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IE Govtech 2020 List

IE University presents The ‘IE Govtech 2020 List’ Showcasing the 100 most promising govtechs in Latin America

The IE Govtech 2020 List reveals that cities are key players in the solutions proposed by startups.

IE University’s PublicTech Lab has presented the IE Govtech 2020 List, a report that showcases the 100 digital startups, scaleups and SMEs with the greatest impact in Latin America, Spain and Portugal. These are the companies which are building innovative proposals to respond to the challenges faced by governments and public agencies at local, regional and national level.

In drawing up this list, the authors have taken into account the quality of the startups based on their market traction, team, business model and product. The IE Govtech 2020 List includes 59 Spanish, 11 Chilean, 9 Colombian, 7 Mexican, 5 Argentinean, 5 Brazilian, and 3 Portuguese firms, as well as 1 Uruguayan company.

14 Feb 2020

 

Global & Public Affairs
Cryptocurrencies and the Future of Money | IE University

Lack of trust in public institutions leads to higher use of cryptocurrencies

Citizens who are dissatisfied with governmental response to the financial crisis are more likely to use digital currencies.

30 Jan 2020

 

Global & Public Affairs

IE University lights up with a series of TBA21–Academy videos on the challenges of climate change

The artwork by artist Will Benedict have been projected onto the façade of an IE University building.

13 Dec 2019

 

Arts & Humanities
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza | IE University

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza defends the role of art as an agent of change for sustainability at IE University

The prestigious collector takes part in a panel on art as a catalyst for social change.

04 Dec 2019

 

Arts & Humanities
COP25 | IE University

Universities are an essential pillar for the Development of the 2030 Agenda

IE University has organized a series of conferences, round tables and events as parallel activities of the COP25.

04 Dec 2019

 

Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, Global & Public Affairs

IE University startups attract €70 million in funding

Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School's International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital.

IE University’s best startups have attracted €70 million in funding over the last seven years at Venture Days, the conferences organized by the institution around the world to promote entrepreneurship. In the most recent event, held at the Rafael del Pino Foundation in Madrid, twelve finalists presented their projects before a jury and an audience made up of international investors and business people.

Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School’s International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital. Mamu has developed a method by which brewery waste, which is normally discarded, is reused and recycled to grow king oyster mushrooms for non-culinary uses.

02 Dec 2019

 

Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests

IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU to promote exchange and cooperation between China and the West in various fields

The Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties is to align and enhance the mission of the Belt & Road Initiative.

02 Dec 2019

 

Business

IE University celebrates 2020 Countdown Concert in the Auditorium of the Reina Sofia Museum

The event featured the performance by Judith Jáuregui and Samantha Vallejo Nagera´s catering.

25 Nov 2019

 

Events

Brazilian start up Blox wins the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo organized by IE University, Google and FGV-EAESP

The event was atended by various experts including Daniel Cleffi, director of Google for Education Latam.

12 Nov 2019

 

Entrepreneurship

IE University, FGV-EAESP and Google organize the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo

The event took place on November 6 and will be attended by more than 20 experts.

11 Nov 2019

 

Entrepreneurship

IE University’s Green Week Focuses on the UN’s 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals

The initiative is organized by IE Campus Life and will host activities in Madrid and Segovia.

23 Oct 2019

 

On Campus

IE University to hold its Alumni Weekend in Medellín, Colombia

The meeting will be attended by more than 10 experts, who will share their views on the main challenges of the world for greater sustainability.

17 Oct 2019

 

Events

120 international companies recruit at IE University’s Talent Forum

Companies will present their development plans and job offers to more than 1,000 students at IE University

IE Talent & Careers is holding its Talent Forum this week, an event in which more than 120 national and international companies will participate, including Amazon, Uniqlo and Suntory. The twice-yearly meeting is held IE University’s Madrid campus with the aim of promoting direct contact between students and recruiters from 16 sectors.

09 Oct 2019

 

On Campus