IE Venture Network Weeklies Madrid

EVERY THURSDAY SINCE 2011. Pioneering Entrepreneurship.

Join IE Venture Network Thursday, 12th November 2015!

The Venture Network is a weekly pitch slam is an invaluable resource for early stage entrepreneurs, a forum for engaging the entrepreneurial community, promoting your startup, and at best securing an investment from our Investors in Residence. The Venture Network is unique in that it is a very informal gathering where startups can meet investors in an informal setting over beers and snacks and focus on what’s important; building relationships. The Venture Network is a great way to perfect your pitch, get feedback on your product, and meet the local startup community.

The Venture Network´s resident panel of startup experts include:

  • Jose Antonio Vega, Alboran Corporate Finance
  • Tomaso Cremonesi, Private Investor
  • Angel Hernandez, SociosQ

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


IKARA Ikara / Power Fiber is a company that integrates TEG technology in garments for the outdoor enthusiast. Ranging from sweaters to portable devices that can charge a phone, a gps, a camera just by using your body heat and the surrounding cool from the environment. We can charge any low voltage battery device that can connect to a USB outlet in the outdoors.


Edbroad is a peer-to-peer platform for high schools, teachers and students. Exchange opportunities are posted by host schools and can be booked by individual students or their teachers. Edbroad provides a simple way of showcasing the school for potential international students and a trusted booking service for long or short-term exchanges.

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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. 12th, 7-9pm

Calle de María de Molina, 31, Madrid, Spain

María de Molina, 31 (Area 31)The Garden