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MIT Enterprise Forum Spain

ORGANIZES THE
7th EDITION OF INVESTORS FORUM

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INVESTORS FORUM

WORKS EVERY YEAR TO BE THE REFERENCE FORUM
IN SPAIN FOR APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES

Investors Forum is the right matching between technological projects and investors through 7 minutes vis a vis where the magic of investmets occurs.

INVESTORS FORUM 2017

50
Technological projects

Technical excellence

Business sustainability

Applicability of projects to industry and market

20
Investors

National and international investors

Active Phase of investment in Pre-seed, Seed, Early Stage and Growth

Approach to Institutional and Corporate Investors

4
Tecnological Tracks

Investors Forum selescts 50 technological projects with more potential in Spain

TECHNOLOGICAL TRACKS

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA AND INDUSTRY 4.0 applied to:

Applied and Industrial Technologies, Tourism

Health: human & animal

Cleantech

Fintech

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT STAGES

Pre-seed stage

Conceptual approach with the technology (even patent) as well as business model

Seed stage

Developed Prototype, Business Plan elaborated with contacts with possible customers and pre-sales in process.

Early stage

First sales of the product/technology, development of new versions of the product/technology
and sales growth in process.

Growth

Product or service technologically mature, with the need of funding to scale.

DEAL FLOW

+ 400 Universities, TLOs (Technology Licensing Offices), Technological Centers, industrial clusters, professional associations, MITef Community Incubators, etc…

INVESTORS FORUM SCHEDULE

September 10

Project Registration opens

November 22

Deadline

December 13

INVESTORS FORUM 2017

Welcome to the Investors Forum 2017

Please keep in mind that all submissions must be in English and in natural language. If you should have any questions, please contact us at alvaro@mitef.es. We look forward to receive your application!


Companies must meet the following requirements to apply.


  • Technology-based company within any of the following categories: Clean Technology, Life Sciences, Applied Technologies and Fintech.
  • Interested in developing business and open to having investors in the company.
  • Sufficient resources (human and economic) to attend the Investors Forum (Madrid, 13th December) in case your company is selected.



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INVESTMENT PROPOSAL


ROUNDS OF FINANCING

Amount (€) / % share
Date

Key financial figures

ACTUAL DATA
FORECASTS
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FAQ's

What is the Investors Forum?

Investors Forum by MIT Enterprise Forum Spain is Spain’s most prominent forum of investment in applied technologies. It will gather Spain’s top 50 technological projects in seed and pre-seed stages, in the shape of meetings with a selection of 20 renowned national and international investors.

When and where will it take place?

The Investors Forum 2017 will take place on December 13, 2017 at the BBVA Innovation Centre, in Madrid (Spain).

What will the Investors Forum be like on the field?

The Investors Forum will be a private event, in the shape of a series of “speed-dating” meetings between the entrepreneurs and the investors of 7 min duration each (strictly timed), after which a bell will ring and the entrepreneurs will immediately have to leave their seats and proceed to the next ones assigned to them. The meetings will take place around a tall round-shaped table. You will be able to bring any documents or equipment you consider convenient.

Who will be the investors?

A selection of national and international specialist investors in active investment stages. You must be ready to present your company in English to foreign investors.

What areas of activity should applicant startups be based on?

In this edition, Investors Forum is seeking startups focused on ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, BIG DATA and INDUSTRY 4.0, applied to these four areas of activity:

  • Applied Technologies related to industrial processes
  • Applied Technologies related with human and animal health
  • Applied Technologies related to tourism
  • Cleantech
  • Fintech

6. What are the requirements to apply?

Startups must generally meet the following requirements to apply:

  • To fall within one of the four activity areas mentioned in Q5
  • To be interested in developing their business and open to having investors in the company

How can I apply?

Please fill in and submit this online application formulario online. We look forward to receiving your application!

What are the costs of attending Investors Forum if I am selected?

Attending the Investors Forum will be free. Travel tickets or stay expenses will not covered.

How can I learn more about the Investors Forum?

Please contact Alvaro Berbís at Alvaro Berbís alvaro@mitef.es

START-UPS

50 projects with high tecnological and business potential

Investors

20 investors in active investment phase

68% of Start-Ups held second meetings with investors and 53% of Start-Ups hold real investment options.

2 Start-Ups have received concrete invetment proposals.

Follow-up results start-ups as of March 2014

87,5% of investors consider Entrepreneurs selection as "Excellent" or "Very good" related to time to market.

62,5 % of investors has considered start-ups selected as "Excellent" or "Very good" in relation with their technological excellence.

Investors survey

87,5 % of Investors consider Investors Forum has accomplished in an excellent way their expectations and investors have a clear will to participate again.

73,3 % of entrepreneurs evaluates the Forum as excellent in the investors selection.

Start-Ups and investors survey

"We are evaluating the investment proposal received"

"After the meetings with investors, we have discovered different financing schemes that could be of our interest"

"We have not found any other forum where we have received so much feed-back. Investors feed-back has served us to improve our value proposition a posteriori, and currently we are closing an investment round thanks to a business angel, thank you to your great event!"

BBVA Innovation Centre, Plaza de Santa Barbara 2, Madrid
Tuesday, December 13th 2017 (9 AM – 2 PM)