25 progressive Dutch venture capital investors (VCs) and TechLeap.NL (formerly StartupDelta) are entering into a joint initiative under the name #FundRight that will lead to a more diverse startup ecosystem. As a first step, they are addressing equal funding opportunities for female founders by signing the diversity statement. They also call on other VCs to endorse this declaration.
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Four promising tech startups and a €20,000 investment. Last Thursday at Het Kasteel, startups Buku, Tubber, Bondex and RCPTS pitched their company during the first G-Force Pitch Event.
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Hanze Worldwide is organizing a public speaking event on the 10th of May from 14.30 to 17.30 o’clock. The event is called “HanzeTalks-Innovation” and shares visions all around the topic of innovation with the goal to raise funds for the Hanze Worldwide Foundation. Raised money of the event goes to the “Royal Goldland Scholarship Programme”, which aims to fund young people in Tanzania between the age of 16 and 20, who cannot afford to pay for their tuition fees for programmes in, e.g. entrepreneurship and IT. We are looking for YOU! Are you passionate about what you are doing and believe it is innovative in any way? Then we would love to hear your story and have you speak at our event in front of 100 students and faculty members to spread you visions and knowledge. If you are interested in participating as a speaker and therefore help us raise money for our charity then please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or via LinkedIn: Leandra Nast or Tom Junge, and we will provide you with further information. Let's Share our talent and move the world.
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.
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The Groningen digital agency Alledaags recently received an investment from Nextgen Ventures for the development of a unique, intelligent learning environment for healthcare. The learning environment uses Artificial Intelligence to make healthcare training more efficient and effective.