THE NEXT WOMEN

INNOVATION SUMMIT 2015

“How innovation contributes to the success of your company”

JUNE 22, 2015

The 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 several innovators of TheNextWomen100, WomentoWatch and other examples of female innovations, curated by TheNextWomen, and supported by IBM

13.30 – Opening by Eva Jinek, Chairwoman

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13.35 – Big Bang Disruption, Accenture  by Marc Huijbregts

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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 TheNextWomen100 entrepreneurs FAB, Protest and Female Cancer Foundation will be discussed. TomTom discusses innovation from various points of view: diversity, partnerships and resilience of the entrepreneur. The innovation agenda of the Town of Amsterdam. And accelerator programmes for innovative companies are discussed.

Eva Jinek interviews the following guests on the sofa:

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

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

– Hélène Hoogeboom, member of the board of the Female Cancer Foundation, Managing Partner at TBWA\Neboko Live

– Kajsa Ollongren, Alderman Economic Affairs Town of Amsterdam

– Joshua Henderson, Springboard Enterprises

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 advisers: dare to ask your most pressing questions! (TomTom, Accenture, RLVNT, OnePlanetCrowd, GrantThornton)

15.30 – Keynote: Neelie Kroes, Startup Delta

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

– Neelie Kroes, Startup Delta
– Anna Bance, Co-Founder Girl Meets Dress
– Marleen Vogelaar, Co-founder Shapeways
– James van Thiel, Industry Director Google Benelux

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

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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 Sanne Viezee, Head of Research, TheNextWomen

16.35 – Announcement: winners in TheNextWomen top 100 and the Women to Watch of 2015 and Launch of The Financieele Dagblad publication by Jan Bonjer, chief editor

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16.45 – Networking reception on the Innovation Alley and Round of Mentor Tables, Successful entrepreneurs are your advisers: dare to ask your most pressing questions! (TomTom, Accenture, RLVNT, OnePlanetCrowd, GrantThornton)

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 renowned journalist and tv-personality Eva Jinek!

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

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