IE Venture Network

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Venture Network Area 31, May 23rd @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.

Venture Network's jury this week includes:

Jan Farrell, Liberalia Spain

Yolanda Diaz, WA4STEAM

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

Clicars, Rodrigo Aranda has been changing the way people buy cars in Spain since 2016. Our mission is to make car buying as simple and enjoyable as driving them! We delivered a unique customer experience - 95% of our clients value us with 5 stars.

We’ve cut out the costs of a traditional dealerships, so sellers get more and buyers pay less. Clicars also takes the pain out of the process. We will deliver your car wherever you are - without unnecessary costs and last minute surprises!

Our cars of “buena mano” go through the most complete inspection in the market nore in 250 checkpoints, are reconditioned in a unique factory, and due to our unique refund policy of 15 days or 1000 kilometers.


Bambú, Candida Vivalda

Bambú is the meditation coach on the go for the spanish speaking market. A comprehensive program of meditation audios for both beginners and experts, starting from 3 minutes per day. Bambú offers different meditation programs to tackle stress, anxiety, to improve health (mindful running and training), to help falling asleep, among others. Bambú teaches how to apply the meditation and mindfulness techniques in a way that can improve the quality of the daily life.

Twitter: @appBambu

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, May 23rd, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden