From 25 to 28 September, the Netherlands will become the epicentre of international start-ups, scale-ups, investors, scientists, directors and innovators. Participants will meet each other at different locations spread around the country in meetups, deep dives and deal-making events.
During StartupFest Europe different thematic events will take place throughout the Netherlands organised by the following consortia:
New Materials – Rotterdam - ISPT, AkzoNobel, FrieslandCampina, Unilever, Corbion
Medtech – Utrecht - Philips, Rabobank, Deloitte, Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport
Fintech & Security – Den Haag – Holland FinTech, Deloitte, Rabobank, The Hague Security Delta
Blockchain - Den Haag – DutchChain, ING, Exact, APG, Rabobank, Dutch Blockchain Coalition
ImpactFest – Den Haag – Intellecap, Rabobank, Gemeente Den Haag
EnergyFest– Amsterdam - Shell, BMW, Deloitte, Set Ventures, Eneco
Industry 4.0 – Hengelo - Novel-T, Amazon, Ministry of Defense, EY, Thales
The main event of StartupFest Europe will be CapitalFest in the Beurs of Berlage on 27 September. CaptialFest will feature influential speakers such as Prime Minister Mark Rutte and entrepreneur and visionary Boyan Slat (The Ocean CleanUp).
CapitalFest will be organized in collaboration with Amsterdam Capital Week, which will take place in the same week and is compiled of more than 25 different events for start-ups and investors.
StartupFest Europe is organized under the leadership of StartupDelta in collaboration with a coalition of (the above-mentioned) companies, 8 innovative hubs and (local) governments.