Expansion Café II: Scaling Internationally, Boston Accelerators, Opportunities In China, Expanding To Emerging Markets

Thursday Gathering Feburary 23

 

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Thursday Gathering February 23rd

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Capital Tour XXL - Venture Cafe - Capital Tour XXL
Ask all your questions about Capital Tour XXL Rotterdam – taking place on March 15 –to connect startups and capital in 1 day!

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Networking for start-up success (a research) - Eindhoven University of Technology & Accenture - Accenture & Eindhoven University of Technology
Your social network can have a big influence on your start-up performance! Within my Master Thesis I investigate this relationship. Do you want to know more or share your experience, please visit my infotable!

16:00–19:00 Info Table: How to expand to emerging markets? - Erasmus Consultancy Project 2017: Colombia
The Erasmus Consultancy Project helps companies to expand to emerging countries.

16:00–19:00 Info Table: How DutchBasecamp can help you scale internationally
DutchBasecamp helps startups scale internationally. During Venture Café startup founders can learn about the foundation's work and of course how to benefit from it in order to make a lean landing internationally faster and easier.

16:00–18:00 Office Hours: Curious to expand to the US and considering Boston? - Melissa Ablett **CANCELLED
Curious to expand to the US and considering Boston? Melissa Ablett (general manager at CIC Rotterdam) spent 10 years living in Boston and potential helpful connections to companies, organizations, and resources there.

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: US, Canada & EU funding - RVO.nl
Meet experts from RVO who can advise you on how to enter the North American market, how we can help you and connect you with our colleagues and network in the US and Canada.

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: Expert advice on expanding internationally - Chamber of Commerce
Do you want to expand internationally in general or China, Iran and Turkey specifically and want to know how the KVK (Chamber of Commerce) can help you? Come and visit the Office Hours of Sevkan Cevirgen!

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: Let's go international // start your international journey well prepared // subsidised coaching - ENTRY2MARKET
Ready to launch internationally? Apply for the SIB-subsidy and receive free coaching from experienced business consultants. ENTRY2MARKET offers you a fully subsidized program to start your international journey. Book a time slot to find out more!

17:30–18:00 Break Out: Maximize your Venture Cafe experience - Katja Berkhout, Executive Director 
Did you know Venture Cafe is part of a fast growing international network of innovation communities? We have sister organizations in Boston, Cambridge, Roxbury, Miami, St. Louis and new locations are opening soon in Philadelphia and Winston-Salem. This session is about how we can help you maximize your international expansion efforts with a little help from our global community. 

18:00–19:00 Break Out: Want fast traction in the US? Consider Boston Accelerators - Jos Scheffelaar from Boston
Dutch startups should consider accelerators as a quick and cost-effective way to get traction in the US market Jos Scheffelaar presents an overview of Boston accelerators, followed by an open discussion about US market entry and accelerators.

18:00–19:00 Break Out: Business opportunities with China - From Dutch design to Manufacturing in China - Silk Route Partners
In this second edition the YES!Delft startup Shake-on will share its ups & downs in getting a smart bracelet manufactured in China. There will be plenty of time for Q&A as well on getting your prototype manufactured in China. Don't miss this one!


These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
 

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