IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, January 11th 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.

Venture Network's jury this week includes:

Rafael Alcalde, JaraTech Social Technologies

Jose Antonio Carpintero, Fondo Seed CDC

Miguel Maté, Inversor

Joseph Pistrui, Professor of Entrepreneurship

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

Mariana Brilhante

SPEAK is a Social Tech StartUp that connects migrants, refugees and locals living in the same city through a language exchange program where anyone apply to learn a new language and culture while also making new friends, in this way SPEAK promotes equality and breaks prejudice. SPEAK runs on an Online2Offline model where processes and logistic are done online creating efficiency and allowing for scalability but the sharing and connections happen offline in the real world.

Javier Yuste

Binfluencer is an ad-tech company that automatises and optimises influencer marketing.
What is different about us is that we analyse social media accounts from your target audience and we obtain information about who they follow. With that we identify the best influencers for that specific campaign.

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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, Jan. 11th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden