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Rotterdam hosts Upstream Festival 2024 for founders, investors and change makers

As we are approaching May 28 and 29, Upstream sets its agenda with two unforgettable days of the Upstream Festival 2024. Be ready for meet-ups, deepdives, roundtables, ecosystem visits and much more hosted at Annabel in Rotterdam. Get your early bird ticket now with 25% discount.

Up!Rotterdam and more than 50 public and private co-creation partners are hosting the fifth edition of Upstream Festival on the 28th and 29th of May 2024. Upstream is targeted to bring together over 2,000 startup and scale-up founders, investors, innovative corporates and SMEs and policy makers to drive cooperation and innovation. The festival welcomes national and International attendees from various European startup communities, including key hubs like London, to the Rotterdam metropolitan area, Europe’s best connected city.

Meet, learn and connect at curated, co-created side events

Every aspect of The Netherlands’ most impactful annual startup festival is tailored to connect today’s changemakers who are driving innovation towards a digital, sustainable and inclusive future.

The extensive two day program is expected to attract 2,000 visitors and consists of  various intimate event formats. These include expert roundtables, founder interviews, CEO dinners and investor and buyer tables to help ensure valuable connections and successful matches between startups and scale-ups and investors and corporates. Upstream also offers a platform for founders to discuss mutual challenges and obstacles that come with scaling their businesses with fellow entrepreneurs.

During the event week, attendees can visit over 20 engaging and fun side events hosted by Upstream’s co-creation partners. The events take place at locations across the cities of Rotterdam, Delft, The Hague and Zoetermeer. Side events provide attendees with the opportunity to network with other founders, learn about innovative trends and best business practices, meet investors and corporates and to bring their startup to the next level. This year’s side events include proven formats like TechSocials, Startup Roulette, Circularity Run and many more.

More information about the program and tickets is available on the Upstream Festival website. There are still early bird tickets available with a 25% discount! The detailed agenda will be available four weeks prior to the event.

Rotterdam Square hosts Side Event

Just like last year, Rotterdam Square will be hosting a breakfast event as official Side Event of the Upstream Festival, on Tuesday, May 28, at CIC in Rotterdam. Keep an eye on our events page for more information about the program, and save the date in your calender!

Date: March 27, 2024
Source: Upstream Festival