Wednesday 13 January Prime Minister Mark Rutte, mayors Ahmed Aboutaleb (Rotterdam), Jan van Zanen (Utrecht), Jozias van Aartsen (The Hague) and Eberhard van der Laan (Amsterdam) and their city councils visited Cambridge Innovation Center Rotterdam (CIC) and Venture Café Rotterdam as a part of the yearly G4 Summit, edition Rotterdam.
After they got a tour in the CIC Betaspace they listened to speeches from Maarten Struijvenberg (Rotterdam Alderman of Economics), Duke Urbanik (Chairman Stichting Venture Café), Marcus Fernhout (Managing Director CIC Rotterdam) and Katja Berkhout (Executive Director Stichting Venture Café as from Februari 1 2016).
This visit was part of the yearly G4 Summit. This edition was hosted by the City of Rotterdam. Next to CIC/Venture Café the group of politicians also attended sessions in the Markthal and Rotterdam Central Stations.