14th to 17th Nov – Global Entrepreneurship Week Maastricht [MC4E]

14th to 17th Nov – Global Entrepreneurship Week Maastricht [MC4E]

Join the Global Entrepreneurship Week Maastricht from 14-17 Nov 2017!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

Under the theme of “I AM CHANGE” this year’s GEW Maastricht is bringing world class speakers around innovation, technology, sustainability, social entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship and local entrepreneurs. Participants are invited to give insights and recognize their power as change-makers through pioneering projects, innovative technologies as well as interdisciplinary challenges.

Some of the speakers will include the founders of Tony Chocolonely, Oatly, Cristal Therapeutics, Grendel Games, Brainstudio, Arion, VR Peekaboo, BabyWatcher, SeaWave Technology.

The Innovator’s Challenge is a hackathon-style competition which will challenge bright students to create an innovative commercial platform for the newest creative hub in Maastricht- Forza Fashion House. This event is free to attend but registration is required on http://www.mc4e.nl/gew/innovator-challenge/

On Wednesday 16th November GEW organizes a Startup Market at Centre Ceramique, where more than 30 startups in the fields of VR, holograms, green –tech, social startups, slow-food concepts, fashion startups will be present. During the market you can attend two workshops on business skills and campaign creation, or listen to inspirational keynotes from two prominent speakers. In the evening more than 150 business contacts of MC4E together with students and startup communities are invited to network over the course of a delicious dinner and drink. The evening will end with a pitch competition which will see one startup secure investments from a group of angel investors.

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