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The event was a place to connect young talented people with consolidated professionals creating mentorship
Barcelona, on October 25th 2016. Odder and Cercle CECOT de Joves Empresaris organized the event, and BANC collaborated with them in order to choose which company’s projects received the prizes.
The event took place in Sant Cugat del Vallès and got together one hundred people related to the financial world, including business angels, venture capital managers and acceleration programs managers. Also, 14 start-ups were selected for the event.
It was a new format of event, where a selected group of start-ups founded by youngsters could find the financing and mentoring they need in order to grow.
The objective of these entrepreneurs was to find funding and advice to boost their respective projects. BANC (Business Angels Network of Catalonia) was part of the jury when deciding the winners.
BANC has an active role in the promotion of entrepreneurship, understanding that nowadays it is very important helping and promoting innovative and valued projects.
BANC was the first Catalan and Spanish private Business Angels Network. Its founders were the CECOT employees and the Private Foundation for the Promotion of Self-employment in Catalonia (AUTOOCUPACIO) with the collaboration of ICF Institut Català de Finances. BANC belongs to the Xarxa d’Inversors Privats (XIP), and it is a member of the Spanish Association of Business Angels Networks (AEBAN) and the European Business Angels Network (EBAN). It is the Spanish promoter of the Global Business Angels Network (GBAN).