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02 November 2018
  • Accelerator programme
  • IT Tech
  • startups
  • The Hague
  • Web Summit

Fast Forward to Web Summit Lisbon 2018 with The Hague

Part VII  – Vlog “Arriving in Lisbon”
The startups arrived in Lisbon for Web Summit, sharing their first experiences. Watch their vlog


 

Part VI – Vlog “Challenge”
In this episode the startups are challenged to explain their product solution in a vlog without using words or sounds. Check it out

Vlog Holland Park Media

Vlog Human Insight

Vlog MyCleanCity

Vlog Human Surge

 

 

Part V – X of Y Pitch

What is your X of Y? Check out how startups from The Hague get ready for #Websummit2018!! #fastforwardthehague #startups #tech #thehague pic.twitter.com/rd2TRxyt3S

— The Hague Business Agency (@TheHagueBiz) November 4, 2018

 

 

Part IV –  The Winning Startups from The Hague

The City of The Hague, The Hague Business Agency and Enterprise Summit organised the Fast Forward pitch challenge to find startups and scale-ups from The Hague who are ready to accelerate. The 5 winning startups of The Hague’s Fast Forward challenge have been selected and preparing for their journey to Web Summit, the biggest tech conference on the planet. With just one week till Web Summit kicks off we will presenting each of the winning startups in a short clip.

Wildcard winner HumanSurge

Charles from Holland Park Media

Govert from MyCleanCity App

Anke from Scoop Expert

Sebastian from Human Insight:

 

Follow the 5  startups to Web Summit on Linkedin & Twitter #FastforwardTheHague

 

Part III October 2018

The City of The Hague, The Hague Business Agency and Enterprise Summit organised the Fast Forward pitch challenge to find startups and scale-ups from The Hague who are ready to accelerate. We’ve announced the 4 winners of The Hague’s Fast Forward challenge, but did you know we will be taking an extra startup to Web Summit? Find out who the winner of the Wildcard is by watching the video below.

Follow the journey of the 5  startups to Web Summit on Linkedin  & Twitter #FastforwardTheHague

 

 

Part II October 2018

Follow the journey of the startups to Websummit on Linkedin  & Twitter #FastforwardTheHague

The Hague organised the Fast Forward pitch challenge to find startups and scale-ups from The Hague who are ready to accelerate. The winners of the challenge will meet the biggest names and investors in tech at the largest tech event on the planet. Follow the journey of the winning startups, watch the first video to find out which startups will scale up their business at the Web Summit in Lisbon (November 5-8):

 

 

Part I  August 2018

Registration is now closed

Are you a startup or scale-up in The Hague and are you ready to accelerate? Meet the biggest names and investors in tech at the largest tech event on the planet. Join The Hague’s Fast Forward programme and scale up your business at the Web Summit in Lisbon (November 5-8).


Join The Hague’s Fast Forward to Web Summit Programme

Make full use of The Hague’s vast international network and contacts and join the Fast Forward Programme. The City of The Hague, The Hague Business Agency and Enterprise Summit have teamed up to take The Hague’s best startups and scale-ups to the Web Summit in Lisbon.
We are looking for tech startups or scale-ups active in legal, finance, security, IT or smart city solutions or that make a positive impact by tackling global challenges.
Apply before September 11th, 12:00.


What’s in it for you?

Last year the Web Summit brought together 60,000 people from more than 170 countries. It is the “world’s largest and most important technology market place”. Here you can meet investors and potential customers, promote your company to a large network of decision makers, companies and media and learn about every major industry touched by technology.


By applying for the Fast Forward challenge you can:

  • Win a voucher that cover the costs of at least two Web Summit tickets
  • Get a professional pitch & matchmaking training programme
  • Get a tailor-made program for meet & greets with potential investors and customers
  • Benefit from networking as part of the Dutch delegation in Lisbon
  • Access to social events with Dutch enterprises and investors
  • Reach new audiences through our communication platform

 

The winners will be selected based on:

  • Tech Startups and scale-ups
  • Based or working in The Hague
  • Active in the field of technology, data, app/software development or IoT devices
  • With at least 3 hired FTE
  • Preferably active in: IT, finance, legal, security, smart city solutions or that tackle global challenges
  • With a compelling product story
  • Beyond prototype and that can eloquently demonstrate their product and/or service
  • With a clear business explanation of their USP and target market
  • Dedicated and willing to invest resources (time, budget, marketing) into conference preparation and represent The Hague

 

The winners will be selected based on:

  • Readiness to enter a foreign market
  • Innovation
  • Impact on the global market (economic and social)
  • Scalability
  • Potential for financial return
  • Potential for growth

 

How to apply:
Apply by filling out the application form before September 11, 12:00. If the application criteria are met and compatible with The Hague’s ambition, the applicant will be invited to pitch at Hubfest (on September 20-21).

The start-ups or scale-ups with the most promising business profile will be selected to go to Web Summit. If you have any questions contact us by mailing to: websummit2018@thehague.com

 

This program is powered by the Municipality of The Hague, Impactcity, The Hague Business Agency & Enterprise Summit