This workshop allows you to get a taste of the global B Corp movement. What does business as a force for good mean and how do you make it happen?
Humanity X / Universiteit Leiden
The Venture Academy is a pre-incubation programme for social impact start-ups in The Hague. This workshop by Bram Alkema helps you to identify your own biases. Validating a business model is the most crucial part of starting a company. By testing a s... read moreimple hypotheses countless of hours and resources can be saved. Find more information here:
Jorgen Van Rijn
The funding world for social enterprises has grown enormously: we have seen an increase of informal impact investors, crowdfunding platforms specifically targeting social enterprises, and professional impact funds. To be brief, there seems to be more... read more and more capital available for companies that add social value. But has it become easier to find funding? What does the field look like and what kind of opportunities are there? Jørgen Van Rijn, founder of social enterprise Afval Loont (Cash for Trash), takes you on his journey to find funding. He talks about the kind of funding he uses at different stages of his company. From private investment to bank financing, from finding (strategic) shareholders (equity), crowdfunding, to impact investment. What worked and what didn’t work? What lessons can be learned? This session provides valuable insights to learn how to grow capital for your social enterprise.
Mathijs Koper & Walter Aan de Wiel
World Startup Factory & iMPACT Booster
Are you a startup challenging the way we feed people in our metropoles?
Join the keynote session of Food Stars, a brand-new accelerator program by World Startup Factory and iMPACT Booster that focuses on the future of agriculture and horticulture.
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Food Stars is planning to boost 100 agri-food startups In the next five years. We believe entrepreneurship is one of the keys to solving many of the challenges the world is grappling with. We are convinced both startups and corporates play a crucial role in driving the innovation, often between and across sectors, that Is needed to make our food production sustainable.
The Community Office
Design your ideal // start-up // office space.
In this workshop we challenge you to co-design a new coworkingspace aimed at start-ups in De Binckhorst #TheHague. Rosan will share the main principles of coworking and essential ingredients to make a ... read morespace ‘work’. She’s an expert in new ways of working, collaboration and space design. How to seduce people to collaborate, create and facilitate innovation? Add your vision, wishes and ideas to Europe’s best practices on coworking. Join our tribe! Rosan is a partner at The Community Office, a creative agency with a proven approach to facilitate coworking and create new ways of working // www.thecommunityoffice.com
Are you tired of gatherings or events with low actual engagement? Are people leaning out of the topic, goal or strategy in (continuous) meetings? Do you find that after a lot of talk, you were expecting more drive and energy and more collaboration? T... read morehere must be a way to get them - including yourself - more active, more engaged, more committed to make a change? This introduction workshop in Lego Serious Play will set things in motion. Lego Serious Play (LSP) is a methodology created by the LEGO® Group that uses LEGO® bricks to improve creative thinking. It develops problem-solving skills, helps explore ideas, and achieve goals. LSP lets you prototype new products or services, gets people to work on a vision, goal or strategy together so as to jointly find solutions to complex challenges.
Wieke Van der Zouwen
Impact Hub Amsterdam
Are you running a social enterprise? Want to grow your impact by scaling your business internationally? Or just excited to learn more about the scaling trajectory of social enterprises? This 45-minute workshop is your chance. At Impact Hub, we’ve bee... read moren scaling our own business to over a 100 locations across the globe and we’ve supported many other social enterprises expand internationally. Wieke van der Zouwen, scaling manager at Impact Hub Amsterdam, will talk about what startups need in the scaling phase. She will address their most common challenges, how the scaling process differs between impact and normal startups, and how Impact Hub Amsterdam supports scaling businesses. Bring your burning questions along as she will also host a Q&A session. Ready to take your startup to the next level?
Startups are different. At least, that is the perception. But how do you develop your own talent and how do you prevent yourself from becoming a dime a dozen-entrepreneur? Bart
Hanegraaff is the Athletic Performance Trainer for Team Kingdom of the ... read moreNetherlands Fastpitch Softball. He will playfully teach you to think out of the box about yourself. Or should we say: act out of the box?
Social Enterprise NL
This workshop aims to demonstrate that buying from social enterprises is a direct and effective way for companies to create impact. Taking the experiences of both social entrepreneurs and CSR/procurement professionals as a starting point, participant... read mores will learn why buying social is a good idea. The example of Tunga’s network of African IT developers who built an app for TMG’s Gaspedaal will be highlighted. The workshop is given by Bart Krull (Social Enterprise NL) and Ernesto Spruyt (Tunga).
Discussing your new product or idea with a new client can be a daunting prospect. You have worked hard on your idea or innovation and now you have to present it to a new partner or client. Thanks to Intellectual Property (IP) you can actually turn yo... read moreur new, inventive product or idea into your own property. During this workshop, affordable options to secure the right to intellectual property will be discussed. So that you will be the only party that will reap the benefits of your intellectual accomplishment and it will lead to actual value for your startup.
How to boost your local tech ecosystem? How can a city become a startup city? Lessons from the Startup Nation and ideas of how to engage and build a great and leading ecosystem in your country will be discussed in this workshop. And learn all about a... read moren opportunity to win a free trip to #StartJLM, a startup seminar in Jerusalem from 5-11 November that includes branding, events, hackathons, meetups, and more.
Lift identifies what drives you in terms of values, competencies, and aspirations in a playful and engaging way. Based on that, it recommends career opportunities (companies, vacancies & job roles) that match your passion, purpose and potential. Not ... read morejust another job board, but a whole new way to explore the next step in your career, a platform to make recruitment and retention more effective and efficient. Lift enables personal and business growth by bringing your (un)conscious potential to the fore and creating talent pools for companies. You are invited to join in and experience how this app can help you and your business grow. Download the app: www.liftapp.com and start swiping.
A pitch has to connect with the listeners and keep them wanting more, just like a good story. The pitcher, like a storyteller, needs to engage the audience and take them on a journey that ends in collaboration. Jonathan Talbott will share an approach... read more to pitching that will help you to be in command of your story. Jonathan Talbott helps startups, humanitarian organizations, NGO’s, and financial institutions throughout Europe with their verbal communication. He is also the head speakers’ coach for 4 different TEDx events.
Anne Marie Verschuur
Intellectual property is the backbone of many startup companies. This workshop will provide you with insights into the do's and don'ts in licence agreements, the importance of appropriate arrangements regarding milestones, and royalty monetization. A... read morelso on the agenda: expert views on dealing with your suppliers and your customers.
So yes, you have a great idea that hopefully will have a big impact on creating a better world! But who are your (end) customers? What are they really trying to achieve? What is keeping them up at night, what are their dreams? And how will your idea ... read morehelp your customers? We will briefly explain the Value Proposition Canvas and then our DOON accelerators will coach you in clarifying your value proposition.
Border labs presents: The Autonomous Forest. How nature can govern?
There are currently several initiatives in the world that aim to make nature an autonomous legal stakeholder. What if a forest can make decisions with AI and with the combination of the many possibilities of Internet of Things and Blockchain govern o... read morever its own future? It will choose to grow, harvest, sell, restore and much more. We want to see it happen. During this workshop the people of Border Labs and you will think up the tech, fertile soil and seeds we need to actually let the first autonomous forest grow itself. We will leave the room with a clear action plan where and how to kickstart this in The Netherlands.
Diderik Van Wingerden
How do you really translate impact, collaboration, and openness into the structure of your organization, product, and business model? The 'Open Source' way shows how you can truly benefit from the power of the internet and can scale up exponentially,... read more without having to scale up your organization likewise. Create abundance, share the benefit and everybody wins. This session gives an overview of three layers of openness: (1) open source technology at the foundation, (2) open source business models for the multi-stakeholder benefit, and (3) cooperative ownership. After this session, you will have a good basic understanding of these topics and know how to avoid the pitfalls of opening up.
Innovating Justice Boostcamp
The Hague Institute for the Innovation of Law
HiiL, the The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law, aims to innovate justice. Their Innovating Justice Accelerator sets out on a mission each year to find the best justice innovators around the world.
Integrated Capital Lab - open
"Integrated Capital is a kick start project of Impact Hub Amsterdam, Generous Minds and Amsterdam Impact (City of Amsterdam) connects impact investors and financiers to co-create a new model for collaboration and integrated capital. Using a case of a... read more social entrepreneur, investors can explore how they ensure social entrepreneurs can grow and scale, in order to increase impact. This is an invite only event."
Gerrit-Jan van 't Veen
Venture One / Paperclip
Tey Elrjula is without doubt one of the rising stars in the Blockchain community. And there is also little doubt that this technology will change many of our markets. So what is in store for impact startups and investors? How can we benefit from the ... read morenew technology, today and in the near future. This presentation will give you a clear idea what the opportunities are and how to take your first steps into the blockchain world. The presentation is hosted by Paperclip Community. Paperclip Community launches a new investment community for impact startups. With a longterm investment scope, impact driven and decentralised. The founders are looking forward to tell you more about their recent work and how you can join.
NLimpact meet the experts meeting. NLimpact will arrange a 45-minute workshop wherein start-ups and scale-ups get 15 minutes to discuss their challenges with a pre selected experts. The Experts will be introduced on the NLimpact website and Facebook ... read morepage. www.nlimpact.nl
Walter Aan de Wiel
Starting a company is not without challenges. When you are entering an emerging market you will definitely be tested in many ways. Best to test your market first before you spend a lot of resources to fully launch your business. Walter will discuss h... read moreow the lean startup approach can help you to validate your business concept, sharing many examples of best practices and unfortunate failures in emerging markets.
Workshop building an internationalisation strategy. As Director of DutchBasecamp, Isabel spoke to over 150 founders and CEOs about their international successes and pitfalls. This gives her a solid understanding of what it takes to scale your company... read more internationally, both to Western and emerging economies. She will share these insights during a workshop of 45 minutes. The why and how with regards to building an internationalisation strategy, how to identify your next market and how to properly prepare to tackle this market. She will zoom into possible resources and the most common pitfalls when scaling internationally. 'There is no recipe for success but there is one for failure', a quote by one of the founders. DutchBasecamp is a social enterprise fully geared towards helping scale-ups with their internationalisation. www.dutchbasecamp.org.
Impact driven mindset for social entrepreneurs
Being an social entrepreneur is being impact driven! Petra Hoogerwerf is an experienced entrepreneur and founded consultancy firm Veleda. She wrote five books. This year her
new book Echte winst (modern profit) was launched. This book includes a se... read moreven step plan to become an successful social entrepreneur. In the highly interactive and dynamic workshop she challenges you to change your mind in a real impact driven way. She will give a lot of examples and tips how to grow your company. Therefore your mindset is an important tool to build relationships, build a community and become successful. Join our workshop!
This workshop will teach you how lean start-up theory and crowdfunding come together in a new method to get started and funded. From here on out, don't waste any cup of coffee and convert every appointment into the success of your startup.
World Startup Factory
"Always change a winning team" and "reinvent" are arguably some of the most important ways to business success. In this workshop, you will look closely at how to create a “dream team” and make it win.
Have you always wanted to learn more about liquidation preference, pay-to-play or anti-dilution, but were afraid to ask? Then make sure to come to this workshop. Get a grasp of what's influencing financing rounds now and in the future. And let ventur... read moree capital specialists beef up your negotiation skills during our term sheet negotiation game.
Nynke Struik & Debbie Rooms
Social and circular enterprises; how to finance. How to finance your impact startup. We discuss when, how and where to look for impact capital. And how does a financier valuates impact enterprises?
Amsterdam Impact (City of Amsterdam)
Integrated Capital is a kick start project of Impact Hub Amsterdam, Generous Minds, and Amsterdam Impact (City of Amsterdam). It connects impact investors and financiers to co-create a new model for collaboration and integrated capital. Using a case ... read moreof a social entrepreneur, investors can explore how they may ensure social entrepreneurs can grow and scale, in order to increase impact. This is an invite only event.
For the past twenty years, startups and scale-ups have been failing for the same nine reasons. In this workshop, you will learn how you turn your idea into a successful startup and scale-up without making age-old mistakes.
Martijn Rol & Niels Snoep
Food & Innovation; how to finance. How to finance your impact startup. We discuss when, how and where to look for impact capital. And how does a financier valuates impact enterprises
Integrated Capital Lab - besloten
Integrated Capital is a kick start project of Impact Hub Amsterdam, Generous Minds and Amsterdam Impact (City of Amsterdam) connects impact investors and financiers to co-create a new model for collaboration and integrated capital. Using a case of a ... read moresocial entrepreneur, investors can explore how they ensure social entrepreneurs can grow and scale, in order to increase impact. This is an invite only event.
This workshop will give you practical tools and inspiration on how to safeguard your most important asset: your mission. Triodos Bank is very keen to finance impact driven initiatives. Triodos Bank itself is a social enterprise as well. In the past 3... read more6 years the bank evolved into the company it is today. Yet, when Triodos Bank was started, the founders made some very essential choices to safeguard the bank's mission. These principles are still protecting the core of the company’s mission. During the presentation, Raphael will offer insights into the way Triodos sees banking on value and how one can maintain its mission in the long run.
How to keep the impact in impact investing?
The impact industry has enjoyed tremendous growth in the last decade. For the coming 10 years, the sector has huge potential to create real impact and help tackle the SDGs. This session looks at the balance between financial and social returns and em... read morephasizes the impact side of the equation. While attracting more capital and investors, the sectors needs to increase its focus on impact and the needs of the enterprises themselves. Panel members as well as session participants will be asked to provide recommendations for development of the sector in the next 10 years. How to keep the impact in impact investing?
De Coöperatie expert
The founder's dilemma: how to split your shares and how to structure your startup? Every start-up needs a structure, but what structures work best? How to split the shares if you don't know what your investments will be and what your revenue will be?... read more Do you need a shareholders agreement? And what will happen if you find your first investor? Alfred Griffioen is an expert in setting up (international) collaborations. As the initiator of 'de Coöperatie expert' has helped many startup founders with structuring their business. In this interactive workshop, he will explain the basic principles of company valuation and compare how suitable the various legal entity types are.
Tycho Onnasch & Splinter Dreesmann
Deedmob aims to strengthen the foundations of our society by leveraging the impact of volunteering. By looking at individuals and organizations in creative ways, it demonstrates how anybody can make a meaningful and lasting impact on the world around... read more them.