Upstream Festival and its partners and co-creation partners are committed to the health and safety of all visitors, participants, organizers and other stakeholders of the festival. This is why Upstream 2020 has been transformed into a completely online festival.

All events during Upstream Festival will be online and live streamed from different locations in Rotterdam, Delft and The Hague. Curious to learn more about these locations? Then continue reading below!



BlueCity is an international icon of circular economy, a national platform for circular entrepreneurs, and a very visible local accelerator that empowers circular entrepreneurs and inspires citizens.


CIC Rotterdam provides premium flexible offices, co-working, event space and amenities. Whether you’re a one person team or a fast-growing 20+ person company, the CIC Rotterdam innovation community will provide you with the best environment from which you can focus on improving the world.


Venture Café Rotterdam is the non-profit, sister-organization of CIC with the goal of building an innovation community and to accelerate innovation within the regional ecosystem. The foundation does that by offering programming and connections that build relationships between students, startups, entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and other organisations. 


42workspace is a hub for experienced tech startups and scale-ups, software and data-driven companies, and exponential growth companies aiming to scale globally. This is our formal introduction. What really defines us, however, is our strong and like-minded community. The companies looking to move into the 42workspace offices are carefully curated. A selection is made to ensure a community of entrepreneurs and companies which can help each other in the long-run.


Buccaneer Delft accelerates scale-up growth, we mobilize the energy and offshore industry and facilitate high-impact partnerships. Buccaneers serve the energy transition with surprising technological innovations transforming the industry. Our historical venue sparks inventiveness while facilitating for industry gatherings.


At YES!Delft we help make a positive impact on the world through entrepreneurship and our extensive startup ecosystem. Our team is proactively engaged in startups’ journey from inception to exit, to empower and enable founders to contribute to a better world. We reach our goals by working together, sharing success and failures, and inspiring a culture driven by unlimited ambition.


World Horti Center is the knowledge and innovation center for international greenhouse horticulture. A leading platform where business, education, research and government jointly innovate, connect, inspire and share knowledge. We connect parties who want to contribute in sustainable food supply and greening the world.