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Coming events for startups and scaleups

Our (online) events in June


June 2 - 23th edition of KPN’s Scale Up Afternoon and its corresponding afterparty. On this event we offer startups and scaleups the chance to speed date with interesting corporates and investors for access to market. This time it will be bigger than before since we are partnering up with Up!Rotterdam. The speeddates will be the main program of the last day of the festival. Speeddates can be done in person in Bird in Rotterdam or online. Our partners that you can match up which are: KPN, Municipality of Rotterdam, Microsoft for Startups, ANWB, ABN Amro, Albert Heijn, Erasmus University, ICOS Capital, Rabobank, Eneco, EY, Windtre, Connekt, Yes!Delft, Rockstart, Match-Maker Ventures, JADS, GVB Amsterdam Signify, Tiin Capital, Dell METIP, TBI, TNO, Aexus and Health Innovation.

June 9 - we visit the co-working space Laatbloeien in Rotterdam in order to explore their circulair ecosystem.

June 13 - we attend the Innovation Quarter Network Event, where they help businesses in Zuid-Holland innovating, investing and globalizing. Always a great spot to do networking and explore business opportunities.

June 15 - 010 lunch. This select group of 50 professionals in Rotterdam meets every two weeks to network. Besides that, an interesting speaker is presenting a hot Rotterdam topic.

June 16 - visiting TNW: The Next Web together with KPN Ventures. At this event we explore new digital scaleups and/or starters and we will visit the KPN IOT stand.

June 16 - Alaian (see www.Alaian.nl) knowledge exchange where the participating telco’s will share their fintech plans.

June 16 - ‘Onbeperkt aan de Slag’ event where we help entrepreneurs with a limitation, together with the Bart Foundation and Onbeperkt aan de slag. Our goal is to help them further with KPN and our partners by a dragons den and speeddates.

June 23 - next Alaian session. In this partnership of 6 international telco’s we will share best scaleups in media and entertainment this time, in order to strengthen our customer offerings.

June 28 - CoSta Inspiration day. This day will be about innovative deeptech start- and scaleups and how corporates can help with scaling. Different speakers will be YES!Delft, AI-Coalitie and the deeptech fund of ASML and Philips will present and over 20 corporates will join.

We love innovation, we love startups and scaleups!


We have tried to make the upcoming month as interesting as possible for you as a startup or scaleup. No idea which event you should choose or do you have a question? We'd like to help you. Just send us an e-mail.

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