Area 31 Newsletter
Wednesday, October 11th
Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends,
Are you curious about neurosciences? Want to see how the brain reacts in real time to Marketing? Then, register for “Brand building in the age of cognitive overload” on Tuesday! You will be able to witness a LIVE DEMO with an EEG scanner.
Need some tips on how to apply to Enisa? Join us next week in Area 31 for the EnisaBooster Workshop on Wednesday and get an answer to all your questions!
Also, don't forget to take a look at the opportunities section and make sure you don’t miss any !!
Finally, this week, due to the bank holiday, there will be no Venture Network but no worries, we'll be back on Thursday 19th !
EVENTS IN AREA 31
Brand building in the age of cognitive overload
Tuesday , 17th October, 2017
17.00h-19.00h- Area 31
Discover some of the latest neuroscience research !!
This is a private event, if you'd like to attend, please register here
Wednesday, 18th October, 2017
16.00h-19.30h- Area 31
ENISABOOSTER is a didactic and practical workshop that aims to clarify all the doubts about applying for a participatory loan from ENISA.
During group formation we will see:
• What type of company Enisa finances
• How to focus the application writing
• The typical questions of Enisa
We will then deliver a self-assessment questionnaire and facilitate meetings with Ana Durán, CEO of Innobooster, Private Innovation Agency with 100% success in submitting projects to Enisa and Pedro Sotoca, investment director of Enisa.
IE EVENTS BEYOND AREA 31
Fintech Venture Day NYC
New York City
Deadline to apply as a Startup: October, 8th
Do you think you have what it takes to pitch at IE's Fintech Venture Day NYC? We are inviting FinTech startups, founded in the last two years, in the following fields: Payments, Alternative Lending, Investment Advisory, Client and Risk Analytics, Digital Delivery of Financial Services, General Fintech Services.
In order to compete, you must submit an application at the following link
THE COLLINDER- VENTURE BUILDER
The Collider is the pioneering program promoted by Mobile World Capital Barcelona that addresses the challenge of connecting the results of scientific research with entrepreneurial initiative. If you want to create a highly disruptive startup, applying your knowledge and experience,the Collider is your opportunity to make it happen with all the necessary resources: methodology, equipment, experience and investment.
LOOKING FOR scientific profiles linked to research centers or to a university research group, with relevant knowledge in the areas of technologies (AI, IoT, VR / AR, Blockchain)
LOOKING FOR entrepreneurial profiles with demonstrable experience in the creation of startups, or with great capacity to lead and develop a business.
Schoolarship for Owners Scale-up Program
Deadline: October 20th
IE Business School and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center fare excited to celebrate the 7th annual edition of one of the most in-demand programs for entrepreneurs, the Owners Scale-Up Program. We are offering an exclusive 20% scholarships for members of Pasión IE that meet the following requirements:
- Application and enrollment in the program before October 20, 2017.
- Brief description of your venture and your expectations for growth in the next 3-5 years. (250 words)
See here for further details.
CBR PROPTECH CHALLENGE
Deadline: October 29th
Introducing the CBRE Proptech Challenge, the first national digital and technology-based solutions competition that will revolutionize the real estate sector. As part of its drive to attract talented individuals, CBRE plans to reward disruptive and innovative solutions that add value to society as a whole, to players within the sector (owners, investors, occupiers and visitors) and to the company. Sign up to the challenge today. Register here.
THE CHIVAS VENTURE
Deadline: October 30th
The Chivas Venture is an annual competition that sees entrepreneurs compete for a share of $1million in funding for their world changing start-up.
They are looking for innovative start-ups that use business to solve global social or environmental challenges. Social entrepreneurs with a mission to create a better future
Apply for the Chivas Venture
The most promising startups - one from each country participating in The Venture - will make it to the global final where they'll have a chance to win the share of $1 million in funding.
We are glad to announce the winners of the First Edition of IE Rockets - see the main site for details here
If you missed out on this opportunity, do not worry ! IE Rockets is still looking for inspiring and driven Edtech Startups.
So, if you are a EdTech Startup and you think your product and vision are able to change our way of reinventing Higher Education, contact with the Team here and stay posted for more information.
The application process will start in January 2018.