IE Venture Network

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Venture Network Area 31, October 18th @7pm

Venture Network, an informal weekly pitch slam, is an invaluable resource for early stage entrepreneurs. Venture Network is a forum in which you can engage with the entrepreneurial community, promote your startup, and have the opportunity to pitch before a panel of investors & entrepreneurs. Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can meet investors in a casual setting over beers and snacks and focus on what’s important: building relationships. Venture Network is a great way to perfect your pitch, get feedback on your product, and meet the local startup community.

The two startups that will present their project in 5 minutes are:


“When buying a gift online users face the problem of not knowing the recipients’ preference in size and colors, shipping information and they are constantly missing the shipping cutoff date. This problem is making ecommerce lose potential online sales because of the inconvenience on online gifting. That’s were TuGift comes in.

TuGift is a SaaS company offering to ecommerce the ability to sell their products instantly as a gift in order to improve conversion rate and maximize sales. It allow users to buy online gift in a simple yet emotional way and gives the flexibility to the recipient to choose his own size, color or even change it for another gift before the actual shipping takes place.”



LetMePark is a platform that helps to find the best way to park & move with the car in the city. We integrate third party mobility services & own patented technological solutions to help drivers to find the best services & be connected to the different mobility solutions available in their cities.

If you have a startup and would like to pitch, please contact Allison Rohe:

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IE Business School is one of the most celebrated business schools in the world. Through its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IE offers its students and alumni training, mentorship and resources to ideate, validate and launch startups thanks to programs like the Venture Lab. The Venture Networks, organized by the Venture Lab team, are organized with the aim of fostering a community atmosphere and spirit in Area31 for the greater Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem and also for IE students and alumni who are interested in entrepreneurship. The startups who pitch can be from anywhere (with no ties to IE) and investors who are interested in helping out early stage startups, meet aspiring entrepreneurs and stay abreast of what startups are up and coming are welcome to participate. Contact us!


Thursday, Oct. 18th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden