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Entrepreneurial spirit is made visible in the way our students tackle their work, lead through example and find new ways of reaching common objectives.

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Paris de l'Etraz

  • Managing Director Venture Lab
  • Professor of Entrepreneurship

Paris de l’Etraz has spent over 20 years in investment banking and venture capital, mainly at UBS Bank and ABN AMRO. In 1999, he receieved his first of two patents regarding contact networking. Since 2005, he has continued to be in the business of either raising funds, setting up new companies, selling or buying companies through his group Amazing Lab. He has a keen interest for what makes an entrepreneur and what he/she needs to succeed. In particular he has focused on seed capital, in digital marketing, sports management, video games, renewable energy and new technology industries.

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    Venture Day

    Venture Day May 10th

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    Sonia Ziadi, Shared Secrets, pitching @ Venture Day Madrid May 2012

Venture Day

Venture Day May 10th

Venture Days

The Venture Days are IE Business School´s international investor forums where the school´s best start-up projects are showcased to an audience of local and international investors.  The Ventures Days are celebrated throughout the year in a number of international locations including Madrid, Shanghai, Sao Paolo.  Some of the world´s greatest entrepreneurs and early stage investors participate as jury members, past participants include; Jeff Clavier (SoftTechVC), Ali Partovi (Dropbox), and James Tan (QuestVC).