“How innovation contributes to the success of your company”

JUNE 22, 2015

NATIONAL OPERA & BALLET AMSTERDAM,  Waterlooplein 22, 1011 PG 

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13.00 – Welcome on the Innovation Alley

A showcase to meet and explore the finalists of the Start Up Awards, several innovators of TheNextWomen100, and other examples of female innovations, curated by TheNextWomen & Accenture

13.30 – Opening by Eva Jinek, Chairwoman

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13.35 – Big Bang Disruption, Accenture          

13.45 – Talkshow on Innovation: Case studies
A discussion on the types of innovation needed within companies. On how to innovate in a smart way, how to innovate through partnerships or through an inclusive environment. The partnership between Protest Sportswear, Fab and Female Cancer Foundation will be discussed. TomTom discusses innovation from various points of view: diversity, partnerships and resilience of the entrepreneur.

Eva Jinek interviews the following guest on the sofa:

– Corinne Vigreux, TheNextWomen100 & co-founder of TomTom and managing Director of its Consumer business,

– Fabienne Chabot, TheNextWomen100 & founder Fab.

– Prof.dr. Lex Peters, gynecologist and founder Female Cancer Foundation

– Jennifer Hoffman, model for special FCF Protest Sportwear

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14.15 – Pitches by the finalists for Start Up Award

With intro and moderation by Jennifer Hoffman

Pitching for Investment is like auditioning for a role
– 3 minute pitches followed by Q&A with the Investor Panel
– followed by Public Voting

14.55 – Break & Mentor tables (Pre-subscribed)
Successful entrepreneurs are your advisors: dare to ask you most pressing questions! (TomTom, Accenture, RLVNT, OnePlanetCrowd, GrantThornton)

15.30 – Keynote: Neelie Kroes, Startup Delta






 1535 – Innovation & International Growth Talkshow by Eva Jinek with:

– Neelie Kroes, Startup Delta
– Anna Bance, Co-Founder Girl Meets Dress
– Marleen Vogelaar, Co-founder Shapeways
– Kasja Ollongren, Alderman Economic Affairs Town of Amsterdam
– Pim van der Feltz, director Google Nederland

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16.10 – Announcement winner Start Up Award, Jury Vote and Public Vote

16.20 – Explanation research design that has led to TheNextWomen 100 and the Women to Watch of 2015 by Simone Brummelhuis, founder TheNextWomen

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16.35 – Announcement: winners in TheNextWomen top 100 of 2015, by Neelie Kroes, Startup Delta and Launch of The Financieel Dagblad publication by Jan Bonjer

16.45 – Networking reception on the Innovation Alley
Active Matchmaking

18.30 – Dinner with as mystery guest speaker ‘The mirror on                 innovation’

21.30 – End   of The Next Women Innovation Summit Dinner

Our chairwoman of the day is the renowed journalist and tv-personality Eva Jinek!

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TheNextWomen Start-up Awards will be presented by actress and tv-personality Jennifer Hoffman!