Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 3rd of December 2015

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

Would you be able to pitch your startup effectively both in Spanish and English? Improve your entrepreneurship language skills this Wednesday in Area 31 at Bilingual Network with Milingual. As always, on Thursday we will have our Venture Network Weeklies in Area 31. And finally, on Friday, Area 31 is hosting a pitching session opportunity for IE International MBA students from the Startup Lab at Startup Slam on Friday.

Rocketour 567 is organizing a day dedicated to entrepreneurs on Friday. Don´t miss the opportunity to Apply to Mobile Challenge Africa for startups on Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. If you have a food startup, apply to Prometheus Accelerator Program by Reimagine Food. Get to know the ICEX Plan Target US, an initiative targeted to SMEs with a subsidiary in the US. Finally, get to know how Ennomotive is changing the market of engineering in our blog!


Bilingual Network with

Date: Wednesday Dec 9th

Time: 18:30h-20:30h

Location: The Garden

You learned how to order a "tortilla de patatas", but can you say "pitch" in Spanish? Would you be able to pitch your ideas to an Spanish investor? Expand your business to SouthAmerica and other continents? Aprendiste a decir "no me cuadra el balance", pero ¿sabes hacer un pitch en inglés? ¿Podrías vender tu idea a un inversor en cinco minutos...?¿Expandir tu negocio frente a clientes internacionales...? Don't miss the chance to learn these and other tools at the BilingualNetwork event, organized by Milingual for IE Business School, Area31. Sign up here.

Venture Network Weeklies

Date: Thursday, Dec d 2015

Time: 19:00- 21:30

Location: The Garden

Our weekly informal gathering for entrepreneurs and investors. IE's weekly pitch slam, in a casual setting over beers, is perfect to focus on what’s important: building relationships, practicing and improving. Find more info and register to pitch here.

Start-up Slam

Date: Friday

Time: 16:00-19:00

Location: Area 31, The Valley

Pitching sessions of Start-up Lab Students. This is a private session for students enrolled in IE's International MBA's Startup Lab.


Rocktour: 12 uninterrupted hours on entrepreneurship

Date: Thursday, Dec 17th

Time: 9:00-21:00

Location: Club 567 Jorge Juan 15

Rocketour 567 will offer a full day dedicated to entrepreneurs where the latter will be provided will everything they need in order to develop their business. There will be networking sessions and different conferences on entrepreneurship. See the agenda here. Send an email of confirmation of your attendance to:

Mobile Challenge Africa

Deadline: Dec 9th 2015

Mobile Challenge Africa is part of the largest mobile competition in the world, the Global Mobile Competition. For 2015, MCA is being official hosted by The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative at Cape Town, South Africa, and will be open to registrations from startups in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. Learn more here.

Promotheus: Acceleration Program

Reimagine Food is looking for 15 startups to cook the future of food. We invite food tech startups to join our ecosystem, which will allow them to interact with the top companies and executives in the food and beverage industry, as well as experiencing the disruptive technology we develop at Reimagine food. The elected projects will present themselves to the Mobile World Congress of Food, and the Food Revolution Forum in Barcelona 2016. Apply here.

Plan ICEX Target USA

The ICEX Plan Target USA is an iniciative directed to support internationalization of projects of Spanish SMEs in the United States. The project that are presented can belong to any possible industry and they must have an already incorporated subsidiary in the US. Learn more here.


Solving Engineering and Business challenges faster and more efficiently: meet Ennomotive!

Don´t miss our new interview with Enrique Ramirez, CEO of Ennomotive, one of Area 31 startups. Ennomotive is a global community that connects motivated engineers that provide innovative solutions for companies in the field of engineering. Companies post their challenges and engineers, driven by innovation and creativity, compete for the resolution of the challenge for a certain prize. Read more here.


The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:
  • Wednesday, Dec 9th, 18:00h-20:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
  • Friday, Dec 11th, 16:00h-19:00h. Only half of the space will be available for coworking.
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