10,000 startups already joined startup battle Get in the Ring. This year’s edition will be combined with the How To Get There Summit, a big innovation event organised by StartupDelta.
On 19 November the Dutch national round of Get in the Ring will take place. The Dutch National Winner will represent The Netherlands in the Regional finals in London early 2016. (application dealine is November 9). Winners in London move on to the Global Final in Colombia.
Organisers promise the event will be bigger than ever, also thanks to the collaboration with the How To Get There Summit. 250 startups participate in a program full of workshops, a 2000m2 innovation market, 1-on-1 dating with corporate innovation managers, meetups with investors (such as Volta Ventures, Keadyn, Sanoma Ventures), and a talent market where you can find employees.
The program includes meetings with APM Terminals, ING, EY, IBM Watson, Port of Rotterdam, Philips and Reaal. As well as ceo’s of Dutch multinationals such as KPN, IBM, Nuon, Schiphol and Shell. Entrepreneurs like Pieter Zwart (CoolBlue), Harold Goddijn (TomTom) and Jitse Groen (Takeaway.com) are there too.