IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, June 15th 2017!

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.

Venture Network's jury this week includes:

Dr. Olaf Rottke, VRR Capital GmbH

Lía Garrote, Vice&ilp

Miguel Maté, IDR Consulting

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


Gether is a unique dating application that creates more engaging and rewarding interactions through a combination of augmented reality technology and gamification.

NEO Green Energy

An estimated 634 million people currently live without access to electricity in Sub-Sahara Africa. NEO Green Energy (NGE) finances and distributes proprietary Solar Home Systems that provide lighting, power radios and TVs and enable the charging of mobile phones. The company includes a microfinance package that allows end customers to pay for the system over extended periods. The solar system is complimented by an innovative remote monitoring technology, that allows NGE to control the system and to build up customer data

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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 15th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden