South Summit 2018 the leading global platform where innovation takes place

South Summit is the best place to bring together the main agents of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, investors, startups and corporations.

In 2012 Spain Startup, together with IE Business School, saw opportunities for entrepreneurs at a time when the crisis had hit hard. We believed that entrepreneurs would be the driving force to a revived economy.

Their claim is “innovation is Business” because innovation is all about companies. South Summit is the leading global platform where innovation takes place. During three days, startups, investors and corporations meet to share opinions and ideas. It’s the perfect place to network and find what you need: strategic alliances, investments, potential customers, talent, visibility, advice, management support, technology support, mentoring, and more. Are you a corporation? Maybe an Investor? Probably a Startup? Here you have the opportunity to meet all the key-players of the entrepreneurial ecosystem that can make your business grow.

No matter if you’re an entrepreneur, a corporation or an investor, you have the opportunity to meet all the key-players of the entrepreneurial ecosystem that can help your business grow.There will be conferences about the following tracks: Fintech, Industry 4.0, Energy, Data, Logistics & Ecommerce, Developers, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Healthcare, Entertainment & Platforms, Artificial Intelligence and Education.

For this reason, they have as confirmed business leaders figures who have revolutionized different sectors. Jaime Rodríguez, General Manager of Blablacar, the company that has changed the rules of the travel sector, Oscar Pierre, founder of Glovo, who has completely modified the logistics sector, Valentín Stalf, CEO and co-founder of N26, the new modern bank, Miguel Vicente, co-founder of Wallapop, the place to give your objects a second life, Juan Urdiales, co-founder of Job&Talent, the digital job search portal, Phillip Huffman, co-founder of Helping, the place where you can hire a person to clean your house for hours, Alejandro Artacho, CEO of Spotahome, who has turned the real estate sector upside down….

As a new feature this year, we are also presenting EnlightED, an initiative of IE Business School and Fundación Telefónica which will discuss the future of education in the digital world, with relevant figures such as Ken Robinson, expert in education and creativity, Jose María Álvarez Pallete, CEO of Telefónica. Freddy Vega CEO of Platzi, the online training platform and David Cuartielles co-founder of Arduino, the most affordable tool for learning to code, among others.

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