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Break Out: Have a drink with one of our team – Venture Café Rotterdam

April 18, 17:00 - 17:30

During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!

Find out more »

Break Out: The Spouse Program – Reinvent yourself

April 18, 17:00 - 18:00

Have you moved to Rotterdam with your spouse and you have no idea what is next for you? Rotterdam Partners, Venture Cafe, Madam Rotterdam, IWNG are joining forces to help you get to the next level.

Find out more »

Info Table: International Students Rotterdam – Bringing students and recruiters together – ISR

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Stop by the info table to find out how ISR works towards bridging the gap between students and recruiters through its social and corporate events. Are you looking for an internship? We can help, come and sign-up for the ISR Internship Fair!

Find out more »

Info Table: Looking for exceptional individuals to launch new startups – Antler

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Antler is a global startup generator and early-stage VC that is building the next big wave of tech. We are currently looking for great candidates to start building new businesses in the Netherlands as of May.

Find out more »

Office Hours: Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Expat Wellbeing

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Should I move for my career? Invest in what I already have or find a new pasture? You may have been contemplating this question and long for a fresh perspective. Irene Anggreeni, MA body psychotherapist & coach, helps you empower your choices.

Find out more »

Info Table: RBS 2018/2019 Project Portfolio – RBS

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

RBS will present its first annual project portfolio to the market. This publication will compile all the projects developed by 2019 master students as well as reinforce the talent diversity of RBS and Rotterdam.

Find out more »

Info Table: Get to know the most ambitious e-commerce scale-up of Europe – Helloprint

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Helloprint is one of the fastest growing e-commerce platforms in Europe. 200 team members, 22 nationalities, 8 countries and counting. Get to know the most ambitious e-commerce scale-up of Europe.

Find out more »

Info Table: How to make impact as a greentech engineer? – TransitionHERO B.V.

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Our drive is to create a sustainable industry by scaling-up and implementing Green Technologies. Are you wondering how to have more impact as an engineer? We are looking for like-minded greentech engineers to make the industry sustainable. Drop by.

Find out more »

Office Hours: Looking for Funding? – Meet UNIIQ! – UNIIQ

April 18, 17:00 - 19:00

Meet Liduina Hammer and Duko Drijfhout, Fund Manager and Investment manager at UNIIQ! Stop by to learn more about their investment fund and pose any question you may have!

Find out more »
17:30

Break Out: What does it take to build a tech startup? – Antler

April 18, 17:30 - 18:00

Entrepreneurial minds are everywhere. However, out of 66% of young professionals that want to start a business, only 4% take the leap. Join Kim Oreskovic, partner at Antler to learn how we support you to build your next tech company from scratch.

Find out more »

Break Out: Talent, Recruitment and Social Media – Randstad Sourceright

April 18, 17:30 - 18:30

Do you want tips on improving your LinkedIn profile? Do you want to get your next job thanks to your social media presence? Do you want to improve your brand without big budget expenses? Come and follow this session given by Leslie Mouronval-Peuler, who is the former Relationships Manager at LinkedIn and, currently, Recruitment Business Partner at Merck Group.

Find out more »

Break Out: A UNIIQ investment approach and practical tips! – UNIIQ

April 18, 17:30 - 18:00

In April 2019 Emerce announced UNIIQ to be one of the best investment funds in the Netherlands, this week you get the chance to meet Liduina Hammer, Fund Manager at UNIIQ! Join this session if you want to better understand the investment world and UNIIQ's role in it. Also: learn about UNIIQ's investment approach and get some very practical do's and don'ts when reaching out to investors.

Find out more »
18:00

Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center – CIC

April 18, 18:00 - 18:30

Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!

Find out more »

Break Out: De-stress your mind and body in stressful situations – Cor the Coach

April 18, 18:00 - 18:30

Do you recognize this? You are having an application or giving a talk and because of the stress, you are blacking out completely? Or you are too stressed to show the best version of you? Then you should join this break out about de-stressing

Find out more »

Break Out: Unlock your potential – Rotterdam Business School

April 18, 18:00 - 18:30

What are your soft skills? What makes you a better candidate then the other go-getter? Do you want tips on how to communicate more effectively about who you are and why that matters to potential employers, customers, stakeholders etc? Follow this session given by Lenny and start building confidence in presenting and pitching about yourself.

Find out more »

Break Out: VR Meetup – Virtual Reality on the Web – Timmy Kokke

April 18, 18:00 - 18:30

The web has come a long way and is growing more powerful by the day. Did you know the web can do Virtual and Augmented Reality as well?

Find out more »
18:30

Break Out: AGENCY roundtable: Worldwide Innovation for Living Longer & Aging Better – AGENCY

April 18, 18:30 - 19:30

AGENCY is a new global ecosystem for collective impact to improve the aging journey for all. AGENCY offers a combination of working @CICs worldwide + programming + international connections for startups and companies to incubate and commercialize aging solutions. Join this discussion led by Danielle D. Duplin (based in Boston, USA), connect with other aging experts & enthusiasts, and find out what AGENCY can mean for you!

Find out more »

Keynote Session: Make up your mindset – YoungCapital

April 18, 18:30 - 19:30

Join this keynote session and learn how you can own your career! In this session, you will be able to meet Marcia Goddard - Neuroscientist / HR Science & Innovation at YoungCapital.

Find out more »

Break Out: VR Meetup – WebXR Bluetooth and Canvas and Gamepads – Ruben van der Leun

April 18, 18:30 - 19:00

Internet Browsers have evolved massively over time. What started out as a simple way to easily share documents and pages online has now become a main platform to serve full-scale applications.

Find out more »
19:00

Break Out: VR Meetup – MagicLeap, where high end augmented reality meets the web – Fabien Benetou

April 18, 19:00 - 19:30

You read about the MagicLeap ML1 but maybe you didn't try it yet. Beyond that maybe you didn't have the chance to run your own code on it. Bring your laptop to code and show 3D objects right on top the real world!

Find out more »
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April
Monthly theme
Get Growing!


Talent Night: Career Mobility & Career Hacking

Thursday Gathering April 18th

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Have a drink with one of our team - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!
Read more >

17:00–18:00 Break Out: The Spouse Program - Reinvent yourself
Have you moved to Rotterdam with your spouse and you have no idea what is next for you? Rotterdam Partners, Venture Cafe, Madam Rotterdam, IWNG are joining forces to help you get to the next level.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Info Table: International Students Rotterdam - Bringing students and recruiters together - ISR
Stop by the info table to find out how ISR works towards bridging the gap between students and recruiters through its social and corporate events. Are you looking for an internship? We can help, come and sign-up for the ISR Internship Fair!
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Looking for exceptional individuals to launch new startups - Antler
Antler is a global startup generator and early-stage VC that is building the next big wave of tech. We are currently looking for great candidates to start building new businesses in the Netherlands as of May.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: Should I Stay or Should I Go? - Expat Wellbeing
Should I move for my career? Invest in what I already have or find a new pasture? You may have been contemplating this question and long for a fresh perspective. Irene Anggreeni, MA body psychotherapist & coach, helps you empower your choices.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Info Table: RBS 2018/2019 Project Portfolio - RBS
RBS will present its first annual project portfolio to the market. This publication will compile all the projects developed by 2019 master students as well as reinforce the talent diversity of RBS and Rotterdam.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Get to know the most ambitious e-commerce scale-up of Europe - Helloprint
Helloprint is one of the fastest growing e-commerce platforms in Europe. 200 team members, 22 nationalities, 8 countries and counting. Get to know the most ambitious e-commerce scale-up of Europe.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Info Table: How to make impact as a greentech engineer? - TransitionHERO B.V.
Our drive is to create a sustainable industry by scaling-up and implementing Green Technologies. Are you wondering how to have more impact as an engineer? We are looking for like-minded greentech engineers to make the industry sustainable. Drop by.
Read more >

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: Looking for Funding? - Meet UNIIQ! - UNIIQ
Meet Liduina Hammer and Duko Drijfhout, Fund Manager and Investment manager at UNIIQ! Stop by to learn more about their investment fund and pose any question you may have!
Read more >

17:30–18:00 Break Out: What does it take to build a tech startup? - Antler
Entrepreneurial minds are everywhere. However, out of 66% of young professionals that want to start a business, only 4% take the leap. Join Kim Oreskovic, partner at Antler to learn how we support you to build your next tech company from scratch.
Read more >

17:30–18:30 Break Out: Talent, Recruitment and Social Media - Randstad Sourceright
Do you want tips on improving your LinkedIn profile? Do you want to get your next job thanks to your social media presence? Do you want to improve your brand without big budget expenses? Come and follow this session given by Leslie Mouronval-Peuler, who is the former Relationships Manager at LinkedIn and, currently, Recruitment Business Partner at Merck Group.
Read more >

17:30–18:00 Break Out: A UNIIQ investment approach and practical tips! - UNIIQ
In April 2019 Emerce announced UNIIQ to be one of the best investment funds in the Netherlands, this week you get the chance to meet Liduina Hammer, Fund Manager at UNIIQ! Join this session if you want to better understand the investment world and UNIIQ's role in it. Also: learn about UNIIQ's investment approach and get some very practical do's and don'ts when reaching out to investors.
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: De-stress your mind and body in stressful situations - Cor the Coach
Do you recognize this? You are having an application or giving a talk and because of the stress, you are blacking out completely? Or you are too stressed to show the best version of you? Then you should join this break out about de-stressing
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Unlock your potential - Rotterdam Business School
What are your soft skills? What makes you a better candidate then the other go-getter? Do you want tips on how to communicate more effectively about who you are and why that matters to potential employers, customers, stakeholders etc? Follow this session given by Lenny and start building confidence in presenting and pitching about yourself.
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: VR Meetup - Virtual Reality on the Web - Timmy Kokke
The web has come a long way and is growing more powerful by the day. Did you know the web can do Virtual and Augmented Reality as well?
Read more >

18:30–19:30 Break Out: AGENCY roundtable: Worldwide Innovation for Living Longer & Aging Better - AGENCY
AGENCY is a new global ecosystem for collective impact to improve the aging journey for all. AGENCY offers a combination of working @CICs worldwide + programming + international connections for startups and companies to incubate and commercialize aging solutions. Join this discussion led by Danielle D. Duplin (based in Boston, USA), connect with other aging experts & enthusiasts, and find out what AGENCY can mean for you!
Read more >

18:30–19:30 Keynote Session: Make up your mindset - YoungCapital
Join this keynote session and learn how you can own your career! In this session, you will be able to meet Marcia Goddard - Neuroscientist / HR Science & Innovation at YoungCapital.
Read more >

18:30–19:00 Break Out: VR Meetup - WebXR Bluetooth and Canvas and Gamepads - Ruben van der Leun
Internet Browsers have evolved massively over time. What started out as a simple way to easily share documents and pages online has now become a main platform to serve full-scale applications.
Read more >

19:00–19:30 Break Out: VR Meetup - MagicLeap, where high end augmented reality meets the web - Fabien Benetou
You read about the MagicLeap ML1 but maybe you didn't try it yet. Beyond that maybe you didn't have the chance to run your own code on it. Bring your laptop to code and show 3D objects right on top the real world!
Read more >


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

Thursday Gathering April 25th

16:00–18:00 Side Event: Code of Conduct: Blockchain x Transparency - Rotterdam School of Management, Studio Wolfpack & Venture Café
Rotterdam School of Management, Venture Café and Studio Wolfpack organize a series of deep dives for business managers, MBA students and entrepreneurs. Each edition will feature digital pioneers on pushing the boundaries, boardroom members on maneuvering in a shifting reality, and scientists providing transitional contexts and reflections. Together they will explore the outlines of a new Code of Conduct. This week: Blockchain x Transparency ft. Paul Smits (CFO Port of Rotterdam), Merieke Stevens and Sjoerd van Tuinen (Associate Professors RSM), and Aljosja Beije (Logistic Lead Blocklab). Moderation by Bart Krull.
Read more >

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Have a drink with one of our team - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!
Read more >

17:30–18:30 Break Out: Crash course interior design: impact on your business - FIRM architects
Follow our FREE crash course to learn how good office design can impact your business by reeling in the talent, keeping employees healthy and stunning your clients.
Read more >

17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get discovered by the right investors, 24/7 - Fundsup.co
Fundsup is a matchmaking platform for early-stage founders and investors. Fundsup has a mission to take the friction out of fundraising by data-driven matchmaking. This session will focus on how to efficiently gain traction from the right investors. Come meet Arjen Strijker!
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
Read more >

18:00–18:30 Break Out: Entrepreneur: Get your legal stuff together and protect your investment! - Stimmt B.V.
Stimmt's director and legal advisor Lennert Ouwerkerk will take you trough the legal basics needed in order to protect your company and investment.
Read more >

18:30–19:30 Break Out: Do's and Don'ts of startups creating financial projections - EY Finance Navigator
Are you a startup founder looking for funding? Or are you trying to improve your cash flow planning? Then you definitely need to have a financial plan in place! Come to EY's Break-Out session and learn about do's and dont's of financial planning!
Read more >

18:30–19:30 Break Out: No-Bullshit Zone: How do you really grow your business and follow your own road? - UNIIQ, Symbid & Tony de Bree
There are many trends and hypes when it comes to the best way of growing your company. This session's goal is to "cut the crap" and give you various perspectives on what is needed to (continue to) grow a healthy business, and to help you find a route that suits you. Statements will be provided to guide the talk. Your hosts: Tony de Bree, Robbin Hoogstraten & UNIIQ.
Read more >


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

May
Monthly theme
Health, Wellbeing & Food


Healthy Outcomes

Thursday Gathering May 2nd

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: How to protect your idea: free IP consult - The Netherlands Enterprise Agency, the Netherlands Patent Office
Do you have innovative ideas that you want to protect with IP? Get a free consult at Venture Café! Karen Kraan-Sam is a patent advisor at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. Get independent information about IP opportunities, of course with secrecy.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: How to align your sales and marketing - Conversion Crew
In many organizations sales and marketing aren't working together and often they're completely misaligned. This session shows you how to align sales and marketing and how to support the process using clever CRM and marketing tools such as HubSpot.
Read more >

18:30–19:30 Break Out: Protect your idea! The basics of IP - The Netherlands Enterprise Agency, the Netherlands Patent Office
Do you have innovative ideas that you want to protect with IP? Let's begin with the basics. In this session you get an overview of the most probable IP opportunities for you. Karen Kraan-Sam is a patent advisor at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.
Read more >


These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
Healthy Lifestyle / food / agri

Thursday Gathering May 9th

17:30–18:30 Break Out: Healthy Food & Lifestyle - InnovationQuarter
Good nutrition and exercise are one of the keys to a healthy life (but you already know that!). Why do consumers still make unhealthy choices? What about lifestyle as a medicine and how can tech help us here? Get inspired by experts, including EIT Health, Koppert Cress, TNO and MiGuide! Hosted by InnovationQuarter's Sasja Heijman and Lonneke Baas.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
Healthy Data & Funding + Talent Night: Healthy Balance in Work & Life

Thursday Gathering May 16th

Stay tuned for the day program of May 16th!
Healthy Future

Thursday Gathering May 23rd

Stay tuned for the day program of May 23rd!

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