Social Venture Network

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, June 1st 2017!

The Venture Network is a weekly pitch slam in IE Business School. Every quarter IE Businses School organizes a vertical Venture Network focused on Social Entrepreneurship, boosted by IE's Social Innovation Initiative. The Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can pitch and meet investors over beers and focus on what’s important; building relationships. The Venture Network´s panel of startup experts for our Social Entrepreneurship Venture Network include:

Venture Network's panel this week includes:

  • Creas (Impact VC fund)
  • La Bolsa Social (Equity Impact Crowdfunding Platform)
  • Fundie (Impact fund run by IE students and alumni)



This startup uses the disruptive iBeacon technology to make shops and other business 'visible' to blind people. Outbarriers is rolling an extensive network of this IoT technology in Madrid and Granada. The beer firm Mahou has recently signed an agreement with them to provide their service to their customers and bar owners.


An online marketplace where buyers with disabilities and dependent people can look for the best products to improve their life. An extremely user-friendly interface help them to compare among sellers and choose the most suited product.


CocopíFood is a marketplace (c2c & b2c) which connects non professional cooks and diners (company employees) through a delivery service.

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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, June 1st, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden