UNal-Manizales entrepreneurs at SpinWay 2016
Student’s House and Casa Blanca OC are the college firms which will represent the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNal) in Manizales in one of the most important events for entrepreneurs in Ibero-America.Manizales, 19 de julio de 2016 — Agencia de Noticias UN-
In Colombian only two universities are part of the RedEmprendia (UNal and the Universidad de Antioquia.)
The third version of SpinWay 2016 will be held in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and will summon entrepreneurs from 28 universities from countries such as Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Brazil and Colombia.
For Colombia, the entity in charge of coordinate the call is RedEmprendia, which is part of UNal.
RedEmprendia member Steven Delgado Cortés explains that the students in charge of the chosen firms are Sebastián Patiño Giraldo (Student’ House) and Víctor Raúl Jiménez (Casa Blanca OC) and will be part of 30 Ibero-American college students organized in groups of 3, who will travel the last miles of the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route.
Once there they will help write the manifesto entitled, “Ibero-America university entrepreneurship” coordinated by the COTEC for Innovation Foundation.
The program is directed to Ibero-American college senior undergraduate or graduate students.
The second version of SpinWay in which took part in 2014 in Mexico summoned 1,000 business models and 100 participants from 16 different countries.
“All of the participants entries had technological development and high innovation content, which we hope this new version will consolidate and share experiences,” said Delgado.
During 2016 the participants will have all paid expenses in Spain from September 23 to October 2 as well as technical support during the route.
The organization will have a preparatory workshop at the beginning of the route, which may be supplemented with an online workshop to approach business model technical and methodological aspects, particularly for Lean Start Up y Business Model Innovation methodologies, among others.
RedEmprendia is coordinated from Spain and in Colombia only two universities pare part of the project, UNal and the Universidad de Antioquia.(Por: Fin/IJR/DMH/APBL