IE University rolls out hybrid format for Venture Day Madrid 2020

IE University rolls out hybrid format for Venture Day Madrid 2020

Rentchester, created by students of the Master in Management, the winning startup.

IE University today celebrated Venture Day Madrid 2020 using a hybrid format for the first time at an event bringing together entrepreneurs and international investors with the goal of strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem by connecting the best startups with investors, corporations and accelerators. This event was the first Startup demo day to carry out serological tests on the 100 people who attended in person, as part of social distancing and safety measures. This year, IE University has been recognized as the second-best university in the world in the Entrepreneurship category, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Some 14 startups participated in the finals of the Venture Day Madrid to access the three awards for the best startups. In addition, the IE University Sustainability Startup Award has been launched.

10 Jul 2020


On Campus
Transatlantic Conference 2020

Arancha González, Madeleine Albright and Mircea Geoana analyze the challenges of Inclusive Transatlantic Security in the COVID Era

Arancha González, Madeleine Albright and Mircea Geoana, took part in the Transatlantic Conference 2020, moderated by Susana Malcorra and Nicholas ...

03 Jul 2020


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, Global & Public Affairs
Susana Malcorra and Ban Ki-Moon | IE University


Mr. Ban Ki-moon believes the need to strengthen quality and comprehensive education to empower young people is especially pressing at present.

02 Jul 2020


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, Global & Public Affairs
Universities around the World Sign Joint Statement to Promote Mobility in Higher Education | IE

Universities around the World Sign Joint Statement to Promote Mobility in Higher Education

IE University President commenting that higher education, since it’s very inception, has held international mobility at its core.

30 Jun 2020


Business, Events

LGBT+@Work: IE University analyzes the value of diversity as a catalyst for innovation

Lady Phyll, Tony Prophet and Jay Lin are among the speakers in this 14th edition.

IE University will analyze the value of diversity as a catalyst for innovation at the 14th edition of LGBT+@Work, a two-day conference beginning July 1, organized by the IE Out and Allies Club. This annual event aims to promote debate and networking among the LGBT+ community and its allies.

The event’s program will include the participation of senior executives from international companies who will share their best practices and vision of leadership. Among them are Tony Prophet, director of equality and recruitment at Salesforce; Lady Phyll, co-founder and CEO of UK Black Pride; and Jay Lin, CEO and founder of Portico Media and GagaOOLala, the first LGBT streaming service in Asia.

26 Jun 2020



IE University, 12th in Europe and 37th in the world in the QS Top 50 under 50

British consulting firm Quacquarelli Symonds highlights universities under 50 years old with higher teaching standards, graduate employability, ...

24 Jun 2020


Scholarships, Awards & Contests

IE University announces sustainability strategy and will invest €10 million in its ‘10 Year Challenge’ campaign

IE University’s objective is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030.

22 Jun 2020


On Campus

IE University surveys global CLOs to analyze challenges and opportunities for corporate learning in the post COVID-19 era

41% of organizations have begun converting in-person programs into virtual programs.

18 Jun 2020



IE University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus in July

IE University is ready to reopen the campus in July with all necessary protocols in place, as soon as it is authorized.

05 Jun 2020


Events, On Campus

Covid-19 has had a Major Impact on Global Attitudes Towards Data Privacy, Politics and the Regulation of New Technologies

In Italy and Spain, an overwhelming majority now support the implementation of restrictive tracking systems like the ones deployed in China.

02 Jun 2020


Global & Public Affairs

IE University Embraces Liquid Learning Model, Unique Worldwide

At the start of the next academic year, all undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education students can choose to attend class on campus or ...

28 May 2020


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

American Library Association distinguishes IE University’s library practices as being among the best in the world

The IE University project will be presented at the ALA Chicago International Congress, to be held virtually from June 25-30.

27 May 2020


Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests

IE University Opens Online Training Hub in Response to COVID-19

IE University launches Building Resilience to provide open online courses, webinars, conference series, articles and videos and multimedia materials.

IE University will provide open access to online training in response to the health emergency around the world. The academic institution’s newly launched Building Resilience is a new online hub with courses, webinars, conference series, articles, expert videos, and multimedia materials, that helps users understand and prepare for the world in which we will live following the coronavirus pandemic.

As part of Building Resilience, IE University faculty and experts will analyze the post-pandemic challenges from macroeconomic, financial, technological, and social perspectives. Key topics include global governance, new leadership, globalization, the future of education, the new business reality, telework, the impact on urban management, and healthcare. Universities around the world will have free access to 36 online courses designed by IE University and published by Coursera.

30 Mar 2020


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars