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Meet the $100 billion dollar man

Get the chance of a lifetime. $ 100 billion man Deep Nishar (CEO Softbank) is inviting two startups to meet him and pitch their companies at CapitalFest on September 27, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam. StartupFest Europe is Europe's Leading Growth Fest: the one stop shop for startups and scale-ups that want to do business by [...]

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The energy ecosystem is looking for newcomers

The energy market needs startups for disruptive innovations. That says Bart Cornelissen, partner in Deloitte's Monitor Strategy & Operations Practice and executive advisor Oil & Resources. “There will be a shift in the energy ecosystem the next few decades.” Cornelissen: "The oil and gas industry is under pressure and undergoing structural changes. This is mainly [...]

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‘Blockchain Summit brings together startups and launching customers’

“The blockchain ecosystem is relatively young. Investors are looking for startups with traction, Startups are looking for customers, corporates and governement need innovation. At the Blockchain Summit we bring them all together”, says Rutger van Zuidam, DutchChain, who organises this StartupFest Europe event at September 28 as part of the largest open innovation system for [...]

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Blockchain Summit: special location, special setup

The StartupFest Europe event on blockchain is something special. The location to start with: the Hall of Knights (Ridderzaal) in The Hague: the main building of the 13th century Binnenhof (where the Dutch government is seated). The setup; over 25 round tables with startups, scale-ups, experts, corporates, scientists etc. who discuss specific blockchain challenges. The [...]

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Hendrik & Stefan invite you to join the Amazon Web Services Hackathon!

Hendrik Koopmans and Stefan Groenveld want you and your talented mind to join the Amazon Web Services Hackathon during The Future of High Tech on the 26th of September.

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‘We create conditions for magic to happen’

September 25th and 26th social entrepreneurs from all over the world gather in The Hague for Impact on the Beach and Impact Startup Fest. “Doing business and doing good, It’s all about impact in The Hague”, says organiser Mariken Gaanderse. In 2016 the first edition of Impact Startup Fest took place. A great success, according [...]

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Deedmob: social impact at its best

If there’s any startup that really should be on stage at Impact Startup Fest it will be Deedmob. Because this Dutch startup charges its charities; zero, zilch, zip, nada. Deedmob is a Amsterdam based online social platform, founded by a team of University of Oxford graduates. “We have international ambitions. And for Deedmob The Netherlands [...]

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Also this week

StartupFest Europe is a series of events spread over the Netherlands from September 25-28. In this week many more events are taking place, like Amsterdam Capital Week, Cyber Security Week and Resilient City. Check our page Also this week for a complete overview.

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Jochem Baars (Tellow) on StartupFest Europe

Tellow Founder Jochem Baars explains how startups and corporates can work together and why StartupFest Europe is so valuable for the connection between startups and corporates.

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Meet the man of 100 billion dollar

StartupFest Europe is proud to announce that Deep Nishar is one of the keynote speakers at CapitalFest, the main event of StartupFest Europe. Nishar is CEO of Softbank, which has created a $100 billion fund focusing on future technology. StartupFest Europe announces new speakers at CapitalFest: Alejandro Tauber (Editor-in-Chief The Next Web), Galia Bernartzi (Entrepreneur [...]

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