May 8, 2019
Join founders, tech influencers and our Tech5 winners for an unforgettable day of inspiring activities, networking and fun at a secret location in the Netherlands.
We'll be giving away more of the details in the coming weeks. Please check below for more details and how to get the most out of the day.
Meet the winners of Tech5 2019 joining Founders Day here.
Learn from like minded entrepreneurs, investors and tech experts. Share ideas and get inspired by Europe's hottest tech companies.
Meet the people that can help you to take your business to the next level.
We'll spend the day at a secret location, where you will take part in an epic tech game.
We are pleased to announce speakers who will be joining Founders Day 2019
Founder, CODAM Coding College
Creative Director & Founder, ACHTUNG!
Senior Partner, Future Planet Capital
Chief Evangelist, Tony's Chocolonely
Chief Digital Officer, Lush
General Partner, Index Ventures
Co-founder, CapitalT; VCVolt; Inspiring Fifty
Co-founder, Just-Eat; Treatwell; Hiber
Author, The Power of Visual Storytelling
Head of Sales Europe, Adyen
At “The Grand Investment Ball” we’ll bring some of Europe’s brightest business minds together, people who know a thing or two about getting investors on your side. Our host, The Duke of Tech, will oversee proceedings, as you’ll work in teams in real-life game of pitching and investing.
Idea + team + investors = deal!
11:30 Pick up at Piet Heinkade 27
(15 min walk from Amsterdam Central Station)
12:15 Meet and greet...and eat
14:00 Welcome by Adyen & TNW
Hans ten Hagen & Patrick de Laive
14:15 - 14:45 Exit Strategy
Moderator: Eva de Mol
Speakers: Laurens Groenendijk, Jan Hammer, Janneke Niessen
14:50 - 15:20 Brand Building & Story Telling
Moderator: Jessica E. Gioglio
Speakers: Mervyn Ten Dam, Carine de Meyere, Wendelien Hebly
15:20 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 15:50 Sustainability
Moderator: Andrea Orsag
Speakers: Ynzo van Zanten, Jack Constantine
15:50 - 16:20 International Expansion
Moderator: Hans ten Hagen
Speaker: Sacha Michaud
16:20 - 16:40 European Tech Ecosystem
Speaker: Corinne Vigreux
16:40 Top Secret: A tailor made experience with the Duke of Tech
19:00 Awards Dinner
21:30 Transport to Amsterdam
22:15 Afterparty at QO Hotel
Over the past decade, Adyen has acted as an enabler of growth by helping the most promising scale-ups to grow even faster. TNW believes that technology is making the world a better place, and successful scale-ups deserve a chance to shine: Tech5 offers a place for this community to be in the spotlight.
“This is a unique group of people and companies and by putting them in the spotlight and bringing them together we help drive new business, spark new ideas, new collaborations and new innovations to further develop and grow the European tech scene."
Patrick de Laive, Founder TNW