Startup Competition

EESummit 24

May 17th  | Esade Forum, Barcelona

Pitch your startup at the Get-together of International Fast Growth Entrepreneurs, Investors and Talent in Barcelona

The power of entrepreneurship

The Esade Entrepreneurship Summit 2024 brings together fast-growth entrepreneurs, top investors and international talent in Barcelona! You can get to know the most dynamic movers and shakers who are creating, growing and financing high-growth companies.

Get inspired, exchange ideas and learn about the next exciting venture to join, catch up with former and current ESADE students and the whole entrepreneurial community - all in a personal and informal setting!

EESummit Pitching Competition

The Startup Pitching Session

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The Esade Entrepreneurship Summit is the get-together of top investors and founders where we have created a special stage where as founder and entrepreneur you will get the visibility you deserve. 

We're looking for the best 10 startups to join us and the TOP 5 will do a 3-minute live pitch in English with investors and other founders and inspire the entrepreneurship community!

The pitch session will take place at Esade Campus Barcelona-Pedralbes on May 17th. After the presentation, a special jury, formed by top investors and founders, will share with you their questions, tip and/or recommendations.

It's an opportunity you can't miss!

Apply if your startup project

Already in the market

Validated projects in the growth phase: you should be able to show us customers/metrics

High-growth & high-impact!

It's an industry-agnostic pitching session with which we are looking for the next TOP high-growth, high-impact startups!

Other requirements:

Investment-ready: Looking to raise capital in the next 6 months

No link with Esade is required

Founder has to be in Barcelona (in-person) on May 17th

The selection process

In order to have your startup pitching on stage, you have to pass our selection process and the TOP10 projects will join us and the TOP5 will pitch at the Esade Entrepreneurship Summit in front of a jury and possible investors.


What's the selection process like?


by April 21st

Fill out all the steps of the application and upload your 2-minutes video-pitch


May 8th

The top 10 startups will be invited to do an online 3-minute pitch, and get  selected to do the final pitch


by May 10th

Announcement of the 5 winners who will be invited to pitch at the Esade Entrepreneurship Summit on May 17th

A jury of experts

When you become one of the top 10 startups you will join us at the Esade Entrepreneurship Summit and the TOP 5 will pitch at the event on the 19th of March in front of investors and VC funds from all over Europe:

Sia H

Sia Houchangnia

Partner at Seedcamp

Fernando Zallo

Fernando Zallo Olaeta

Director at Esde BAN

Haydee Barroso

Haydee Barroso Bañales

CEO and cofounder at Atani

Alex Bisbe

Alex Bisbe

cofounder and co-CEO of Sekondary


Paula Pardo Esteve

Sr Manager Innovation at IATA

When and where?

Friday 17th May

Afternoon (hours to be confirmed)

Esade Business School

Campus Barcelona-Pedralbes

Av. Pedralbes, 60‐62

08034 Barcelona,  España

Why attend Esade Entrepreneurship Summit 2023?

Whether you're a top founder looking for new talent or investors, a seasoned entrepreneur or expert looking to expand your network and connect with like-minded individuals, or a new talent seeking to join a great project, the ESADE Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 is the perfect forum to explore the exciting world of entrepreneurship.

  • - Position yourself as a top entrepreneur.
  • - Connect with like-minded individuals.
  • - Meet TOP experts, professionals and from different industries that will help you grow.
  • - Schedule meetings with investors.
  • - Find talent fit for your startup.
  • - Interviews with startups ready to take on new talent.

Apply NOW!


If you have doubts please contact us here.

If you're a startup in the growth stage looking to get known by possible investors and other founders, apply to take part in the Esade Entrepreneurship Summit's Pitch Session. Note that this application does not include a ticket for the EESummit unless you are selected to pitch on the main stage of the summit.


An Esade-powered event

Organized by the Esade Entrepreneurship Institute with eWorks, and powered by Esade Business School.

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