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Join IE Venture Network Special: "Media for Equity" Thursday, January 21, 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:

  • Toni Moreno Planas, Head of Corporate Development at Mediaset España and Head of Ad4Ventures Spain

  • Concepción Galdón, Director Area 31 IE Business School

  • Daniel Romy, Media Digital Ventures
  • Álvaro Sanz Sieteiglesias, Faraday Venture Partners

The three startups that will present their project in 5 minutes will be:


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7:00pm - 7:30pm Welcome
Conchita Galdón, Director Area 31
Conference: “Media for Equity”

Invited Speaker: Toni Moreno Planas, Head of Corporate

Development at Mediaset España and Head of Ad4Ventures Spain

7:30pm - 8:15pm Introduction to Startup Pitches
Allison Rohe, Dpt. Director Venture Lab & Director Venture Networks
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8:15pm - 9:30pm Networking

Toni Moreno Planas – Invited Speaker

As the Head of Corporate Development at Mediaset España, Toni Moreno Planas is responsible for corporate development and M&A. He is also the Head of Ad4Ventures Spain, which is the venture capital arm of Mediaset, where he manages Media-for-Equity deals. Additionally, Toni is a Board Member at NETSONIC, DEPORVILLAGE, MODALIA and BYHOURS, and a Board Observer at iSALUD, WESTWING, WIMDU. In the past, he was a Board member at ENDEMOL GROUP (NL), and La Nevera Roja. In his role, participated companies include Netsonic, Endemol, Digital+, etc.

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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. 21st, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden