Archive: marzo 2014

Founder Institute Fellowship

We are excited to announce that the Founder Institute will be awarding an Imagine Fellowship to the most extraordinary applicant from the Imagine Creativity Center, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Founder Institute for free! The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.
 
In order to be eligible for the Imagine Fellowship for the Barcelona Autumn 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and Admissions Test by the early Admissions Deadline of 11:59 PM on 2014-09-28, using this link. Anyone who follows those guidelines will be automatically eligible – no further steps are required.
 
The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. In their four-month, part-time program, you can “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback.

 

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Winners Banco Sabadell Contest

Today the four finalist teams to win the Banco Sabadell Contest (School Year, HealthAdvisor, Vincles, and Trip4Real) presented their apps to a jury at Banco Sabadell. Once again, they impressed everyone with their hard work and creative ideas. Their challenge was to translate their app into a financial app, and again only in 6000 minutes!

After a hard deliberation the winning team was announced, School Year. Congratulations Tomás Ferrándiz, Fernando García and Jordi Boza. Banco Sabadell and BStartUp will give a grant to one of the members of the team to become a dreamer of Imagine Silicon Valley 2014. This dreamer will spend one month working in Silicon Valley and visiting the most innovative companies in the world! Congratulations School Year! 

Congratulations to all the participating teams for your amazing work!

 

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Audi Innovation Prize

On the 28th of February the 4 winning teams of Imagine Express 2014: WiPet (Open), Trip4Real (Tourism&Culture), Vincles (Social) and Phisious (Health) presented their projects at the  Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

In this event the 4 winners were competing to win the Audi Innovation Prize. a prize that will take the winners to work during one week to Silicon Valley!

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We would like to thank the judges that accompanied us during the event (from left to right): Guillermo Fada (Director Audi España) , Jaime Jiménez (SVP B2B of Softonic) , Albert Carné (Northwest Territorial Resources Manager at Orange) , David Ferré (Member of the board at College of Telecomunications Engineers “COETTC”) , Julie Chrysler (Global Marketing and Student Advocacy at Cisco Networking Academy) . We are aware of the though decision they had to make, thank you very much for your help! 

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After a very hard deliberation, the winning team was chosen: WiPet. Congratulations Ignacio López, Marc Mateu, and Natalia Dominguez . We will see you very soon in San Francisco!

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Once again, congratulations to all the participating teams! You energy and talent is truly inspiring to all of us !

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Winners Imagine Express 2014

On Wednesday 26th of February the 12 teams of Imagine Express presented their projects in front of investors and experts at the London Eye. From the Imagine staff we would like to congratulate all the teams for their amazing work, all the members of the jury were amazed by everything they had achieved in only 2 days. It has been spectacular to see how the teams have worked together to create extraordinary  projects.

The teams entered the London Eye cabins by categories, three teams where competing in every category: Open, Social, Tourism&Culture, and Health. From each category the judges chose one final winner. The choice was not easy, the jury members had a very though time making the decisions! We would like to thank Yolanda Perez (BStartup), Ignacio Fonts (Inveready), Itxaso del Palacio (EC1 Capital), John Henderson (White Start Capital), Sofia Hmich (Index Ventures), Arturo Calvo (Dialective)  and Clara Navarro (shi2b) for joining us in this great adventure!

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Winners Imagine Express 2014

Open Theme Category :

WiPet - ensuring the peace of mind for pet owners

Team members: Ignacio López (creative), Marc Mateu (developer), Natalia Dominguez (business)

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Tourism & Culture: Trip4Real - global community marketplace that connects travelers with local experts who offer unique activities

Team members: Gloria Molins (creative), Oscar Cardona (developer), Mateo Pereira (business)

 

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Social: Vincles - Collaborative trust networks to support the elderly who are dependent and isolated

Team members: Josep María Miró (creative), Pablo Niñoles (developer), Jordi Picas Vila (business)

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Health: Phisious -App that allows physical virtual rehabilitation

Team members: Xavier Palomer (creative), Joui Comeras (developer), Edgardo Adorno (business)

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Prizes for the winning teams:

Presentation at Mobile World Congress (28th of February 2014)

Access to the final of AUDI Silicon Valley Competition

Fast Track to Wayra/Conector/LinkToStart/Ship2b

15,000 euros in technology services by Microsoft

5,000 euros in legal services by BDO

Communication services by aPortada

Social Media Campaigns by Softonic

MotoX smartphones by Motorola

Mifis 4G by Orange

Eada StartUp program grant / Founder Institute Grant

 

 

Congratulations to all the participant teams, what you have all accomplished is incredible! You are all winners! 

 

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