The UPF Barcelona School of Management puts the expertise of its faculty at the disposal of young entrepreneurs within the framework of Start-UPFlama, a programme to support the creation of innovative companies aimed at students and alumni of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) that seeks to promote entrepreneurship in the university community.
As part of the second phase of the programme, UPF-BSM will offer a specific training session in entrepreneurship areas and skills to the 12 projects registered through the Start-UPFlama Hackathon.
During the session, participants will be advised on how to carry out their business ideas in areas such as financial management, by Andrei Boar, lecturer in the Department of Finance, Accounting and Control; marketing, by Carolina Luis, Director of the Department of Business & Management Strategy; human resources management, thanks to Mariano de las Heras, Director of the Master in Human Resources Management; and sustainability, with the support of Oriol Montanyà, Director of the Sustainability Observatory and expert in operations and supply chain.
The Hackathon will be attended by the Vice-Rector of Knowledge Transfer of the UPF, Eulàlia de Nadal, the Vice-Dean of Knowledge Transfer of the UPF-BSM, Ramon Bastida, the Director of the Strategy & Entrepreneurship Academic Area, Susana Domingo, and the Head of Entrepreneurship of the UPF, Albert Domingo.
The twelve business ideas participating in the Hackathon have been selected by the UPF Business Shuttle Innovation Unit, of which eight have already been chosen to compete in the final of the Start-UPFlama programme, to be held on 23 February at the Poblenou Campus Auditorium.