CROSSROADS 2020: Startup Mission to Nordrhein Westfalen (Online)
Nordrhein Westfalen (NRW) has a population that is comparable to the Netherlands. Located just on the other side of the border, it can be a very interesting region to scale up to if your ambition is to conquer the German markets. During this online session, you will get an introduction in the NRW startup ecosystem, the help that Dutch and German institutions offer and you can learn from the experiences of entrepeneurs that already took the step to NRW. This session is offered to you by ROM Regio Utrecht and StartupUtrecht.
15:30 – 15:35 Welcome by the ROM Utrecht Region and StartupUtrecht
15:35 – 15:50 Dutch Consulate in Düsseldorf, Lucie Gerresheim and Dutch Embassy in Berlin, Lydia Kos: about the massive German market and the help they offer to enter this market
15:50 – 16:05 NRW.INVEST GmbH about the business opportunities in NRW and the instruments of NRW.INVEST to help you settle in NRW
15:55 – 16:10 STARTPLATZ Düsseldorf and Cologne: an introduction to THE incubators/accelerators in NRW and how they can foster your German scaling ambitions.
16:10 – 16:25 Best-Practises of Dutch entrepreneurs in Germany/NRW
16:25 – 16:45 Q&A
(Wednesday) 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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