Area 31 Newsletter
Thursday, 22nd June
Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,
In Area 31, we're hosting a group of students visiting from Rotterdam School of Management on Monday. Join them for a master class on The Role of Technology and Innovation in the Scaling Up of Social Ventures and some networking. On Tuesday, Area 31 will host the event Empowering Sustainable Development through a historic event. 500 years of the First World Circumnavigation. Don't miss this event at the cross roads of history, entrepreneurship and sustainable development.
EVENTS IN AREA 31: June 26th-July 2nd
Rotterdam School of Management students visit IE
Date: June 26th
Location: The Garden
We would like to invite you to welcome a group of master students from Rotterdam School of Management to our campus. Join us for a Master Class by Professor Concepción Galdón and a networking cocktail afterwards. The topic of the master class: The Role of Technology and Innovation in the Scaling Up of Social Ventures. RSVP: Irais.Souto@ie.edu
Empowering Sustainable Development through a historic event. 500 years of the First World Circumnavigation
Date: June 27th
Location: The Valley
At this event, an important historioprapher will talk about the human change that involved the fist world circumnavigation, and its deep impact which lasts until today. Influential SDGs experts will talk about how to empower Suistainable Develpment initiatives. Iberdrola will share how a traditional utility has been transformed into a Suistanible leader in its sector worldwide. And finally AUARA will show us how to be both sustainable and profitable, the key question of shared value. Don't miss the chance to join Los18 in this Suistanable travel! Register here.
Venture Network Weeklies
Date: June 29th
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Location: The Garden, Area 31
Come see Ventures pitch to investors and sector experts, hear feedback from the panel, ask the startups your own questions, and meet the local startup ecosystem. This weekly event is an informal way to learn and network with people from within and outside of IE while enjoying a beer from our sponsor, Heineken. This event is open to all. Register here.
BBVA Open Talent
The world’s biggest fintech challenge for startups, which this year has grown significantly. A truly global hunt for the best of the best in the world of fintech and digital banking. Five international competitions are defining this 9th edition of BBVA Open Talent. Three focused thematic competitions, more than a dozen country-specific opportunities and an all-encompassing, catch-all competition to find the absolute best fintech startup from anywhere around the world. Special awards for AI, Identity, Fintech for Companies, Women in Fintech and Financial Inclusion. Learn more.
MAD+2017, por un Madrid más justo y más solidario
Deadline: July 21st
Estos Premios reconocerán la gran aportación de estas iniciativas innovadoras y generadoras de empleo a la sociedad, caracterizadas por aunar el valor social y el beneficio económico. El plazo para la presentación de las solicitudes comienza el 7 de junio y finaliza el 21 de julio de 2017. Ver más
EDP Open Innovation: €50.000 for the winner + 3 best teams to pitch at the WebSummit 2017!
EDP Open Innovation is back with the 2017 edition! This acceleration program is for new business projects focused on technological innovation in the areas of clean-tech and energy. EDP Open Innovation will take tech and energy startups from the early stage to a business in just 3 weeks. During the program, the startups will learn and apply the Lean Startup methodology through 9 boot camps that will guide them step by step in validation of their startup’s business model.For the foreign startups accepted in the program, flight and accommodation expenses will be offered. Learn more and apply here.