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StartupFest Europe and Rabobank partners in stimulating startups

Rabobank is partner of StartupFest Europe 2017. “Rabobank encourages entrepreneurship and sustainable innovation through knowledge and networks. In addition, we want to be the financial engine for entrepreneurs. StartupFest Europe brings together ideas and capital and provides a platform for making it viable”, says Bart Leurs, Rabobank’s Chief Digital Transformation Officer. “Through involvement with StartupFest [...]

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Great blog by Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is founding partner of StartupFest Europe 2017. On the website AWS published a great blog on our festival. Thanks! Global Challenges, Startup Solutions at StartupFest 2017 AWS is proud to once again be sponsoring StartupFest Europe, which will take place September 25-28 in the Netherlands. Presented by the national Dutch startup [...]

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Great line-up at Blockchain Summit

Robert Opp (World Food Programme), Gavin Wood (Ethereum) and Kaspar Korjus (e-Residency programme Estonia) are keynote speakers at Blockchain Summit, September 28. Kaspar Korjus is Managing director of the e-Residency programme of Estonia. Robert Opp is director of the World Food Program Innovation and Change Management Division and Gavin Wood is co-founder of Ethereum and [...]

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NKF Summit Vol.2 on September 8 in Berlin

How can Startups and Corporates successfully cooperate? This is the main question behind NKF Summit Vol.2 (September 8. 2017, Radialsystem, Berlin). In its second edition NKF Summit will host excellent speakers from L´Oréal, Viessmann, Daimler, Rocket Internet, EY, Deutsche Bahn, Bayer and many other great Corporates and Startups. Learn about cooperation models like Corporate Ventures, [...]

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‘Legislation in MedTech unlocks new business opportunities’

New medical technologies, ongoing legislation and consumer trends are the drivers for new MedTech solutions and radical changes in the ecosystem, says Peter Kits, Deloitte. Tuesday September, 26 TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht hosts Digital Health & Medtech as part of StartupFest 2017. Deloitte - the global audit and consulting firm with over 240.000 professionals - is [...]

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‘Big fintech companies like to work together with startups’

"The fintech ecosystem is developing rapidly," says Don Ginsel (Holland Fintech), organizer of Fintech Vortex on September 26 in The Hague. Financial service providers are increasingly working with external parties. A golden opportunity for startups. What developments are going on in the Fintech world? "Security becomes an increasingly important item. The risks are getting bigger. [...]

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NetworkTables: networking made easy

Startups visiting StartupFest Europe 2017 can easily make meeting arrangements with investors. For that curated matchmaking, StartupFest Europe works together with NetworkTables. Founder and CEO Matthijs Otto: “With our tool matchmaking is as easy as checking in for a flight.” How did you get to NetworkTables? “It started in 2014. Every time I visited a [...]

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Confirmed speakers at Digital Health & Medtech

Kai Eberhardt (Oviva), Casper Smeets (Rockstart) and Kai Eberhardt (Oviva) are among the confirmed speakers at Digital Health & Medtech on September 26 in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. Confirmed speakers until now (and more to come): • Erik Gerritsen, Secretary General  Ministry of Health • Eugene Borukovich, Global Head, Digital Health Incubation & Innovation, Bayer • Kai Eberhardt, [...]

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Register now for Impact on the Beach

Hey impact startups, does your business tackle global challenges, and do you still look for an investor or impact fund? How about networking with investors barefoot on the beach, enjoying a campfire? Register now for Impact on the Beach. After our selection, you might be one of the lucky ones to join us in The [...]

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Ali Niknam (Founder and CEO of bunq) at CapitalFest

Ali Niknam (Founder and CEO of bunq) is one of the speakers at CapitalFest. bunq is an IT company operating under a full Dutch banking license since November 2015 and is thought leader in developing new ways of banking. Ali is a visionary and well-known speaker in the Dutch media. Born in Canada but from Iranian [...]

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