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A special masterclass for EWA entrepreneurs in Spain closed up the EIT Food V FUN&FAN

During the masterclass, Mathieu Carenzo from IESE guided the participants on the art of effectively pitching their business ideas to investors and ensuring that their proposals align with audience expectations.

17 Oct 2023
EIT Food South

EIT Food's V FUN&FAN event concluded with a complete agenda of thought-provoking discussions, empowering speeches, and memorable moments.

The event, which explored sustainability, resilience, and female entrepreneurship in the food sector, left attendees inspired and motivated to make a positive impact on the industry. Been also a great opportunity where unforgettable moments were shared among EIT Food South partners and startups from the ecosystem.

In parallel, a series of stands allowed the startups currently working with EIT Food South to showcase their businesses. Among them, the 10 participants of the EWA Programme could not be missed.

It is worth noting that the second day of the event put the spotlight on female entrepreneurship in the industry. EWA Entrepreneurs and the rest of the attendees had the opportunity of hearing inspirational speeches from notable women, including Beatriz Magro Nogales, CEO & Co-Founder at Komvida Organic Kombucha, and Begum Mutus, General Manager at Yıldız Holding.

"My attendance at the EIT FUN&FAN event was enriching, as I had the opportunity to meet key players in the food industry in Spain and Europe, customers or potential current or future partners. I also met entrepreneurs with whom I can share experiences and support each other from now on".

- Priscila Silva, Co-Founder & CMO at Gundo App

However, the day did not end there. Following the event, EWA Entrepreneurs received a special masterclass.

Mathieu Carenzo, an entrepreneur and Business Angel with experience at companies like Glovo and Trioteca, along with his role as a professor at IESE Business School, shared his invaluable expertise with the aspiring female entrepreneurs.

During the masterclass, Mathieu Carenzo guided the participants on the art of effectively pitching their business ideas to investors and ensuring that their proposals align with audience expectations. The session even included a pitch practice, with Mathieu providing valuable feedback and insights to improve their pitch skills.

Exciting developments are on the horizon! Stay tuned for announcements regarding the upcoming Spain Pitch Day.

"The FUN&FAN event allowed us to showcase the next innovative product we will be launching on the market and we were very happy with the success and positive feedback we received. In addition, we were able to meet the EIT Food community, our colleagues from EWA and different companies from the agrifood sector with whom we created connections. It was a very positive and enriching meeting for Madari".

- Anaís Diez, Co-Founder & COO at Madari
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