Partnership with Academia

ESADE strongly believes in the power of partnerships and in the development of mutual value to contribute to the improvement and development of society

During almost sixty years, ESADE has worked hand in hand with leading academic and non-academic organizations to support and accompany its development. Long-term and solid relationships that have contributed with clear insights on opportunities, problems and solutions to our partners, faculty and students.

The ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute (EEI) guarantees its vision of being a global reference center in the field of entrepreneurship through research and action-oriented training, in addition to its active presence in the social debate and support for projects of enterprising people to promote the progress of society.

Partnerships with corporations

Leadership & Influence

The ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute aims to become a unique platform for our partners to strengthen their position and collaboration within the industry.

Entrepreneurial profiles & access to early stage start-ups

Corporate partners have the opportunity to develop rich interactions with students and take advantage of early stage start-ups.

Knowledge & Research

Joining the ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute offers a great opportunity for our partners to access relevant knowledge, participate in research projects and enrich from collaboration with our faculty and researchers.

Communication & Brand

Supporting the ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute brings exceptional visibility and recognition to our partners, supporting their position as industry leaders committed with top education and research on the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Global Partner




Santander Universidades has been a strategic supporter of the ESADE Entrepreneurship Institute (EEI) since 2009. Thanks to this vital support, the EEI is able to lead an extensive year-round agenda of activities at its EGarage and carry out important research through its Research Group in Entrepreneurship (GRIE).

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EEI Partners

Open Value Foundation

Impact Investing & Social Entrepreneurship Partner

The Open Value Foundation wants to contribute to transforming the relationship between the different sectors, and between these and other social actors, promoting an ecosystem in which joint work is carried out in favor of a greater social impact.

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EY is a world leader in audit, taxation, transaction advisory and consulting services. The analysis and quality services offered by EY help to create confidence in capital markets and economies around the world. Globally, EY operates in 150 countries and has 212,000 employees, of which more than 3,000 work in the firm's 14 offices in Spain.

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Partnership Benefits

In addition to the partnership’s outputs and impact, partners of the EEI will have access to different activities and advantages. Benefits will vary depending on the established alliance.

Development & Influence:

Access to our seminars, workshops & symposiums.
Special ad-hoc capacity building workshops.
Special discount on ESADE Executive Education programmes on impact investing.

Talent & Recruitment:

Employer branding activities.
Organization of business challenges.
Advanced service & priority scheduling for talent recruitment.

Knowledge & Research:

Case study developed by ESADE faculty (when applicable).
Ad-hoc presentations and debates of relevant ESADE research and reports.

Communication & Brand:

Brand presence in all publications and reports.
Brand presence on all communication platforms & materials.
Free invitations to Targeted Events and Annual Conference.

Would you like to be a sponsor of ESADE?

ESADE offers you a variety of customized options. Get in touch with the Corporate Relations Team for more information