Become the company you’re supposed to be even faster. We help you take your scale-up Upstream. Whether you need access to talent, capital, markets or space to grow, the Upstream ecosystem provides you with all the connections that help you become the next big thing of the next economy. 


Opening Event - Resetting the Economy5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Wheel of Funding by Symbid and GGP investments10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
YES!Delft Infosession 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Unlocked by Unknown Group (selection procedure applies)1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Interview: Boost with NLGroeit2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
IT/Security Tour by Dutch Innovation Park Zoetermeer, IT Campus Rotterdam, HSD, The Hague Tech and YES!Delft The Hague3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Boost with NLGroeit (applications closed)4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Upstream Mingle5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
NEXT GEN entrepreneurs in Rotterdam by VNO-NCW Rotterdam & Regio Rijnmond, CIC & Venture Café5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Funding Table by Funding Table9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Why Startup Studios are the hottest asset class in venture capital by Builders10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
YES!Delft & Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship Incubator Tour11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mechatronics, accelerating innovation. Boosting your business by cooperation.11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Upstream Investor House with PHX12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Unlocked by Unknown Group (selection procedure applies)1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
KPN Sustainability Challenge (selection procedure applies)2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Let's Grow! by CIC and Venture Café5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Upstream Mingle5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Green Growth Clusters by Innovation Bridge Europe7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
#LS&H010 networking breakfast by LS&H0108:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sustainable Innovation Award by Rabobank (program in Dutch)9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gain Market Access: Get to know what the market thinks about your B2B startup by KLEVER Company10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Corporate Venturing in Uncertain Times by Rotterdam School of Management1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Why and how SPIE and BAM collaborate with AI startups + AI startup introductions by TekDelta & NL AIC1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Supercharging innovation within the Food & Flower industry by HortiHeroes2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
One-on-one on Sustainable Business Models by Noorderwind and LaatBloeien2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Data-driven sustainable growth by RockBoost2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The impact of Augmented Reality (AR) technologies on business processes by KPN Innovation Playground and InSpark3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Responsible data sharing for AI; perspective of experts, government and business by TekDelta and NL AIC3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday Gathering - Expansion Café5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Beyond Borders by Venture Café, The Next Women, CIC & RVO6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
FuckUp Nights by BlueCity8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Rotterdam Partner Event by TechGrounds1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
P!tch Please by FunX Media, Venture Café and CIC (session in Dutch)2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Upstream Daily Talkshow 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Biodesign Night by BlueCity8:00 PM - 11:00 PM