2016 Europe South
Regional Finals

Barcelona, Spain
March 12, 2016
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Paid guest parking is available at IESE Business School’s North Campus.
See below a list of hotels in which IESE students have stayed in the past. Be sure to mention IESE, as in certain cases students may receive discount.

  • Abba Garden
  • Sansi Pedralbes
  • Hotel HUSA Bonanova Park
  • Hotel Silken St Gervasi
  • Hotel AC Victoria Suites
  • Hotel Catalonia Castelnou
  • Husa Arenas
  • Husa Pedralbes



Below are invited schools. So far we have confirmations from Copenhagen, LBS, Oxford, SDA Bocconi. Other schools, click here to confirm your participation.



Organizers, click here to submit judges.



  • 6:00 p.m.    Local time of event. Teams receive business plans by email.


  • 8:00 a.m.    Team check-in, facility tour, coffee and muffins
  • 8:30 a.m.    Judge and startup check-in
  • 8:50 a.m.    Orientation for everyone
  • 9:00 a.m.    Startup pitches
  • 10:00 a.m.  Due diligence sessions (14-minute team/startup Q&A + 3-minute judge/team Q&A)
  • 11:30 a.m.   Lunch and team work session
  • 1:00 p.m.    Written deliverables due by email  (use filename “Teamname_Startupname.doc/pdf” template)
  • 1:30 p.m.    Partner meetings (15 minutes each)
  • 3:30 p.m.   Judges vote for top two teams (see results at www.vcic.org/results)
  • 3:45 p.m.    Negotiations (top two teams only, 10 minutes each)
  • 4:30 p.m.    Awards ceremony + networking with judges
  • 6:00 p.m.    Networking event at local venue