StartupFest Europe 2016

Corporations and the regional innovation hubs of the Netherlands host world class events on specialized topics such as  FinTech, Blockchain, Energy & Mobility, Smart Materials, Hard Science and Impact. It was all about helping startups raise money, attract talent and connect with peers, founders, leading scientists, venture capitalists, corporates and policy makers

These week long match making activities were a joint effort of startup hubs in the cities of Amsterdam, Arnhem, Delft, Eindhoven, Enschede, Geleen, Leeuwarden, Nijmegen, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Wageningen and Zwolle.

Aftermovie Startup Fest Europe week (24 -28 May 2016)

Aftermovie Opening Startup Fest Europe (24 May 2016)

Talks Opening Startup Fest Europe (24 May 2016)

Tim Cook

Eric Schmidt

Travis Kalanick

Nathan Blecharczyk

Exclusive interviews

Marieke Dekker (Ziggo)

Jitse Groen (

Wassili Bertoen and Daan Witteveen (Deloitte)

Pieter van der Does (Adyen)


Imagine 2,500 startups, VCs, coders, corporates and students… dancing to the music of the best DJs in the world! Disco 3000: Startup the Party was the ultimate celebration of the results at the end of this European Startup Festival. It was the place where we came together and celebrated a week that was all about matchmaking.

Show me more photos of Disco3000