Spin2016 Creando Cultura Emprendedora

Redemprendia Spin2016

Welcome to Spin2016

RedEmprendia Spin is the big universitary entrepreneurship event of Latin America. An open meeting with the aim of awakening, support an promote the entrepfeneurial talent and strengthen the contribution of the University to the economic and social development of peoples and countries.


Every two years RedEmprendia Spin displays an intense program with lectures, debates, competitions, training, networking and many other content for students, researchers, universities, entrepreneus, companies and investors. A unique opportunity to share experiences, improve knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship or the latest trends and technologies that are born of university research and have come to market.
It has so far with two editions: Spin2012, held in Madrid (Spain), and Spin2014 in Mexico City. Spin2016 be held in Santiago de Compostela (Spain), from 29 September to 1 October.

Spin is organizated by RedEmprendia, in alliance with its partner universities, Universia and Banco Santander through Santander Universities.


  • More than 300 applications received
  • 38 spin-offs and startups selected from more than a hundred
  • 40 investors and business angels
  • 60000 euros in prize
  • More than 300 attendes from 10 countries
  • Extensive international coverage, with impact on media from 9 countries


  • More than 560 applications received
  • More than 100 ideas, business models an companies supported
  • 30 investors, equity funds, accelerators and family offices from 6 countries
  • 10000 euros in prize
  • 1000 attendes from 16 countries
  • More tan 700 appearances in media, news portals, specialized websites, university websites, blogs, etc, from 23 countries

Why to participate

Spin2016 has two lines of action to strengthen the university entrepreneurship in its various stages of development:

  • Model2Market: to identify, promote and recognize business models from the Latin American university communities, and oriented entrepreneurship with criteria of innovation and differentiation.
  • SmartMoney4Stars: showcase investment opportunities and networking for university spin-offs and startups and international investors


Spin2016 attendance is free, but we have limited places. If you want to join the entrepreneurial movement, you must register on this page.

Once you registered you can set up meetings with investors and entrepreneurs through this website, by filling this form



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closed since 30 Sep 2016
Registration 29 Aug – 30 Sep
Meeting Selection 28 Aug – 1 Oct
Event 29 Sep – 1 Oct
Language Spanish/Portuguese
Costs Free of charge
Venue Santiago de Compostela
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 67
Meetings 18
Argentina 6
Brazil 4
Chile 1
Colombia 1
Ecuador 1
Latvia 1
Mexico 4
Peru 3
Portugal 3
Spain 44
Uruguay 1
Total 69
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