Upcoming events

May 23, Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands

14.30  – 19.00

Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands

All you need to know about connecting to the Swedish – Dutch Startup Scene

What are the key factors behind the thriving startup sectors in Sweden and the Netherlands?

Leading experts and entrepreneurs will share their views and provide knowledge and tools for future collaborations. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, The Embassy of Sweden in The Hague and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy invites you to exchange views on the development of the startup ecosystems in both countries. The goal is to benchmark and promote business cooperation between startups, incubators, accelerators and investors and to take part in the dynamic Startup match-making session.

HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands will honour the event with their presence and make introductory remarks.

 

To register for this seminar:
Scroll down and click on “register for this event – members”
or “register for this event – non members (guest)”
or send an email to events@swedishchamber.nl

 

Program

14.30 Registration

15.00 Welcome by Ehsan Turabaz, Chairman Swedish Chamber of Commerce

15.03  Intro by moderator Wilco Schuttelaar – Holland Innovation Network

Introductory remarks by HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands

How do national governments support scale-up ecosystems? Summing up the findings of a study comparing the United Kingdom, Sweden & the Netherlands

Marc Wullings – Managing Partner SkipRed

Learning from the study: How can policymaking and financial support help make the startup sector flourish?

Stina Billinger – State Secretary for Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden, and Mona Keijzer – State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Netherlands

Fireside talk about building a global startup ecosystem: International expansion and business opportunities

Ricardo van Loenen – Founder/CEO B.Building Business and Patrick Mesterton – CEO Epicenter Stockholm

16.05 Break

16.20 Fireside talks about talent acquisition

Ruben Nieuwenhuis  – Director StartupAmsterdam and Alberto Corti  – Head of SSES Ventures

From Startup to Unicorn

Robert Bueninck – General Manager DACH Klarna

Presentations by four mature startup companies from Sweden and the Netherlands

On internationalization: Their journey and lessons learned!

Learn Adapt Build
Elizabeth Nelson

FocusCura
Ronald Scheffer

Just Football
Joel Fredman Klockar

–  Tbc

Fireside talks about startup culture and women in Fintech

Don Ginsel – Founder Holland FinTech and Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist – Senior Advisor to NFT Ventures, Chairman Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

Concluding remarks

Nils Beer – Director of StartupDelta

17.30 End of Summit

17.30 Match Making Session/Tour Epicenter

18.00 Networking, drinks & snacks

19.00 End of Event

 

          

 

     

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May 31, 2018 Swedish Business in Brabant

How will IoT impact your business and our society?

Internet of Things (IoT) is a rapidly growing phenomenon. The impact on society and on businesses is already visible and will further develop in a rapid pace. How will IoT impact your work and your life? The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, the Brabant Development Agency (BOM), Ericsson, Handelsbanken and Scania invite you to this seminar where experts will share examples and discuss the influence and future of IoT.

 

16.00              Registration and coffee

16.15               Welcome, short intro to Ericsson and IoT, by  Everth Flores, Ericsson

16.35              Industry 4.0: the future starts today, by Etienne Scholl, Ericsson and

                       Maarten Wijffelaars, Cool Industries

17.05              Connected vehicles – Driving the future, by Nico van der Klugt Scania

17.25              Short break

17.35              What about your business model? by Camilla van der Boom, Sturrm

18.00              Networking and Drinks

19.30              End of Event

 

Moderator:  Everth Flores, Country Manager Ericsson Netherlands

 

 

                          

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June 14, 2018 Company visit Flokk Design Center

THE NORDIC CHAMBERS AND BUSINESS CLUB invite you to an inspiring company visit at Flokk’s innovative Design Center in Rotterdam. Flokk is the European leading manufacturer of high quality workingplace furniture and owner of the brands HÅG, RH, RBM, BMA, Malmstolen and Offecct. Design Manager Øystein Austad will tell about the vision of Flokk on Nordic design, sustainability, craftsmanship and ergonomics.

 

“Our work is developed in collaboration with the best international designers and our internal design team. We have the possibility to surprise and do the unexpected. We inspire great work.”

 

Julian Wolse, partner of OTH architects and the leading architect in creating the Flokk Design Center, will tell about the transformation of the historic building into a vibrant showroom in the architectonic hotspot of Rotterdam.

Nice to seat you on June 14!

 

More info: www.swedishchamber.nl | www.fdcc.eu | www.ddbc.nl

 

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June 28, 2018 Volvo Ocean Race

Experience the finish of the World’s most competetive and prestigiuos sport competition.

 

We are very pleased to invite our members for a unique opportunity to experience the fantastic finish of the Volvo Ocean Race on Thursday June 28, 2018.

 

Program

10.00 – 12.00
Arrival to the Race Village

12.00 – 13.00

Registration and Lunch at the Volvo Pavilion Lounge

13.00 – 15.15

A mix of impressive presentations from experienced insiders who will introduce you to the ins & outs of the Volvo Ocean Race and a spectacular tour on a RIB Boat!

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September 4, 2018 Business Women Program 2018 Leadership Communication

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2018 presents four seminars for the empowering and support of woman business leaders. The seminars are designed to increase and sharpen your leadership skills and to help yourself to a higher level of efficiency, awareness, and success. Moderator is Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership. We welcome the women from the Swedish Chamber, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber with a focus to expand leadership communication and strengthen the skills to communicate with others. You can follow any number of seminars you prefer. If you attend all four, the Swedish Chamber will offer you the last one for free!

Date: September 4, 2018 – How to lead an inspiring meeting and get the results you want

Time:
18.30 – 21.00

Are you maximizing your time in meetings? Or do you tend to run meetings simply by routine, without taking the time to really prepare or think about the best outcome? In this session, participants will get tips and tools for how to lead inspiring meetings that make others feel excited about taking action when the meeting is over.

 

 

Swedish Fika will be served at all Seminars!

 

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September 15, Crayfish Party!

More information TBA.

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October 11, #Nordic Talks

More information TBA.

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November 15, 2018 Business Women Program Leadership Communication

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce exclusive Business Woman Program 2018 presents four seminars for the empowering and support of woman business leaders. The seminars are designed to increase and sharpen your leadership skills and to help yourself to a higher level of efficiency, awareness, and success. Moderator is Malin Hedlund, MH Leadership. We welcome the women from the Swedish Chamber, Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber with a focus to expand leadership communication and strengthen the skills to communicate with others. You can follow any number of seminars you prefer. If you attend all four, the Swedish Chamber will offer you the last one for free!

 

Date: November 15, 2018 How to promote yourself and sell your products

Time: 18.30 – 21.00

 

We want to be able to sell our ideas or products, but how do you get others interested and involved in what you’re creating? In this session we focus on the personal brand and image you convey, and how it affects
other people’s perception of, and their confidence in you. Time:

Swedish Fika will be served at all Seminars!

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