IE Venture Network Madrid

Thursday 10th April 2014

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, 10th April 2014!

The Venture Network is a weekly pitch slam is an invaluable resource for early stage entrepreneurs, a forum for engaging the entrepreneurial community, promoting your startup, and at best securing an investment from our Investors in Residence. The Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can meet investors in an informal setting over beers and snacks and focus on what’s important; building relationships. The Venture Network is a great way to perfect your pitch, get feedback on your product, and meet the local startup community.

The Venture Network´s resident panel of startup experts include:

. Peter Bryant, Professor of Entrepreneurship
. Angel Batalla, Investor in Startups

. Pablo Palazuelos, AD Ventures

. Nico Goulet, ADARA Ventures

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

Charles Blaschke , Takasolutions

Takasolutions is a comprehensive energy solutions firm located in Dubai, UAE. takasolutions delivers consulting, construction, energy, and facility services that save money, add value and reduce the negative impact of buildings on the environment. Using technology, collaboration, integrated processes and performance contracting, the company provides sustainable solutions that are designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and optimize buildings to increase customer profitability for the life of their building.

Gustavo López, Geozate

Geozate do Team building with new technologies. We measure and analise on time the team coordination degree in a funny and different way, using our smartphone based geolocation games. This game allows that the players can play in the street and in real time and they improvement the team coordination

Jacob Tyler, Shylo

SHYLO is the easiest way to pay with friends. We make it simple for you to raise money for group purchases, manage IOUs and quickly transfer money to friends.

Sherpa Summit

IE @ Sherpa Summit

IE are happy to support Sherpa Summit again this year as Spain´s leading tech conference (in English!)

Sherpa Summit has attracted amazing speakers such as John Sculley, CEO of Apple, Sridhar Iyengar, Co-founder of Misfit Wereables, & Doug Solomon, Fellow (former CTO) of Ideo, among others.

Thanks to Sherpa Summit we have 2 tickets to give away at each edition of the Venture Network!!

Sherpa Summit is the global event organized by that brings together key innovators, CEOs, developers and experts discussing and debating the future of the User Interfaces. The main topic of the conference will be the next generation of User Interfaces (Voice, Glasses, Smart watches, etc), search engines, interaction and user experience.

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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, April 10th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden