The afternoon will start with 45-minute workshops hosted by our event partners simultaneously on various topics. These partners are: Outside Inc
, WeShare Ventures
, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend (RVO) Nederland
, Gemeente Rotterdam
and The Hague Center for Entrepreneurship. We will then gather in the main hall for a Kickoff by Mathijs Koper
, Co-founder of World Startup Factory
followed by Welcome Speeches by Arnoud Molenaar,
Chief Resilience Officer Rotterdam and Adri Bom-Lemstra, Regional Minister for Economic Affairs. After short teasers from all the 11 presenting startups, they will invite you to become part of their validation process at their own private breakout sessions. Meanwhile, we’re having an invite-only speed dating with select startups and their potential partners (corporates, government and investor groups) in the partnership lounge. We’ll then gather back in the main hall for an inspiring speech by Michiel Mensink
, Founder & CEO of Exasun.
Of course, we’ll end with some nice drinks and music and NETWORKING!!