Category Archives: Events

Essentials of Entrepreneurship | Course for UU students

Are you interested in entrepreneurship and want to learn more about how to combine this passion academically? Sign up for the Utrecht University course Essentials of Entrepreneurship for next academic year 2017-2018 in block 1 or 2. You get to learn about entrepreneurship through real life cases, learning how to assess business opportunities, make a business model canvas, implement design […]

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ANWB Hackathon

–Dutch Only– Gezocht: (student) developers, (IT-) professionals, data scientists, designers en andere innovators die met hulp van experts maatschappelijke uitdagingen willen oplossen op het gebied van mobiliteit en vrije tijd en mooie prijzen willen winnen, t.w.v. €7000. De hackathon is gericht op open data of ANWB-data in te zetten voor de oplossing van bijvoorbeeld het fileprobleem of nieuwe apps voor fietsliefhebbers. Tijdens de […]

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TechSummit 2017

TechSummit Leaseweb

On June 1st, the Amsterdam edition of TechSummit is hosted! This year’s theme is “Building Reliability at Scale”. The one-day tech event offers some impressive keynote sessions, from companies including Pinterest, Adyen, Blendle & Computest. The speakers will cover tech topics like monitoring, scalability, security, engineering culture and much more. TechSummit aims at inspiring everyone interested in tech but also […]

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Institutional Effectuation

Last week, I attended a conference in Dar es Salaam on institutional design for economic development. The conference was organized by REPOA, one of the leading think tanks of Sub Sahara Africa. Since John Magufuli rules Tanzania with a bombardement of institutional reforms, the effects of institutional reform has become very actual in the streets of Dar and beyond. Most […]

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Academics for Development

Academics for Development (AFD) is a student organisation that facilitates projects focused on social entrepreneurship and consultancy in the Global South. We are looking for new Project Students! Are you interested in doing projects or conducting research in Africa, Asia or South America? Do you want to have social impact in a sustainable way while working in a small, interdisciplinary […]

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CELEBRATING GROWNUPS

Gemeente Utrecht, Startup Utrecht, SnappCar and EBU bring together the most important companies, institutions and facilitators in Utrecht. “Celebrating Grownups” is about fostering the Utrecht scaleup and startup ecoystem, sharing our experiences and getting to know each other. 17:00 Opening – SnappCar 17:15 Speed Dating 18:30 Key Notes 18:30 Hein Roelfsema 18:50 Leen Zevenbergen 19:10 Alexander Klöpping 19:30 Announcements & […]

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CrossoverChallenge finale June 2nd

De Crossover Challenge is een “Business Design” competitie voor teams. De Challenge biedt deelnemers de mogelijkheid om een idee, creatie of uitvinding om te zetten in een zakelijke kans en daadwerkelijk die kans uit te voeren. Aankomende donderdag 2 juni zal de CrossOver Challenge plaatsvinden. Van de 23 aangemelde teams staan er nu 5 in de finale. De 5 finalisten die […]

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