8-years outside the United States in countries like France, Switzerland, Germany, England, the Cook Islands and New Zealand. He speaks fluent Cook Island Maori and currently lives in Palo Alto California with his wife and three children.
Viernes 19 Septiembre
Miguel Ángel López Trujillo, Country Manager FundedByMe Spain
Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza, Managing Director at Caixa Capital Risc
José Miguel Herrero, Founding Partner Big Sur Ventures
Big Sur is a Madrid based early stage investor that works with innovative companies and passionate teams seeking to transform their markets with great ideas.
They have a deep understanding of what it takes to transform even the best ideas into successful companies. The challenges are significant. As a result, they take an involved, hands-on approach to our portfolio companies providing operational guidance, transactional expertise, capital, network and overall judgment to maximize the potential for success. Big Sur is an active investor that dedicates significant resources to its companies.