Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 10th April 2014

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends

Reminder, Area 31 will be closed during spring break, from Saturday April 12th to Monday April 21st. Have a great vacation! After the break, we have some great events lined up in Area 31. We will have an Open House for those who are interested in applying for Area 31 as well as a Venture Lab Team Building event for those who are interested in joining IE's accelerator. PayPal will give a presentation on how their service works. Betabeers will hold their monthly meeting which is a great networking opportunity for those startups looking for a developer. Outside of Area 31 IE Business School and Jiaotong are hosting the next IE Venture Day in Shanghai on April 14th, 2014, at the facilities of Shanghai Jiaotong University. From the blog we have a new Meet the Startups in Area 31 from Bill Murphy on his startup FikStores.

EVENTS APR 21ST - APR 27TH

Area 31 Get Together

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

17:30-19:00

Location: Area 31


This is the monthly get together of the startups in the Incubator in Area 31. At this gathering the entrepreneurs will share their achievements and challenges of the past month and find opportunities to work together and inspire each other.

Venture LabTeam Building

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

19:00-22:00

Location: Area 31


The Venture Lab is a 5 month startup acceleration program run by IE Business School´s Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. If you are a designer, programmer, engineering, scientist or marketeer who wants to join a startup team or has a great idea to share we want to hear from you. Come meet our network of international students and join forces to form Spain´s most diverse startup teams! Register here

PayPal Presentation

Thursday 24th April 2014

11:00-12:00

Location: Area 31


PayPal will provide a presentation on how the payment platform works, how it can be managed by companies, what options there are for payment and examples of how to use it. They will also explain PayPals protocol with regards to commission for the client or company and the differences from Country to Country. Register here.

Area 31 Open House

Thursday 24th April 2014

18:00-19:00

Location: Area 31


Are you interested in applying to Area 31? Take this opportunity to come, visit the space and ask any questions you might have. Find more info and register here.

Venture Network

Thursday April 24th 2014

19:00-22:00

Location: Area 31


Our weekly pitching slam in Area 31. After the pitches, stick around and have a beer with us and network with investors and entrepreneurs. Learn more here

Betabeers

Friday 25th of April 2014

19:00-20:30

Location: Area 31


More than 80 developers will come to Area 31 for the monthly meeting of Beta Beers. This is a great opportunity for startups looking for a developer. This edition of Betabeers will focus on Video Games. Register here

EVENTS OUTSIDE AREA 31

IE Jiaotong Shanghai Venture Day - Jiao tong University, Shanghai

IE Business School and Jiaotong are hosting the next IE Venture Day in Shanghai on April 14th, 2014, at the facilities of Shanghai Jiaotong University. There will be two business model presentations, one in the morning and one the afternoon, including a panel, workshop and lunch, as well as an evening networking event with IE students and local entrepreneurs. During the afternoon session the top three IE projects from the morning will compete against local Chinese startup finalists. Local Chinese entrepreneurs are expected to attend the event along with MBA students from IE, Jiaotong and other schools. See more

FROM THE BLOG

Meet the Startups in Area 31: Fik Stores

Bill Murphy blogs about Fik Stores, a start up that assists customer develop websites, teaching customers how to use their sites, keeping their sites up to date and helping customers grow their business . Read more

AVAILABILITY OF THE SPACE

The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be limited during the following days:


  • Wednesday, April 23rd, 19:00-22:00, half of the space will be available for coworking
  • Thursday, April 24th, 19:00-22:00, half of the space will be available for coworking
  • Friday, April 25th, 19:00-21:00, half of the space will be available for coworking
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This newsletter was created by Francisco Chabran.