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17:00

Break Out: Get to know us – Venture Café Rotterdam

April 9, 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!

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Break Out: Expat Tax return Workshop – Rotterdam Partners

April 9, 17:00 - 18:00

Free online Expat Tax return Workshop.

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Break Out: How to buy art online – Victory Art & Stephan van Kuyk

April 9, 17:00 - 17:30

Learn about how the transition of the art industry has impacted buying art over the years and how it continues to do so in the context of these days' events.

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17:30

Info Table: Welcome to our Networking Space – Venture Café Rotterdam

April 9, 17:30 - 20:00

Would you like to hang out, connect and chat with Thursday Gathering visitors? Join our new networking space and take your seat at the table.

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Break Out: Legalities and Financials of a Startup – ECE Students

April 9, 17:30 - 19:35

The 5th session of the Student Founders Programme is focussed on the legal and financial peculiarities of a startup - something that most of the founders forget to take into account, but is undoubtedly a vital part in the startup creation process.

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Break Out: Virtual Global Apprenticeship by Ingenious Faces – Ingenious Faces

April 9, 17:30 - 18:30

VGA gives you the opportunity to work alongside global companies like Booking.com & PayPal. Get certified and get hired by your dream company while being isolated at home! Win a free VGA scholarship by pitching your solution!

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Break Out: Underwater Rocket Science – ConexBird

April 9, 17:30 - 18:00

How "green" is the sea? Shipping is one of the world's most polluting industries and has made relatively little progress towards a zero-emissions future; it's time for us to clean up their act with some modern tech and thinking.

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18:00

Break Out: Let’s get moving – Cor the Coach

April 9, 18:00 - 18:30

Movement is key for both mental and physical health:
Get yourself together from working from your chair, couch or bed during these times. You don't need much space, Cor will bring you a little bit of background... And then it is time to get moving...
Everybody gets in on this!

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Break Out: Women of truth Change agents – Heleniq Aha intelligence

April 9, 18:00 - 19:00

A Group of Awakening Women and Revolutionary Leaders.

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18:30

Break Out: Presenting the COVID-19 Pitch Competition – Antler

April 9, 18:30 - 19:00

Calling all startups with solutions for aiding the COVID-19 outbreak! Antler is offering $100,000 to any idea or existing startup that can chart the path to recovery.

We want to accelerate your innovation by investing in you.

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Info Table: The shift to an online community – StayRotterdam

April 9, 18:30 - 19:30

Talking about how we managed to form an online community with more than 300 members in two weeks, providing entertainment and online support for members.

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19:00

Break Out: The Future of Brown Coal Energy – Independent Consultant

April 9, 19:00 - 19:30

Can brown coal continue to provide energy in the future? Due to concerns of carbon emissions and climate change, the discussion on future energy needs is often focussed on renewables. New technology can provide zero emissions energy from brown coal.

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Culture & The City

Thursday Gathering June 4th

16:30–17:00 Break Out: Maximize your Virtual Venture Café Experience - 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!
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16:30–20:00 Break Out: Let's connect in the Global Social Space! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Networking is at the heart of Venture Café! Join us in this Global Social Space to connect, exchange and collaborate. This room will be open for the duration of the Thursday Gathering to allow for serendipitous connections, it's just like our physical Café area. Join to talk about a specific subject or for a casual chat to get to know other (international) visitors!
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17:15–18:00 Break Out: Startup your business: Let's Brainstorm - Cor the Coach
Do you want to start a business, but you don't know where or how to start? Then this session will help you to answer some these questions, by brainstorming, structuring and putting everything on paper!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: VR in the culture sector - VRPlayground
The Louvre has never had as many visitors as it did online during Covid-19 crisis. An interesting development! What can VR mean for the culture sector? Join to learn more about VR from Freek Teunen of VRPlayground!
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17:45–18:15 Break Out: The mondial crisis and its effect on your wardrobe - Logocomo
How does the pandemic affect our daily appearance? Will the face mask integrate into our trends completely? How do we normalize and personalize a mandatory garment in a way that doesn't make us feel like a dime in a dozen? In this session Romy van Eijk (Logocomo) will discuss the fashion side of the mouth mask and try to find answers, with you, to these questions.
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18:00–19:00 Break Out: How to integrate into a new country during times of social distancing - Rotterdam Expat Centre & Yaël Morag
Rotterdam Expat Centre and Yaël Morag, a Certified Life Coach, will share advice how to make the integration process in a new country a success no matter what the circumstances are. Even in times of the pandemic integration is possible.
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18:30–19:00 Break Out: Entrepreneur Spotlight - The Artist Edition #1: Niel de Vries - Niel de Vries
The "Entrepreneur Spotlight" is a sequence of weekly recurring sessions initiated by Venture Café Rotterdam where an entrepreneur is offered the "spotlight". Visual artist Niel de Vries will kick-off! "This is a presentation of my material investigation into the corrosive process of brass. Since October 2019 I have been artistically investigating this fascinating process. During this session I will present my findings, thoughts and works." Join to meet Niel!
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19:00–19:30 Break Out: Get Pitched! Speed dating game! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Get Pitched! is a fun networking game developed by Venture Cafés around the world. You get a problem that you need to solve with a specified technology, industry, and resources. You have 30 seconds until you need to pitch. Go!
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
Crossing Borders

Thursday Gathering June 11th

16:30–17:00 Break Out: Maximize your Virtual Venture Café Experience - 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 >

16:30–20:00 Break Out: Let's connect! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Networking is at the heart of Venture Café! Join us in this main networking room to connect, exchange and collaborate. This room will be open for the duration of the Thursday Gathering to allow for serendipitous connections, it's just like our physical Café area. Join to talk about a specific subject or for a casual chat to get to know other visitors!
Read more >

17:45–18:30 Break Out: How to expand into international markets now - Heleniq Aha intelligence
What can you do with the current challenges to secure both a health psychological emotional and practical future going forward. What growth exists and how can we navigate the dips between the peaks. Join Heleniq to talk about it!
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18:00–18:45 Break Out: The Emerging South -- Food and Culture in and around Charlois -
Rotterdam has gone South this month. And so should you! Let's talk and share what we know about South Rotterdam.
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19:00–19:30 Break Out: Venture Café Book Club, Edition #1: Talk Data to Me - Lexter Woodley
The first edition of Venture Café Rotterdam's Book Club! Join this session to hear (and experience!) why discussing research-based statements about men/women issues is helpful to pick your own brain but also to get to know someone else on a deeper and more intimate level. Join this "do-session" hosted by Lexter Woodley. So, let’s talk data!
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
LS&H International Special: The Latest Health Innovations

Thursday Gathering June 18th

16:30–17:00 Break Out: Maximize your Virtual Venture Café Experience - 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 >

16:30–20:00 Break Out: Let's connect! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Networking is at the heart of Venture Café! Join us in this main networking room to connect, exchange and collaborate. This room will be open for the duration of the Thursday Gathering to allow for serendipitous connections, it's just like our physical Café area. Join to talk about a specific subject or for a casual chat to get to know other visitors!
Read more >


These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
Talent Night: Generations in the Mix!

Thursday Gathering June 25th

16:30–17:00 Break Out: Maximize your Virtual Venture Café Experience - 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 >

16:30–20:00 Break Out: Let's connect! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Networking is at the heart of Venture Café! Join us in this main networking room to connect, exchange and collaborate. This room will be open for the duration of the Thursday Gathering to allow for serendipitous connections, it's just like our physical Café area. Join to talk about a specific subject or for a casual chat to get to know other visitors!
Read more >

17:45–18:30 Break Out: Women of Truth Neo Entrepreneurs - Heleniq Aha intelligence
The Challenges of entrepreneurship and some very significant benefits will be explained in this seminar. Then we look at the exponential growth and challenge facing this new phase of entrepreneurship and the impact of innovation on global culture. Join the discussion hosted by Heleniq!
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.