Level Up Events

Belgium

Lets Level Up events in Belgium is a unique opportunity for small and midsize companies to take their businesses to the next level. The previous Level Up Belgium events held 2016 and 2017 (Ghent) offered plentiful opportunities for scaleups to meet with investors and other entrepreneurs.

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Meet #betech’s brightest companies at their very best in this exclusive matchmaking opportunity.

Tech investment event

"Level Up Belgium" is Belgium’s leading tech investment event.

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Listen to successful entrepreneurs who share their stories about building and promoting businesses in the tech industy.

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On June 6th and 7th, "Level Up Belgium" will turn into the most attractive technology investment event introducing major success stories and the next generation of scale ups. Forget keynotes and panels, “Level Up Belgium” is all about promising ICT technology companies with market traction and great scaling potential.

A two-day event that will give you the chance to network with the leading industry experts and meet the hottest scale ups. ”Level Up Belgium” boosts your deal flow with Belgium’s brightest stars in SAAS, big data, IOT, mobile and e-commerce.

All happening in Ghent, the city that can take pride in several household names like Showpad, Engagor and Teamleader.

June 6 2017

Programme day 1.

  • 9 - 10 AM

    Registration and Coffee

    Welcome at Level Up Belgium -

  • 10 - 11.10 AM

    Pitching: Round #1

    Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 1/4

  • 11.10 - 11.45 AM

    Break and one-on-one sessions

    Take a break while having your pre-booked meetings

  • 11.45 - 1PM

    Pitching: Round #2

    Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 2/4

  • 1 - 2 PM

    Walking lunch + one-on-ones

    Have your pre-booked meetings while our regional cuisine will blow your mind

  • 2 - 3.10 PM

    Pitching: Round #3

    Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 3/4

  • 3.10 - 3.45 PM

    Break and one-on-one sessions

    Take a break while having your pre-booked meetings

  • 3.45 - 4.50 PM

    Pitching: Round #4 & closing

    Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 4/4

  • 4.50 - 5.10 PM

    one-on-one sessions

    Have your one-on-one meetings

  • 5.10 PM

    Departure bus for investors

    Coffee stays available for other participants until 18:00

  • 6.30 - 11 PM

    VIP gathering & dinner

    Meet key decision-makers from policy, industry & investors communities at the "Handelsbeurs", a splendid old rococo guardhouse.

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June 7 2017

Programme day 2.

Boost your deal flow with betech's "hottest tickets", worth following or ready for the next round of funding

  • 9 - 10.30 AM

    Registration with coffee, fresh fruit and pastries

    Welcome to MeetDistrict, Belgium's most awarded luxurious business center in the stadium of Ghent's Champions League team. Welcome @ "Level Up Belgium"

  • 10.30 - 10.45AM

    Welcome by Robin Wauters

    CEO at B-Hive, a European ecosystem to all organizations dealing with the impact of digital technology on the financial system and early believer in "Level Up Belgium"

  • 10.45 - 12 PM

    Track 1: Learn from start-ups who have raised €15 million or more

    Discover major #betech gems & their inspirational roads to success such as Sparkcentral, Showpad, Vente-Exclusive & Teamleader and meet their CEOs one-on-one

  • 12 - 1AM

    Track 2: Next generation companies pt 1/3

    Fast paced 7 minute pitches from #betech's hottest scale ups from all over the country

  • 1 - 2 PM

    Walking lunch + one-on-ones

    Have your pre-booked meetings while our regional cuisine will blow your mind

  • 2 - 2.15 PM

    Keynote Alain De Taeye, former CEO at unicorn Tele Atlas

    He was the first to create a digital map on a PC in the early 80s and the first to use mobile mapping vans to capture accurate pictures. Listen carefully to this trailblazer in the world of digital map making.

  • 3.10 - 3.45 PM

    Break and one-on-one sessions

    Take a break while having your pre-booked meetings

  • 3.45 - 4.50 PM

    Keynote Peter Vanbekbergen - partner at imec.xpand

    Imec.xpand is a stage agnostic venture capital fund with a game-changing approach to turn hardware driven nanotechnology innovation into successful global companies.

  • 4.50 - 5.15 PM

    Track 3: imec's early stage companies

    4 startups selected by imec, international leader in microchip technology, with indepth expertise in software and ICT; ranked second in UBI's business accelerator & shaping future with major tech giants in the IOT

  • 5.15 - 7.30 PM

    Closing drink - investor only

    Bump into other venture capitalists during the closing drink, expand your professional circle and hang out with likeminded people! Hosted by VEECEE, the European community for young professionals in the venture capital business

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