19 January 2017 - 19 January 2017
New Business Summit - The Hague
The New Business Summit will be held tomorrow, 19 January 2017, at the New World Canvas building. This is a free event for owners and supporters of business in smart technology. Co-organized by World Startup Factory, the startup entrepreneurs in the Connectivity Accelerator and Impact City The Hague, it aims to bring together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, SMEs, research institutions and governments to tackle real-world societal challenges.
The winners of The Hague Innovators Challenge 2017 will also be announced on this day, who will compete for grand prizes of 5.000 – 30.000 euros.
Keynote speaker is Jeroen van der Sommen, the Co-Founder of Akvo and the Managing DIrector of Netherlands Water Partnership.
There are 8 breakout sessions, divided into 2 rounds (i.e. 4 sessions per round). Each session is a panel discussion including a startup, a corporate, an SME, and a public institution, where each panel member presents their approach to tackle the same challenge. A Q&A follows when the audience takes part in validating these solution, to highlight best industry practices and help inspire new possibilities.
With The Hague Innovators Challenge, strategic accelerator partner, the City of The Hague, aims to encourage start-ups, organisations and students to present new ideas on current global challenges.
Apply for tickets here.