Discover our new platform for startups – read more

Sesamers on Tour: Belgium

Article

Join us on Tuesday, June 29th at 14:00 CEST to learn about the Belgian Tech ecosystem in collaboration with Startups.be | Scale-Ups.eu.

Program

Opening

Belgium – beer, chocolate and… startups

Overview of the best of the 3 different regions in Belgium, the dynamics of the country and what is hot and happening for startups and tech events.

Belgium – an overview of the strengths of the Flanders startup ecosystem

How does Flanders stand out? Why is it interesting for startups, corporates or investors to set up business in Belgium?

  • Olivier Van Orshoven, Dpt. Director Inward Investments Europe at FIT
  • Filip De Weerdt, Science and Technology Coordinator at FIT

Belgium – an investor and scale-up point of view

Success story of the joint journey of an investor and a unicorn to be. Jurgen gives some insights from a Belgium based VC fund, always looking for new success stories in EU and neighboring countries. Zhong shares how he grew from a small country to an international active company.

  • Jürgen Ingels, Managing Director at SmartFin
  • Zhong Yuan Xu, Co-Founder & CEO at Deliverect

Belgium – how an incubator makes the difference for a startup

Belgium has a flourishing HealthTech scene, let’s zoom in. Ilse shows how a university-linked incubator can make the difference, what makes Belgium unique when starting up and what to take into account raising funds. Jonathan takes us along on his HealthTech startup journey and shows how to survive and thrive in Belgium and beyond.

  • Ilse Vanhulle, Venture Acceleration Manager – Healthcare at imec.istart
  • Jonathan Schreiber, CEO & Co-Founder at Neuroventis

Closing words

Register here ti.to/sesamers/tour-2021/

Cover photo by Michiel Annaert on Unsplash.

Summary

Become a member of Sesamers

Sesamers is a private community for entrepreneurs, VCs, corporates and events.

Follow Us

you might also like

FoodTech Startups

The Crushi, a Dutch company, aims to make an impact at SIAL Paris 2024 with its innovative frozen sushi, designed for quick preparation in an oven or air fryer. Co-founders Jeroen van de Velde and Martijn Klein have patented their product, combining fresh ingredients with crispy panko breadcrumbs. With intellectual property secured in the EU, U.S., and Japan, they plan to expand globally, starting with France. Crushi targets convenience-loving Europeans, offering vegan-friendly options that align with popular food trends like air fryers.

FoodTech + 1
Events Innovation

VivaTech 2024, held from May 22 to May 25 at Paris Porte de Versailles, has again proven to be a global epicenter for tech innovation and sustainable advancements. With more than 400,000 business connections made and over 13,500 startups participating, this event has solidified its place as a crucial meeting point for entrepreneurs, investors, and tech enthusiasts worldwide. This VivaTech 2024 recap will highlight the standout moments and key innovations that defined the event.

Events + 1
AI Podcast

Discover insights from Adrienne Jan, Chief Product Officer at Scaleway, on Product Management in AI, innovation, and career advice at VivaTech 2024. Learn about her journey and tips for future product managers.

AI + 1

Subscribe to
our Newsletter!

Stay at the forefront with our curated guide to the best upcoming Tech events.