IE Smart Trade Venture Day

29 Sep 2020

Online English
Free of charge | 15.00 CET

IE and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are hosting a global challenge for startups that seeks to find compelling smart trade initiatives related to a post-COVID-19 world. Projects highlighting trade digitalisation, health, supply chain resilience, trade finance, access to finance, sustainable trade, as well as issues relevant to helping small business are of particular interest.

The objective of the Competition is to:

  • Showcase knowledge and know-how
  • Foster entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Encourage entrepreneurs to have a positive impact on major social challenges
  • Empower startups by connecting them with top investors and corporations
  • Provide a platform for startups and students to gain international visibility and exposure

The pre-selected startups will have the chance to pitch their projects to a panel of international experts represent by IE, ICC and other major international organisations.

  • Opening Remarks from ICC
  • Opening Remarks from IE
  • Introduction to Jury Members
  • Main Startup Competition
  • Keynote speech
  • Winner announcement
  • Closing of the event

John W.H. Denton AO

Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris

Susana Malcorra

Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs, Madrid

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