#ImpactFest16

Impact
Startup
Fest

26th of May 9.00 - 17.30 hrs join us in The Hague | Innovations for a better world.

The Hague Impact StartUp Fest

In The Hague, tens of thousands of people are working towards making the world a better place through innovation. Every day and in many ways. We call this the ‘Impact Economy’. This will be the focus of The Hague Impact Startup Fest.

On the 26th of May, the city hosts an exciting programme, with inspirational speakers, uplifting demos, pitch sessions, and useful matchmaking opportunities between impact start-ups, investors, international organisations, developers and corporates.

Join us on the 26th of May at Impact Startup Fest.

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Speakers

Speakers

Heather Leson

Qatar Computing Research Institute + TextOnTech

Digital Humanitarian, Idea hacker, community builder. I'm obsessed with bridges, visit Gehry cities and am a serial volunteer. Imagine this world if we all lent a digital hand, that's the focus of her... read more talk. Next to that it's tech mapping in moments of crisis.

Simon WIllis

Change.org

A compelling speaker about the power of social business and the potential of crowdsourcing for social change. Head of change.org Europe.

Sean Hewens

IDEO

Designer at IDEO + legal innovation explorer. Writer, beer label maker + fictional cartographer on the side. Sean is going all in to talk about Design Thinking.

Indy Johar

project00 + Dark Matter Laboratories + Impact Hub

Indy Johar is an architect, co-founder of 00 (project00.cc) and a Senior Innovation Associate with the Young Foundation. Indy Johar is going to talk about the Civic Economy.

Siddharth Bannerjee

Nesta

This session will go through how we complied The European Digital City Index (EDCi) - from determining geographic coverage (including The Hague!), to the nitty-gritty of Index-making (including const... read moreructing a theoretical framework, source selection and data gathering, weighting and aggregation) to the final visualization.

Prince Constantijn

Advisor at the European Commission

Everything about the Dutch startup ecosystem, its similarities with the Netherlands during the Golden Age, and Silicon Valley. In general The Netherlands is “punching well above its weight”, he says.... read more But challenges lie ahead as well.

Workshops

Workshops

Bas Kotterink

TNO

Senior Scientist ICT Policy at TNO & Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, Mentor. Bas is part of the Matchmaking track with technology

Nevlynn Janssen

onegini

How does Marketing for startups work? Nevlynn is going deep to cover this.

Marijt Regts

Social Enterprise NL

Marijt is going to talk about the legal Status of social enteprises in the Netherlands and Europe.

Maarten van der Veen

Red Cross

According to Maarten van der Veen strengthening the information management capacity is a crucial in professionalizing humanitarian aid

Jasper Geselschap

Rabobank

Jasper has knowledge on investment readiness met IQ. SME companies in the The Hague area are welcome to contact him. I am specialised in financial logistics and corporate finance. Together with Innova... read moretion Quarter Jasper Geselschap will help you in getting investor ready.

Maya Lievegoed

HUMINT Solutions Europe

Introducing the TINO tool - unlocking unrecognized knowledge

Roelant Rollingswier

BCorp

What is BCorp and impact assessment + B talkdutch Group Roelant is the country partner @BCorpEurope | B Corp #BCorp | Benefit Corporation @BCorporation | #BtheChange| Good Start Investments | D66

Nicole van Haelst

Lift

We invite you to test and improve the prototype of a brand new solution. The app enables you to bring your (un)conscious potential to the front and connect with people, opportunities and employers to ... read moregrow your talent and/or start up business! Startup Access to Talent aims to disrupt the world of matching. The new world of work asks for alternative ways to translate your potential in opportunities previously unknown. Check our recommendations based on your passion, purpose and potential. We’re building a platform for talent and (start up) business to use. Not yet another job board or hip online resume, but a whole new way to explore the next step in your life-career, It’s easy and fun! Be amongst the first users of this brand new tool! We’re looking for people to help us validate our prototype. No need for specific knowledge, experience or preparation. Just come, spend some time with us and experience how this app can help you and your business grow.

Lija Groenewoud van Vliet

Metropolitan Startup Lab - YES!Delft

The challenge ‘NEXT Economy needs NEXT Entrepreneur’ is in search of entrepreneurial activities, which will use emerging new technologies and create impact by economic value, new business or new jobs.... read more This Ideation is a dynamic workshops, in which you identify ideas and solutions for the NEXT Economy to increase the productivity of data, energy and resources and contribute to the digital gateway, smart energy delta and circular economy.

Startups

Startups

Christina Wuerthner

enersis suisse AG

'enersis suisse AG offers an innovative Big Data platform along the complete utilities value chain. It is a decision support tool tailored to the specific needs of the players in the energy sector. We... read more are an SAP Hana OEM partner since the start.'

Martijn Lopes Cardozo

Black Bear

'Black Bear brings the circular economy to tires'

Vittorio Bava

Diptera

'We use insects to manufacture sustainable animal feed ingredients.'

Ruud Riem-Vis

Kizy Tracking

'End-to-end supply chain visibility in real time, anywhere in the world'

LennartBudelmann

aQysta

'aQysta is a spin-off of Delft Unviersity of Technology, founded in 2013 with the objective to impact through technological innovations'

Ricardo Costa

Loqr

'Loqr - Financial Fraud Preemption through User Validation for Banks.'

Hans van t Woud

BlackShore

'BlackShore delivers accurate, up-to-date and low-cost map products based on the crowd-sourced interpretation of satellite data and aerial imagery.'

Yassine Chahid

Springsyple

'Rewards people when employers recruit while reducing their applications analysis loads within a professional network'

Monique Maissan

Waste2Wear

'Textile products made from recycled plastic bottles'

Piers Corfield

Dashboard Limited

'Dashboard is a provider of sophisticated remote monitoring solutions for industrial processes, leveraging enviable levels of hardware and software expertise to the benefit of a wide range of vertical... read more sectors'

Rob Leslie

Sedicii

'Sedicii proves you are who you say you are without exposing your identity details'

Maurits Barendrecht

HiiL Innovating Justice

'Leading innovation institute for justice sector from The Hague, city of peace and justice.'

Frank Tielens

HeatMatrix group

'Many industries are losing energy via hot corrosive flue gas or process air through their stacks. HeatMatrix has developed a unique polymer heat exchanger which is corrosion resistant and therefor c... read morean recover this heat.'

Mark van Embden

Mosavali

'Mosavali provides smallholder farmers with access to information, good and services'

Arjen de Landgraaf

BRI-Business Risk Intelligence GmbH

'Fore-Warned is Fore-Armed'

Frank Riedewald

Composite Recycling Ltd

'Composite Recycling Ltd offers processes to recycle composite plastics specifically tyres and printed circuit boards (PCBs and mobile phones), but also pure plastics. '

Hans Kortekaas

ID Control BV

'The European Privacy Company'. Hans is a visionair in privacy and security who knows how to translate innovative ideas into reality with outstanding business, project management, sales and marketing ... read moreskills.

Christian Pereira

ReSecure

'Cyber Security für eShops - safe, intuitive, fast and affordable '

Tatiana Chapovalova

BESPACED

'BESPACED - Airbnb and DriveNow for short-term locations for meetings, workshops and social events.'

Startup
Fest
Europe

In the first half of 2016 The Netherlands holds the presidency of the European Union. Startup Fest Europe is a great way to show the world that the West Coast of Europe is a hot bed for startups and innovation. We will do this with inspirational speakers, mind blowing demos and a great opportunity to make deals, deals and deals. The regional innovation hubs of the Netherlands will host world class events on specialized topics such as Agri & Food, Fin Tech, High Tech, Water Tech, Energy, Health Tech, Hard Science, Web / Mobile and Smart Cities. It’s all about helping startups raise money, attract talent and connect with peers, founders, leading scientists, venture capitalists, corporates and policy makers.

Read more in our FAQ.

Imagine an entire country working together to organize the biggest startup festival on the planet.

Neelie Kroes, Special Startup Envoy

Venues

Caballero Fabriek Saturnusstraat 60
2516 AH Den Haag

Mama Kelly Saturnusstraat 100
2516 AH Den Haag

Join us on the 26th of May at Impact Startup Fest

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Contact

Tickets & Registration

If  you have any questions regarding your registration please contact SPITZ congres en event,
Tamarah Carels via 070 360 97 94 or registratie@spitz.nu

Planning & Production

If  you have any questions regarding planning & production please contact SPITZ congres en event,
Charlotte van Solinge via 070 360 97 94 or charlotte@spitz.nu

PR & Content

If  you wish to contribute we are happy to hear from you, via info@impactcity.nl

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