Fund the Future
Fund the Future

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grand Café The Gallery, Enschede

General information

Ready for the big money? Experts will give you insights in the world of venture capital investments

Searching for investors to grow into the next phase with your company? Or do you want to learn more about investment tracks? Join Fund the Future on December 11, where we will give you insights in the world of venture capital investments. Registration is necessary so get your ticket!

The spoken language of this event is Dutch.

Fund the Future

Different experts share their knowledge on investment possibilities and being ‘investor ready’. You will gain insight in the process of a number of successful examples of investment tracks. Willemijn Schneyder, ceo and founder of the young and fast growing company SwipeGuide shares her experiences about the search for investors and lessons learned. In addition, venture capital investors share their knowledge of how an investment in a startup proceeds. What kind of criteria does a startup have to meet for an investment? Which other aspects are important to an investor?

Final Investor Readiness Bootcamp

Fund the Future is also the closing day of the Investor Readiness Bootcamp. A number of participants will be groomed for a successful approach of investors. The participating startups pitch their business case as a final pitch.



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Willemijn Schneyder

CEO & Founder SwipeGuide
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Thomas Hannes - Newion Investments

Investment Associate
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Björn Risberg - VOC Capital Partners

VC Investor
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Frank Appeldoorn - Arches Capital

Managing partner


View the full program of Fund the Future.

15:00 | 15:30

Walk in

15:30 | 15:45

Start program

Introduction about the investment process by Thomas Mensink

15:45 | 16:10

Insights of the investors

16:10 | 17:00

Pitches Bootcamp Investor Readiness

17:00 | 17:20

Lessons Learned by a successful entrepreneur

Willemijn Schneyder - SwipeGuide

17:20 | 17:30

Announcing the winner

17:30 | 18:30

Network drinks

Practical information

Fund the Future takes place in the Grand Café in The Gallery. There is plenty of parking space.


Grand Café The Gallery, Enschede
Restaurant & Grand Café The Gallery Enschede, The Gallery, Hengelosestraat, Enschede, Nederland


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