III Global Startup Battle Valencia

    Friday, November 20 - 22, 2015

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  4. Judges
  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
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III Global Startup Battle Valencia

Friday, November 20 - 22, 2015

Friday, November 20 - 22, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Las Naves Centro Contemporáneo
Calle Joan Verdeguer 20
Valencia, Spain 46010

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No talk. All action. Valencia is ready for the 3rd Edition of Global Startup Battle.

Startup Weekend Valencia is a 54-hour event where developers, designers and entrepreneurs makes their own ideas real. You will be able to present your incredible idea and with the best team win the battle.

This time we are immersed in the 2015 Global Startup Battle. Startup Weekend Valencia is going to be at the same time than more than 200 cities around the world that are launching startups and working for the big local and global prizes, Google sponsored prize, Amazon sponsored prize and much more.

As other Startup Weekend Valencia, with a lot of fun, a lot of people to meet, a big community to be part of. Over the weekend, you will be putting the foundations of a business case, designing and building a product prototype, testing your assumptions with a potential customers, and, on Sunday night, pitch the results of your weekend's work to a panel of amazing judges. What's more, over the weekend, you will have access to startup experts, investors, coaches and mentors there to help you bring your big-ideas to life.

What's Included: 

  • Catering and pizzas over all weekend
  • Unlimited coffee, refreshments and some beers :p
  • Beautiful Startup Weekend Valencia T-shirt 
  • Cool working space at Collaborative Space Las Naves
  • Discounts for some of the best startup tools - AWS, Sendgrid, Microsoft Azure, etc
  • Inclusion in the Global Startup Battle to compete for awesome prizes
  • One-on-one direct access to the best startup mentors and coaches in Spain
  • Table tennis, badmington, mini-gold and multiple recreational areas

Are you ready for the battle?

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Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend


Friday November 20th

6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Welcome to Global Startup Battle
Introduction to the III Global Startup Battle in Valencia

7:30 pm
Pitch Time!
Do you have an idea? Tell us! Do you want to hear an idea? Stay tune!

9:00 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

10:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow. Do this things with a drink in your hand and talking to all the members

Saturday November 21st

9:30 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend

11:00 am
Mentors are coming
Mentors will help you with everything you need to know.

1:30 pm
Check-in, status reports, call for help, necessities....

2:00 pm
Let's have lunch!
Are you hungry? We invite you to an amazing launch with mentors and organizers

7:30 pm
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help

9:00 pm
Inspiration talk
Are you tired? Let's hear the experience of the once that own a business since more than 20 years.

10:00 pm

11:55 pm
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday November 22nd

1:00 am
SOS Pitch!
Our coach Lee Monk is going to help you in the last step to the final. Good luck with the pitch!

9:00 am
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee

10:00 am
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

2:00 pm

3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

5:00 pm
Final Presentations

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

8:30 pm

9:00 pm
Go Home!


Juanjo Rausell
Manager La Tahona del Abuelo

5th Generation of Bakers, manages its own furnace since 1995, when his father retired.

Enthusiastic and self-taught his trade was deepening and studying the fermentation process, the response of different flours, times, different compositions and everything related to baking, with subscriptions to specialized magazines and the best of schools: experiencing in his workshop every night. He turned a family business into a consolidated company in the sector, and today has a team of 25 people who share enthusiasm for a job well done. La Tahona del Abuelo has positioned itself in the sector as a craftsman reference oven has combined tradition, innovation and design.

Event Judges

Rafael Monterde
Director General Fundación Inndea Valencia

Ángel Buigues
Delegado de Emprendimiento de BStartup en Dirección Territorial Este de Banco Sabadell

Patricia Cantalapiedra
Gerente de proyectos Lanzadera

Jorge Dobón
CEO & Founder at Demium Startups

Ismael Teijón
Co-Founder & CIO de Demium Startups

Emprendedor en cadena especializado en la creación de startups. Tras unos años trabajando como CTO y después de varias aventuras emprendedoras, decidí crear, junto Jorge Dobón, Demium Startups, una incubadora de empresas que busca talento emprendedor y crea startups desde cero, tratando de facilitar el camino a estos y aumentando así las posibilidades de éxito. En los últimos 4 años hemos creado 33 compañías con una tasa de supervivencia del 80%.

Rosa Górriz
Fundadora y Directora General de IEM Business School

Coaches and Mentors

Javier Peris
Certified Assessor

Senior Consultant and Trainer Expert in Business Analysis, Management and Project Management with over 20 years experience companies and organizations related to Internet and new technologies, specializing in getting that good ideas are managed as projects and projects become profitable businesses.

Marlon Molina
Senior expert in education, training, service management and project management.

Marlon Molina is a computer engineer, has postgraduate studies in business management, information systems, and information security; Expert in Service Management and Project Management. The last 15 years have been dedicated to training and education, where he has been professor of different specializations, always related to Information Technology.

María González
Travel Industry Manager Google

With ten years of experience on Google, including offices in London and Madrid, María has worked in sales and financial equipment management. She worked in the retail team, responsible for the fashion industry, advising both multichannel customers as pure players, and currently belongs to the team of Travel, where its primarily role is to help its customers generate more sales through SEM and notoriety generation strategies, and engagement both Display and Youtube.

Before Google, he worked in investment banking as a financial analyst (JP Morgan and Moody's) and International Development (World Bank). Degree in Law and Business Studies from ICADE and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Javier Sevilla
CEO Jobssy & Kotraders

Javier is actually C.E.O of Jobssy.com and KoTraders.
In parallel Javier is "Mentor" of madri+d network, mentoring almost all type of startups.

KoTraders is a Professional Service for CryptoCurrencies and Bitcoins based on Artificial Intelligence Technology; your money will be safe and will grow up working with KoTraders. Jobssy.com in an Artificial Intelligence platform for HR and Talent Retention activities. Javier is actually managing the Jobssy exiting process.

Devialab Alexander Rubén Anthan
Developers and Geeks

They are a software lab with an open source spirit, helping you turn your ideas into beautiful products.
Developers, geeks and lovers of Startup Weekend 

Lee Monk
Coach de inglés de negocios

Maverick Inglés and Lee have helped entrepreneurs in Valencia to pitch in London in Google events and raise funds from international funds. Lee is coaching to pitch for the Climate KIC EU project  and teaches at the University of Valencia in the Master of entrepreneurship, as well as being co-director of Maverick Inglés which already has 20 employees along with his partner, Julia .

Thus, if you have to prepare a speech, either in English or Spanish and want to nail it, Lee can transform any speaker in an excellent draftsman; "It's not magic, you have to analyze a lot and see a lot of speeches of other people, then you have to have very clear things and work it." This is the formula that Lee wants to share with you.

Vanessa Palmer
Co-founder & CEO of eSportics

Vanessa Palmer, after more than 10 years of international experience in banking, real estate and finance, co-founded in late 2012 eSportics, a cloud software to manage sports competitions and games. Vanessa has a degree in Business Administration, Executive MBA from IESE, Master in Internet Business (MIB) in the ISDI, master in Marketing and Sales Management ESIC and Graduate Equity by the IEB.
World passionate paddle startup and is closely linked to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Barcelona. She is co-organizer of CEEMBA (Entrepreneurs Club Executive MBA IESE), Vice Alumni Connector, head of the Department of metrics Agilesales.pro and member of the management committee of Sitka Capital.

Jesús P. López
Director Bufete Abogado Amigo

Law degree from the University of Valladolid, MBA International Master in Business Administration from the University Camilo Jose Cela and Master in Information Systems and New Technologies (ICT) by the University of Valencia. Professor in the Master of Marketing and Digital Communication IMF and Camilo Jose Cela University

Member of the Hon. Valencia Bar Association and the Association of Advertising and Public Relations of Valencia, Member of APEP, Spanish Professional Association of Privacy and ISACA Information Systems Audit and Control Association.

Professor at the Graduate University of Alicante expert on social networks (in collaboration with AERCO) and the Master of Digital Marketing IMF - Camilo Jose Cela University. Speaker at events and courses related to the launch of innovative companies and StartUp, Commercial and Corporate Law, Law and New Information Technologies Law, Social Networks, Online Reputation, Internet Business Development.

Nevena Vujosevic
Business/Life Coach & Consultant

Nevena Vujosevic, owner of NEV Coaching & Consulting, is Executive Coach, Business Consultant Psychologist and organizations with over 15 years experience in business development and organizational strategy (communication, innovation, marketing, sales, human resources, etc. ), leadership and talent management as well as personal and professional development. He has worked in the field of multinational (investment banks: Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs Asset Management), as with SMEs and non-profit sectors (Cambridge in America). It is also a coach in Spain three chosen to represent the multinational coaching largest in the world, CoachSource.

Hernán Fernández

Senior Web App Developer. WordPress Expert Developer. System Analyst & Programmer. Entrepreneur

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The III Global Startup Battle Valencia team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Las Naves es un espacio para la creación y producción cultural actual basado en un planteamiento de colaboración, dinámico e innovador. Un punto de encuentro donde emprendedores culturales y creadores trabajan en red y dan forma a proyectos originales.

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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Valencia is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Paloma
    Mas Pellicer
  • Javier
  • Fer
  • enrique
    penichet garcía
  • Miguel
    Calero Fernández
  • Yesika
    Yesika Robles
  • Camila
  • Krloos


Jose Iglesias
Regional Director EMEA at Techstars

Event Staff

Caritta Seppä
COO & Co-Founder

Responsible for managing Tespack, a company focusing in mobile energy. Co-founded Tespack and successfully raised capital from VCs and EU while expanded company's business operations globally. 

Closed partnerships with Vodafone, TomTom and the United Nations. 


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