Rafael del Pino, May 7th 2014

Apply to Venture Day Madrid!

Teams that have pitched at the last 5 editions of Venture Day Madrid have raised over €10M+ IN INVESTMENT - this is your chance to become one of them!

IE VENTURE DAY is IE Business School´s largest startup event and startup competition where 10 teams get the chance to pitch to an audience of local and international angel and VC investors.

To take part in Venture Day at least 1 team member must be a current student or alumni from IE Business School.

Selection Criteria

1. Innovative – product/service, business model, and/or route to market

2. Scalable – international commercial potential & scalable business model

3. Team – relevant skills & experience mix

4. Market – clear & large market opportunity

5. Status – product/service must be at minimum beta prototype

Selection Process

1. Submit application here:

2. Successful applicants will be invited to pitch to our Selection Committee.

3. Selection Committee will invite up to 5 start-ups to pitch at IE VENTURE DAY MADRID.


1. Submit application – 3 April 2014

2. Pitch to Selection Committee – 22 – 25 April 2014

3. Announcement of start-ups selected to pitch – 28 April 2014

4. Pitch at IE VENTURE DAY – 7 May 2014

For further information please contact


Venture Lab @ IE Business School

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. We accelerate 50 innovative high potential startups a year of which we see up to 20% of teams go on to launch the venture and/or secure seed funding.

Venture Day!

Wednesday, May 7th, 9am-7pm

39 Calle Rafael Calvo

Madrid, Community of Madrid