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Impact Awards 2023 by EAE
The Impact Awards are given in recognition of entrepreneurs who are developing business models that help us work towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Our entrepreneurial ecosystem provides an open, collaborative platform for connecting enhancing the visibility of ideas, entrepreneurs, startups and professionals working to generate a positive impact through their business models.
Take advantage of Privacy at MWC23 by APDCAT
Learn how to make privacy your competitive advantage. It will improve your reputation and make your products and services more attractive for potential users. To make it easier we have issued our Guidelines on Privacy by design and by default. It intends to provide developers with key measures to be successful on creating products and services complying with data regulation from the very beginning. (Hall 8.1, 4YFN23, Booth B15) at 12 pm on the 1st of March.
GSMA Mobile for Development present: the GSMA Innovation Fund Portfolio Startups
Philippe Bellordre, Head of the GSMA Innovation Fund provides equity free grant funding and technical assistance to test digital innovations with positive socio-economic or environmental impact in emerging economies.
By partnering with donors such as the UK Foreign Commonwealth Development Organisation (FCDO) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), we leverage public sector funding to catalyse digital innovation.
Hear about how they are driving impact with digital solutions and their journey to scale.
AWS Entrepreneur Afternoon
Whether you’re at the beginning of your startup’s journey or at an advanced stage… whether you’re a Founder or a VC partner, join us in this exclusive event to discover 4 tailor-made sessions to accelerate your growth. You’ll learn from how to raise money while navigating this uncertain economy to Amazon’s methodology for building new products.
Register through this link and secure your slot to meet with AWS experts, VC partners and some of the best Founders.
Desafia Program by Icex and Red.es
Desafia is a training program sponsored by ICEX and Red.es with a view to fostering the immersion of Spanish technology entrepreneurs in the main global reference ecosystems and thus assisting them in their process of internationalization. The program provides participants with tools that allow them to scale their business model, obtain financing and gain first-hand knowledge of the keys to success in the great centres of global innovation.
Barcelona Activa offers personalized services and resources to turn your idea into a viable company.
This year we are accompanying 32 start-ups and organising a great programme of activities. For example, on Tuesday 28th February 14:45 am at the 4YFN Discovery Stage, the 25 start-ups will take part in the pitching sessions presenting their solutions to the audience. Furthermore, we will participate in different roundtables at the Banco Sabadell Stage and Agora Stage on investment trends, scaling up, and scientific entrepreneurship, among others. Our stand (8.1C) will also host many activities to connect you with the city’s startup ecosystem.
Deep-Tech Track at 4YFN2023
A complete programme of activities focused on #deeptech scientific entrepreneurship. Interesting for scientists, investors, corporations, entrepreneurs and to connect, promote and foster collaboration around science-based innovations. By MWCapital-The Collider and other #deeptech supporting institutions.
Esade’s choice: Best startup at 4YFN 2023
In this challenge organized by Esade, Deloitte and 4YFN, Esade’s MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship students will show the knowledge acquired in the master’s degree course to select the best startups for 4YFN. The six selected groups will make a pitch explaining in detail the reasons for their selection. Best Startup at 4YFN Award Ceremony will take place on March 2nd at 13,15h at the Pitching Stage. We want to reward talent and the ability to respond the challenges that society will face in the future. Come and discover the Esade’s Choice and the winner startups!
CaixaBank Content Program
On Tuesday 28th, CaixaBank group will organize two events at Partners Lab stage from 9,00h to 13,00h for its clients, partners and tech ecosystem. First, from 9 to 11h will take place the session “Collaborative Growth: Navigating the intersection of Startups and Companies”, organized by CaixaBank Business Open Innovation and Zone2Boost with several panels with speakers such as Javier Megias (Plug & Play), and companies like Nemuru, Tax Down, Kave Home.
Then from 11h to 1 pm, the session “New wave of Catalan startups” will host the Jury and award ceremony of the Catalan chapter of EmprendeXXI Awards, an initiative organized by Enisa & CaixaBank to reward talent and the ability of the startups to respond to the challenges that society will face in the future.