Dedicated to all international entrepreneurs ready to get their business started in the Netherlands
Count down to our big day
About Here2Start fest
Here2Start is an initiative of the Holland Alumni Network NL network in collaboration with 7days2go. Our main goal is to promote entrepreneurship for the international community present in the Netherlands in order to serve as a platform to increase and measure the impact of current and future business owners in the context of the Dutch startup ecosystem. You are welcome to join our network as an entrepreneur, partner or sponsor. Please contact us via email@example.com or give us a call at 06-59071356 to get more information about us and our upcoming event.
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What is Going to Happen?
Day Program - Here2Start Fest
Current and future international entrepreneurs are welcome to join simultaneous sessions hosted by Experts and International Entrepreneurs between 10:00 until 17:00. Feel free to choose your preferred topics delivered via 1-1 consultancy sessions, workshops and presentations and brainstorming and ideation rooms.
1-1 Consultancy sessions:
Startup Visa Application Q&A, Dutch Taxes, Company Registration, Business Coaching, Online Marketing, Financial Planning.
Business Model Canvas, Your future MVP, How to Pitch like a Pro, How to Build your Brand, Lean Market Validation, Your Business Vision Box.
Startup Visa Checklist, The Dutch Startup Ecosystem, Taxes for Entrepreneurs, How to Do Business with Dutch People, How to Scale, All about Funding & Subsidies.
Brainstorming and ideation rooms:
Find your co-founder, the Wall of Shame, Ask Anything Cafe, Elevator Pitch video recording, the Gift room.
Evening Program - Here2Start Launch
During the evening we will celebrate the launch of H2S with international entrepreneurs and key stakeholders of the startup ecosystem such as incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, governmental and academic programs related to entrepreneurship.
18:00 - 18:15
Reception and Welcome Drinks
18:15 - 18:45
Keynote How to Succeed as an International in the Netherlands (aka How not to Doe Normaal)
18:45 - 19:30
Panel Discussion - Crossing Borders: A dialogue between international entrepreneurs and the key actors of the Dutch startup ecosystem
19:30 - 20:00
Networking Speed Date - Let’s Talk Business
20:00 - 20:30
Chin Chin - Official Launch: Toasting and Picture Time
Please download our Full Program including our Here2Start Fest and Official Launch below.