IE Venture Network Area 31

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, April 26th 2018!

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:

Guillermo Azqueta, Fellow Funders

Lucía Figar, IE Chief of Corporate Innovation and Ventures; Chairwoman de IE Rockets

Miguel Maté, & Business Angel

The two startups that will present their project in 7 minutes will be:

Training Experience (S.L.), Fernando Gómez Gil

Training Experience is the first free Saas for Universities to manage Internships all around the world and helps the users to increase their employability.

With this Saas, employer and trainees match each other depending on the skills of each one thanks to our algorithm trying to get the perfect match. Moreover, the huge difference with other platforms focus on internship and first jobs is that the references of the teachers will help the candidates to have more visibility. Thanks to this 72% of the trainees are hired after the internships.

Apart from that, with all the information saved in our database, regarding students education, previous working experience, company’s evaluations we generate CV’s validated by all the institutions. Like this, we will avoid fraud on CV and those HR departments will earn time thank the validated information.

Twitter: @TXValencia

MenteLista, Maria Eugenia García

MenteLista’s mission is vaccinating a whole generation against monolingualism creating a more inclusive society, by materializing in an ICT based attractive platform, an integral training a unique method, that brings baby, kids and children with special needs, access to pioneer neuroscience researches.

MenteLista is a breakthrough technology that offers a simple, efficient and cost-effective service that allows effortless learning one or more languages, at early ages. MenteLista provides parents access to a unique “braingymming method” to enable their children to take advantage of their native language window of opportunity time to learn a second or more languages in a natural and intuitive way at home or at school.

MenteLista disruptive methodology is incorporated to an innovative e-learning ICT based ecosystem, oriented to kids with all kinds from 6 months to 7 years old, achieving reading progress from the age of 3, even before reading mother tongue language.

Recognized with the Seal of excellence of the European Union, has been winner of SekLabAwards 2017, finalist in SIMO Education 2017 and Talento Digital (El País). More than has a presence among hundreds of schools in the "network of Early readers centers" and has hundreds of private clients.


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IE Business School is one of the most celebrated business schools in the world. Through its Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IE offers its students and alumni training, mentorship and resources to ideate, validate and launch startups thanks to programs like the Venture Lab. The Venture Networks, organized by the Venture Lab team, are organized with the aim of fostering a community atmosphere and spirit in Area31 for the greater Spanish entrepreneurial ecosystem and also for IE students and alumni who are interested in entrepreneurship. The startups who pitch can be from anywhere (with no ties to IE) and investors who are interested in helping out early stage startups, meet aspiring entrepreneurs and stay abreast of what startups are up and coming are welcome to participate. Contact us!


Thursday, April 26th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden