TURN YOUR IDEA INTO A REAL THING
Last April the 12th it took place in Madrid, within the frame of Vives Emprende Programme, the event EMPRENDE, INNOVA, COMPARTE, targeted to unemployed people interested in carrying out business initiatives. Around 70 people participated and 20 of them competed with their business plans and the presentation of their ideas to get a prize of €2000.
During the day innovation and inspiration were addressed though talks, prototyping workshops with LEGO and networking, in addition communicative skills were trained through a storytelling workshop so that entrepreneurs could convince the audience with their business ideas. Furthermore, assistants could enjoy a market place were products and services were shown and the participants explained what they worked about.
Raquel Álvarez (26) and Álvaro Arranz (30) project, Upgrade School, won the contest. It is an English, technology and arts academy that focuses its methodology in teaching through gamification an interaction among students.