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Coming events for startups and scaleups

Our (online) events in November


November 3 - KPN will be judging at the TSOC elevator pitch event at TNO in The Hague. During this event various startups present their ideas on innovation for the Dutch telecom sector. We are curious to find out which startup is going to win.

November 4 - visit of students from the minor Startup Academy at University of Applied Science Rotterdam to our office where they will experience an inspirational session. During this session we will inform thems about KPN’s role in the startup community and the possibilities of internships at KPN.

November 8 - Upstream Co-creation Partner Meeting where we discuss with other Rotterdam entrepreneurs, investors and corporates and create meaningful innovations for sustainable growth. This will be a follow-up from the partner meeting on October 31.

November 14 - KPN teams are joining the Global Meetup 2022 in The Hague. Founders from all over the world come together at this event to make showcase their solutions and make business deals with corporates and investors. There will be curated speeddates amongst these participants.

November 16 - the 010 lunch takes place to provide the 50 professionals present the opportunity to network.

November 17 - meeting with Veiligheidsregio Rijnmond to explore digitalization to keep the region of Rijnmond safe. They do a lot on drones, robotics and more. Lets see how we can help them with connectivity, security or the data service hub.

November 22 - the Bridging the Skills event takes place. This event serves as a kick off to the Bridging the Skills initiative which is an educational effort to expand digitals skills among workers and citizens of Rotterdam.

December 7 - 24th Scale Up Afternoon – Innovating for the Future. In a panel discussion we offer content on how to innovate and speeddates for scaleups are organized for you to have access to capital and market. Check out the program and get your tickets here. Scaleups can be matched with partners as Albert Heijn, Erasmus University, EY, The municipality of Rotterdam, METIP, Rabobank, ABN AMRO, Aexus, Eneco Ventures, Enterprise Solutions, Health Innovations, Tiin Capital, PortXL, ICOS Capital, Match-Maker Ventures, GVB and KPN teams.

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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