IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, November 17th 2016!

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:

Jesús Boix, Jecama, S.L.

Rafael Alcalde, JaraTech Social Technologies

The two startups that will present their project in 7 minutes will be:, Alberto Cabanes is a volunteering program that enables communication between retirement homes and volunteers to provide company to the elderly. The main goal is to help an elderly person share his or her time with a volunteer and feel heard, accompanied, and loved during the nine-month program.

Adopta Un Abuelo operates in various cities throughout Spain and has received more than 2,000 applications from 10 countries. 1,900 volunteer hours have been completed, and 3,000 hours will be completed by the end of June 2017.

Twitter: @adoptaunabuelo

Micocar, Juanma Nieto

Your taxi always with a discount. Micocar is the only App that helps you save on all your taxi rides. You can always order a taxi for less than the traditional way of getting a taxi on the street with discounts ranging from 10% to 50%, based on historical demand in each time slot.

Twitter: @mico_car

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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, Nov. 17th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden