The new startup incubator of FACEBOOK in the world’s largest startup campus

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced that the tech giant will be opening “Startup Garage” in Paris’s Station F, the only startup campus gathering a whole entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof. Station F is announcing the early opening this 2017 and is around 34,000 sq meters big. This campus counts with more than 3000 … Read more

Hackers/Founders, the network around the world

The Co-op is an accelerator run by Hackers/Founders, the largest network of entrepreneurs in the world with over 200,000 members in 47 countries. The accelerator is a tight-knit cooperative, where concierge services are provided in exchange for equity, and where founders help each other and elect each other to the program. H/F Portfolio companies currently … Read more

Ouishare, the think and be-tank for a collaborative society

OuiShare is a global community that was founded in January 2012 in Paris with the mission of building a collaborative society by connecting people, organizations and ideas around fairness, openness and trust. In 5 years, Ouishare has evolved and expanded, involving people from Europe, North, Latin America and the Middle East. Powered by a network … Read more

DO NOT PANIC AND FACE THE RISKS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

You might have heard the statement that “risk-taking is almost synonymous with entrepreneurship”. Well… there is obviously some truth to this. Entrepreneurship means risk. The risk of walking away from a secure career pathway to create something new. However, the other side of the coin is that most entrepreneurs are not risk takers by nature. … Read more

FINTECH WORLD AND ITS INCUBATORS

  What does the concept Fintech mean? Finance + Technology. It is the union of both concepts that brings together all financial services companies that use last technologies to offer innovative financial products and services. Traditional sector of finance is becoming obsolete and this situation is strengthening the Fintech companies exponentially. They are changing the … Read more

IVF – An institution that ensures financial access to Valencian local entrepreneurs

When we talk about money, investment and fundraising for entrepreneurs, lots of different possibilities arise in our minds: credits by banks, crowfunding, public funds, grants, university financial programs,… Obviously, the private sector here is important, but initiatives under the public sector let us see how government is involved and cares about entrepreneurship. Here we want … Read more

GET TO KNOW INTITUTO IDEAS: A ENTREPRENEURIAL PROMOTER IN VALENCIA

An entrepreneurial university aims to give support to innovative enterprises creation. It contributes to the economic and social development of a territory, which is one of the most important values for a university. Such is the case of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. In 1992 was created the INSTITUTO IDEAS, as the institution charged with … Read more