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CONNECT X

 

REUNITING OUR BELGIAN COMMUNITY IN ANTWERP

Connect X promised to put matchmaking on steroids, and it definitely delivered, thanks to you! We did some great networking, seized opportunities, planted seeds with investors and made new connections. Did you miss one of the events, or just want to bask in the good vibes again? Read the full wrap-up article and check out the pictures! 

 

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THE VENUE — Plein Publiek Antwerp

Expect the coolest gathering we've ever organized at the brand new Plein Publiek in Antwerp.
  • 360° projections
  • Amazing scenery
  • Great food
  • Awesome talks & people
  • Focus on circularity from the bottom up

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THE CONCEPT — Matchmaking On Steroids

Matchmaking is the core of this event, and yes you can take this very literally. We've got you covered!

  • Investor Matchmaking
  • Mentor Matchmaking
  • Partner Matchmaking
  • Corporate Matchmaking
  • Networking Parties

On top of that we're keeping you inspired throughout the entire two days with awesome talk shows, new formats & great speakers.

Oh, the best of it all: COMPLETELY FREE  (*) Except the food & drinks

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THE SCHEDULE -MAY 4

TIME ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
9:00 - 11:00 Start it Padel
Nothing gets your blood flowing like a friendly game of padel! Beginners & pros are welcome to show us their
competitive spirit during a 1-hr initiation & 1-hr game.
9:30 - 13:00 CONNECT X: Everybody Circular
Roundtable Circularity
We'll be talking all things circular at this fascinating talk with our partners VITO & Circulair Vlaanderen.
9:00 - 18:00 Coworking Get some work done in Plein Publiek's fabulous co-working spaces. Take a break to play some padel, chat with other entrepreneurs and enjoy some fine eats!
13:00 - 14:00 Startup Pitches  
14:00 - 15:00 Startup Pitches  
15:00 - 16:00 Startup Pitches  
16:00 - 18:00 Start it Connect Ready, steady, network! This is the moment to reconnect with each other and meet the new startups.
18:00 - 20:00 Dinner Enjoy tasty eats by Sumac and then sit back and listen to Lode Late Night on the journey from startup to scale-up!
20:00 - 23:00 Lode Late Night Lode Late Night delves into the journeys of different startups, gathers their insights and has a good laugh!

 

THE SCHEDULEMAY 5

TIME ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION
9:00 - 11:00 Start it Padel All warmed up and ready to show us your padel prowess? Beginners and pros are welcome to join us for a friendly whooping.
9:00 - 18:00 Coworking Get some work done in Plein Publiek's fabulous co-working spaces. Take a break to play some padel, chat with other entrepreneurs and enjoy some fine eats!
10:00 - 12:00 Connect Ventures  TBA
13:00 - 16:00 Sailing with Investors Did you ever dream of being stuck on a boat with investors? Do you want to have a good talk with them about your investment challenges? Set sail with the investors, and tell them what you need.
13:00 - 14:00 Circle of Innovation  TBA
14:00 - 15:00 Circle of Innovation  TBA
15:00 - 16:00 Circle of Innovation  TBA
18:00 - 20:00 Dinner Feed your festive mood with tasty treats from La Taqueria before our graduation celebration to remember!
20:00 - 01:00 Graduation Night We will speech, we will celebrate, and oh yes, there will be dancing!