Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday, November the 30th

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,

The last month of the year and Christmas is coming! In this last month our students who have been the whole year at IE are approaching their finals exams and being graduating on the 15th.

Due to the amount of bank holidays and Christmas period, we are having our last Venture Network next Thursday, the 14th and we are coming back in January 2018.

Last night we were at Fundación Rafael del Pino for our Venture Day Madrid. See our Twitter account @IE_Ventures to check the tweets and see the best moments of the day.

Tomorrow, December the 1st, some part of IE Staff are in Bogotá as the South Summit Pacific Alliance is carried out for two days. if you are close to the region, do not miss the event!

On Monday the 4th, our IE Entrepreneurship Club is organizing an event: The Creators´Night, in order to showcase the IMBA entrepreneurship experience.

Do not miss either the opportunities we show you a for #B2B #startups and Open Call for being part of Bloomium Investment Fund before December the 1st and another initiative from BBVA and Impact HUB #BlueBBVAChallenge for young people who has a strong will of being an entrepreneur.

If you are a women, Campus Madrid is having an event in December, the 12th about Women and Leadership.


7th Edition- The Creators’ Night:

Monday December 4th


Area 31- Maria de Molina 31

28006 Madrid

IE Entrepreneurship Club invites you to the 7th Edition of the Creators’ Night. Are you interested to discover the entrepreneurship journey of students from the IMBA January Intake and learn from them to design your own experience?

Willing to join a team around a great idea for the startup lab?

Keen on pitching your idea to start putting together a team for the startup lab?

Sign up for the event and to pitch here



Wednesday, 29th, 2017

Fundación Rafael del Pino

Last night we celebrate the Venture Day- a demo day competition from the startups of Venture Lab- our IE startup accelarator program.

We aimed to showcase the best Startups of IE Business School in an enviroment of music, speakers, and pitches withthe result of 3 winning startups:

1) Dronything

2) Doggywash

3) Florish

Thank you very much for your support to all IE Community.


Thursday, Nov 30th, 2017

2:00 PM – 6PM

Friday, Dec 1, 2017

9:00AM- 5:00 PM

Colombia Standard Time

The SSPC is the leading business and innovation platform which connects the ecosystems from Europe and Latin America arrives to Colombia with their 1st edition.

Leave your confort zone and get ready to connect with top startups, corporations and investors from México, Chile, Colombia, Perú and Spain. South Summit Pacific Alliance is built to make new business and to take advantage of the great business opportunities in the region.Register here


Startups Call- Bloomium

Deadline: December, 1st

Bloomium, the investment fund of € 1.2 million created by Emilio Avilés (CEO of SlashMobility), at the beginig of this year, expands its activity with new headquarters in Madrid. As of today, Bloomium has invested in 6 Startups and plans to invest in 6 other projects, with disruptive business models during the next 6 months.

About the call: Bloomium launched a call to invest in B2B business model Startups, oriented to Digital Transformation. Presentation deadline ends on November 24th, and only the top four proyect will present their projects in an 8-minute pitch in front of the Bloomium Investment Committee, that will them decide which will be reguarded with a € 100,000 investment in Tech For Equity.

The Call For Entrepreneurs will take place on December 1st at Impact Hub Madrid.


Tuesday, December 12th

9:30 AM– 2:00 PM

Campus Madrid

2 Calle Moreno Nieto

28005 Madrid

Mujeres@Liderazgo is an event organized by Women@Google & Campus Madrid where you can meet some businesswomen related to science and technology. They will share their stories and expertee with us to show their values and their leadership skills.

Profiles such as Maria Blasco, Director Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas; Sarah Harmon, Director General de Linkedin in Spain & Portugal or the Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.

The event will be carried out in Spanish. See the agenda here

Blue BBVA Challenge

Saturday, December, 16th

Impact HUB

Impact Hub with BBVA has organized #BlueBBVAChallenge, an entrepreneurship program for young people who has a strong desire of learning how to be an entrepreneur.

On the 16th December there will be a Challenge Day in order to inspire you with a group of experts to help you to launch and create your business idea.

See more details here

IE Entrepreneurship Weblog

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