We are delighted to announce that Xavier Arola, Director of G-Accelerator at GBSB Global, was joined by esteemed panelists from UPF Ventures, TBS, and Esade. Together, they will explore the transformative journey "From Classroom to Business," sharing best practices, challenges, and success stories from their respective programs.
The panel discussion, titled "Exploring the Role of Academia in Entrepreneurship," attracted a diverse audience including directors of entrepreneurship programs, program managers, founders with an interest in impact entrepreneurship education, and professors in entrepreneurship, sustainability, and related fields.
During the engaging session, participants had the opportunity to gain insights from leading entrepreneurship programs and explore the challenges faced by academic incubators compared to general incubators. The attractiveness of academic entrepreneurship programs for students was also a topic of discussion, shedding light on the benefits of developing ventures within academic incubators.
The esteemed panelists shared their experiences with business angels and investors, highlighting the value of promoting entrepreneurship from an early age. The session provided a platform for attendees to network with representatives from esteemed institutions such as GBSB Global, La Salle, UPC, Educo, TEAM Labs, and the Social Nest Foundation, among others.
By empowering the next generation of impact entrepreneurs and fostering connections among like-minded individuals, the event aimed to significantly impact the world of entrepreneurship. The panel discussion catalyzed innovative ideas and collaborative efforts, igniting excitement among participants to drive positive change in the entrepreneurial landscape.
As the entrepreneurial community continues to thrive, initiatives like this panel discussion pave the way for academic institutions and entrepreneurs to unite, creating a more vital ecosystem for impactful ventures. Stay tuned for future events and opportunities that will shape the future of entrepreneurship.