Startup Pioneer Program

On April 17th, the final of the third edition of the Startup Pioneer Program, the project that allows students to launch an idea, business project, or social impact initiative, will be celebrated. The event, driven by the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, is open to the entire university community.

The event will be full of surprises and will feature the presence of entrepreneurs who will share ideas and experiences about their projects, such as Gerard Olivé, co-founder of companies like Wallapop and Glovo, among others.

During the event, the voting for the grand final of the Startup Pioneer Program will take place, which seeks the best idea for a business project and social impact.


  • Reception and registration of audience and participants
  • Start of the event by Ms. Laura Rubio, Director of External Relations and Head of Cabinet
  • Welcome by Dr. Alfonso Méndiz, Rector of UIC Barcelona
  • Talk by BCombinator
  • Presentation of 3 FOR PROFIT finalists' Pitches
  • Interview with Gerard Olivé, from Wallapop
  • Presentation of 3 FOR NON PROFIT finalists' Pitches
  • Public voting (Mentimeter)
  • Award ceremony
  • Closing remarks by Dr. Marta Mas Degana, from the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of UIC Barcelona.