IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, November 10th 2016!

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:

Jesús Boix, Jecama, S.L.

Rogelio Velasco, Entrepreneurship Professor at IE Business School

Sondos Gamaleldin, Entrepreneurship Professor at IE Business School

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

Isabel Bond, Azhar Jaffer & Erin Mann

The engagement ring, a purchase that incites stress in men all around the world. There is no doubt men know their partners well, but translating that information into the perfect ring is a challenge. Isabel Bond is an online platform that matches couples to their perfect engagement ring. Through a gamified processes, we collect data from a community of expert women to make precise product suggestions to men. Our algorithm makes the traditional purchase process a thing of the past.

Instagram: @isabelbond

Connectif, Pierre Kiang & Dan Seal

Connectif is a platform that bridges influencers with companies. It is a social media network where influencers can interact with other influencers. Brands and companies can search for influencers on the platform based on their criteria and hire them to create sponsored content.

Twitter: @teamconnectif

mimble, Chad Huber & Husseyn Smili

mimble enables people to automatically and easily save for specific goals, like vacations, through a community of friends, family, brands, and charities. As you save towards a goal, your community can monetarily or socially support those goals. In this way, saving is transformed from a lonely, unrewarding chore to something fun and rewarding.

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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, Nov. 10th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden