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Launching StartupFest Europe, 25-29 September 2017

“Global Challenges, Startup Solutions” Startups can change the world. And they will. StartupFest Europe ‘17 presents ‘Global challenges, Startup Solutions’. From 25-29 September the Netherlands will be the epicenter for international startups, scale ups, investors, scientists, corporates and other innovators. The festival will feature thematic events, fun & energizing meetups, deep dives and deal-making throughout [...]

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Recap StartupFest Europe 2016

StartupFest Europe 2016: over 30 events in 16 cities, attendees from 49 countries, dozens of business deals and a kick-off with speakers like Tim Cook (Apple) and Eric Schmidt (Alphabet). A closer look at the largest startup event in The Netherlands. Great energy, great entrepreneurs The opening event of StartupFest Europe 2016 had some of [...]

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Announcing Startup Fest Europe 2017

We are proud to announce that the second edition of Startup Fest Europe will be organized this September. The aim is to accelerate startups by facilitating highly curated matchmaking with founders, business leaders, leading scientists, venture capitalists and policymakers. Throughout the Netherlands, centers of excellence are hosting events to help startups find investors, partners and talent.

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Interview: Nicolas Mendiharat from Recommend

Curious what happened to all the startups that visited Startup Fest Europe? You're not the only one! That's why we're catching up with many of the attendees of SFEU 2016 to see what has become of them. First in this series is Nicolas Mendiharat, who leverages social networks and trusted recommendations as the CEO of [...]

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Save the Date: How to Get There Summit

The innovation hubs of StartupDelta jointly organise the How To Get There (HTGT) Summit in The Hague on 17 November 2016. During the HTGT Summit corporates, startups and innovation hubs work together as a ‘single hub’ to innovate faster together. Participants of the HTGT Summit can in one day see, feel, hear, and sometimes even [...]

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Nordics, Germany and The Netherlands leading in European innovation

The EU is continuing to catch up with global innovation leaders. But innovation is still held back in many member states by low business investment and restrictive framework conditions, notably affecting SMEs. The Nordics, Germany and The Netherlands are the innovation leaders of the continent. The fastest growing innovators are Latvia, Malta, Lithuania, the UK [...]

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The Ultimate Aftermovie!

Couldn't make it to Startup Fest Europe? Or do you want to bring back memories? This is the ultimate aftermovie! The montage gives an impression of the week. A week filled with great events, startups and innovations!

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Matchmaking success with NetworkTables

NetworkTables was used at 6 unique events during Startup Fest to facilitate an excellent way of networking between attendees before the event. How? Instead of making table-arrangements or connecting attendees during the events, event-managers enabled attendees to choose with whom they were meeting with at round tables, 1-on-1 tables and workshops. All schedules were set [...]

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Amsterdam based Otrium closes €600,000.- seed round led by Keadyn

Amsterdam-based startup Otrium closed its second seed round, raising a total of €600k. The young founders, Max Klijnstra (25) and Milan Daniels (24), already raised €200k earlier this year. With this new investment round, the young founders have raised a total of €800k within just nine months. On the wave of this new investment, the [...]

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Disco:3000 Startup the Party

Curious what happened at the Disco:3000 Afterparty? Check out the photos! On this page you can find the photos that were made during this special night. We would love it if you want to share some of the images below. Please credit Mike Breeuwer, the photographer, and mention Startup Fest Europe.   Find even more [...]

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