IE Venture Network Area 31

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Join IE Venture Network Thursday, March 15th 2018!

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 7 minutes will be:

Asier Uribeechebarria, finanbest

The customer acquisition costs and time constraints faced by traditional human advisors have left many middle-class investors under advised or unable to obtain portfolio management services. Finanbest is a Robo Advisor: an online investment management service. We build and manage intelligent portfolios. Our portfolio is designed to achieve optimal returns at every level of risk. We have integrated via APIs the best technologies in a unique platform to enhance user UX and obtain greater scalability.

We have built the best end to end value proposition for investors, with transparency, open architecture, global diversification and lower fees. We are offering to all kind of investors, thanks to the Internet and our alliance with leading partners, personalization, best algorithm (Black-Litterman) for asset allocation, best platform for fund selection (Allfunds), constant monitoring of investments and the best Investment Committee.

We have partnership with different leaders to offer the best USP to our clients: BNP Paribas, Allfunds, AFI. We have closed distribution agreement with large and medium insurance companies, professional associations.

Julio Colomer, forMarketer

forMarketer converts your content into sales. With a global market of $125 billion, a validated product, a senior team, the CEO of our company, a graduate (MBA) of ESADE, has been working in Silicon Valley for 10 years. We are now ready to grow. forMarketer is a SaaS platform to manage the Content Marketing System of a marketing department, communications department or communications agency. A 2017 Forrester report states that 50% of B2B companies plan to buy a platform like ours next year.

Twitter: @formarketer

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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, March 15th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden