Founding partners

Huawei  

Huawei

Huawei is a global leader of ICT technology and innovations. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. With annual sales revenue [...]

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IBM  

IBM

IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company with a relentless focus on innovation. Join the thousands of startups and developers who are working with IBM to disrupt industries. Visit us in the IBM Innovation Space in B.Amsterdam, let's team up to accelerate your success and apply now to receive up to $120K credits to build, [...]

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Samsung  

Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at news.samsung.com.

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Ziggo  

Ziggo

Ziggo is a leading media and communications services provider to consumers and businesses in the Netherlands. It provides approximately 10 million television, broadband Internet and fixed and mobile services to more than 4 million customers. Customers also have access to more than 2 million WifiSpots throughout the country. Ziggo also provides products and services for [...]

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Deloitte  

Deloitte

Deloitte Center for the Edge is proud to be a founding partner of Startup Fest Europe. At Deloitte Center for the Edge, we believe future businesses can be found on the edge of current businesses. What is created on the edge of the competitive landscape - in terms of technology, new business models, and startups [...]

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Shell  

Shell

Shell actively encourages entrepreneurship because innovation is at the heart of the transition which the energy industry will be experiencing in the coming decades. The energy future of 2050 is uncertain in many ways. In 2050 the world will have nine billion people, 75% of whom will be living in cities. Many millions of people [...]

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Rabobank  

Rabobank

Rabobank is a Netherlands based, international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles with a predominant focus on providing all finance services in the domestic market. Internationally the Group's focus is on food and agriculture. In line with its cooperative roots, Rabobank Group is a cooperative bank, comprised of independent local Rabobanks, [...]

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Ministry of Education, Culture and Science  

Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science works to create a smart, skilled and creative environment in the Netherlands. Its mission is to ensure that everyone gets a good education and is prepared for responsibility and independence. The Ministry also wants people to enjoy the arts, and aims to create the right conditions for teachers, [...]

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Ministry of Economic Affairs  

Ministry of Economic Affairs

The Ministry of Economic Affairs promotes the Netherlands as a country of enterprise with a strong international competitive position and an eye for sustainability. It is committed to creating an excellent entrepreneurial business climate, by creating the right conditions and giving entrepreneurs room to innovate and grow. By paying attention to nature and the living [...]

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Google  

Google

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Besides being the world's most popular search engine, Google also has a special relationship with startups. Do check out the Google Developers program and the Google for Entrepreneurs network.

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