Eligibility Requirements:

Teams must consist of at least 2 team members and no more than 4 team members;
Teams must include at least one current IE student or alumnus/a. The IE team member must be physically present in Madrid and play an active, key role in the team;
Individuals can only participate in one Venture Lab application, i.e. individuals can neither submit more than one startup-idea application (as team leader), nor can they be team members on more than one Venture Lab application.

The 3 main selection criteria are:

INNOVATION – We seek applications from dynamic teams who put forth innovative (novel, extraordinary, revolutionary) ideas, solutions and business models; preferably those that incorporate emerging technologies into their solutions (products/services) and/or business models.

SCALABILITY – We seek applications from innovative teams, whose ideas or solutions target hyper-growth markets and are potentially attractive for angel investors and venture capitalists...
Eligibility Requirements:

Teams must consist of at least 2 team members and no more than 4 team members;
Teams must include at least one current IE student or alumnus/a. The IE team member must be physically present in Madrid and play an active, key role in the team;
Individuals can only participate in one Venture Lab application, i.e. individuals can neither submit more than one startup-idea application (as team leader), nor can they be team members on more than one Venture Lab application.

The 3 main selection criteria are:

INNOVATION – We seek applications from dynamic teams who put forth innovative (novel, extraordinary, revolutionary) ideas, solutions and business models; preferably those that incorporate emerging technologies into their solutions (products/services) and/or business models.

SCALABILITY – We seek applications from innovative teams, whose ideas or solutions target hyper-growth markets and are potentially attractive for angel investors and venture capitalists.

TEAM – We seek applications from innovative teams who are passionate about solving the problem they’ve identified and absolutely committed to executing a prototype of their scalable solution during Venture Lab. We seek those teams who are eager to complete Venture Lab and graduate so they can launch as soon as 90-days after completing the program.

Format

The Venture Lab consists of specialized coaching from an assigned Industry Coach (a domain expert), mentoring from an assigned Entrepreneur-in-Residence (a seasoned startup, oftentimes serial, entrepreneur), pitch practices, mentoring from Venture Lab directors and mentoring from Investors-in-Residence (experienced angel investors or VCs), and specialized, task specific clinics.

Format:

The Venture Lab consists of specialized coaching from an assigned Industry Coach (a domain expert), mentoring from an assigned Entrepreneur-in-Residence (a seasoned startup, oftentimes serial, entrepreneur), pitch practices, mentoring from Venture Lab directors and mentoring from Investors-in-Residence (experienced angel investors or VCs), and specialized, task specific clinics.

The value of the Venture Lab Accelerator is in providing a unique and practical experience to students that will prepare them to design and execute plans to develop ready-to-launch startups.
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