Another week, another weekly overview of awesome startup events. In this edition we are featuring Impact Startup Fest, CapitalFest 2017 and the Belgian event Digital First. And while CapitalFest will be offering the place to be to raise money for your startup. Impact Startup Fest is looking for startups that are tackling global issues and are ready for the next step. At the same time, Belgian event Digital First is looking for the best startups of Belgium.
Impact Startup Fest
This event is challenging keynote speakers, startups, investors and (inter)national organisations to make a difference for a better world. They are inviting startups to expand their network and meet special guests like Prins Constantijn of StartupDelta, Steve Ellis of Rise Fund and Willemijn Verloop of Social Enterprise NL. The event itself is also expanding, as Impact On The Beach will be launched for the first time. At the beach of Scheveningen, startups will have the chance to meet impact investors, fund managers and other startups. A selection of around 50 (inter)national guests will be joining to do some networking in the sand. Impact On The Beach will be held on September 25th.
Also, the complete event will be held on September 25th and 26th. Tickets are available now, and can be found right here. Furthermore, to participate at Impact On The Beach you will have to register here. Note that there are only 50 places for this special event, so register now if you want a chance! Impact Startup Fest will be a part of Startup Fest Europe 2017.
This event is looking for the best startups of Belgium to present their businesses. If your startup is selected by the jury, you will be publicly presented as one of the top 100 startups in Belgium. This top 100 will also be presented by Inside Digimedia magazine in their October edition. Of course, selected startups will have the chance to present at the biggest digital event of Belgium, Digital First.
Digital First is the leading digital gathering in Belgium, and they welcome over 4000 professionals every year. Here, the latest innovations concerning digital technologies are explored. So do you want the chance to win this opportunity? Startups can apply right here. Digital First will be held October 19th in Brussels.
As the headline of StartupFest Europe, CapitalFest 2017 will be the best way to raise money for your startup. Among the attendees are 300+ top tier investors, 50 industry leaders/top 500 companies, 125 Dutch VC’s and countless angel investors. The programme aims to make contacts, set up match making and close deals. To stimulate this even further, countless pitch sessions, informal conversations, fireside chats, one-on-one talks and other meetings will take place. Naturally, a wide array of big investors will also be joining the event, like Balderton, Hoxton, EIF and EQT. The event will be held on September 27th. You can get your tickets for the event here.