Area 31 Newsletter

Thursday 11th of December 2014

Dear Area 31 Entrepreneurs and Friends

Would you like to know what Startup teams at Area 31 are up to ? Join us next Tuesday to see Koiki, Vindex and Valigo demo their products. On Thursday we have the Venture Network, our weekly pitch slam for early stage entrepreneurs. If you are a Bachillerato student who would you like to know how to become an entrepreneur, don't miss Singularity University's informative session to discover the fantastic opportunity they have for you next Friday.


From our blog, we had an interview with Bee Bee Babies, a baby clothes firm which designs, produces and sells garments that grow with the baby so it can be used longer than usual.

EVENTS DEC 15TH - DEC 19TH

Area 31 Product Demo, 5th edition

Tuesday, December 16th

18:00 – 19:30

Location: Area 31, Garden


You always wanted to know what the startups in Area 31 are working on? Then come to the Area 31 Product Demo and see 3 startups demo’ing their product:

· Koiki: The sustainable last mile delivery company

· Vidnex: A platform for fitness professionals to deliver live, interactive classes into their students' living rooms.

· Valigo: An online professional presentation and recruitment service through video interviews aimed at job seekers and recruiting companies.

Please Register here.

Venture Network

Thursday 18 December 2014
18:30--21:30
Location: Area 31

Come and join our weekly informal gathering for startups, investors and anyone interested in entrepreneurship. This pitch slam, in a casual setting over beers, is perfect to focus on what’s important: building relationships, practicing and improving. Find more info and register to pitch here.

Informative Session - Singularity University Spain Summit - The Youth Contest

Friday 19 December 2014
17:00--18:30
Location: Area 31, Garden

Want to be an entrepreneur but don't know how? Here's the chance you've waiting for! This informative session will introduce you to Singularity University and its first international summit in Spain (Seville, 12th-14th March). This is a fantastic opportunity for you, as a Bachillerato student, to unleash your latent talent through entrepreneurship and innovation thanks to the Global Youth Challenge that will take place during this event. Trust your inner potential and join us on Friday, 19th at 17.00 to know all the details! Find more info and Regiser here

OPPORTUNITIES

Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Kellogg, INSEAD, and Morgan Stanley are pleased to announce the 2015 Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. The Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge is a pitch competition that asks graduate students to develop an institutional-quality investment vehicle that aims to achieve positive environmental or social impact as well as competitive financial returns. It will take place at Morgan Stanley’s offices in London on April 17, 2015. First round prospectuses are due on February 25, 2015.Learn more and apply here

FROM THE BLOG

Meet the Startups in Area 31: Bee Bee Babies

Author: Marta Carruesco, Bee Bee Babies

Bee Bee Babies is a baby clothes firm which garments grow with the baby so it can be used longer than usual. We design, produce and sell our products.

How does it works?

We looked for the perfect design for long, we tried several systems to get it, and finally we realised that we had it in front of us. We said: “make it simple”, and then an easy, comfortable and practical design came to us. Read More

AVAILABILITY OF THE SPACE

The use of Area 31 as a coworking space will be available everyday next week.
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