StartupAmsterdam’s annual Amsterdam Capital Week is one of the most important events within the city’s startup ecosystem. Since its launch three years ago, it has helped to create numerous opportunities for startups, scale-ups and investors, making a significant impact on the city’s business ecosystem in the process. And these five events will do just that. Here's the not-to-be-missed events from this year's lineup.
TEDxAmsterdam Women – Startup Award
Now in its fourth year, this annual and always inspiring competition presents its semifinals round during Amsterdam Capital Week. Eleven up-and-coming female entrepreneurs pitch their idea to a jury of experts, investors and journalists.
Epi Centre // 24 September // Find out more
Capital Tour XXL
Startups on bikes – can you get any more Amsterdam than that? We doubt it. Capital Tour XXL is a city tour that sees startups hop on their trusty steeds to visit a selection of Amsterdam’s investors and explore the city’s startup ecosystem. The format promises an informal setting for networking and deal-making, fuss-free, straightforward and without too many formalities – true Amsterdam style.
Kattenburgerplein 1 // 25 September // Find out more
TNW X Deals over dinner
Does what it says on the tin: at this exclusive and intimate event, Amsterdam-based tech stalwarts The Next Web bring together promising tech startups and scale-ups and forward-thinking corporates to meet and dine. And there’ll be extra cause for celebration as the Next Web mark the one-year-anniversary of their global innovation label TNW X in the process.
TQ // 25 September // Find out more
Connecting founders, investors and influencers, this extraordinary networking event returns for a third edition this year. It takes place on Pampus Island just outside Amsterdam, the unusual setting serving to level the playing field and providing extra stimulus for fruitful collaborations and effective future partnerships.
Pampus Island // 26 September // Find out more
By analysing the setup and talking about the stories of four successful impact businesses, this event explores the ins and outs of social entrepreneurship. Attendees can get answers to key questions needed to advance their business, and keynote speaker Christian Felber delivers an inspiring talk about building collaborations to solve local and global challenges.
Impact Hub // 26 September // Find out more
With over 25 events for all funding stages, Amsterdam Capital Week offers one meaningful week of making connections. Have a look at the full lineup here.