Event Life received its first prize as the best recently created company undertaken by young people.
Last Tuesday, November 5, in the innpar building in Pozuelo de Alarcón, the 10th Edition of the Initiative Awards was held, where Event Life received its first prize as the best recently created company undertaken by young people.
It wasn’t until this week that Esther, the founder of Event Life, was able to collect the award, as during the ceremony she was in Frankfurt working at the CPhI, the largest international pharmaceutical fair, with more than 2,500 exhibitors and 45,000 visitors.
However, she could not miss this beautiful moment with her family, who call her via videoconference.
As every year, the City Council of Pozuelo de Alarcón awards prizes through the Business Development and Trade Unit to promote and encourage entrepreneurship, as well as to support newly created companies.
In these there are three modalities: prize to the best idea or business project, prize to the best recently created company, and a third in relation to those undertaken by young people. Each with a budget of 2,000 €.
To participate it is necessary to present a business plan of the idea or company, as well as a presentation to the evaluation committee. The main evaluation criteria are:
- Originality and Innovation
- Profile of the members of the project or company
- General characteristics of the idea or company
- Presentation of the idea/company
- Description of the product and/or service
- Market research
- Company Marketing
- Organization and HR generation of employment
- Economic-financial viability plan
- Legal structure
- CSR, Corporate Social Responsibility policies
- Presentation to the Committee
- Any other aspect that the committee considers relevant
In this edition 14 candidatures were presented, and the evaluating committee was formed by the City Council of Pozuelo de Alarcón, Francisco de Vitoria University, ESIC University, Complutense University and UniPyme Joven.
Event Life received the award along with two other innovative companies: Espacio Babú and Hoop Carpool. Espacio Babú is a place created by Noelia Esteban and Irene Martínez-Quintanilla, two early childhood pedagogues. They are dedicated to improving education through their playgroups, talks, workshops and therapy. Their main working tool is play and through it, they build learning, overcome obstacles and approach the marvelous world of the youngest children. Hoop Carpool, a sustainable and intelligent mobility solution, is a mobile app that connects users to be able to share a vehicle to get to work, university or the outskirts of Madrid.