✨ Startup Fest Europe takes over The Netherlands 🚀!

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Eindhoven Startups

May 25 · Issue #18 · View online
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Hello everyone,
If you are reading this newsletter and you aren’t with us at Philips Stadium, you are missing more than 800 people celebrating startups at High Tech Capital in Eindhoven.
Like every week we want to welcome you to our weekly newsletter in which more than 500 startups enthusiasts get their weekly dose of startup news from the Brainport Eindhoven region! As a foundation we bring together entrepreneurs to learn from each other and to strengthen the ties in the Eindhoven startup community.
Victoria from The Eindhoven Startups Team.

🙌 Community updates
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Startup Fest Europe kicked off yesterday in Amsterdam. The event presented top notch speakers as Tim Cook of Apple, Eric Schmidt of Alphabet, Nathan Blecharczyk of Airbnb and Travis Kalanick of Uber.
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Constantijn van Oranje will take the lead of Startup Delta! Within the kick off event of Startup Fest Europe, the Minister of Economic Affairs announced Prince Constantijn van Oranje as the new special startup envoy of The Netherlands
More news about Startup Fest Europe coming up next week!!
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Canadians enjoyed last week the wonderful Dutch whether. CEO of Blackberry, Mike Lazaridis visited Brainport with a delegation from Ontario, Canada. We hope they got the chance to eat some stroopwafels!
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Last Monday, Kickstarter Director of Strategy & Insights Jonathan Leland visted Eindhoven to participate in a pitching event. Participants were able to ask questions about the crowdfunding model as a way to fund their startups.
Eindhoven startup Xeltis got a thumbs up 👍 from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its bioabsorbable device technology. Authorization to bring it into the market is expected within this year.
Looking for a CTO position in a startup? fabiobbo is looking for a CTO.
VDL group started the year breaking its own records! With a net profit over 125 millions euros, the company is showing a steady growing. Congrats!
Coming soon! 14 companies will join on September the Brainport Creative Lab program, where students under professional supervision will bring creative solutions for their design problems.
An Eindhoven startup just launched its Kickstarter campaign. Enhance your social brain power by playing WeQu together with your friends. 
👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Entrepreneurs coffee lovers will have the perfect place to meet. MEET@CITYHALL opens its doors today at Stadhuis Eindhoven! If you are looking for a nice open working space, where you can drink a great coffee done by a Barista, then this is the right place for you.
📰 What else is in the news?
Want to know how 3D Printing Is Transforming Manufacturing? Check this interview with Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen.
💫 Startups’ public support is getting stronger! The Minister of Economic Affairs announced that the government will invest next year💰 50 million euros in new companies, startups and SMEs. Firstly, 27 million euros will be invested in relaxing the customary wage rules for innovative startups. And 23 million euros will be available to invest in fast growing startups and SMEs together with private investors.
📆 Events
May 25th @ Philips Stadium
The countdown is over! Tomorrow Brainport region, together with many partners and under the umbrella of Startup Fest Europe will organise High Tech Capital at the Philips Stadium! The event is sold out, so If you are one of the lucky persons who subscribed on time for tickets, then see you there!
May 23 - 28 @Eindhoven
Join the Dutch Technology Week and discover that technology connects everything around us.
June 8 @Blue Giraffe and Friends Eindhoven
Want to learn how to make a better decision choosing the legal form for your business? Join the 4th edition of our workshops with De Wert Accountants & Belastingadviseurs.
June 8 to 10 @ Muziekgebouw Eindhoven
Discussion on research and innovation practices and challenges throughout the European regions at the Week of Innovative Regions (WIRE) 2016.
June 21st - July 15 @Eindhoven
The Summer edition of our Startup School is coming this year with a full program. With 13 different sessions, participants will be able to learn everything they need in order to kick off their startups. Tickets and more information about the topics of the sessions will be released next June 1st. Stay tune!
October 4 @EHV Summit
Save the date for the biggest startup community event of Eindhoven Brainport Region!
October 28 @DeFabrique in Utrecht
The Accenture Innovation Awards 2016 will take place on October. For more information about the program and the deadlines to participate check here.
November 8 to 10 @ Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven and @ High Tech Campus Eindhoven
At the TCI 2016 Global Conference the worldwide network will gather to discuss economic development, business policy and organisational strategy. Wanna get the most out of yourself? CONTRIBUTE to TCI2016 and present your ideas! Mind that the deadline is 31May!
And don’t forget; if you want to get the best overview of our upcoming activities, check out our Agenda on meetup!
See you next Wednesday!
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