EEI organizes and participates in various outreach activities, through events, competitions, clubs, and the media.
Organized by EEI
Led by Professor Marcel Planellas from the ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute, the Creativity for Business Innovation Challenge (C4BI) is a competition organized by elBullifoundation and ESADE for students at ESADE Business School. The objective of C4BI is to apply the concept of creative process auditing in a business. ‘Creative process auditing is a tool for obtaining the greatest efficiency in innovation and, in particular, for ensuring that this efficiency has longevity,’ explained renowned chef and elBullifoundation founder Ferran Adrià. ‘C4BI is a unique and exciting challenge: we’ll be entering a new world’.
Organized entirely by E3 student sssociation, takes place every year since 2011. A whole day with international speakers within the framework of the TED project. 2018 edition it was based in inspiring stories about the trends of tomorrow. Biotech, Health, Sports, Sharing Economies, Education and Marketing were some of the discussed topics.
This event is connecting the dots around innovation and entrepreneurship by organizing a yearly 2-day entrepreneurial conference on the campus of ESADE in Sant Cugat, Barcelona. This event organized by E3 student association, is an interaction-centric and exceptional entrepreneurial conference in Barcelona. 2018 edition focused on "Next Generation of Builders" Artificial Intelligence, Fintech and Cryptocurrencies.
4YFN is the start-up business platform of Mobile World Congress that enables start-ups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together. It offers unique connecting initiatives, such as custom networking activities, technical abilities workshops, congresses, community outreach and open innovation programs. We believe that the start-up culture is the driving force for change in the economic and social fabric and, of course, Barcelona being a global tech hub is the ideal location for such creation and nurture.
In the 2018 edition, ESADE has become the academic partner of 4YFN and moved part of its campus to the venue of the event within the framework of the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Students from various ESADE programs were on site for three days, attending classes and lectures on three major subjects: robotics, artificial intelligence and entrepreneurship.
The EEI connects students with highly acclaimed competitions related to entrepreneurship.
Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC)
The GSVC is an international competition started in 1999 by MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business that empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and prize money to transform their ideas into fundable, scalable ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges using technology for good. Teams from across the globe learn how to design scalable models using the “Lean Startup” methodology, a process that emphasizes stakeholder discovery, business innovation, and social impact assessment.
The EEI is the competition outreach partner for Spain.
Hult Prize is an international start-up accelerator competition for young entrepreneurs promoted by the Hult International Business School and the United Nations Foundation that crowd-sources ideas from MBA and college students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education.
Every Year, the MBA Entrepreneurship Club organizes the competition