The Benelux Tech Tour will take place across 3 days on May 19-21 2015 and will showcase 75 world-class, high-tech innovative companies from the Benelux region, top international speakers & 10 entrepreneurial success stories from the region talking about their road to success.
To be able to deliver a unique on-the-road event, Tech Tour, Startups.be and iMinds have joined forces to deliver an ambitious program for international investors taking them on a tour of the top locations in the region and showcasing its top entrepreneurs.
For Investors the event brings the opportunity to see 50 emerging companies and 25 of the top selected growth companies from the region present at the event. The selection of companies will be across a range of high-tech sectors.
Entrepreneurs who participate will have an unprecedented opportunity to meet 100+ investors from the Benelux region and beyond that are seeking to grow their portfolio with innovative companies from the Benelux. The objectives of this mission are to identify the upcoming and leading top privately held companies from the Benelux Region and to promote investment by bringing international investors together with the region's next wave of entrepreneurs.
What Past Participants Say:
"The French Benelux TechTour proved again to be a very valuable investment in time and money. Very interesting companies and a very good group of investors were brought together. Time spend was very useful due to the combination of formal and informal interaction, diversity of companies presenting and the pace of the program"
Roel de Hoop, Prime Ventures, Netherlands (2012)
"As an early stage investor in highly innovative companies, the 2012 TT offered me a great opportunity
to meet with an impressive set of promising tech entrepreneurs and potential co-investors"
Kenneth Wils, PMV, Business Manager, Belgium (2012)
" I was impressed by the quality of the presentations and participants of the Tech Tour. It gave me confidence the entrepreneurial spirit is still there in Europe. I am convinced some of the presented companies will become real success stories in the coming years"
Wim de Waele, IBBT, CEO, Belgium (2012)
"Great companies and selection. The investment panel that did the selection did clearly a very good job"
Antonio Avitabile, Sony (2012)