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Venture Café Foundation builds innovation communities. We host the largest weekly innovation community event in Rotterdam. With the community, for the community!


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Thursday Gatherings

Every Thursday we host a free and inclusive community gathering. Every week an average of 270 innovators come to join the local, national and international innovation community and one of the over 300 yearly break outs, office hours and info tables in the center of Rotterdam.

Join us anytime between 17:00 and 20:00! Check-in starts at 16:30!

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Year Program 2018

See Venture Café’s full Year Program 2018!

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See photos from our Talent Portal Launch!

Have a look back at our Talent Portal Launch Celebrations here!

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Looking back, looking forward!

We have released our Impact Report for Venture Café Rotterdam, 2017.

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 Looking back at 2017!

Circular Rotterdam October 24th

On Tuesday, October 24th, Venture Café and BlueCity team up to organize a circular economy event at their home base – the old Tropicana swimming pool.

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Prepare for Websummit + Slush October 12th

Join us as we get ready for Websummit and Slush 2017!

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Phillips Innovation Awards November 2nd

The Philips Innovation Award will organize a session in which they give you the opportunity to write down your innovative idea and pitch it!

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Capital Tour XXL march 15

Access to finance in Rotterdam
On March 15th we hosted Capital Tour XXL Rotterdam, see how it was here.

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Techilicious may 10

Corporate-Startup Collaborations
On May 10th we hosted Techilicious where corporate and startups dined to deal! See how it was here!

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The Resilient City September 28th

City Innovation, Startup-corporate-government connect
On September 28th we had a full day event focussed on resilience!

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