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Talent Night: The Future of Human Capital (Rotterdam Capital Days)

Thursday Gathering September 19th

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by Simonas Baltenis in Event
August 8, 2019 comments

As part of the Rotterdam Capital Days, on the 19th of September, we’re going to host our flagship – Thursday Gathering, which we have decided to transform into a Talent Night. It is going to be 6th edition of our popular Talent Nights! This time the theme is The Future of Human Capital!

During the Talent Night, we aim to demystify the future of human capital.
With ever-larger war on talent and the open vacancies at growing companies, we would like to showcase the opportunities within the city of Rotterdam.
Talent & skills are a key focus point. It’s about attracting, retaining & developing the best talent for Startups & Scale-ups. It’s about building a bridge between economic and technical education, and it’s creating technical education more accessible to everyone.

At this Talent Night you can expect: :
1. Keynote speakers
2. Career advise
3. Connections with talented people
4. Dynamic workshops to improve your application skills
5. Job fair & much more!

Join this special Thursday Gathering to connect with the innovation community, get inspired and receive the right tools to kick-off or take the next step in your career!

Thursday Gathering September 19th

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Do good, make impact & connect - Voor Goed // Rotterdam Impact Agency
Are you doing good? Do you want to enlarge your positive social footprint in Rotterdam? Than join us at our info table. Together we explore the possibilities to join forces and make more sustainable impact in Rotterdam.
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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!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Get to know about a fast-growing scale-up - Helloprint
This is your chance to get to know Helloprint and discover everything you wanted to know about working for a fast-growing scale-up (and any opportunities we might have for you!).
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Hospitality Marketing Tool - Nocto
Do you have a network in nightlife / horeca / music / events? Interested in social media and digital marketing? Come find our info table and let's talk!
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17:00–19:00 Office Hours: Open Office Hour - Peak Capital
Early-stage Venture Capital fund Peak Capital will host an Open Office hour @Venture Café. SaaS, platform and marketplace founders are welcome to discuss any topic related to building or scaling your business.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: In search for good mentors for Rotterdam Youth - Stichting B for You
Stichting B for You is searching for mentors from Rotterdam. Supporting the youth between 6-16 years. Talent development, social networking, and personal growth.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table + Special Rcd19 Bar: The Chivas Venture - Win a Share of $1million in Funding - Chivas Regal
Got a world changing idea and need funding to take your start-up to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about applying for the Chivas Venture competition for your chance to win a share of $1million in no-strings funding. And enjoy a complimentary special #RCD19 cocktail at the same time!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Looking to pursue a career in data science? Meet Crunch Analytics!
We just opened our brand-new Rotterdam office and are looking for data science profiles to enforce our team. Do you want to be part of a fast-growing data science startup? Meet the Crunch team and have a chat with us!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Fundraising as a growth hack - Seedrs
Pop by our info table to discuss how the likes of Revolut, Brewdog, Landbay and many more have used their crowdfunding as a growth hack.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Sustainable urban energy production - Airturb
We believe everybody needs to participate in making our world green. We all need energy. From charging our phones to warming your home. The wind is our most powerful free supplier. Airturb harvests the wind and makes it usable energy to light up your live.
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17:00–20:00 Office Hours: How to Succeed in Business in Seven Day Sprints - 7days2go
Meet Sven Stigter, cofounder at 7days2go to share your current business challenge. 7days2go counts on more than 40 experts ready to help you succeed in sprints of seven days.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: An unconventional team - HousingAnywhere
We’re here to make an impact, a truly meaningful one. We want to change the way people rent, we want to change the way people decide to live, we want to help people with housing, anywhere. Want to know more about our team? Get in touch!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: A phone call to improve quality of life of dementia patients - Care-Riing
Care-Riing provides speech technology which improves quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Stop by at their info table between 17:00-19:00 to learn more and join their celebratory moment at 18:00!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: What can IQEQ do to help expand your business? - IQ-EQ Corporate, Fund & Investor Services Provider
When you establish an entity, it needs to meet your requirements. You need to feel confident that it’s the right type of entity, in the right jurisdiction. We have the experience, technology, and expertise to handle different asset classes, portfolios, fund structures and investor demands. So whatever choice you make, we can help.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Talent at Startups - KplusV
Get to know everything about the way investors look at talent and what is needed to successfully grow your business. Next to that, there are some cool positions available at KplusV!
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Tax update following Prinsjesdag ("Budget Day") - EY
EY presents the "EY Prinsjesdag 2019 update" at Venture Café. We will inform you about the impact of "Prinsjesdag" for startups and scale-ups. Furthermore our EY Tax and Accounting specialists will be available for any (related) questions. Meet Richard van der Pluym & Gerben Hellinga.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: How do you make sure that you get most out of your talent and your day? - Better Minds at Work and TaPas City
How do you make sure that you get most out of your talent and your day? In this workshop, you will get a good insight in your own talent ánd how you can use that in the best way for yourself ánd your company.
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17:30–18:00 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!
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: How to succeed in the job market and start your business as an international alumni based in NL? - Holland Alumni Network & Here2Start
Meet Maria Lucía Bermúdez and Alejandro Rodriguez, two international alumni from Colombia and Mexico will share theirs after graduation experiences within the Dutch job market and the startup ecosystem.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: The War for Talent: are you on the winning side? - Corporate Wellness
With the talent crisis looming, both companies and talents can benefit so much more from healthy corporate cultures. Know your ROI from being healthier and happier in your job and strategy that works for more employee engagement.
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18:00–18:15 Special Event: Bar Celebration - Care-Riing
Celebrate a special milestone with the founders of Care-Riing! Care-Riing provides speech technology which improves quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Stop by at their info table between 17:00-19:00 to learn more and join their celebratory moment at 18:00!
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18:30–19:30 Keynote Session: The Future of Human Capital
During this keynote session, we aim to demystify the future of human capital. With an ever-larger war on talent and many open vacancies at growing companies, we would like to showcase what great initiatives are happening to solve this and how equal opportunities for all are created at both the city of Rotterdam and the rest of the Netherlands. Meet the keynote speakers: Eva De Mol, André Schiele, Ramon Landman and Travis Sheridan. The keynote speeches are followed by a panel discussion and Q&A, moderated by Travis Sheridan.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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