Check out our visual story of #SEW17 launch in Brussels!
We created a visual story of what happened at the launch of
#SEW17 in #Brussels last 6th February!
Startup Europe Week aims to help entrepreneurs and startups find out what support is available for them on a local, regional and European level.
The second ever Startup Europe Week (6th-10th February) was launched in Brussels on 6th February at the Microsoft Innovation Centre, with a host of brilliant speakers and people from the entrepreneur world.
To see the storify, go here: https://storify.com/startupeuw/sew17
You can pictures we took from the event, live streaming which we uploaded via Periscope, and other people’s tweets from the event (including quotes from the speakers!)
Thank you for everyone that came to the event, it was a brilliant way to kick off SEW17!
EC VP Ansip will launch Startup Europe Week in Brussels, 6th Feb
We are pleased to announce that Commissioner Ansip will launch Startup Europe Week in Brussels on 6th February, the first day of Startup Europe Week (6th- 10th February).
Startup Europe Week is an initiative implemented by SEW and promoted by the European Commission and Startup Europe.
Regional diversity and local policy making still play a big role in shaping European startups. From helping entrepreneurs to incorporate a company, to providing grants or taxes breaks, European regions are key players.
This is exactly why SEW activities focus on the support and initiatives for startups on a regional and city level, in hundreds of cities all over Europe.
#SEW17 will this year involve more than 40 countries, with over 280 co-organisers planning events.
These exciting events will be kicked off with a launch event in Brussels, with EC VP Andrus Ansip.
The event will take place as follows:
09.00 – 09:30 Registration
09.30 – 10.00 Opening and welcome.
Igor Tasic, Founder and CEO of Startup Europe Week
10:00 – 10:20 Fireside chat with Andrus Ansip, Vice President of the European Commission and Alex Barrera, Cofounder Tech.eu
10:20 – 11:00 Fireside chat with Adina Valean, Vice President of the European Parliament and Alex Barrera, Cofounder Tech.eu
11:00 – 11:30 Roundtable discution on the the importance to connect ecosystems across Europe: Karen Boers, Cofounder startups.be and Emilio Corchado, CEO Startup Ole
11:30 Live connection with three cities across Europe where Startup Europe Week event is happening simultaneously
12:15 Closing by Isidro Laso, Head of startups and scaleups, DG Connect, European Commission
12:30 Networking lunch
We would be delighted to have your participation at the event. Please sign up on the eventbrite.