Ready For Growth | Startup Europe Week 2017
Morning Programme: Looking East by World Startup Factory
In the morning of the 16 February, we organize a special Looking East programme for companies exploring new growth opportunities. Together with the top-level investors and experts we invite you to look far East for new partnerships, markets, production, distribution and sourcing. The meeting is co-hosted by World Startup Factory and VenturesOne, in co-operation with Invest Hong Kong, WestHolland Foreign Investment Agency, InnovationQuarter and ABN AMRO.
Come to learn from personal experiences, meet people that can support you and have your questions on intellectual property, financing and soft landing answered.
10:00 The Kick-Off Keynotes •Why Should You Look East? (By Wiebo Vaartjes) •What Are the Possibilities? (By Joanna Cheung, CEO Tuspark) •Personal Experience of Moving East (By Edward de Jager, CEO VenturesOne)
11:15 Breakout Sessions round 1 (breakout sessions will be 2 short rounds, Q&A style) •Hong Kong, Gateway to the East (By Paula Kant, Invest Hong Kong) •Personal Experience Moving East (By Edward de Jager, VenturesOne) •Financial Challenges when Looking East (By Jolanda Deunhouwer, ABN AMRO) •IP Challenges when Looking East (By Jan Willem ten Dam, V.O. Patents & Trademarks)
11:45 Breakout Sessions round 2 (breakout sessions will be 2 short rounds, Q&A style) •Hong Kong, Gateway to the East (By Paula Kant, Invest Hong Kong) •Personal Experience Moving East (By Edward de Jager, VenturesOne) •Financial Challenges when Looking East (By Jolanda Deunhouwer, ABN AMRO) •IP Challenges when Looking East (By Jan Willem ten Dam, V.O. Patents & Trademarks)
12:15 Closing of morning session
As a separate programme, you are invited to join ProptechNL Meetup. ProptechNL gathers co-founders and managers of facility management and real estate organizations across sectors to explore growth possibilities that will enrich the economic, ecological and social value of real estate in an interactive session over lunch from 12:00 - 13:30.
Spots are limited. Sign up separately here.
Afternoon Programme: Ready for Growth by World Startup Factory
Startups, innovative corporations and agencies, incubators and accelerators, local governments and other public institutions: we are all parts of the startup ecosystem. At Ready for Growth, World Startup Factory invites you to come meet your peers, acknowledge the contributions you have made to the regional startup scene, and explore what steps we can together take to help further the robustness of the ecosystem.
The event is officially endorsed by the Startup Europe / European Commission as part of Startup Europe Week 2017. Startup Europe Week brings various European startup initiatives to a single exciting platform, where each region organizes its own activities. World Startup Factory's 'Ready for Growth' proudly showcases what's happening in our region!
Ready for Growth features breakout sessions and workshops where World Startup Factory shares insights on what fuels startup growth, covering elements such as winning teams, Minimal Viable Product), strategic partnerships, growth capital, and roadmapping. The event will conclude with a networking drink.
13:00 Door opens
13:30 Opening & Keynote by World Startup Factory
14:10 2 Tracks
Track 1: Breakout Sessions
14:10 - 14:50 Breakout Sessions •Always Change a Winning Team (By Sebastian Hamers , Co-Founder Human Insight) •Minimal Viable Product (Speaker to Be Confirmed) •Strategic Partners (Speaker to Be Confirmed)
14:50 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:40 Breakout Sessions •Can We Say it Differently? How Startups Speak (By Jonathan Talbott, Pitch Trainer TIP) •Customer Development (Speaker to Be Confirmed) •Roadmap: Visualize your Startup Journey (By Bram van Hasselt, Co-founder WunderPeople)
Track 2: Investor Lounge
16:00 Startup Pitches
16:50 Presentation: Paperclip Project by VenturesOne and World Startup Factory