Area 31 Newsletter
Thursday, 13th July
Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,
Also our opportunities section is full. Are you a female entrepreneur? You stand to win USD 100,000 at the Cartier Women's Initiative. Are you interested in starting up in Spain as a foreigner? ICEX has a soft landing program for you including Visa, funding and more.
EVENTS IN AREA 31: July 17th - July 23rd
User Experience: fuel for start ups
Date: July 19th
Location: The Garden
In a digital world good ideas can fail with a bad user experience. So, what is UX and why do I need to bother with it n my start-up? When and how do I have to take it into account? etc. We’ll explain all of this questions and other key elements in the workshop. Register here.
Inside Out Project
Date: July 19th
Location: The Valley
The Inside Out Project has made it to IE, now join us to see how it began, the behind the scenes of the photoshoot with Photographer & IE Professor Brian Hallett and the final outcome on the facade of María de Molina 31! You will also have a chance to leave your message to the new upcoming class! The event will be open to students, professors, staff, alumni and their families, so don’t miss this great opportunity to network with all our IE Community members! Register here.
Rising Startup Spain
Deadline: July 31st
Program for foreign entrepreneurs to establish their Startups in Spain
Rising STARTUP Spain is a program aimed at foreign startups and entrepreneurs with scalable and innovative projects. 15 Winning projects will receive the following benefits:
- Visa: Easier access to Visa and Residence permits
- Funding: Prize money of €10,000 to cover initial Startup expenses
- Coworking Space: Free workspace in Madrid and Barcelona
- Mentoring: Tailor-made mentoring
- Social Media: Media Visibility
Cartier Women's Initiative Awards
The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 to identify, support and encourage projects by women entrepreneurs.
- First prize for the 6 laureates: US$ 100 000 in prize money & One-to-one personalized business mentoring
- Second prize for the 12 finalists: US$ 30 000 in prize money
2017 EESC CIVIL SOCIETY PRIZE
Deadline: Sept 8th, 2017
For the European Economic and Social Committee (the "EESC" or the "Committee"), the aim of the prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage initiatives of civil society organisations and/or individuals that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. More info.