We no longer live in an era of change, but in the change of an era. Meet likeminded change makers at Upstream. In inspiring online sessions, workshop and talks we focus on making a positive impact and explore how we can shape the next economy.

Name Session Type Start Time
Monday, September 21, 2020
Opening Event - Resetting the EconomyKeynote5:00 PM
Change the narrative: The role and responsibility of the media in shaping the next economy by The HumblebragPanel Discussion7:30 PM
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wheel of Funding by Symbid and GGP investmentsInfosession10:00 AM
YES!Delft Infosession Infosession10:30 AM
Technological Disruptions & Access to Talent by Erasmus Tech CommunityWorkshop11:00 AM
Talking challenges with Katherine Trebeck: Rotterdam100 and Futurepreneurs Dutch Open by THRIVE Institute, Pure Birds & WorldStartupKeynote12:00 PM
Unlocked by Unknown Group (selection procedure applies)Challenge1:00 PM
Interview: Boost with NLGroeitKeynote2:30 PM
IT/Security Tour by Dutch Innovation Park Zoetermeer, IT Campus Rotterdam, HSD, The Hague Tech and YES!Delft The HagueInfosession3:00 PM
Digital consideration of sustainable development goals by The innovationNetwork Rotterdam (program in Dutch)Keynote3:00 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow Panel Discussion4:00 PM
Boost with NLGroeit (applications closed)Workshop4:00 PM
Upstream MingleMatchmaking5:00 PM
NEXT GEN entrepreneurs in Rotterdam by VNO-NCW Rotterdam & Regio Rijnmond, CIC & Venture CaféKeynote5:00 PM
Growth Hack Work by College Life WorkWorkshop6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Funding Table by Funding TableChallenge9:00 AM
Transition Dialogue: The problem with innovation 10:00 AM
Why Startup Studios are the hottest asset class in venture capital by BuildersKeynote10:30 AM
YES!Delft & Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship Incubator TourVisit11:00 AM
Mechatronics, accelerating innovation. Boosting your business by cooperation.Workshop11:00 AM
Upstream Investor House with PHXPanel Discussion12:00 PM
Unlocked by Unknown Group (selection procedure applies)Challenge1:00 PM
KPN Sustainability Challenge (selection procedure applies)Challenge2:30 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow Panel Discussion4:00 PM
Let's Grow! by CIC and Venture CaféPanel Discussion5:00 PM
Upstream MingleMatchmaking5:30 PM
Green Growth Clusters by Innovation Bridge EuropeMatchmaking7:00 PM
Thursday, September 24, 2020
#LS&H010 networking breakfast by LS&H010Matchmaking8:00 AM
Sustainable Innovation Award by Rabobank (program in Dutch)Keynote9:00 AM
Gain Market Access: Get to know what the market thinks about your B2B startup by KLEVER CompanyKeynote10:00 AM
Smart City: a sustainable and economical system for innovation by Netherlands Enterprise Agency (program in Dutch)Panel Discussion11:00 AM
Corporate Venturing in Uncertain Times by Rotterdam School of ManagementKeynote1:00 PM
Why and how SPIE and BAM collaborate with AI startups + AI startup introductions by TekDelta & NL AICKeynote1:30 PM
Supercharging innovation within the Food & Flower industry by HortiHeroesConference2:00 PM
Data-driven sustainable growth by RockBoostRound Table2:00 PM
One-on-one on Sustainable Business Models by Noorderwind and LaatBloeienWorkshop2:00 PM
The impact of Augmented Reality (AR) technologies on business processes by KPN Innovation Playground and InSparkConference3:00 PM
Responsible data sharing for AI; perspective of experts, government and business by TekDelta and NL AICPanel Discussion3:30 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow Panel Discussion4:00 PM
Thursday Gathering - Expansion CaféVisit5:00 PM
Beyond Borders by Venture Café, The Next Women, CIC & RVOPanel Discussion6:00 PM
FuckUp Nights by BlueCityKeynote8:00 PM
Friday, September 25, 2020
Get inspired about innovative entrepreneurship by Philips Innovation AwardWorkshop11:00 AM
Rotterdam Partner Event by TechGroundsWorkshop1:00 PM
Co-Lab: find the right co-founder to build your startup by YES!Delft (applications closed)Workshop1:00 PM
P!tch Please by FunX Media, Venture Café and CIC (session in Dutch)Challenge2:45 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow Panel Discussion4:00 PM
Biodesign Night by BlueCityConference8:00 PM