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APPLY TO THE 4RTH EDITION OF THE STARTUP INCUBATOR IN AREA 31, JOIN IE’S STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Area 31 1 [1]

IE Business School’s startup ecosystem embraces 250 startups every year as well as international investors, programmers, corporate partners and anyone enthusiastic about promoting entrepreneurship. The Incubator in Area 31 [2] is at the very heart of this bursting environment.

Startups in the Incubator access services and experiences worth on average 13,000USD in 6 months (as calculated by the entrepreneurs). This value goes up as high as 24,000USD for those who make the most of the opportunities at their disposal.

Although IE Alumni have privileged access to the Incubator, applications by entrepreneurs not affiliated to IE will also be considered.

Why should you be interested in being part of Area 31?Social Responsibility 2012 666 [3]

20 selected teams will be granted a 6 months incubation period during which they’ll get:

As well as valuable intangibles, among them “Increased motivation and productivity through being in the same space as other startups, Networking possibilities and contacts, Access to knowledgeable peers, knowledge exchange, access to mentors” (Entrepreneur)

Who should apply?

*Social Ventures that apply must have a market-based revenue-generating strategy to make them economically sustainable and comment on their social impact on the application.

What are the selection criteria?

What we expect from you:

How can you apply?trabajando [7]

If you’re interested in applying you should attend one of the Open house Days. At the Open House Days you’ll be able to visit the space, ask any doubts you might have and meet the other applicants. RSVP here [8].

By April 25th, 2014, at midnight you need to submit the application form [9] (Please, complete it in English)

By May 9th we will announce the selected teams.

Mark your calendars: The welcome session for selected teams will take place in May 20th, from 5pm to 7pm. Attendance to this session is mandatory for all selected teams. From that date on teams will start their Incubation period.

For additional information contact concepcion.galdon@ie.edu [10]

SEE YOU IN AREA 31!