IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

Thursday 30th April 2015

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, 30th April 2015!

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:

Allison Rohe, Managing Director Venture Network
. Jan Farrell , Liberalia Spain

. Rogelio de Velasco, Professor of entrepreneurship

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

Drive Gum, Nazareno Mario Ciccarello

Drive Gum is the first product of a portfolio of functional chewing gums launched by Functional gums s.r.l. in September 2013. With a much focused sales and marketing strategy, Drive Gum, a unique caffeinated chewing gum for drivers, aims to become the ideal energetic alternative to coffee or energy drinks.

Fidelizoo, Gabriel José Costas & Rachel Kreis

“For businesses, it is more profitable to maintain clients than to attract new ones.”

Fidelizoo is a software as a service platform (SaaS) designed to generate customer loyalty for small and medium business retailers. With Fidelizoo, storeowners can customize their platform to offer customers rewards to strengthen their relationship and ultimately increase revenue.

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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 30th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden