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South Summit 2019 Becomes a Must for Unicorns and Angel Investors

The IE-backed South Summit 2019 focused on innovation in business offered a unique platform for entrepreneurs to interact and posted record attendance.

The 6th edition of South Summit hit record numbers, with more than 20,000 attendees drawn to the innovation conference focused on business opportunities for the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Spain’s acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez closed the three-day event, which is organized by South Summit-Spain Start up and IE University, and co-organized by the Madrid city government, in collaboration with BBVA, Endesa, Wayra, Sabadell and Google.

This year’s edition of South Summit featured renowned players among entrepreneurs like: 500 Startups’ Marvin Liao, Rakuten’s Oskar Miel, Wayra’s Miguel Arias, Prelude Fertility’s Martin Varsavsky and Shazam founder Chris Barton—to name a few.

South Summit 2019 also offered a unique platform for more than 7,000 meetings in the hunt for unicorns and angel investors.

14 Oct 2019


The School

IE Business School Researchers Receive Think Forward Grant

Finance Professor Pedro Gete and Athena Tsouderou were awarded the prestigious grant to research the drop in homeownership in a broad-based study.

11 Oct 2019


Faculty, The School
TechMBA in Europe | IE Business School

IE Business School launches the first Tech MBA in Europe

The Tech MBA will include content focused on three main areas: Business Management, Technology Immersion and Transformational Leadership.

18 Sep 2019



IE Business School’s International MBA, 6th in the world in the Forbes MBA 2019 ranking

IE Business School occupies the leading position in Spain.

18 Sep 2019


UNWTO | IE Business School

UNWTO and IE University join forces to launch the Tourism Online Academy to train tourism management experts worldwide

Online training platform, the world's first online specialized in tourism, will train experts in travel & tourism.

12 Sep 2019



MOOC about management by IE Business School, recognized among the best in the world

Critical Perspectives on Management was the first of 35 MOOCs developed by IE Business School.

10 Sep 2019


The School

IE Business School and First Finance Institute partner to offer the International Certificate in Corporate Finance

The inaugural ICCF @ IE Business School program will start on October this year.

IE Business School and First Finance Institute will work together to offer the International Certificate in Corporate Finance (ICCF®) in Spanish. IE Business School joins Columbia Business School and HEC-Paris as the only three approved education providers for the International Certificate in Corporate Finance (ICCF®).

Launched in 2013 by First Finance Institute, ICCF has become a benchmark designation in the field of corporate finance. More than 6,000 candidates have pursued the program since its inception, with annual growth in candidates averaging more than 200%.

10 Sep 2019



IE Launches Center for Corporate Learning Innovation

IE launches the Center for Corporate Learning Innovation to share the insights in leadership development.

03 Sep 2019


The School

IE Alumni revolutionize the food industry around the world

The food industry opens the doors to IE Alumni who are disrupting the sector.

31 Jul 2019


The School

Women lead the top graduate chart for the IMBA July 2019 graduation

Three women take top honors at the July 2019 IMBA graduation, pointing to a trend toward gender balance in the classroom.

24 Jul 2019


The School

IE Business School and London Business School sign exchange agreement for Master in Finance students

IE Business School signs partnership with London Business School for study exchange.

11 Jul 2019


The School

IE Out & Allies Club hosts the 13th LGBT @ Work Conference

IE Out & Allies Club celebrated the 13th annual edition of the LGBT @ Work Conference, gathering 11 renowned speakers from 10 nationalities to ...

05 Jul 2019


The School

IE Business School Hosts Global Innovation Challenge

IE Business School hosted the Global Innovation Challenge to tackle issues faced by Sephora Spain in the digital landscape of the retail industry.

04 Jul 2019


The School

IE Campus Life celebrates the Club Awards

Campus Life honored the work of the most successful IE Clubs in the IE community.

02 Jul 2019


The School

IMBA students kick off the TechLab with IBM and Santander

In collaboration with IBM and Banco Santander, IE’s International MBA students kicked off the 4th TechLab, a five-week hands-on experience.

With an eye on solving some of the digital banking sector’s trickiest challenges,  around 40 IE International MBA students kicked off the 4th Edition of the TechLab. Associate Director for the International MBA program and TechLab Director at IE Fernando Esteve welcomed students to this new edition, held in cooperation with IBM and Banco Santander, at the Spanish bank’s sprawling headquarters on the outskirts of Madrid.

Head of Research and Non-Financial Risks at Santander Manuel Vega revealed the challenge at the opening ceremony, asking students if a Fintech philosophy in banking could be successful.

27 Jun 2019


Programs, The School

IE Business School’s Global Online MBA tops QS Online MBA world ranking

Students benefit from the most disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence, simulations and big data.

27 Jun 2019



TEDxIEMadrid Spotlights the Future of Humanity

The 5th TEDxIEMadrid addressed the future of technology, human experience and its role in the developing new technologies.

17 Jun 2019


The School

Canadian Ambassador talks gender equality with IE Women in Business

The IE Women in Business Club hosted Canadian Ambassador to Spain, Matthew Levin and Senior Trade Commissioner and Commercial Counsellor Karen ...

06 Jun 2019


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