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Startup & Investment Opportunities in Spain

This event is open to all members of the IE community. If you are a current student or alumni please register through Campus Groups.

AIMED AT Master Degrees
EVENT TYPE Conferences & Master classes
EVENT FORMAT Global events
DATE 25th February 2021
TIME 11:00 - 12:00 (GMT -05:00)
LANGUAGE English
Startup & Investment Opportunities in Spain

Are you interested in learning more about Spain’s entrepreneurial ecosystem? Or implementing your entrepreneurial project in Spain?  

Join us to gain insights into startup investment trends for 2021 and what IE University and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain has to offer you!  

In this exclusive virtual event, we will be joined by two distinguished speakers: Alberto Sanz Serrano, Director of Financing and Investor Relations at Invest in Spain and Iñaki Arrola successful entrepreneur, IE Professor, investor and Managing Partner at KFUND. They will share their knowledge about the burgeoning entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain, guidance on how to navigate it and the Rising Up in Spain program, an initiative led by the government to attract high quality startups to Spain.  

Come and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, the IE Community, ask questions and get advice on how to take advantage of what Spain has to offer you and your start-up.  

 

This event is brought to you in collaboration with ICEX INVEST IN SPAIN. It is open to all members of the IE community. If you are a current student or alumni please register through Campus Groups.  

 

ABOUT OUR SPECIAL GUESTS

Iñaki Arrola, Cofounder & Managing Partner at KFUND

Iñaki started his internet history founding coches.com, a car classified business, sold to Banco Santander. Since 2009 he has been investing in internet startups firstly as Business Angel and since 2012 as a Venture Capitalist. He actually leads one of the biggest Internet VC funds in Spain, K Fund. Iñaki also teaches “Corporate Governance” and “How to Finance your Start-up” at IE Business School.  

 

Alberto Sanz Serrano, Director of Financing and Investor Relations at Invest in Spain at INVEST IN SPAIN

Alberto Sanz Serrano is a Spanish economist, working for the Ministry of Economy and Trade since 1998. He has been actively engaged in negotiating trade agreements, representing Spain’s position both at the European institutions and the World Trade Organization. He has been posted to Berlin (2005-2010), and Geneva (2016-2020). In September 2020 he joined ICEX, the Spanish Trade and Investment Promotion Organization, where he currently serves as Director of Financing and Investor Relations within InvestinSpain.  

 

Our speakers

Cofounder & Managing Partner at KFUND

Iñaki started his internet history founding coches.com, a car classified business, sold to Banco Santander. Since 2009 he has been investing in internet startups firstly as Business Angel and since 2012 as a Venture Capitalist. He also teaches “Corporate Governance” and “How to Finance your Start-up” at IE Business School.  

Director of Financing and Investor Relations at Invest in Spain at INVEST IN SPAIN

Alberto is a Spanish economist, working for the Ministry of Economy and Trade since 1998. He has been actively engaged in negotiating trade agreements, representing Spain’s position both at the European institutions and the World Trade Organization. In September 2020 he joined ICEX, the Spanish Trade and Investment Promotion Organization, where he currently serves as Director of Financing and Investor Relations within InvestinSpain.