Join us in person or online this JULY 2024!
It's IE University's startup event of the year. Make sure to register and reserve your spot in advance.

About Venture Day

IE Venture Day is the culmination of students’ experience at the IE Venture Lab, one of our on-campus startup incubators. After developing their ideas and receiving guidance from business mentors, students pitch their business plans at the IE Venture Day. In addition to receiving visibility and feedback on their idea, students have the chance to access real funding for their startups.

An international event designed to foster an entrepreneurial spirit, IE Venture Day connects startups, investors, corporations, and thought leaders from a range of sectors.

Top Pitches

Listen to IE student and graduate startups pitch to a jury as well as an audience of international investors, entrepreneurs, fellow students and more.

Open to Everyone

Venture Day is an open event to IE students and alumni, as well as any individuals from local and international communities that are interested in the startup ecosystem.

The Best in Class

Participating startups receive visibility, feedback, guidance, and the chance to access funding.


During the past 10 years, IE University’s best startups have attracted over €80 million in funding.


1000+ startups have gone through the Venture Lab.


The IE Community and individuals from local and international entrepreneurial hubs are invited to participate.

Don’t Miss It

Our fireside chat, panel discussion, startup competitions, and networking opportunities are waiting for you.

IE Venture Day July 2022

74 Fascinating entrepreneurship projects were presented during the Venture Day semi-finals and 12 finalists were selected to pitch at the event, as well as 21 runners-up.

Venture Lab

This opportunity is for everyone, no matter your background or field of study. IE University makes sure that any student who wishes to successfully launch a startup has the tools and resources to do so.

The teams are made up of a diverse mix of academic, professional, and cultural backgrounds. For more information about how to join the IE Venture Lab, visit the official website.