OUTREACH & ALUMNI

We are constantly on the lookout for corporate partners who want to get involved in social innovation initiatives. We are also open to collaborative efforts with exceptional alumni who might need additional resources in making their ideas or projects both a reality and a success. If you’d like to join in our cause, contact us.

Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation Boosted by IE

This initiative aims to support innovative solutions that have the potential to make a major social impact in three categories: 1. Improvements in health and digital technology (e-Health), 2. Innovation in insurance and 3. Mobility and road safety. Fundación MAPFRE and IE work with communities of social innovators in Brazil, LATAM (except Brazil) and Europe to identify projects that have the best chance of effecting social transformation. Finalists will receive support from mentors and specialized coaches to prepare their presentation in the Grand Finale , where 3 winners (one per category) will be presented with a donation of 30.000€ each to boost their projects.

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Digital Transformation for Inclusive Business Development

Students in IE's Master in Visual and Digital Media, as part of their online marketing course, will design online stores and marketing strategies for selected small local merchants and artisans. Thanks to the support from J.P. Morgan, beneficiaries participating in this project will receive the tailor-made working online stores and already optimized marketing strategies designed by students. Also, each beneficiaries will have a mentor to guide them as they incorporate online sales to their daily operations. This project combines fieldwork and academic research, aimed to design, develop and test a methodology to promote technology adoption among small business owners.

Financieros sin Fronteras (FSF)

Financieros sin Fronteras was created as a response to the need to strengthen the microfinance sector in Africa, we are constantly looking for Partners who want social innovation initiatives as well as collaborating with exceptional alumni in need of resources for their projects to be a success.

IE Network for Alumni in Social Innovation

Our database serves as a platform to connect with alumni involved in social innovation around the world. Our network of diverse social innovation industries includes FinTech, Human Rights, Education, Renewables and Health and Consultancies for NGOs, amongst other. Our database includes 25% of Cofounders or CEOs. Get involved and grow your network of resources.

Team

Concepción Galdón

Director/Academic Lead

Max Oliva

Deputy Director

Joaquín Garralda

Senior Advisor