Get in the Ring the Netherlands 2017

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Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship

 

LOCATION

Rotterdam , The Netherlands

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DATE    

Nov 16, 2017

2017-11-16 00:00:00 2017-11-16 00:00:00 Europe/Amsterdam Get in the Ring the Netherlands 2017 The Netherlands Yannick Vels vels@ece.nl

GET IN THE RING AND DO BUSINESS

Providing great business opportunities for all businesses involved


“This was a really amazing event, high energy, high impact and the stakes as an entrepreneur pitching have never been higher” Justin Coetzee, Founder GoMetro

Startups:
Connect with corporates
Network with more than 100 innovation professionals and investors through matchups, meetings and drinks.
Expose your startup
Create the exposure your startup needs to boost itself. Take the opportunity to win a spot at the award show.
Develop Skills
Train yourself with pitch and startup development workshops and ready your business for investors and corporates.
Large organizations:
Find Business
Get in the Ring provides a platform of high potential startups. Multiple opportunities are to be found within different activities.
Do Business
Directly talk with pre-selected matches, expose the business through workshops and meet up with talent.
Create Business
Use the business potential of innovative startups and cooperate with those you have found in just one day.


"I just did one month of working...
... in only one afternoon!" Marios Chryssolouris, Co-Founder & CEO Fresh Strips

Program Overview



Get Ready
Get ready To TEAM Up

The perfect opportunity for innovation managers to come together and discuss corporate innovation. Share your experiences during an interesting lunch hosted by Vareska van de Vrande, Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing.
Connect
Matchups

Find and create business opportunities in one-on-one pre-matched speed dating sessions. Startups, eager to share their story, will sit down with investors, corporates and NGOs, to find the perfect fit.


GET READY
WORKSHOPS

During the day workshops will be hosted for startups sharing the right skills and knowledge needed to develop a successful business. Find out more:


COMPETE 
SELECTION PITCHES

Win a spot at the award show with an audience of potential fans. Convince the experienced Jury why your business deserves to be the most promising startup of the Netherlands.


CONNECT
Deal-making Meetup

Take the opportunity to meet everyone at Get in the Ring before the award shows starts. Get your network ready for the next step!
Compete
Award Show

The top 6 startups will compete in the Ring during the closing award show. Cast your vote for most the promising startup during the Live Startup Battles!


READY TO DO BUSINESS WITH EVERYONE YOU NEED IN 1 DAY?

Create and sustain your network - from corporate innovators, to investor, to talent and fans - business to become successful, in just one day.


Requirements Startups
Get in the Ring is cross-industry. We live by the rule that the future is uncertain and innovation comes from areas you can't foresee. Whether you are in robotics, software, agriculture or medtech for us it's all good. We do, however, have a preference for startups that are aiming to make a positive impact in this world. 

Can you imagine yourself, standing in the ring, battling head-to-head, making fans and do you meet the requirements below? 
Then you're good to go!

  •  Innovative and scalable business idea/model
  •  Launched less than 8 years ago
  •  Pitch fluently in English

  • I'm a startup and want to know more

  • GET IN THE RING AND GET CONNECTED



    Matchups

    More than 350 startups will be matched with corporates, investors, NGOs and governmental institutions. Through Get in the Ring Matchups we facilitate 10-minute 1-on-1 speeddates to gain valuable resources to fuel growth. Sit down with up to 12 potential partners and seed the future of your business in just one day. 

    "I just did one month of working...
    ... in only one afternoon!"

    Marios Chryssolouris, Co-Founder & CEO Fresh Strips

    "During the Matchups, you get a quick impression of what a startup does. The 1-on-1 conversations were fun and productive"

    Cecile Veerman, DSM

    Participating Companies of 2016

    Insurance


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    Insurance and investment

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    Oil and energy


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    Cloud computing


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    Leisure, travel and tourism

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    Global shipping


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    Lithography systems


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    Digital services


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    Thermosetting synthetics

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    Online travel agent


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    Dredging and maritime

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    Investment management

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    Global construction and services

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    Beverages


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    Good production


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    Management consulting

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    Chemicals


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    Health, nutrition and materials

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    Military


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    Sustainable energy


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    Oil and energy


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    Accounting and advisory

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    Dairy


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    Municipality


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    Municipality


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    IT and services


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    Retail


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    Royal Dutch Airline


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    Retail


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    IT services


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    Semiconductors


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    Hardware and software

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    Real Estate Technology

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    NGO


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    Law enforcement


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    Investment fund of PON Holding

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    Maritime


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    Accelerator maritime startups

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    Logistics and supply chain

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    Logistics and supply chain

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    Chemicals


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    NGO


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    Offshore energy industry

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    Airport company


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    Banking


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    Sustainable construction

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    Independent research


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    Investment fund


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    Consumer goods


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    Insurance


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    Physics R&D tools


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    Independent tank storage

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    Big Data Analytics


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    Create your own schedule

    Startups have the opportunity to create their own day. We provide the events and you choose what is important for you. Whether you want to participate in matchups with well-known companies, attend workshops or pitch in front of an expert jury to get into the award show, the choice yours!
    Participants are given 12 elective timeslots (candies):
     Matchup – 1 candy
     Workshop – 3 candies
     Selection Pitch – 2 candies 
    Requesting matchups

    On this page every startup can spend candies on matchups. Startups have the possibility to request up to 12 matchups by opening the company page and upload a short motivation as to why you want the conversation.
    All participating companies will select with whom they want to talk after the deadline. On November 9th, when the time schedules established, all parties will know what to expect during Get in the Ring NL.
    Matchup registration will be available from September 4th onwards.


    Workshops

    GET READY
    Workshops
    Get ready to grasp new opportunities! Get in the Ring provides workshops based on startup needs.
    GET READY
    Get corporate ready
    Get your startup ready to collaborate with corporates through workshops designed to prepare your business.
    GET READY
    Get investor ready
    Is your startup ready for an investment? Learn what is needed from your startup to become investible.
    GET READY
    get your killer pitch ready
    The best way to promote your startup is by giving a killer pitch. Challenge yourself to perfect you skills during pitching workshops!

    Create your own schedule

    Startups have the opportunity to create their own day. We provide the events and you choose what is important for you. Whether you want to participate in matchups with well-known companies, attend workshops or pitch in front of an expert jury to get into the award show, the choice yours!
    Participants are given 12 elective timeslots (candies):
     Matchup – 1 candy
     Workshop – 3 candies
     Selection Pitch – 2 candies 
    Requesting workshops

    On this page every startup can spend candies on workshops. Startups have the possibility to request up to 4 workshops by opening the workshop page and click on attend. On November 9th, when the time schedules established, all parties will know what to expect during Get in the Ring NL.
    Workshop registration will be available from September 4th onwards.


    Why participate

    For every participant we have great opportunities:

    Millions of fans
    Connect with potential fans such as investors, corporates, talent and experts involved
    Global exposure
    Get global exposure and contacts through a network in 100+ countries
    Pitch Perfect
    Participate in an exciting and educating process to perfectionize your pitch and get feedback from experts
    Global Conference
    Win awards and a ticket to the final at the Global Cornference in May 2018

    Get in the Ring

    Compete
    Selection Pitches

    Win a spot at the award show with an audience of potential fans. Convince the experienced Jury why your business deserves to be the most promising startup of the Netherlands.
    COMPETE
    Take your opportunity

    We dare you to challenge the top 80 startups and earn your way up to the award show. Do you have what it takes to become one of the finalists?
    COMPETE
    Award Show
    The top 6 startups will literally get in the ring and battle in different weight classes to earn the title of most promising startup of the Netherlands.
    COMPETE
    Global Conference
    The winners of Get in the Ring the Netherlands will get a ticket to participate at the Global Conference where they can battle to become the most promising startup of the world.


    GET IN THE RING AND DO BUSINESS

    Providing great business opportunities for all businesses involved


    This event offers a full program for startups to connect with corporates, get ready to become investible and compete to become the most promising startup of the Netherlands. Out of our participants 80 startups will get the opportunity to pitch in front of an expert jury, after which 6 startups will literally Get in the Ring during a spectacular show. 


    Not only can startups get the opportunity to expose themselves in front of investors and corporates. Get in the Ring also offers the possibility to sit down with investors and corporates in pre-selected Matchups, attend workshop sessions where you best learn how to pitch or become investible, and get inspired by numerous talks of the biggest scale-up founders.


    Whether you are a startup looking for the next big step or an organization interested in great potential: go to www.getinthering.nl and apply!

    Contact Information

    In case you would like any additional information, feel free to contact us:

    Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen
    Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship
    Rotterdam Science Tower
    Marconistraat 16, 3029 AK, Rotterdam
    T: +31 10 302 1331
    E: Nieuwenhuijsen@ece.nl


    Requirements Startups
    Get in the Ring is cross-industry. We live by the rule that the future is uncertain and innovation comes from areas you can't foresee. Whether you are in robotics, software, agriculture or medtech for us it's all good. We do, however, have a preference for startups that are aiming to make a positive impact in this world. 

    Can you imagine yourself, standing in the ring, battling head-to-head, making fans and do you meet the requirements below? 
    Then you're good to go!

  •  Innovative and scalable business idea/model
  •  Launched less than 8 years ago
  •  Pitch fluently in English

  • I'm a startup and want to know more