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– 20/03/2024

IV Investment Forum UB

To support established companies seeking financing for their growth.

This forum aims to foster the entrepreneurial spirit within the university community by offering support for entrepreneurial projects and facilitating connections between emerging companies or startups and potential investment partners.

This call is aimed at established companies that are interested in finding financing for their development. Of the total number of applications submitted, twelve innovative companies will be selected, which will be able to present their project to the investment ecosystem.
Conditions and requirements for participation
1. Projects interested in participating in this call can submit their candidacy from January 29 to February 11, 2024, at 11:59 p.m., through this form. 2. The projects must be in the process of searching for investment in the seed, pre-seed or series A phase. 3. They must have at least one MVP or be close to having one. 4. They must have, at least, one person dedicated full time to the startup. 5. Interested startups must present a pitch deck of the project in URL format (and include it in the registration form). 6. The 12 selected startups have to participate in the IV Investment Forum and make a 5-minute presentation of their project to investors and key agents of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 7. Selected startups have to participate in a 2-day training camp, on March 13 and 14, 2024. Attendance is mandatory. 8. Finally, they must present their project to the investment agents on March 20, 2024, between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., at the StartUB! facilities. (c/ Pascual y Vila, s/n, corner c/ Pau Gargallo, Barcelona).
The call is aimed at startups that show an innovative component. The invitation to participate is open to the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem, without necessarily having an explicit link with the University of Barcelona, although, depending on the number of candidates, those that have one will be prioritized.
More information about the call
Program forum
11:00 – Reception 11:15 – Welcome, with Matheus Provinciali, head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at StartUB!. 11:20 – Investment Forum (Part I). EdTech, entertainment, human resources and productivity. 12:20 – Rest 12:35 – Investment Forum (Part II). IoTech, foodtech, health and biotech. 13:35 – StartUB! Awards, with Mercè Segarra, Vice-Rector for Entrepreneurship, Transfer and Innovation of the University of Barcelona, Joan Coromines, President of the Social Council of the University of Barcelona, and Lluís Juncà, General Director of Innovation, Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship of the Generalitat of Catalonia. 14:00 – Networking I appetizer
Registration open from 29/01/2024
until 11/02/2024