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Class of 2020 – the beginning of the Blue Tulip Awards 2020 Innovation Journey

All innovators and partners will come together at our Class of 2020 event to kick-off their journey during the inspiring discussion sessions. Here are the main topics of the evening.

Our Class of 2020 event is coming in less than a week! All our innovators and partners are invited to this event to kick off the participants’ journeys at the Blue Tulip Awards and to also celebrate the new year filled with enthusiasm and innovations. During this event, innovators and partners will attend inspiring discussion sessions on Access to Capital, Access to Valuable Network, Access to Publicity, Access to New Markets, and Access to Business Expertise. Afterwards, all guests will network and share their newfound knowledge with each other over drinks. 

Curious to find out what will be discussed during these interactive sessions? We've got your back! Here are the main topics of the evening.


Access to Capital

Raising funds can be a challenging milestone for any innovator, thus, getting the insights from our partners, PNO, Symbid + Maas & Kleiberg, FundsUp, and UGOO, is a unique opportunity, which should not be missed. They will share their financial expertise on subsidizing, connections with investors and other financial subjects during their sessions.

PNO will help innovators to gain insights into public financing opportunities on both Dutch and European level.

Symbid + Maas & Kleiberg will help innovators to raise funding from thousands of crowdfunders, subsidies and professional investors.

FundsUpwill help innovators to get discovered by the right investors 24/7 and to efficiently expand their investor network.

UGOO will help innovators to fund their ideas, as many companies are entitled to more subsidies than they know.


Access to Valuable Network

Networking is a key aspect, which generates knowledge sharing and growth. Therefore, our partners, Rockstart and Accenture, will discuss the importance of creating networks during their session.

Rockstart and Accenture will help innovators to become the ultimate networker and will share tips and tricks on leveraging and expending their network.


Access to Publicity

Publicity deserves special attention, especially from innovators. Thus, our media partners, Silicon Canals, RTL Z and TNW, will share their knowledge with our participants during this session.

Silicon Canals will teach innovators how to cope with publicity.

RTL Z will help innovators to unlock their potential media value.

TNW will share with innovators how to make an attractive story for the global tech audience.


Access to New Markets

Entering new markets brings businesses new opportunities and potential to grow, but also requires a lot of preparation. TNW and Dutch Basecamp, partners of the Blue Tulip Awards, will share their expertise regarding this matter during access to new markets discussion session,

TNW will discuss entering new markets and leveraging opportunities with large partners and / or specific cities and regions.

Dutch Basecamp will help innovators to become internationally successful.

Access to Business Expertise

Strengths to Connect, Best 3 Minutes, Culturefest and Ruigrok NetPanel, will host this session. Essential topics, including the creation of the organizational culture, the importance of the target audience and identification of the team strengths, will be discussed.

Strengths to Connect will share their knowledge on how to make use of all the potential and talent of your team.

Best 3 Minutes will teach innovators how to make a winning pitch.

Culturefest  will help innovators to create the perfect culture for innovative behavior.

Ruigrok NetPanel will help innovators to grow their organization by listening to the target audience.


We hope that you are as excited as we are to kick-off the Blue Tulip Awards journey while gaining a wealth of insights through the expertise of our partners! Keep a close eye on our social media pages so you won’t miss out on anything exciting! Follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to get the latest updates.


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