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The International Start-ups Meeting (ISUM), spearheaded by international organization AIESEC Alumni, seeks not only to bring together the country’s most promising entrepreneurs but also to maximize their potential as entrepreneurial leaders. The program includes a series of activities such as leadership seminars, roundtable discussions, workshops, and some exciting start-up challenges, among other exciting events!
This year, AIESEC is bringing ISUM to Lisbon, on July 3-4, 2018, included in the AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica priority projects for 2018.

- Pitch sessions and startup challenge
If you are ready to pitch in front of a jury of advisors and investors, ISUM will be your opportunity to test and receive immediate feedback. Generally structured as a 5 minute pitch and 10 minutes of questions & answers, each ISUM includes local best practices.

- Workshops and panel discussions
You will learn how to sort through new ideas from fellow entrepreneurs, market to target customers, write an effective business plan, build and manage your team, create partnership agreements, and raise funds with business angels and/or VCs.

- Exchange of experience among an international mix of startup founders
There will be several opportunities to meet entrepreneurs and investors throughout the session. Sharing ideas, successes and challenges may identify an idea that was successful in one country, and may be successful in your own country.

ISUM gives priority for registration to AIESECers and AIESEC alumni entrepreneurs but it is an open meeting: local entrepreneurs who are not AIESECers could bring attention to their startup as well, notably if they want their startup to grow internationally.

Join us and take on this challenge at ISUM Lisbon 2018.

AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica

MISSION

We are a global network of former members of AIESEC, with a lifelong commitment to the values and mission of AIESEC, to develop international leadership to achieve a more solidary world”

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Alumni, as approved by Aiesec Alumni International (AAI), become part of the AAIB strategy and are divided into three main lines of action, within which different efforts can be developed and framed. and activities that are carried out

The three main lines of action are:

I.ALUMNI for ALUMNI – Understanding the efforts from all the members of AIESEC ALUMNI IBEROAMÉRICA (AAIB) and Internationally, so that we may find benefits for their belonging and participation in the group.

II.ALUMNI – AIESEC – It seeks to coordinate and potentiate the support that the AIESEC Alumni in Latin America can offer to all the activities of AIESEC, as well as to define in a better way the very varied forms of contact between AIESEC and the Alumni.

III. ALUMNI – SOCIETY – To define the best way in which Alumni can favorably impact our society, taking advantage of the leadership potential, the values and the strength of our shared experiences.

COUNTRIES

Not  all countries have formal Alumni organizations, but all of them have Alumni members.   If you want to get in touch with a particular country Alumni organization, please fill in the Contact form and we will assist you in the process.

AIESEC Alumni Iberoamérica is integrated by members and Alumni organizations of the following countries:

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Competition

What is it about?

The International Startups Meeting Contest is organized by the AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica. The goal of the Contest is to reward entrepreneurial projects selected by a jury independent of the Association. The AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica team  responsible for the Contest will accompany the development of the aforementioned Contest. This initiative is part of the vision and mission of AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica themed:

“ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION, KEY FACTORS OF DEVELOPMENT: the contribution of IberoAmerica “

Who can participate?

Individuals with an Entrepreneurial Idea and the respective Business Plan.

The Ideas must be presented in English.

Applications must be submitted by sending the Ideas via Internet in the application form here. The Candidates must fill in the fields of the form provided for this purpose, otherwise the application will not be validated.

The grand finale

The winners of the ISUM 2018 contest will be named and awarded the respective prizes in the closing ceremony of the event.

AIESEC Alumni IberoAmerica will make every effort to ensure the achievement of the winning ideas.

Make your registration here

Phases of the contest

Reception:

  • Only teams that meet all the requirements stipulated in the terms and conditions of the contest will be taken into account.
  • All participants can start work on their projects once they receive the confirmation email and access to the platform.

Semifinal:

  • In a second phase the semi-finalist ideas of each country are submitted to a face-to-face evaluation.
  • The announcement of the classifications will be made via e-mail to all Candidates admitted to the Competition

Grand Final:

  • Delivery of the prizes in the ISUM Lisbon 2018 in the closing ceremony.

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Universidade Lusófona

Campo Grande, 376
1749-024 Lisboa - Portugal

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Portugal lies along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula in Southwestern Europe. It shares a border with Spain in the east and north, while the Atlantic dominates the coastline in the west and south.
Occupying about 16 percent of the Iberian Peninsula, despite its relatively small size, the country boasts a great diversity of geographical features, from golden plains to mountainous zones.
As a member of the European Union and NATO, Portugal plays a greater role in both European and world affairs than its size would suggest.
Portugal has become a diversified and increasingly service-based economy since joining the European Community. Also, Portugal was Ranked 3rd in the Global Peace Index 2017, which among countless other factors, makes our country a great place to visit and live in.

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