WHAT IS IMAGINE EXPRESS 2014 ?

Imagine Express is a program aimed to generate businesses in the Mobile sector. Imagine Express will take place during a 4-day trip by train that will travel from Barcelona-Paris-London.

The participants (12 creative minds, 12 software engineers and 12 business students), who will have the challenge to form groups of 3 with the goal of generating apps for one of the 4 strategic sectors selected (health, tourism/culture, social, and open theme).

The ideas will be presented to investors in London and the best team of each sector will receive funding and mentorship to carry out their project successfully.

During the trip back to Barcelona, the winning projects will be set up as a company. On arrival to Barcelona these teams will pitch their project at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress.

Once the congress is over, the entrepreneurs will be installed in incubators of the city.

IMAGINE EXPRESS IN IMAGES February 24-28, 2014


BARCELONA LAUNCH EVENT
December 19, 2013 - 19:00h


STAFF


Xavier Verdaguer
Serial Entrepreneur. Founder of Imagine, Innovalley, Seven4seven, TMT Factory

Rosa Monge
Computer Science. Multimedia Engineering. PM at Apple, Inc. CoFounder Seven4Seven

Eliane Guiu
Marketing & Innovation, FMCG Executive in Multinational entreprises Spain & France, Pro bono consultant for Esade Alumni

Philippe Delespesse
Owner Inteligencia Creativa, Professional Training & Coaching Consultant

Albert Ventura
serial entrepreneur, dreamer silicon valley 2011

Josep Lluis Sánchez, PhD
KayrosXChronos, Infonomia, National University of Singapore

Ivan Bruque
Software Engineer 
Associate Professor UPC
Cirsa, Applus +, RDmes

Cristina Salvador
Director at aPortada
, Communication Expert
, Journalist & Cultural Manager

JURY


Dave Carruthers

Founder and CEO of VoxPopMe

Risto Mejide
Owner AFTERSHARE.TV

Angel Garcia
Founder Lanta Digital Ventures, Business Angel, Entrepreneur, Fractus Stanford University

Ignacio Fonts
Inveready Asset Management

Itxaso del Palacio, PhD
EC1 Capital, University College London, Society of Kaufman

John Henderson
Principal at White Star Capital, London Business School

Sofia Hmich
Index Ventures, Global Strategy Manager, HEC School of Management

Katie Leviten
JamJar investments, innocent drinks, University of Oxford

Arturo Calvo
CoFounder of Dialective & iFlikeU. Dreamer Imagine Silicon Valley 2013.

Jordi Martinez
Director de Innovación de la fundación TIC & Salud de la Generalitat

Miguel Angel Tovar
Farmacéutico titular de una oficina de farmacia y colaborador del periódico de Salud El Global

Xavier Alzaga
Reumatólogo y médico coordinador de Salud 2.0 del ICS (Institut Català de la Salut)

Jorge Juan Fernández
Director de e-health del Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona y Director del Programa Moebio

Manuel Marin
Business Policy Department at EADA Business School

EXPERTS


Angelika Blendstrup, PhD
Int’l. Exec. Comm. Coach

Montserrat Guàrdia Güell
Software Engineering Services Director at Technip.

Dídac Lee
Founder & CEO Inspirit and FC Barcelona Board Member

Elies Campo
WhatsApp, Founder fastDove, Founder AlertaPhone, Singularity University

Emilio Margallo
BDO Spain, Director Business Outsourcing Division

Maria José Viñas
Founder of Beecome (Coaching & Training), Psychologist.

Clara Navarro
Co-Founder Ship2B, ESADE, McKinsey & Company

Xavier Marin
Digital Services Strategy & Innovation, Banco Sabadell

Eva Torrents
Eva Torrents Founder of Dívik Journalist & Corporate Com. consultant

Yolanda Pérez
BStartup Director, Banco Sabadell

Núria Soler
Founder Alter ego Assitants, coach

Josep Segarra
Graphic Designer, illustrator

Xavier Olba
Digital Business Strategy Manager at Sanofi