ÉCOLE,  EMERGE, IPSOLAW and RATIONAL MAP were the finalists of the 2016 Spain-U.S. Startup Competition. The Finale Event took place on Wednesday, October 5, at LMHQ in New York City.

You can read below about the talented five finalists that were selected to present their projects before the Advisory Committee and an audience of entrepreneurs, investors and press.


Ecole is a new men’s e-commerce concept focused on premium foundational menswear. The mobile site is deliberately designed to offer an immersive shopping experience tailored to the new generation of male shoppers. ÉCOLE’s platform is built to eliminate the difficulties men traditionally have with online shopping by focusing its product range on essential pieces presented through innovative user interaction, and intuitive technology.

Founder and Presenter: Jorge Cosano


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Emerge is a team of world class engineers, scientists and designers that have created an extraordinary device that adds our sense of touch to our communications.

Feel present when communicating with friends and family, and interact with a virtual environment as if you were there, with no need for controllers or gloves.

Founders and Presenter: Isaac Castro, Mauricio Teran, and Sly Le


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IPSOLAW is an innovative legal services outsourcer dedicated to obtain practical and effective solutions to complex projects and needs; saving clients around 30% – 40% of their legal expenses while receiving the same or better quality of service.

Founders and Presenters: Luis Ceballos and Pei Jie Lu



Rational Map is an early-stage startup that uses artificial intelligence to extract unbiased data from your company emails.

Uncover valuable business intelligence on your organization’s operations: bottlenecks in the sales processes, unattended opportunities, potential improvements in the productivity of your employees.

CEO and Presenter: Ignacio Correas


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