July 6th Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Investor Demo Day

July 6th Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Investor Demo Day

05-Dec-2012 by Startupbootcamp

Media Alert

July 6th Startupbootcamp Amsterdam Investor Demo Day

ABN AMRO to host keynote speakers including Steve Blank and the Mayor of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, May 24th 2012 –July 6 will see the Mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan,

kick off the Startupbootcamp ‘Investor Demo Day’ at the ABN AMRO headquarters. Each of the ten

start-ups will present themselves in a 6 to 8 minute pitch to local and international informal seed and

strategic investors.

Big names from the commercial and public sector will be present at this exclusive event. Steve

Blank, one of the most successful start-up gurus an author of several startup books from the US will

be providing a keynote speech. Steve, founder of E.piphany, will give a speech about starting up a

business and provide inspirational tips and tricks to achieving success in a crowded market place.

During the three month accelerator programme, the start-ups have developed and refined their product

and business plans to prepare themselves for the Investor Demo Day. With they guidance of over 150

local and international mentors they went from first class to world class startups in just 13 weeks. The

objective at Demo Day is to get in touch with investors and obtain capital for further expansion of

their business.

Patrick de Zeeuw and Ruud Hendriks, founders of Startupbootcamp Amsterdam, are looking forward

to Investor Demo Day. “This is the moment for our 10 start-ups to demonstrate that they have

developed into world class start-ups. We are very grateful to ABN AMRO for hosting the event. It is

a wonderful, inspiring location in the heart of the Amsterdam Business Centre and firmly showcases

their commitment to the programme.”

Hans Hanegraaf, Managing Director Commercial Banking at ABN AMRO, is also excited that the

Investor Demo Day will take place at ABN AMRO’s headquarters. “It is an honour to welcome not

only the Mayor of Amsterdam but also local and international investors. We are pleased to offer a

stage for start-ups and investors to connect and invest in each other. We endorse the ambition and

focus of the start-ups in their innovative ideas. We want to support them with our financial expertise to

realize their plans.”

Are you an informal or seed strategic investor and would you like to visit the Investor Demo Day,

please go to https://www.startupbootcamp.org/europeans-cities/amsterdam/investor-demo-day/ for

more information.

About Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp is a pan-European accelerator. Currently there are accelerator programs running in

Copenhagen, Dublin (from February till May ’12), Amsterdam (from April till June ’12) and Berlin

(from September till November ’12). At this moment applications for the Berlin program are open.

Registration closes on June 17th, 2012.

Contact Details

Patrick de Zeeuw – Co-Founder and CEO Startupbootcamp Amsterdam


+31 (0)6 8142 9654

Emile Idzenga – Axicom


+31 (0)6 2042 9460

Startupbootcamp helps ambitious founders scale. Our global family of 20+ industry-focused programs supports startups with direct access to an international network of the most relevant mentors, partners and investors to help them scale.