Special Envoy Constantijn van Oranje said today, “I am thankful for the trust that was bestowed upon myself and StartupDelta and I look forward to continuing our work. Innovation and entrepreneurship are absolutely crucial for the Dutch competitive edge. I am confident that we have all the right conditions at present to turn the Netherlands into the most innovative start-up nation in Europe.”
Rinke Zonneveld, Director at InovationQuarter: “On behalf of the West Holland startup hubs, InnovationQuarter is a partner of StartupDelta. We look forward to working with Prince Constantijn and his team to strengthen the startup ecosystem in the region in the coming years, in the Netherlands and internationally.”
StartupFest Europe 2017: Global challenges, Start-up Solutions
Constantijn van Oranje is also spearheading StartupFest Europe. From 25-58 September, across various locations in the Netherlands, StartupFest Europe will take place. The ultimate goal is to connect entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, and bring new innovations to the market.
The central event: CapitalFest takes place on the 27th of September at de Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. One on one matchmaking sessions will be set up between startups and over 140 international investors. Also on the agenda, acclaimed speakers such as Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Boyan Slat (The Ocean Cleanup), Werner Vogels (Amazon), Deep Nishar (MD SoftBank Group), Kees Koolen (EQT) and Slava Rubin (Indiegogo).
Other themes include:
- New materials for the circular economy (25/9, Rotterdam Harbour)
- Digital Health & MedTech (26/9, Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht)
- Impact StartupFest (26/9, Caballero Fabriek, The Hague)
- FinTech Vortex (26/9, Fokker Terminal, The Hague)
- The Future of High Tech (26/9, Thales, Hengelo)
- Blockchain (28/9, Ridderzaal, The Hague)
- EnergyFest (28/9, Shell Technology Centre, Amsterdam)
Source / StartupDelta