Promising pitches and success stories. Last night, Venturelab North, TheNextWomen and Northern Knowledge hosted a special VentureClass to shine the spotlight on women entrepreneurs, with several pitches, and keynotes by Suzan Wierenga of KAW Architecten and Hilde Hacquebord of Diataal.
Silicon Valley VC investor Neal Dempsey visited Groningen this week, to check out the scene and meet with promising startups and scale-ups. Dempsey is a General Partner of Bay Partners, one of the oldest investment funds in Silicon Valley, and is currently looking for promising startup cities around the world and help improve local startup ecosystems.
Catching poachers in Africa, smugglers in Saudi Arabia and riot instigators during soccer games, all because of the 360 degrees camera technology made by Horus View and Explore. During Venturelab North’s Ventureclass last Thursday, founder René Bolhuis shared his global success story.
Friday 23-03 3 days
Last weekend, the University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship hosted a 3-day event, where aspiring entrepreneurs could find out if their startup ideas were viable. Eight different teams were in it to win it, working hard throughout the weekend, coming up with a sound business model around their ideas and perfecting their pitches.
Dreaming of your own startup? Found that golden egg or unicorn of an idea? VentureLab North offers startups, entrepreneurs and companies an environment where all the ingredients for success are readily available. An environment in which you are in constant contact with people who can help your company move forward and in which participants inspire and encourage each other to explore new frontiers.