Area 31 Newsletter
Thursday 3rd of July 2014
Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends
EVENTS JULY 7TH-JULY 13TH
Venture Network Vertical: Food and Beverage
Location: Area 31
The Venture Network Verticals have been a huge success and we aren't stopping yet. After last month's Cloud Computing Vertical, IE is pleased to announce our next yummy event, Food & Beverage on July 10th. The three selected projects will pitch to a great panel of industry experts, investors, and an audience packed with interested observers of the sector. After the presentations hang around for networking and some beers. If you are interested in attending this event, please register here
Startups that will pitch:
Recipay.com is the first Web / Smartphone / Tablet platform that financially rewards its users who create recipes and share them with everyone.
Shopping Leaks have developed an Android, IOS and Web App that help restaurants place their orders with Whatsapp and email, saving valuable time for these businesses.
Yo Compro Sano empowers peer-to-peer relationship between Farmers and Consumers to create an alternative to the current industrial food distribution system.
IE Venture Day Lisbon
Thursday July 10th
Location: Area 31
Venture Day Lisbon is next week! Run in collaboration with Beta-I and with the participation of Startup Europe, this willbe a one day Iberian conference and start-up competition. Smart equity, an early stage seed fund in Lisbon, have committed an €80k investment to one of the 10 finalists. Last year’s event was amazing with over 290 attendees, 70 startups, 20 investors, including speakers such as José Martín Cabiedes (Cabiedes & Partners SCR), Carlos Blanco (Akamon), Filipe Blackwood Oliveira (Bloomberg Beta); this year we want to make it bigger and better! It will be an excellent day to see some Portuguese deal flow! The day after, July 11th, Beta-i will be organizing its Lisbon Challenge Investors Day, so please save both dates if possible.You can register for the event here
Spain Startup & Investor Summit Looking for Fellows
IE Venture Lab is the leading partner in the 3rd edition of Spain Startup The South Summit, the leading startup conference in the South of Europe which will take place in Madrid the 8-10 october. Now we are looking for our students’ help!
We are searching for fellows for the role of investors’ and startups relationships. The South Summit will bring together the top 100 startups from Southern Europe, Latin America and the Mediterranean with top-tier international investors from around the globe.
We are looking for 10 fellows to be responsible each for a group 10 startups and a group of investors.
If you are interested contact firstname.lastname@example.org