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Start me up Africa!

Join an interactive Q&A-session with Prince Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy of StartupDelta and Minister Lilianne Ploumen on the fast-moving landscape of startups that are increasingly active in new markets.

Get inspired by entrepreneur & managing director of Nailab, Sam Gichuru on his new adventure inside the renowned Y Combinator incubator out of San Francisco. Learn from Oscar Kneppers, founder of Rockstart accelerator (expanding internationally at a rapid pace) on creative leadership ‘how to create more impact, with less effort’.
Ride along with the Jilt van Schayik, founder of Road to Nairobi 2016. This project connect and highlights youth entrepreneurs in eight African countries. Enjoy Marina Diboma, country head Netherlands of Startup Africa / Africa 2.0. who will, aside from moderating, take you on her personal journey.

The ‘Start me up Africa! event consists of two elements:

1. Startup Battle from 09.00-17.00 (closed audience, more info here)
2. Startup Talk from 18.00-20.00 (public event, networking drinks afterwards) Apply here. 

Startup Talk

When you start a business, whether in Africa or in the Netherlands, you will face similar challenges and will overcome similar hurdles. How can we hop on the same bus and ride the startup journey together?
The Startup Talk is a deep dive into the Dutch and African tech startup scene, it’s fast moving developments, the highs & lows and the opportunities that arise.

For more details and questions, you can contact Kaline van Halder, programme manager, Crosswise Works, via mail:kaline@crosswiseworks.nl.

Impact Startup Meet Up

Simultaneously to this event, Prince Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy of StartupDelta and Minister Lilianne Ploumen will join an Impact Startup Meet Up where the needs and challenges of impact startups are discussed, ambitions are shared and the synergie between startups and ‘enablers’ is examined together. More information about this Meet Up follows soon.