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Berlin study trip – Exploring the new venture and high growth horizon

50 ESADE MBA students.
17 startups and venture capital companies.
5 days of excitement.
Invaluable learnings.

The ESADE MBA Berlin study tour for Class of 2018 didn’t put students sitting in a university classroom, but kept us moving from one company’s office to another, with a 7-day Berlin AB zone metro ticket.

In the pleasant breeze of Northern Germany’s month of June, we arrived in Berlin, which was once the greatest city of the world, and was seriously destroyed in WWII. Berlin bears mixed memories of pain and loss, but today it is vibrant and new again, and is recognized as one of the best startup hubs of Europe.

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Creativity Audit in action – visit Azzuro Innovation, an ESADE MBA startup

Every year, ESADE students participate in the Creativity For Business Innovation (C4BI) case competition. The founders of Azzuro Innovation were finalists in their year, and are among the first to put Ferran Adria’s methodology into business action.

Nikolai Tsvetkov and Ramon Serrallonga are two class of 2016 graduates from ESADE full-time MBA. They chose ESADE MBA because of its entrepreneurial spirit. After graduation, Nikolai and Ramon dived into starting up. They took a place in ESADE Eworks’ garage (The Egarage) and started rolling without hesitation.

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Health 2.0 Barcelona 2017 – innovation for healthcare

The Health 2.0 conference and Healthio trade-show are annual events which boast a total of over 3000 visitors. This year they are co-hosted in Fira Montjuic. Both the Healthcare Club and the Entrepreneurship Club were present in the event as volunteers for Health 2.0 and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

The Health 2.0 conference opened with a pitch competition of EU eHealth SMEs. Throughout the three-day event, about a hundred of companies or representatives went on stage or exhibition. Their topics cover innovation for infrastructure, voices of patients and healthcare professionals, connecting healthcare system, regulatory discussions, applications for specific disease types, and also AI, VR and big data (as in every conference nowadays).

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ESADE MBA Tel Aviv trek 2017 – learn, see, imagine!

How often do you find yourself standing on a land of conflict, yet feeling stunned by its achievement in technology and business?

In Spring 2017, the ESADE MBA Entrepreneurship Club organized a trek to Tel Aviv. The preparation took 3-4 months, and was mainly driven by club VP Arthur Felizzola from Brazil. We were able to meet up with a high-growth startup, a local entrepreneur, and a venture capital firm to gain great insights on the startup ecosystem in Tel Aviv.

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VC visits by the ESADE MBA Entrepreneurship Club!

Visit 1: Sailing the venture yacht with Paua Ventures

On 22 March, 2017, the Entrepreneurship Club of ESADE MBA has had the honor to be hosted by successful entrepreneur-turned venture capitalist Mr Georg Stockinger. Like many of us in the MBA, Georg had an engineering background, and after some years of corporate experiences he decided to pursue an MSc in Finance at ESADE.

With an excellent profile for any company, he dived into the startup world after graduation. Georg has run a few big startup names under his responsibility. After two years he took a turn into the other side and started his VC life. Last year, Georg decided to join Paua Ventures.

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