What's a Go Global Mission?
Since 2016 Startups.be has led international missions and visited some of the most exciting startup hubs in the world. We organise pitching & networking opportunities with investors, the local tech scene, potential clients and make sure you get the right information on how to set up shop in these ecosystems. We meet Belgians who already took the plunge and visit some tech stars while at it.
England’s capital city and the region with the Britain’s highest number of startups at 22% - with 484,224 businesses started in 2013 - London has some serious entrepreneurial spirit. Over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies - along with 75% of Fortune 500 companies - have offices in London. A perfect pitch for investment, London generates approximately 20% of the UK's GDP, meaning there are plenty of knowledgeable dragons (or angels, depending on how you look at it) keen to take start-ups to the next level.
AWEX and BIE with the support of Startups.be will bring Belgian startups to London. The goal of the mission is to discover the London ecosystem. We will check market opportunities for oversees expansion: taking business to London and the UK, opening a branch and expanding startups' activities (sales) to this country and the city.
Our goal is also to meet with investors, potential clients, incubators and accelerators. We will meet Belgian startups that will share tips & tricks about their experience in London.
Day 1 - Morning:
Global presentation about London ecosystem at WeWork
Day 1 - Afternoon:
Presentation of Tech City at their office
Day 1 - Evening:
Belgian Pitching Night at Google Campus
Day 2 - Morning:
Day 2 - Afternoon:
Meeting Belgian startups and VCs at Belgian Chamber of Commerce
More info about the program will be disclosed soon.
MORE DETAILS ON FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR TRAVEL & STAY:
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