For the time being we are hosting Virtual Thursday Gatherings!Learn more here!
Join our Virtual Thursday Gatherings!

#VCRVIRTUAL CHECK-IN

Check-in starts on
Thursday, September 24th at 16:45!

Check-in to join!

Join the in-person event! Make sure to reserve a ticket here!

Most of our sessions are still taking place online with the exception of the Weekly SPECIAL LIVE Events. For these events, it’s important to sign up to get a ticket beforehand as spaces are limited due to the latest RIVM regulations.

Our program will ensure you get access to engaging, entertaining and educational content every week. Follow these 3 simple steps to get started!

  1. Click the Check-in button (for online events) – The check-in starts on Thursdays at 16:45.
  2. Select session – on the different stops you can join different sessions.
  3. See you inside!

You can always close your Zoom chat or Remo room, to get back to the program and visit as many sessions as you like to continue your journey!


PROGRAM, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH

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


LEGEND

  • SHARE:​ Info tables featuring information about innovation community organizations, service providers, upcoming events, or conferences.
  • ENGAGE: Workshops, ideation sessions, design thinking exercises, hackathons, community conversations and all manner of interactive opportunities to collaborate, exchange ideas and learn from each other.
  • PLAY: ​Experiential, fun activities that invite creativity into our busy lives and allow us to approach our civic, business or innovation challenges with a fresh, new perspective. Think playtime or art class for grown ups.
  • LEARN​: A lecture, panel discussion, or talk, or pitch session focused on providing substantive insights, learnings, lessons and a platform for sharing ideas.
  • DEVELOP:​ One-on-one coaching, advising, or mentoring services offered by investors, experienced industry leaders and entrepreneurial support organizations through our Office Hours program.
  • CONNECT: ​Meet-ups, happy hours, social gatherings. No programming, no pressure.

GOT QUESTIONS? SEE OUR FAQ!

HOW LONG WILL VENTURE CAFÉ ROTTERDAM STAY DIGITAL?

Since July 2020, we have started with hybrid events. This means we will have one special event each Thursday opened to the public audience, with limited spaces available (according to the latest RIVM guidelines). You can get your ticket for the live event here. The rest of the program will remain online as usual.

WHEN ARE THE #VCRVIRTUAL SESSIONS BEING HELD?

You can join our #VCRVirtual gathering every Thursday from 17:00 – 20:00 CET. We will continue to create and deliver valuable experiences through our online webinars, discussions, panels, office hours and live chats. For the live events in our physical space, the walk-in starts at 17:30.

HOW CAN I JOIN THE ONLINE SESSIONS? 

Each online session has its own registration link with Zoom.  Please check in to the online #ThursdayGathering between 17:00 – 20:00 CET on Thursday, and you will then be redirected to our #VCRVirtual experience page, where you’ll see our full agenda of programming, office hours, networking space, and more.

WHO CAN JOIN THE ONLINE SESSIONS? 

We truly believe innovation is for everyone, so anyone can join (we’re looking at you, friends across the world).

WHAT’S ZOOM? 

Zoom is a free online video conferencing platform.

DO I NEED TO DOWNLOAD ZOOM?

We HIGHLY suggest you download the Zoom client in order to participate. You can open a zoom link in your web browser, but to take full advantage of the program, we highly suggest that you download it to your desktop or mobile device to join.

DO I NEED A ZOOM ACCOUNT TO JOIN?

No, you don’t need a Zoom account to join #VCRVirtual. Just register and enjoy!

DO I NEED TO REGISTER TO ATTEND A #VCRVIRTUAL GATHERING?

Yes, you’ll need to check in to between 17:00 – 20:00 CET on Thursday to join the gathering.

WILL MY ATTENDANCE NUMBER STILL GO UP?*

Since you will still check in, we’ll retroactively make sure to up your attendance number.

**If you’re a first timer to the gathering and not sure what this is about, we put a number on your name tag beside your name to show how many times you’ve attended a gathering, e.g. Jane Doe (2).